If you are a parent, you might be required to pay child support. Your child's other parent might have filed with the courts so that you will be court-ordered to pay child support, and you could be wondering if you should hire a lawyer. Hiring a lawyer is a good idea since it is a good way to make sure that things go as fairly as possible for you in court.
18 January 2022
Family law is a legal arena that has higher personal stakes than most others. Perhaps this is why it's an $11.9 billion industry in the United States. Whether you're splitting up with a spouse or need to handle a parenting matter in court, you'll need a quality advocate that is seasoned in this area of law. In the article below, you can learn more about family law and everything that goes into it.
27 August 2021
The after-effects of personal injuries are not particularly pleasing. This is why you shouldn't try to handle litigation on your own. It would be best if you concentrated on getting better while your attorney handles your legal issues. A personal injury lawyer is an expert that has vast knowledge and experience, and hiring one will assure you of getting the best compensation. This article highlights some of the reasons why engaging the services of a personal injury lawyer is essential.
25 May 2021
You might be surprised at the speed with which things begin to happen when you file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. Almost before you know it, life gets better. Read on to find out more about the powerful legal weapon used to make your creditors stand back — the automatic stay. Your Financial Affairs Are Out of Your Hands No matter how much care and control you used over your financial affairs prior to the filing, the bankruptcy court and the trustee assigned to your case are now in charge.
18 February 2021
Separating from a dangerous spouse is critical to your health and safety. Unfortunately, some people become even more problematic during and after the process and resort to stalking, harassment, and other bad behaviors to further victimize their exes. If you want to ensure you never see your ex again, here are two things to negotiate in your divorce. Opt for Lump Sum Payments Depending on the circumstances of your divorce, you may be awarded spousal and/or child support to help you stay afloat after leaving your ex-spouse.
22 September 2020
The issue of drug and alcohol abuse is one that touches many lives. Children, spouses, and other family members can suffer untold misery because of addiction problems. It's not too surprising that some couples are unable to hold their marriage together when addiction enters the relationship. When addiction is involved, the usual issues that plague the divorce process can be escalated and the process can become more complex and stressful for all.
4 June 2020
When you and your spouse call it quits and begin pursuing a divorce, the divorce will affect both of you in many different ways. You may experience emotional consequences from this, and you will also experience financial effects. Understanding the financial effects of a divorce can help you plan for them, and this is important to help make your life easier and less stressful and challenging afterward. Here are several financial effects to know about and begin planning for right away.
21 August 2019
The goal of the custody hearing is to determine what is in the best interest of the child. If you find that you are not able to win custody of your child, you might wonder why the act of you having custody would be against the best interest of the child. There are several things to look at. Stability One of the main concerns the courts have is stability. If one side having custody would lead to the child still living in the same house, the courts are more likely to want to give custody to that parent.
24 June 2019
When it comes to medical doctors, one of the first rules is to do no harm. While you may trust your treatment team, there may come a time when you are injured because of their negligent behavior. If you have had an operation and your outcome is not as expected, proving medical negligence may take some work. In any medical malpractice case, you have to first have injuries. Then you must be able to prove that your treatment provider acted outside of what is normal.
29 April 2019
Did you recently lose a loved one? Perhaps a parent, sibling, or another close family member? Are you the executor of their estate? Being executor can be a complex and difficult job, especially if the individual had many assets or if they have a complicated financial situation. In many cases, the estate may need to go through probate, which is a legal process that can take weeks or even months to complete.
15 March 2019