About Me
Seeking Help From A Family Law Attorney

My name is Juliette Meeks and welcome to my blog about family law. A few months ago, I was having some family issues that required me to seek the help of an attorney. I had never needed an attorney before and I was a bit apprehensive at first to schedule a consultation. Once I did, my attorney put my fears to rest very quickly. The attorney outlined my options and answered all of my questions very thoroughly. My legal matter was settled quickly and I am thankful that I decided to seek the help of an attorney. If you need a family attorney to assist you with legal matters, you should schedule a consultation right away. In this blog, you'll learn what to expect during your first visit and all of the important questions you should ask.


How To Handle A Criminal Defense

20 February 2019
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Presenting a criminal defense can feel like a daunting task, but there are a few common options that people can look at. If you're going to speak with a defense attorney, keep your mind open about the possible options for handling your case. Also, bear in mind that some defenses can overlap, and some will unfold over time. Let's take a look at how a criminal defense lawyer might see your case. Read More …

3 Mistakes To Avoid At The Scene Of The Car Accident

18 September 2018
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When you are at the scene of the car accident, how you act can have serious consequences for you in a variety of different manners. After a car accident, you should not admit fault or apologize, you should never agree to not report the accident to the authorities, and you shouldn't ignore your injuries. Mistake #1: Don't Admit Fault in Any Way At the scene of an accident, you need to be really careful with your words. Read More …

Three Things A U.S. Citizen Should Know About Immigration Petitions For Family Members

26 May 2016
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If you are an American citizen, you have the right to petition for the legal residence of an immediate family member. Immigration services also refers to this as an immediate relative. But what you may believe constitutes an immediate relative may be different from what the government believes. The following are three things to understand about this status. You cannot petition for legal residence of your mother in-law or father in-law Read More …

Tax Issues Relating To Children During A Divorce

15 April 2015
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When you are in the process of getting a divorce and there are children involved, there are several main issues that must be ironed out before the divorce is through. By discussing and agreeing on these issues before the divorce, the decisions you and your spouse have reached will be included in the divorce decree, which means that both of you must follow these rules. Here are three important ones that relate to the children. Read More …

Three Things To Know Before Suing A Restaurant For Food Poisoning

11 February 2015
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What do you do when a restaurant's food make you sick? Obviously, the first thing to do is to get medical attention, but after that you will want to see some form of restitution from the restaurant. Here are three things you should know before submitting a food poisoning claim: Know What Made You Sick The first step is to know the exact thing that made you sick. Saying that it was a bad pizza, or rotten egg will not cut it with any serious insurance company; you have to identify the exact pathogen or chemical that caused your illness. Read More …