Divorce mediation can be a less stressful and also less expensive method of divorce. While mediation works best when both parties are on good terms, even more emotionally charged divorces can benefit from mediation if the former spouses are willing to work together for a short period. The following tips can help you get ready for your divorce mediation meetings. Tip #1: List your assets You need to create a master list of assets.
21 August 2018
When you're going through a custody battle with your ex-spouse to determine who will get custody of your children, there are many issues to think about. It's easy to get caught up in which parent will provide a better and more stable environment for the children, and while this is certainly important, it's not the only topic of consideration. There are a number of community-related issues that you and your ex-spouse should discuss — and always think about your children's best interest, not your own selfishness.
18 July 2018
Dealing with the death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult things most people ever do. You can make it easier on the ones you leave behind by planning ahead and making out a will. You don't need to have a large estate to need a will, and you will be doing your family a big favor by taking care of this so that they don't have to deal with what happens when you die intestate.
16 June 2018
Of all the times that you need to hire an attorney, going through a divorce can be one of the toughest of all. Your divorce attorney will be an advocate for you from the start of the proceedings to their conclusion, so it's important that he or she has a clear idea of what you want to get out of the divorce. Divorces can range from civil to highly combative, so your own situation could be anywhere on this spectrum.
16 May 2018
Have you been injured while at work? Is your employer trying to place the blame on you in order to avoid compensating you for your injuries even though the injury wasn't your fault? When you've been injured and are unable to work, having your claims be denied and your injuries dismissed by your employer and your employer's insurance company can be extremely frustrating. This obviously adds to the stress of being unable to pay all of your bills in full due to being unable to work.
10 April 2018
For those injured at work, workers' comp can provide a solution for dealing with medical expenses. Your employer pays for this valuable coverage, but you must do your part to ensure that your claim is approved. While it can be difficult to do the right thing while injured, it's important that your actions be as timely and your responses are as accurate as possible. Read on to learn more about the reporting of your workers' comp injury.
13 March 2018
People who drink and use various drugs for recreational purposes or to self-medicate often are unaware of the dangers involved. There are lots of drugs you definitely should not take when you drink alcohol. Worse still, if you are caught by the police, you may incur heavier penalties for taking these drugs and imbibing alcohol at the same time. Here are some of those drugs, the types of penalties you could expect, and how a DUI lawyer may be able to help.
10 February 2018
When you send your child to a recreation center, you expect the center's staff to keep your loved one safe and sound until they come home. But if your child receives injuries from using faulty equipment or becomes ill due to unsanitary conditions, you may wonder if you can do anything about it. Here are some things a recreation center should do to keep your child safe and what you can do if the center doesn't.
12 January 2018
For many business entities, having the ability to rely on contracts is essential. Negotiating the terms of a contract so that both parties are happy and protected is an art. If you are looking to make your contract negotiation efforts more successful in the future, here are three tips that you can keep in mind to help streamline the negotiations process. 1. Agree to basic terms before drafting a written copy.
11 December 2017
Obtaining Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income is a veritable nightmare. Many people struggle with getting their claims accepted, often without the help of a lawyer. Once you accept the fact that your claims will need legal help, you have already gone six months to a year without the benefits you need. The really bizarre part is that, once you actually have benefits, there are some bizarre loopholes in the laws.
10 November 2017