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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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Crucial Mistakes You Should Avoid During Probate

18 October 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When someone close to you passes away, the probate process is necessary to help divide their estate to the people listed in the will.  Part of probate involves having a court look over the estate to make sure any outstanding debts have been settled before assets are divided.  When a will is not left behind, it places responsibility on the court for dividing assets.  Unfortunately, mistakes can be made that will cause probate to move slowly, delaying when you'll eventually be able to receive assets from the estate. Read More …

Domestic Abuse: Suing Your Abuser

28 September 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

For many victims of domestic violence, the only court proceeding they will attend is the criminal one against their abuser, providing things get that far. However, if you have been the victim of domestic violence, you can also undertake a civil case. You may be able to collect civil damages with the help of a personal injury lawyer who is experienced with litigation. Civil Court Even if your abuser is found innocent in criminal court, you may be able to sue them in civil court, where the standard of proof is lower. Read More …

3 Tips That an Arthritis Sufferer Should Consider

8 September 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Did you have no choice but to quit your job due to the complications of arthritis? Are you now trying to figure out how to take care of your daily living expenses, stay active, and get around your two-story house without having to struggle? Take a look at this article for a few helpful tips that are worth giving some consideration to for your situation. 1. Invest in a Stair Glide for Your House Read More …

How Can You Appeal A Disability Insurance Claim Denial?

19 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When your disability insurance claim is denied, you have the option of filing an appeal. Due to deadlines, it is important that you act quickly to appeal the insurance provider's decision. Here are some tips for appealing the decision.   Investigate the Denial Reason Before you can create a strategy for appealing the insurance provider's decision, you need to know exactly why it was denied. Start by re-reading the denial letter. Read More …

Commercial Driver Crashes And Fatigue: What You Should Know

2 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Commercial driving can be an excellent way to make money and support a family. The problem is being on the road a lot can lead to fatigue and crashes. Here's all you need to know about driver fatigue and what you can do as a commercial driver to protect yourself and others on the road. Know the Facts At least 15% of crashes are caused by commercial truckers due to fatigue. Read More …