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4 Factors A Judge Considers Before Awarding Custody

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If you are a parent who is planning to divorce your spouse, your primary concern may be gaining custody of your child. During the divorce proceedings, the judge will decide who will be the primary caregiver for your minor child. Your divorce attorney will present evidence to help show that you should be the custodial parent. However, the judge will consider multiple factors when deciding a custody arrangement. Here are a few:…

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Divorcing Parents: Tips For Planning One Holiday After Another

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The summer is ending and fall is approaching. In only a few months you’ll be celebrating those big three holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you’re like many divorcing parents, you may already be asking yourself how to plan for the festivities in the coming months. Planning holiday celebrations in the midst of a divorce can be stressful for children and parents alike. These general tips will help you mitigate the chaos and ensure the events are fun for your children.…

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3 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

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If you’re like many people, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about what you would do if you were hurt in an accident. Yet in order to ensure you are adequately compensated for any injuries you suffer, it is important to consider some basic things about personal injury law. If you were involved in an accident recently, or if you would just like to learn more, read on. This article will address three common questions about personal injury law.…

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Adoption And Your Money: Ideas On How To Accumulate The Funds Needed To Adopt A Child

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Congratulations on your decision to adopt a child! As you get started with the process, a great deal of money is needed. The adoption agency and lawyers need to be paid. If you’re not of affluent means, raising money is a must. It’s likely that you’ll start the process of raising money by having garage sales or bake sales, but it won’t likely be enough. This guide provides a couple of ideas to begin the process of raising the funds needed for your adoption fees.…

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False Credit Information? 3 Scenarios Where You Can Sue For Damages And Win

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Is incorrect information on your credit report ruining your life? If so, the law is on your side. If you find incorrect information on your credit report, you can file a dispute to have the information removed. Granted, sometimes getting debt collectors and creditors to comply is extremely difficult. However, you can sue for damages under the Fair Credit Reporting Act if they don’t remove the false information. There are also a few scenarios where you can sue immediately without going through the hassle of trying to get the agency to remove the information.…

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3 Tips for Dealing with Auto Accidents

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In the case of car accidents, you will need to be sure that you follow the necessary steps that will help you to pick up the pieces from both a property value and health point of view. There are a lot of steps that you can take to make sure that you are protected from a legal point of view. You’ll also need to hire a quality car accident lawyer who can assist you in building the most useful case possible.…

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Probate Court May Be Necessary To Obtain Medical Records For A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Wrongful death lawsuits can be filed by lawyers on behalf of family members who have lost loved ones due to someone’s negligence or intent. However, before a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed, your lawyer will need to review your deceased loved one’s medical records. However, due to physician-patient privilege and HIPAA laws, obtaining medical records can be challenging, even when the patient is deceased. Lawyers are able to get medical records, but the process can be a bureaucratic mess.…

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A Slip-And-Fall Victim's Guide To Appropriately Handling An Accident At An Acquaintance's Home

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When most people think of having to seek damages after a slip-and-fall accident, they think of public places and retail locations. While it is true that this is often the setting for such unforeseen accidents, it is just as easy to find yourself injured after taking a fall at the home of someone you know. While you may not want to cause friction between you and the person you were visiting, you know that you will have to do something to pay for medical bills and time off of work.…

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Preparing For Divorce Mediation - What To Bring With You

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If you are going through a divorce, you and your ex-spouse may be lucky enough able to separate amicably. This is the best possible scenario, and details and minor disputes can go through mediation instead of the courts. It is important to remember that agreements reached at mediation are just as binding as court outcomes, so you should take mediation seriously. In order to be prepared for an upcoming mediation session, here are four things you should be sure to have prepared to bring along.…

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Four Lesser-Known Questions You Should Be Asking Your New Divorce Attorney

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You already know that searching for a qualified divorce attorney means getting referrals, checking references, and verifying qualifications, but when it comes to the long run, how can you be sure that you’ve found the ideal fit for your unique situation? Bringing up questions that go beyond the basics during your consultation can help you determine whether you’re sitting across from your perfect legal match. Here are some lesser-known questions to put on your list of things to ask:…

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