Receiving a call or visit from CPS or DFCS can be scary, but it doesn't have to be so. Even if you know you have done nothing wrong there can be repercussions to any interaction with them. However, you have rights regarding them and you may not even realize what these rights are. For example, you do not have to let them into your home if they do not have a warrant.
11 May 2017
Giving birth to your first child can be a mentally and financially stressful time, especially if you lack much of an in-person support network in the form of family and friends willing to help out. If your parents live overseas, you may consider having one or both travel to the U.S. to stay with you for the first few months of your baby's life, or perhaps even heading over to provide full-time childcare after you return to work.
26 April 2017
When you are facing any kind of legal troubles, it is very critical that you hire the legal firm that can serve you. It is very important to meet up with trial lawyers who can assist you in putting together a case. In addition to hiring the law firm that you trust, you should follow a few practical tips for shooting toward the ideal end result. With this in mind, read on and use the tips in this article.
11 April 2017
A lot of personal injury lawsuits aren't actually focused on who is responsible for the accident. Quite often, it's entirely clear who is responsible for the plaintiff's injuries. Where pre-trial negotiations break down, however, is when it comes to getting both parties to agree on a fair settlement for those injuries. If you're about to enter into negotiations over a settlement amount for a personal injury, this is what you should keep in mind.
22 March 2017
You may be able to anticipate that a divorce is not going to be easy for you or your spouse. However, what you may not expect is how drastically your once loving partner can seem to change overnight. Sometimes divorce brings out the worst in people. When it comes to protecting your business during a divorce, see an attorney and follow these do's and don'ts to prepare for a worst-case scenario while hoping for the best.
9 March 2017
You know that it's important to have a plan on how your personal belongings and property should be handled after you have passed away. In most cases, people visit an estate-planning attorney to help them create a last will and testament that dictates how such things should be taken care of, including everything from burial wishes to who should receive special pieces of jewelry and who they would like to take care of their cats.
2 November 2016
Many people read fiction stories or watch television shows to take a break from reality for a short time. Unfortunately for some individuals, a fictional piece of work can feel all too real. It's not unusual for writers to base fictional characters on real people, but can you sue the creator if his or her depiction of you is defamatory? You can, but it may be very difficult to win the lawsuit.
19 July 2016