Family attorneys fight hard for their clients, and they often have to help those clients navigate difficult situations. Perhaps you are divorcing your spouse, and you need help securing your financial future through alimony. Or maybe you are trying to adopt a child who has been the victim of abuse, and you need a lawyer to guide you through the legal process of gaining guardianship. A good family lawyer does not just help their clients navigate the law; they help their clients move forward into better life situations. We appreciate the work these attorneys do, and we have dedicated this blog to spread the word about their profession.
25 January 2023
Common law marriage is one of those things that reside alongside several common myths. No one knows why some people have the idea that you must stay together for seven years to be in a common-law marriage. In fact, no such number exists. Read on for more surprising facts about common-law marriage. Not All States Recognize Common Law Marriages While you can still be common law married, the number of states that recognize this type of union is diminishing all the time.
23 November 2022
In a divorce case, it is always in your best interest to come to an agreement with your spouse regarding certain issues. If you and your spouse are not able to reach an agreement, the judge overseeing your case will be forced to set the terms of your divorce settlement. While it is possible that these terms will be favorable for you, it is equally possible that the outcome will not prove beneficial.
21 September 2022
Separation can be hard on you, especially if alimony is involved. If you relied on your partner for support while you were in marriage, they might want to cut ties with you completely after the separation and avoid supporting you. However, it's vital to maintain your lifestyle and standard of living even after this event. If separation threatens to rid you of financial security and stability, contacting a divorce attorney can boost your odds of being awarded spousal support.
5 July 2022
Accidents are common all over the world. They often leave the survivors with emotional turmoil and physical injuries. Feelings of confusion and pain are also common with such occurrences. Unfortunately, most accidents are caused by negligent and reckless drivers. As you start your journey to recovery, you must not forget to engage a car accident attorney to seek justice and compensation. If you are wondering whether hiring one is worth it, here are four important points to address your concerns.
1 March 2022
When many people think of the need to hire a divorce attorney, they tend to think of the high profile divorce proceedings they see on TV or when browsing the tabloids in the checkout line of their local supermarket. However, the fact is, even if your divorce is far less eventful than these drama-filled cases that make headlines, you can still benefit from the services of an attorney. In fact, you can benefit from hiring a divorce attorney even if your divorce is not contested by your spouse.