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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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Two Examples Of How To Use A Special Needs Trust Correctly

29 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have an adult child who has a lifelong disability, a supplemental needs trust is a great means of securing his or her future. It allows you and other relatives to set aside significant amounts of money for your child's future needs without endangering his or her entitlement to benefits like Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid. Unfortunately, if the trustee who is managing that special needs trust doesn't understand the rules that go along with disbursements, the protections offered by the trust can fall by the wayside and your child can be penalized. Read More …

Living With An Illness Or Injury? 3 Signs You Should Consider A Malpractice Lawsuit

26 March 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

All too often, people assume that medical malpractice claims are relegated to issues like surgical errors. However, there are many different ways that doctors can fail, and you shouldn't have to pay the consequences for someone else's mistakes. Here are three signs you should think about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit if you are dealing with an illness or injury:  1. Your Doctor Didn't Take Your Issue Seriously You did your part by scheduling a prompt appointment and going in for professional medical advice, so if your illness or injury was made worse because the doctor didn't take your concerns seriously, you may be eligible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Read More …

What You Need To Know About The Accuracy Of DUI Blood And Breath Testing

13 January 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Blood and breath tests are commonly used to determine if a driver has a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that exceeds the legal limit. Drivers who exceed this limit, which is 0.08% in most states, can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), leading to jail time, fines, loss of driving privileges and other penalties. Although driving under the influence is a dangerous practice, the blood and breath tests used to determine a person's BAC level are not always accurate. Read More …

Establish A Trust To Manage Your Money If You Have A Child With Chemical Dependency Issues

5 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

It's common for people to leave their assets to their children, but if you have a child who is dealing with chemical dependency issues, you might feel uneasy about listing him or her in your will as a beneficiary. The simple fact is that a large inheritance for someone with addiction issues could prove to be fatal, and that's not a thought that you want to remotely entertain as you approach the end of your life. Read More …

3 Things You Need To Kick A Spouse Out Of The House During A Divorce

24 October 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

As long as your divorce hasn't been finalized, both of you have a right to continue using or living in your marital home. Therefore, if you want sole use of the home during this period, you need the court's help to get your partner out of the home. Here are three things you will need to prove to get your partner out of the home while the divorce is pending. Read More …