Seeking Help From A Family Law Attorney

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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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Is An Old DUI Charge Keeping You From Getting That Job? Here’s What You Should Know.

5 March 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have a DUI (driving under the influence) conviction in your past, you can pretty much guarantee that it will turn up on a background check. If the person doing the checking is a prospective employer, does that mean that you won't get the job? Maybe. Here's what you should know. 1.) DUI convictions aren't just traffic offenses - they're also criminal offenses. That means that even if you were sleeping off a few drinks in the back of the car and the keys were in your pocket when you were charged, you still committed a crime. Read More …

Child Custody Placement And The Autistic Child

23 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Children with autism cannot process changes in their environments as well as other kids can. They do not have the psychological and emotional filters necessary to become resilient to frequent change. They are almost always rigid in their expectations of where they are and will be. Adhering to those expectations provides children with autism a sense of security, consistency, and continuity. Divorcing parents need to find a way to keep children with autism in a place where they can continue to feel and expect much of the same as they have had. Read More …

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 …

Falsely Accused Of Domestic Violence? Don’t Allow The Restraining Order To Go Unchallenged

5 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

It's estimated that 25% of divorces contain an allegation of domestic violence, and a lot of them are either trivial or outright false. Some people will use a false allegation of domestic violence as a tactical weapon in a nasty divorce, especially where child custody is an issue. The consequences can be disastrous for the person falsely accused, whose life has just gone from bad to worse in the time it takes a judge to issue an ex parte order of protection. 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 …