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.


Assigning a Power of Attorney: 3 Aspects to Specify in the Document

19 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are unable to make legal decisions for yourself, speak with a family lawyer to assign a power of attorney (POA). A POA is a legal document that gives another individual the right to act on your behalf. This individual must be over the age of 18 to manage your property and over the age of 16 to manage your personal care. There are many details that need to be carefully hashed out in the document – particularly these 3 aspects. Read More …

3 Things Not To Do When Settling An Accident Claim

5 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

As much as you might think you will never be involved in an accident, it could happen at any point in time. You might be driving down the road when someone swerves out of control and runs into you. You might be walking down the aisle at work and slip on a wet floor that wasn't properly marked. Accidents can happen in any number of places and at any point in time. Read More …

4 Myths About Letters Of Protection

20 May 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Letters of protection, or LOPs, are a way for individuals who do not have medical insurance to receive the care they need while pursuing a personal injury suit in court. Here are the top four myths most people have about LOPs.  Myth #1: An LOP Means Your Doctor Can Never Go After You For Payments A LOP allows you to obtain the medical care you need while you are engaged in a personal injury case. Read More …

3 Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid

30 April 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Planning your estate is an essential part of emergency preparedness. Of course you hope for the best and hope that you don't have to use the estate plan while you are young, but sadly there are too many times that people are injured, hurt, or die young and they do not have a will or trust to help care for their family. Here are a couple estate-planning mistakes to avoid. Read More …

Property Laws And Divorce: The 3 Things You Should Know

7 April 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are going through a divorce proceeding, the media portrayal of custody battles, alimony checks, and spouses squabbling over their home may have you on edge. Yes, the process of property and asset division is one of the more sensitive natures in a divorce proceeding. So before you go into it blind, here are three things you should know about property laws and divorce. 1. Joint Accounts and Contracts Read More …