22 May 2016
If you were recently arrested and charged with a DUI, be sure to secure a lawyer right away, especially if this is your first offense. Your lawyer can advise you of what may happen in court and how you can contribute to receiving a lighter or lesser sentence for your actions. Here are some things your attorney may advise you to do or help you do so that the judge may look favorably and/or mercifully upon you.
20 May 2016
Did you get in a physical altercation while you were out in public, and now the person wants to press assault charges against you, but they were just as physical as you were? You need to get a criminal lawyer to fight the charges to see if you can't get the charges dropped permanently. There is a lot of information that is needed before your lawyer starts to compile the case, and here is what you'll want to have when you go for your first meeting.
20 May 2016
Are you considering filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy to settle your debts? You might want to hire a lawyer so he or she can assist with the filing process and make sure that you get desirable results. You must keep in mind that Chapter 13 bankruptcy must be approved by a judge, so it is good to have a lawyer around to assist with correctly filing paperwork. Take a look at this article to gain more insight about filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy with a lawyers help.
4 May 2016
According to AARP, approximately 2.5 million grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Taking on the responsibility for young children can be particularly challenging for both you and the children. If you are planning to raise your grandchildren, here are some tips to ensure you have all the bases covered. Obtain Legal Guardianship Even though your grandchildren's parents might be out of the picture only temporarily, you need to be able to make decisions for your grandchildren's health, education, and other matters.
13 April 2016
If you have a child with special needs, it's important to prepare for their future as an adult. When you want to ensure that your special needs child is taken care of when you are no longer around, you can make estate plans to provide for your child when you are gone. Most parents of children with a disability set up a special needs trust, which is funded upon your death and the money is used to provide supplemental support to take care of your child.
29 March 2016
Stopping a divorce depends on the type of divorce you filed in the first place. You may stop a fault divorce by successfully defending the accusations your spouse made, although it isn't usually easy. For a no-fault divorce, the person who made the application has to file a motion for dismissal. Here are three things you should have in mind if you wish to stop a no-fault divorce: You May Need Your Spouse's Consent
9 March 2016
Restraining orders are often used to protect an individual who might be in danger of harm to their person or their property. There are a number of different instances where one of these orders is often used. To help you better understand some of them, three are outlined below. Domestic violence cases. While domestic violence cases often involve family members, there is a chance it could involve a neighbor or friend as well.
25 January 2016
Personal injury lawsuits can be an excellent tool in your fight to secure the compensation that you deserve. Unfortunately, there are a lot of laws out there on this specific subject, and some of them will help you and some of them will hurt you. If you are planning on filing this type of lawsuit, then it's crucial that you are familiar with these laws, since they can determine whether your case succeeds or fails.
21 January 2016
If you and your spouse share children, your relationship does not end when you file for divorce. You and your spouse will have to continue to co-parent your children and this can sometimes be difficult. To help you avoid conflict, here are some co-parenting tips to use during and after the divorce. Never Make Assumptions One of the biggest mistakes you and your spouse could make is making assumptions about decisions that need to be made for your children.
21 January 2016
When you are in the process of getting divorced, and you know you would like to start dating again, one of the challenging questions to answer is whether it is too soon to start dating again. Some divorcees date while in the midst of a divorce, while other divorcees remain emotionally married to their ex for years before they finally consider making room for someone else. There are advantages and disadvantages to dating so soon after a divorce.