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When One Spouse Is Uncooperative About A Divorce

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It's one thing for spouses to disagree about divorce issues and another when one spouse is against the idea of divorce entirely. You can still get divorced when your spouse refuses to accept things, though. Read on to find out more about this issue below. Serving the Uncooperative Spouse With couples that agree (or at least accept) that a divorce is inevitable, the serving of divorce papers is pretty easy. The cooperative spouse will usually seek advice from their own divorce lawyer who will prepare an answer to the complaint.

11 February 2020

How Consulting With A Lawyer Can Get You Through A Divorce

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Divorce can be a tumultuous time where nothing may seem like it's going right. So much can be at stake, like assets and child custody. The best way to handle this process is to hire a divorce lawyer. Doing so can help in so many ways.  Keep Emotions Out of It Divorces can get pretty messy when emotions get in the way. Both parties are clouded and then nothing gets done in terms of agreements.

26 December 2019

Child Support: A Limited-Time Order

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Parents of minor children can expect child support to be an issue in their divorces — at least, in most cases. The only times when child support might not be ordered is when the custodial parent is wealthy and refuses it or when the parents share physical and legal child custody 50/50. For everyone else, child support is typically ordered for a fixed time period. The original child support order from the family court judge always specifies when child support is to end.

26 November 2019

Tips For Personal Injury Accident Victims

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Suffering an injury due to an accident that was not your fault is a devastating experience to undergo as you may incur medical bills, lost wages, and other costs that can be difficult to overcome. Myths about personal injury cases as well as pursuing them in court can put victims in a position of being unable to effectively recover their damages. Myth: A Personal Injury Lawsuit Will Always Result In A Settlement Offer

3 October 2019

Know A Lawyer's Importance During Bankruptcy

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If you are so behind in your bills that you feel as if you are never going to be able to climb out of the financial hole you are in, then you might find bankruptcy to be a viable option. Bankruptcy will take care of most types of debt, getting you out of the financial burden you currently struggle with. Also, once you are in a bankruptcy, then you won't have bill collectors calling you at all hours at home, at work, and even on family member's homes.

31 August 2019

3 Things Everyone Should Know About Car Accident Lawyers

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If you're a careful and conscientious driver, you do your best to pay attention to the road at all times. You follow all traffic laws and try to watch for potential hazards. Unfortunately, you have no control over other drivers on the road and they may not be as careful as you are. All it takes is one moment of inattention to cause a collision. If you were involved in a car accident, determining fault can be very important.

29 July 2019

Answers For Those Applying For Social Security Benefits

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Social Security benefits can be an essential part of the social safety net. However, the process of applying for these benefits can seem daunting to many individuals. This can be enough to cause some people to simply fail to pursue these benefits, despite the help that they could provide. Should You Wait Until Your Claim Is Denied To Hire An Attorney? It is common for people to assume that they will have to go through the initial application for Social Security disability benefits on their own and that they should only hire an attorney once their application is denied.

26 June 2019

4 Things You Need To Know About Leasing To Own

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Leasing to own is a viable way to purchase property, especially if you have poor credit or if you don't have enough money saved up for a substantial down payment. With a lease option or lease-to-own option, you are giving yourself the opportunity to purchase the home you are living in. Before entering this type of agreement, you are going to want to make sure you understand the agreement. #1 You Pay a Higher Rental Rate

24 May 2019

Preparing For Divorce When Self-Employed: 2 Reasons To Keep Detailed Expense Logs

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Divorce, when you're self-employed, holds a few extra tasks compared to divorce for the conventionally employed. Because there is no real third-party overseeing your pay, your income claims may require more scrutiny by the court. This isn't a personal indictment, it's simply a fact of life for people who are responsible for their own income. Because people in the past have hidden income, you may have to go through more investigation so that the court is satisfied that you're accurately reporting what you earned and spent.

24 April 2019

Are You A Business Owner? 3 Reasons You Need A Corporate Lawyer

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If you are a business owner, you know it takes a lot of work to keep your business growing and successful. One thing you can do to help your business continue running well is to hire a corporate lawyer, such as from carter and west law firm. Below are three reasons why you need to do this. If You Get Sued You never know if a customer or a client will sue your company.

14 March 2019