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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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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 …

Six Crazy Laws Still On The Books In The United States

16 January 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

According to Cornell University Law School, a crime is any violation of a public law, whether it is on the local, state or federal level. Technically then, you could find yourself facing a judge by violating any of the following six laws. Finger-Licking Good In Gainesville, Georgia, the law says fried chicken must be eaten with your fingers. It started as a publicity stunt to promote this southern dish, but somehow the ordinance became law and is still on the books. Read More …

3 Ways To Get The Most From Your Attorney-Client Relationship

8 January 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Hiring an attorney can be an expensive endeavor. To ensure that you are maximizing your investment, it is important that you understand how the attorney-client relationship works. Having basic knowledge about this relationship will help you see how beneficial working on the relationship between you and your attorney can be. Here are 3 ways that you can get the most from your attorney-client relationship in the future. 1. Take advantage of consultations. Read More …

Compromising The Trust: 3 Common Mistakes Made During Estate Planning

18 December 2014
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If there is one thing you can do while you are still living to ensure things go according to plan after your death it is to make sure that you dedicate some of your time to estate planning. Even as important as this step is, it is all too easy to make mistakes during the process. In order to make sure that what you leave behind is delegated as you wish, you have to work to avoid three very common mistakes during the estate planning process and after the process is complete. Read More …

What You Must Do If You Slip And Fall In A Store

15 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Blog

Accidents happen, and the average consumer does not go into a store anticipating that they will slip and fall. What happens after one of these unfortunate events occurs can determine whether or not victims receive compensation. The retailers have their best interests in mind, and you should make sure you take care of yourself too. Remain calm and fight feelings of embarrassment. These accidents happen suddenly. The average person who falls will find the event embarrassing. Read More …