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Making The Divorce Process Easier

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With the number of chapels available for fast marriages to take place, some people jump into such a serious relationship shortly after meeting. The couples often end up disagreeing on numerous things and decide that they are no longer interested in being married. It is not usually that complicated to get divorced after being involved in a short marriage, but in some cases, the situation can be complicated. For instance, if a short marriage still resulted in the birth of a child and shared property, it is likely a good idea to hire a lawyer to help with the divorce process. Read More»

Is Your Parenting Plan Too Restrictive?

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It’s no surprise how closely the family court system monitors the treatment of minor children in a divorce settlement. Divorce can have a huge impact on children and the courts have taken measures to help assure that they don’t become victims of their parent’s actions. This means tight child support enforcement, controlled visitation schedules and parenting plans that attempt to play fair with each parent.  There is one more important aspect of how the courts deal with issues involving children and divorce, and that is the way that orders and provisions related to divorce issues are never considered closed. Read More»

The Insurance/Personal Injury Connection

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When you’ve been hurt in a car wreck, you may be faced with a bewildering array of options. You know you are insured, but what about the other guy? On top of that, you may be wondering if and when you should take legal action against the other party. Read for an overview of the insurance issue. Seek medical care: The other side’s insurance will be responsible for paying any and all related medical expenses, so do not neglect to see a doctor and get evaluated. Read More»

Three Circumstances That Can Trigger Retroactive Child Support

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In a typical child support determination, the noncustodial parent has to start paying the money as soon as the ruling is made. However, there are cases where the child support payments may be backdated to an earlier date. This is known as retroactive child support, and here are some of the cases that can trigger it: The Noncustodial Parent Concealed Their Finances There are many factors that determine child support payments, and one of them is the financial status of the paying parent. Read More»

3 Guidelines For Your Divorce Process

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Getting a divorce can rip your world apart when you don’t have all hands on deck steering toward a peaceful resolution. You should do your best during the divorce process to minimize stress and maximize on protecting your rights and livelihood. Take advantage of the following points so that you are able to move forward and get the divorce settlement that suits you.   Make taking care of yourself the highest order of priorities  Read More»

Questions And Answers About The Adoption Law And Tax Credits

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Adopting a child can be expensive, but luckily, the Internal Revenue Service allows you to offset some of the expenses with a tax credit. This credit can be a bit complicated, but here’s what you need to know. Who Can Claim the Adoption Tax Credit? You can claim the adoption tax credit if you adopt a child from the United States or abroad. To claim the full amount of the credit, you must earn under a certain amount. Read More»

Should Divorcing Couples Take Tips From The Recent Pitt-Jolie Decision To Go With A Private Judge?

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Normally, celebrity divorces aren’t the place to go for inspiration because they can involve big egos and bigger problems. They usually aren’t models of collaboration that can help guide you to better decision-making with your own divorce. However, the upcoming divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be one exception to that general rule. Here’s what you might want to consider. The public feud was creating a media circus. Read More»

Getting Guardianship Of A Grandchild With A Lawyer's Help

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Do you want temporary guardianship of your grandchild because his or her parents are unstable? Depending on the specific situation, you might be able to get legal guardianship without the permission of your grandchild’s parents. In this article, you will learn about a few of the things that a lawyer might do to help you get guardianship of your grandchild. Determine if You Have a Chance Although it is typical for grandparents to have rights concerning their grandchildren, there are also laws that protect the parents. Read More»

Divorce and Pets: Three Tips to Help You Navigate This Tricky Area

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A lot of people consider their pets part of the family. If you are going through the divorce process and you share a pet, you might be feeling a little confused and upset. After all, it can be difficult deciding who gets ownership of the pet when the divorce is finalized. Fortunately, there are some tips that can help you navigate this difficult process. If you are divorcing and share a pet with your spouse, be sure to keep these three tips in mind: Read More»

Two Frequent Questions About Divorces Answered

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Needing to go through a divorce can be a stressful experience for anyone, but it may be the only way to end a harmful or unhealthy marriage. For those that are considering starting the divorce process, it is important to have as much information as possible about what to expect. More precisely, understanding the answers for the following couple of questions regarding divorce proceedings will help you to be able to form a more informed opinion about how you should proceed and what you should expect. Read More»