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An important reminder about relationship contracts

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It’s critical that individuals take a “me-first” stance when dealing with relationship contracts. Most couples don’t believe that they might split up someday. Many people don’t believe that a current loved one might ever act in a way that can harm them even when they’re told in writing that the possibility exists. Consider the following:…
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When to pursue a protective or restraining order

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Divorce and child custody cases can, unfortunately, become messy. If at any point in time you feel unsafe during the legal proceedings, you may want to speak to your lawyer about obtaining a protective or restraining order. You may be uncertain of what constitutes this kind of legal action. An order such as this should…
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When is mediation an option worth considering?

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Sometimes it seems that heading to court to settle a dispute is the only possible action to take. However, for many disputes, third-party neutral mediation can be a viable alternative to consider. This is true for each of the following situations… Where a will, trust, or power of attorney is the source of dispute A…
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How does a Will compare to a Trust?

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One of the most misunderstood aspects of estate planning is the difference between wills and trusts. Although speaking to an estate planning attorney is the best way to comprehend the differences, there are a few simple facts that can help you clarify the issue. The key differences between wills and trusts Whereas a will goes…
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Things you should know about divorce

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Divorce usually leaves many families stressed and depressed. Many kids of divorced parents have a hard time coming to terms with the outcome of the divorce. Therefore, both parents and the kids must understand divorce in depth. Here are a few things on divorce you should know. Settle on a decision after thoroughly thinking it…
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What is a paternity test

Paternity tests and custody cases

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When it comes to custody cases, you can ask for a paternity test if parentage hasn’t been established. This mostly occurs when you want to find out if the individual assumed to be the father of your child is their biological parent. Unfortunately, if there is already a court order that declares someone is the…
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Dos during a custody hearing

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A child custody hearing is a critical legal hearing that should be maneuvered through with utmost care. As a parent, a custody hearing can affect you emotionally, but this shouldn’t affect your actions and decisions. Here are some of the dos that you should adhere to during the process: Do show a readiness to work…
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Challenges to expect when adopting a child

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Adoption is a life-changing decision that changes the dynamics of your marriage and can affect your relationship in significant ways. Before contacting your family attorney, you must be mentally and physically prepared for all the challenges that come with adoption. First, you must be financially stable as adoption can be pricy. A lawyer can look…
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When you might need a family attorney

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Sometimes situations in our lives put us in need of some extra help when it comes to our family. There are several times in life when hiring an experienced family attorney could be beneficial for your family, such as: Child Custody Hearings Spousal Support such as alimony or child support payments Division of property after…
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