4 Myths About Domestic Violence Charges

Law Blog

A domestic violence charge is a serious offense that can affect the rest of your life. While surprising to learn, an estimated 60 percent of all adult arrests stem from some sort of domestic violence. Whether you have been falsely charged or have admitted to a physical altercation with a spouse or partner, understanding the severity of a domestic violence charge is imperative. Even though so many people are arrested for this offense, most people are not familiar with this charge.

28 August 2018

Divorce During Pregnancy: 6 Steps To Surviving With Courage And Confidence

Law Blog

Divorce can be a very drawn-out and stressful ordeal, but when you're pregnant, it's even harder to traverse the emotional roller coaster of separation. Anxiety, apprehension and even fear flood your being, because you have so much at stake, all while feeling precarious about your life, home, and what the future holds. 1. Make Sure Your Feelings Aren't Due To The Pregnancy While you've probably thought the idea of divorce over carefully, it may be worth examining a second or even third time to make sure your emotions aren't being overrun by pregnancy hormones.

23 July 2018

Signs Your Personal Injury Is Headed To Trial

Law Blog

Most personal injury cases are resolved outside the courtroom or even before a lawsuit is filed. However, a few cases do end up in court, and navigating a lawsuit is a whole different ballgame altogether when compared to a regular negotiation. The following telltale signs should tell you that your case is headed to trial: There Is a Huge Gap Between Your Demand and the Insurance Offer In a typical personal injury negotiation, the insurance company starts low and the injury victim starts high.

21 June 2018

What You Should Know About Medical Malpractice

Law Blog

Every doctor is dedicated to helping others, but not everyone is ready to reward this hard work with praise. Whether your fault or not, patients and loved ones may sue you for medical malpractice. If this is the case, you can be severely financially impacted. To protect your investment so you can continue to help people, check out these four facts you should know about medical malpractice. You Need Professional Liability Insurance

23 May 2018

4 Things To Do If You're In A Car Accident

Law Blog

The last thing you may want to deal with is being in a collision. This can turn any good day into a bad one fast, and it's important to know what to do if this does occur. Of course, the main thing you'll want to do is try to remain calm. Doing this may be more challenging than you think but is necessary for getting through this situation with the most ease.

20 April 2018

What Determines Child Support Payments

Law Blog

If you are going through a divorce with children involved, one of the things you will be concerned about are the future child support payments. It does not matter if you are giving or receiving child support, you'll want to know if those payments are determined in a realistic and fair way. Ultimately, the final payment amount is decided by a judge, and they will use the following factors to decide on a child support payment amount.

19 March 2018

Prepare Your Teenager For An Impending Divorce

Law Blog

It can be very stressful to worry about the repercussions of going through a divorce if you are the parent of a teenager. You may be concerned that your child will not be understanding or that they will feel neglected after your divorce is finalized. Use the following tips to prepare your child for an impending divorce and assist with adjusting to the change in your marital status. Be Honest And Accept Feedback

18 February 2018

3 Situation To File For An Emergency Custody Order

Law Blog

A child custody order is typically approved by the court system when a married couple divorces, a non-married couple who shares a child ends their relationship, or paternity is determined in a situation where a mother and father of a child are not in a relationship. However, there are situations where custody arrangements can be changed and emergency custody order may be needed. Some common reasons for an emergency custody order include:

19 January 2018

What To Expect At Your Bail Hearing

Law Blog

Getting arrested for a crime is never an ideal situation, no matter how light the charges happen to be. If your crime was not a significant one, you may be granted bail so that you can bond out of jail until it is time for your case to go to trial. When you bond out of jail, you will need to attend a bail hearing. The following are some things that you can expect while you attend your bail hearing:

16 December 2017

Time To End The Marriage? What To Do When The Divorce Turns Acrimonious

Law Blog

If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, and it's become acrimonious, you may feel like throwing in the towel. That's the worst thing you can do. Your spouse may be hoping that becoming bitter, and behaving harshly, may give them the upper hand. If your divorce has gone from amicable to acrimonious, there are some things you can do to keep the ball in your court. Start Keeping a Journal

20 November 2017