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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.

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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 …

5 Reasons To File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

28 January 2015
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If you are unable to pay your debt, you should consider filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you qualify for this status, it's possible many of your debts may be discharged. There are many reasons to file for this type of bankruptcy and knowing what these are may motivate you to do so. Reason #1: Low cost The filing fees for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy are relatively low. The total amount of administrative and court cost fees are only $335 and must be paid before you can begin this process. Read More …

The Importance Of Expert Witnesses In A Case

23 January 2015
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Most people have heard of an "expert witness" from watching one of the many courtroom dramas on television. You may be less familiar with who an expert witness is and how their testimony can benefit either side in a civil or criminal case. Having an expert witness offer testimony can be one of the most important factors toward winning your case. Here are some reasons why having an expert witness testify in your case is essential. Read More …