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5 Benefits Of Divorce Mediation

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While no one hopes to go through a divorce, sometimes it's in the best interest of a couple to do so. You may be better off living your lives separately, rather than being unhappy in your marriage. When you go through the divorce process, it can be lengthy and stressful. It's worthwhile to consider using a divorce mediator to make the process easier for you both. This can help you get through the entire experience more quickly and with fewer issues.

25 September 2019

Explore How Custody May Be Handled

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Where will the children's primary residence be after a divorce? How will visitation work, and who is responsible for handling the costs associated with raising the kids? These are two questions that may be weighing on your mind if you and your spouse have decided to separate and go through divorce proceedings.  Go Over Your Options A custody attorney will assist with preparing a court proposal, based upon your children's best interests, your resources, and the schedule that you maintain.

25 September 2019

What Is Common Law Marriage?

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Common law marriage is a topic many people do not understand. While most states no longer recognize common law marriage, there are some states that do. If you have a difficult time understanding common law marriage, you are not alone. The Details of Common Law Marriage Common law marriage is a marriage in which no official marriage license has ever been issued. Individuals who have a common law marriage identify as marriage and have typically lived together for a long period of time.

24 September 2019

What Fathers Should Know About After Divorce

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Sometimes, fathers do not take proper action to protect their rights after a divorce. They believe, often by mistake, that the outcome will always favor the mother. While child support, custody, and alimony laws are complex and vary by circumstance, there are some things you can do to make everything easier. Here are some things you should know: Work to Get a Fair Custody and Visitation Arrangement If you and your former spouse have children together, custody and visitation is an important part of your divorce settlement.

24 September 2019

3 Ways A Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

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If you have found yourself charged with a crime, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney. Don't work with a public defender or try to represent yourself; when facing criminal charges with serious consequences, you want to work with a criminal defense attorney who can really help you out.  Explain All Consequences First, a criminal defense attorney will be able to explain the exact charges that you are facing, and the consequences that you will face if you plead guilty to the charges.

24 September 2019

Know What Type Of Custody Is Right For You And Your Family

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Custody arrangements during a divorce can be tough to negotiate when there is a toxic parent on the other side. If both parents have been active in the lives of their children and have a desire to parent the children as much as possible, a split custody arrangement is typical. Both parents would share legal and physical custody, and both would have an equal amount of time with the children. In some cases, a primary address is established and that parent may have full physical custody while the parents share legal custody.

19 September 2019

Guardian Or Custody? Which Option Should You Choose?

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In some cases, parents have to make hard decisions with regard to child's custody. You may have to relinquish the custody of your child for any number of reasons, whether it is due to incarceration, financial instability, and the like. If you are in this position, you may want to consider guardianship rather than giving up custody. Although similar, the two concepts have different rights associated with them and you should seek the advice of a custody attorney.

17 September 2019

Why Should You Check Your Credit Report After Bankruptcy?

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Bankruptcy is a consideration for those who have serious financial debt. Going through the process can help you reestablish your finances, but it can have some drawbacks. One of the most significant drawbacks is the impact it has on your credit. If you opt for bankruptcy, you need to keep an eye on your credit report as it improves over time. Here are some things you should know. Why Do You Need to Keep Checking Your Credit Report?

15 September 2019

4 Tips For Using Social Media While Going Through A Divorce

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If you're going through a divorce, you should pay attention to how you use social media. It's always important to be mindful of how you use social media, but it's even more important when you're going through a divorce. These tips can help you with social media use during this trying time of your life. Make Your Profiles Private If your social media profiles are not already set to a private mode, you might want to take this step.

11 September 2019

Two Reasons Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Create A Will

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Whether you are a young professional who is just starting a family or a mid-career adult who has started to think about your later years, it's never too early or late to create a will. You either have many assets that need to be distributed or plan to accumulate them at some point in the future. Setting up a will allows you to determine who will get what money or items at the time of your death.

10 September 2019