If you've been involved in an altercation of any kind and now face an assault charge, you'll want to retain an attorney right away. A criminal defense attorney can help you to present your case and potentially help you get the charges dismissed or at least justify your actions. This is particularly important when there is sufficient physical evidence, such as video tape of the incident, because you cannot claim innocence at that point.
Filing bankruptcy can be stressful, but in many cases, it really is the best option if you are financially up a creek without a paddle. You can take some of the stress out of the process by making sure you truly understand what filing bankruptcy means and entails. Unfortunately, there are a lot of false myths surrounding the process. Here's a look at some of those myths -- and the real truth.
If you are part of a blended family, doing clear estate planning is crucial. You and your spouse will need to ensure that all property you own together, as well as anything you owned separately before the marriage, is properly dispersed based on your wishes once you have passed on. The following are some things to keep in mind when estate planning with a blended family. Know How the Process Works
Co-parenting after the relationship between you and your spouse has ended can be challenging. It is made especially difficult if there are bad feelings between the two of you. However, it is necessary that you and your soon-to-be ex find a way to work together to raise your child. Here are some tips for co-parenting despite your differences. Leave Your Feelings About Your Spouse Out of It It can be tempting to share what you are feeling about your ex with your child or to quiz your child about your ex's activities, but avoid doing this.
As of March 2016, approximately 2.6 million people use medical marijuana. While it can be a beneficial treatment for a variety of health issues, it can also cause trouble for users in other parts of their lives. In particular, it can make it difficult for you to win custody of your children if you are getting a divorce. Here are two factors the court considers when a parent's marijuana use is brought up in family court.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.