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The start of a mediation process

Mediation is a voluntary process, where outcomes are only legally binding if later steps are taken to make them so. Nevertheless, like any process that is new to them, we know that many people are a bit wary about taking…
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How to choose a divorce lawyer

Choosing the right divorce lawyer is a crucial decision. It can have a major impact on the outcome of your divorce. Here are some tips on choosing the right lawyer. Honesty – You should look for a lawyer who will…
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What are ‘mandated reporters’?

This is a question our team are asked from time to time regarding reports of suspected child abuse. Many different people can initiate an investigation. The list includes other family members, neighbors and friends. In terms of occupations, reports are…
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Child custody dos

As a parent, you’ll be committed to winning your child custody case. Unfortunately, not knowing what to do can adversely affect your chances of winning. Here are 6 dos that can help you win your child custody case. Collaborate with…
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What is a ‘No Stalking Order’?

Technically, standard Orders of Protection are only for situations involving blood relatives, family, or household scenarios. So, how can legal protection be provided when a person believes they are being harassed by others, such as co-workers, neighbors, or even strangers?…
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3 reasons why you need a postnuptial agreement

A postnuptial agreement is a contract drafted during marriage to sort out complicated assets, income, finances, and future plans concerning children. Although postnups are less common, they’re vital in allowing couples to communicate effectively on important marital and financial decisions.…
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The four types of power of attorney

When creating a living trust, you’re required to appoint a power of attorney who will act in your place when you’re incapacitated. Here are four types of power of attorney that can help you make an informed decision. General –…
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