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.


How An Attorney Can Help You When You’re Filing For Social Security Disability

30 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are to the point where you are ready to file for social security disability benefits, you might want to consider hiring an attorney to help you. To understand how this would be beneficial for you and your case, you will want to check out the following points. Helps You Understand The Questionnaire When you first apply for social security disability benefits, you will receive a large questionnaire in the mail. Read More …

FAQs About Suing For Negligence In A Nursing Home

14 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When your parent is the victim of negligence in a nursing home, you can take legal action to hold those involved responsible. In addition to pursuing criminal charges, you can seek civil damages. How you pursue those damages depends on various factors. If your parent has suffered an injury, here is what you need to know about your civil legal options.  Can You Sue? Many people believe that they can file a lawsuit against a nursing home for negligence, but this is not always the case. Read More …

Three Things A U.S. Citizen Should Know About Immigration Petitions For Family Members

26 May 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you are an American citizen, you have the right to petition for the legal residence of an immediate family member. Immigration services also refers to this as an immediate relative. But what you may believe constitutes an immediate relative may be different from what the government believes. The following are three things to understand about this status. You cannot petition for legal residence of your mother in-law or father in-law Read More …

Why You Need An Attorney For Your First Drunk Driving Offense

10 May 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting a DUI is never an enjoyable experience. As many as 1,250 out of 100,000 people get arrested for drunk driving in the US, making it a fairly common offense. If you get a DUI, you can benefit from getting an attorney. Here are reasons you need a DUI attorney for your first offense for drunk driving. You can face jail time Every state has a different rule when it comes to DUI offenses, and many things come into play. Read More …

The Major Advantages Of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Over Other Debt Alternatives

20 April 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're dealing with debt, you're likely considering a few different options. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is designed to restructure your debt in order to create a repayment plan, through which you can pay off your debt within three to five years. In general, Chapter 13 bankruptcy is faster and easier to recover from than Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and it has some advantages over other debt management processes. Debt Consolidation A debt consolidation involves taking out a single loan and using it to pay off all of your other debt. Read More …