Why You Should See An Attorney When You’re Contemplating Divorce

7 December 2018
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Sometimes the thought of divorce comes up after an unpleasant event like a spouse cheating. Other times, the thought of divorce may linger in the back of your mind for a long time due to unhappiness in your marriage. Whatever causes you to contemplate divorce, it's usually best to take your time and think things through before you take action. One important step is to talk to a divorce lawyer about your thoughts so you can plan your divorce in a way that benefits you most if you decide to go through with it. Read More 

Bankruptcy In Your History? Here Are Some Points To Make In A Custody Hearing

16 October 2018
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Declaring bankruptcy is a troubling period in your life, but not one that has to continuously define you. Whether it's a year or 10 years since you had to declare bankruptcy due to financial hardship, you shouldn't be surprised to hear your ex-spouse bring this topic up during a custody hearing. If your ex wants full custody of your children following a divorce, he or she may argue that your past financial history makes you an unfit parent — and could even make the emotional argument that the children you have together could suffer because of your financial situation. Read More 

Seeking Custody When Your Ex-Spouse Has An Untreated Addiction

24 September 2018
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Co-parenting with your ex-spouse can be challenging even under the best of circumstances. Splitting from one household to two can require coordinating two busy schedules, making sure your child has everything he or she needs at both houses, and putting a bit of extra planning into holiday schedules and event times. Even if you and your ex-spouse have a civil relationship, these logistical challenges can be enough to fray tempers. Read More 

Burglaries With Additional Crimes And Penalties Attached: Understanding The Severity Of Charges

30 July 2018
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When you are arrested and charged with burglary, you must understand that this is a felony. No two ways about it; there are no "misdemeanors" where burglary is concerned. If there are additional crimes attached the burglary charge, then the case against you becomes even more serious. As you sit down with burglary offense law services and a criminal defense lawyer, you will discuss these charges. In layman's terms, here are burglaries with additional charges attached in the order of least to greatest severity. Read More 

Four Ways Divorce Laws Vary From One State To Another

20 June 2018
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There are few laws regarding divorce at the federal level. Generally speaking, most of the laws regarding family issues are legislated at the state level, and this includes divorce law. For this reason, it is critical to have attorneys representing you as well as your spouse, because state laws can vary by state. The following are a few examples of when state laws can have an impact on your divorce. Read More