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.


Legal Disputes: 5 Reasons Mediation May Be Your Best Choice

23 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

It doesn't matter if you're getting divorced or if there has been a wage and hour dispute between you and your employer, mediation can often help. Here are five reasons why mediation may be your best bet: It Is Controlled by the Involved Parties. As a general rule, when mediation is decided on as a legal course of action, the involved parties will be in control of the majority of the process. Read More …

3 Costly Mistakes In Your Dog Bite Claim

10 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting bit by a dog isn't exactly a pleasant experience. It can take a toll on your emotional and physical health. Regardless of whether you were walking down the street or in your own yard, no one deserves to have a dog run at them and attack them. If you were the victim of a dog bite, here are a few things to avoid that jeopardize your claim for compensation. Read More …

What You Need To Know About Being Arrested

6 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being arrested can be a very scary experience. Whether you feel you are innocent or guilty, there are a couple things that you can expect after you get arrested. Here are some things you should know. 1. Just Because You Are Arrested Doesn't Mean You Will Be Charged In order to be arrested, the police only need to have probable cause. Someone might have called and reported that you did something, the police may have witnessed something, or they could have some evidence that you committed a crime. Read More …

Assigning a Power of Attorney: 3 Aspects to Specify in the Document

19 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are unable to make legal decisions for yourself, speak with a family lawyer to assign a power of attorney (POA). A POA is a legal document that gives another individual the right to act on your behalf. This individual must be over the age of 18 to manage your property and over the age of 16 to manage your personal care. There are many details that need to be carefully hashed out in the document – particularly these 3 aspects. Read More …

3 Things Not To Do When Settling An Accident Claim

5 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

As much as you might think you will never be involved in an accident, it could happen at any point in time. You might be driving down the road when someone swerves out of control and runs into you. You might be walking down the aisle at work and slip on a wet floor that wasn't properly marked. Accidents can happen in any number of places and at any point in time. Read More …