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Things To Know About Your Family Lawyer

Things To Know About Your Family Lawyer

Family law can encompass many aspects of law.  It covers divorce, child custody, separation agreements, post and pre nuptials and much more.  Some families have an attorney they can go to for  estate planning.  As you can see family law is a wide field so it’s...
Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Hiring a divorce lawyer is the first important step in a long list of your divorce. Once you retain a lawyer it is vitally important that you communicate openly and honestly with her.  She is there to to advocate for you to get the best solution for your situation. We...
Should You Represent Yourself in an Appeal

Should You Represent Yourself in an Appeal

There are some cases where I tell my clients you can represent yourself.  An appeal is not one of those cases.  Appeals are not like other cases, whether they are criminal or civil appeals.  In this article, we will explain how appeals are unique and why they require...
Using Social Media During Divorce

Using Social Media During Divorce

Social Media During Divorce You May Have a Right to Post But Should You? Our article today happens to many families going through separation, divorce and working through child custody and parenting plans.  At some point communications break down, emotions take over...
COVID – The Impact on Families

COVID – The Impact on Families

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  and its variants are continuing to have significant impacts throughout the world. This pandemic came out of nowhere and has changed lives personally and professionally.  What we thought was a one time situation appears to be something we may...
Filing a Protective Order: Preparing to Leave

Filing a Protective Order: Preparing to Leave

Filing a protective order is an extremely difficult decision.  It takes a toll physically and emotionally on a person.  After the filing, many decisions still have yet to be finalized.  This article is not intended to override your existing plans regarding self help;...
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