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.


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 …

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 …

Common Reasons For A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

12 December 2014
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If you have recently suffered an injury because of a mistake a doctor or medical facility caused, you can sue that health care provider. This is also true if someone you loved passed away at the hands of the health care provider. Retaining an attorney who is experienced in medical malpractice lawsuits will be helpful, because these cases can be somewhat difficult to prove. Here is an overview on a few examples of what can go wrong during a medical procedure that subsequently caused the injury. Read More …