While all matters of law should be taken seriously, matters involving criminal law are often among the most serious. This is because even a minor criminal offense can result in you being sentenced to jail time if you are convicted. A criminal conviction can also have a lasting impact on your life even if you do not end up serving jail time. Since criminal convictions will show up on background checks, being convicted of a crime can impact your ability to get a job or secure housing in the future.
21 July 2021
Research indicates that children of divorced parents tend to adjust better when they can spend equal time with both parents. In cases where both parents are equally fit to raise their children, judges will typically order a 50/50 custody arrangement. You can let the court decide a parenting schedule for you, or you can work with your former spouse and your divorce attorneys to come up with a schedule that works best for everyone.
28 April 2021
It can be easy to assume that the various areas of law do not overlap or influence each other. However, many aspects of the law are closely linked to each other. Cases filed in one legal area can easily carry over to the area of another. This especially can be the case when someone is charged with a felony yet also faces a complex family law case. To ensure that you get the best outcome for both, you need to hire one of the felony attorneys who also has experience in matters like family and divorce cases.
6 January 2021
It does not matter if your divorce goes through mediation or a trial since it always ends in getting a divorce decree. This is the document that states how the divorce will happen and is signed by a judge to make it enforceable. Here are some of the things you can expect to find in a divorce decree. Identification Every divorce decree will have an identification section. This section lists the names of the two people getting the divorce, the attorneys involved with the divorce, as well as the names of children that are involved.
2 November 2020
Many couples go into divorce with too much emotion and not enough thoughtfulness and consideration. The more you think about and plan for your divorce, the better your outcome is likely to be. There are numerous important factors to consider for spouses who are thinking about divorcing. The following are seven things you need to look into right now if you are thinking about divorcing. Laws in Your State It's important for divorcing couples to realize that divorce laws can differ significantly between states.
13 February 2020
Children don't deserve to suffer when parents are no longer together and that is why child support is ordered. This court order carries serious consequences for parents who fail to pay and knowing what might happen is vital. Read on to find out what might happen if you fail to meet your child support obligation. Child Support Orders You and the co-parent of your child are both responsible for providing a safe and supportive home for your child.
11 November 2019
When couples divorce, there is almost always a fifty-fifty split on child placement and custody. However, if there are special circumstances involved, such as one parent is in jail, or one parent is rarely around because he/she is constantly traveling for work is deployed in the military, the parent who remains at closest to home more often may have the larger percentage or majority of placement time. Sometimes one parent is not fit to parent, and then the other parent might receive full custody.
5 August 2019
Summertime is also fun-in-the-sun time for a lot of people -- and that often involves a pool party or two. If you're lucky enough to be invited to a pool party, you may be delighted -- until you get seriously injured because of someone's negligent act. Since there's always a slightly inherent risk of injury when you get into a pool, are you simply out of luck if you get injured?
30 May 2019
It can be very difficult sharing custody of a child with an ex-spouse, but it is easy to make it work when you're both living near each other. However, the situation becomes much more complicated when your ex-spouse wants to move far away. It can majorly disrupt the custody agreement, making things very complicated for everyone involved. There are three possible outcomes that can happen. It's possible that the court will not allow the custody agreement to be modified, keeping things in your court with retaining custody.
14 March 2019
According to the American Psychological Association, 90 percent of Americans marry at least once before the age of 50. Of these couples, approximately 40 to 50 percent later get divorced. When a couple gets divorced, one of the former spouses could be entitled to alimony or spousal support. Alimony is typically ordered when one spouse is financially dependent upon the other, and after the divorce, they will need help to retain their current quality of life.
25 January 2019