A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law
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A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law

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.


A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law

  • Setting Up A Visitation Agreement

    27 November 2023

    When a couple with children decides to separate, often the most contentious and emotionally charged aspect of the divorce process is determining who has custody of the children and how much visitation the non-custodial parent will receive. Ideally, parents will reach an amicable agreement and stick to it, but a fair, binding agreement is sometimes challenging to achieve or enforce. A child custody attorney can help you set up a visitation agreement that works for both parents.

  • Common Mistakes To Avoid When Going Through A Divorce

    20 September 2023

    While divorce can often be an arduously lengthy and emotionally taxing journey, it doesn't necessarily have to be an utter nightmare. When couples decide to end their union, there are common mistakes that they can easily avoid if they take the time to understand what they are. The following are some of the most common mistakes that people make when going through a divorce. Failing to Seek Legal Advice One of the biggest mistakes a person can make when going through a divorce is failing to seek legal advice.

  • When A Pharmacy Errs: What To Know About Compensation

    26 June 2023

    When it comes to businesses people trust, their pharmacy likely ranks highly. However, when medications are dispensed by humans, mistakes can occur. If you have recently discovered that a pharmacy has made a serious mistake in dispensing medication, it is important to take immediate action to address the situation and ensure personal safety.  Here are some steps to consider: Contact the Pharmacy Notify the pharmacy about the mistake as soon as possible.

  • How Is A Family Business Divided During A Divorce?

    19 April 2023

    As you go through a divorce, you may wonder what will happen to your family business. The fate of a family business can vary depending on how it is funded and managed and where you live. If you are concerned about retaining control, you should speak with a family lawyer before finalizing your divorce.  Determine Who the Business Belongs To You must determine if your business is considered marital or separate property.

  • Surprising Facts About Common Law Marriage

    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.