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With the pages of our law blog you will find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to family law and estate planning.

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Factors that influence child custody cases

Child custody disputes are ruled according to the best interests of the child. Here are some factors that might affect the judge’s decision. The age of children may incline the judgment towards the mother’s side. Younger, especially nursing babies, are…
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Why do prenups exist?

From many media stories, it’s easy to think that these are only for mega-wealthy superstars, and this is often where you’ll hear about them. But there’s way more to them than that. Prenups are often useful when people marry later…
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When to consider mediation

Mediation is a way of avoiding the time and expense involved in long-lasting court proceedings. Skilled attorneys can help the parties involved to communicate clearly, negotiate fairly, and offer the opportunity to reach agreements that benefit both parties. So when…
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What’s an uncontested divorce?

Divorce doesn’t always have to be a messy battle. Every now and then, an uncontested divorce — a clean separation with total agreement on both sides — occurs. For example, a marriage can end on friendly terms, leading to lack…
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Why hire an adoption lawyer?

If you’re planning to adopt a child, hiring an experienced adoption lawyer can help you to provide the insight and counsel you need to better understand and smooth out the process. Reviewing the paperwork, interpreting adoption law, and estimating costs…
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Are you eligible for alimony?

If you played the role of the caregiver in your home and were the only partner without an income, or if you were earning a small salary without enough to support yourself, you are eligible for alimony after your divorce.…
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Do you need a divorce lawyer?

If your marriage hits the rocks and both parties decide to end the relationship, you can either decide to have a contested or uncontested divorce. Either way, hiring a divorce lawyer comes with its fair share of benefits. A divorce…
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