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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 It True You Can Be Tried In Multiple States For The Same Crime?

5 April 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Double jeopardy is more than a category on a similarly titled game show. It is a Constitutional law that protects people from being charged with the same crime twice. However, the law against double jeopardy doesn't apply in every situation. People who commit crimes across state lines can legally face prosecution from every state where the crimes occurred. Here's what you need to know about this situation. Each State is Considered a Sovereign Domain Read More …

How Medical Discrimination Can Result In A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

6 March 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Although the law prohibits healthcare providers from discriminating against patients based on their protected status, a variety of studies have shown patients are treated differently by medical professionals because of their race, sex, disease diagnosis, and sexual orientation. When this biased treatment results in harm to patients, it can serve as the basis for medical malpractice lawsuits. Here's what you need to know to make an adequate case for damages. Read More …

Four Essential Elements Of Your Estate Plan

1 February 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Even if you are young and in great health, something unexpected could happen and claim your life early. You hate to think about it, but such a tragedy would be even harder for your family if you did not have a good estate plan in place. Every estate plan is different, and you should work with your attorney to ensure your plan is well suited to your needs. However, every estate plan needs to have these four elements. Read More …

Tips For Protecting Yourself From And Documenting Sexual Harassment

9 January 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

The current media coverage of sexual harassment in Hollywood has given rise to a whole new focus on proper behavior and mutual respect. Men and women alike find themselves victims of sexual harassment, so it's in everyone's best interest to understand how to protect themselves and ensure that they have sufficient information for a lawsuit, should there have to be one. Here are a few tips that will help you to ensure that you are protected and legally covered if you ever suffer an instance of sexual harassment. Read More …

Differences Between Divorce In Fault And No-Fault States

5 December 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

What separates a fault divorce from a no-fault divorce? Fault divorces require that the spouse who is asking the court for a divorce allege and prove that the other spouse ruined the marriage and made the relationship unsalvageable. No-fault divorces are straightforward and only require that the party seeking a divorce state that there are irreconcilable differences that make the relationship unsustainable. No allegation of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or other similar misconduct is necessary or required. Read More …