When a child custody arrangement affects a minor child in a negative manner, there are legal remedies. Whether the steps are taken by a parent or another concerned adult, every state has provisions in place that work to protect minor-aged children from abuse, neglect, criminal activity, parental kidnapping, and more. Read on and find out how these provisions are used in an effort to protect and rescue endangered children. Wrongdoing by the other parent
26 September 2018
No one likes when a police officer appears to be ready to write him or her a ticket, whether it's for a traffic offense, a property offense, or some other type of situation. While accepting the ticket is always your best bet — and then fighting it afterward if you feel that you have a reason to do so — you may feel as though attempting to sweet talk your way out of the ticket might also work.
17 August 2018
Facing a criminal charge can be intimidating because your personal and professional life could be heavily impacted. So that they're not and you move on as quickly as possible, you need to hire the right criminal defense attorney. This can be a smooth process if you consider these tips. Assess Area of Expertise Not all criminal defense attorneys are equal. Some will have more experience than others in a particular field of criminal defense.
27 June 2018
When you're hurt because of an accident, you are in a vulnerable position. Dealing with injuries, a wrecked car and missed work is stressful, particularly when you know that you are not at fault for the accident. This is no time, however, for you to let down your guard and fall victim once again. Read on to learn about the phone call you do not want to take and why.
11 April 2018
Being charged with a criminal offense is an event that can turn your life upside down. How you react to your arrest can make a huge difference in how your case plays out in court. If you were recently charged with a crime, avoid the following mistakes: Speaking without Legal Representation It is normal to be upset or panic after being charged with a criminal offense, but it is important to stay calm and collected.
14 October 2016
If you have been injured by someone else, you do not necessarily have legal recourse to sue the injuring party. You need to be able to prove that you were injured due to their negligent actions. The key word here is "prove." Assuming that the person who injured you does not readily admit to taking a course of action that put you in harm's way or failing to take action to prevent harm, how do you prove that they did indeed injure you?
20 July 2016
Though some people will say that staying in a marriage is what will be best for a baby that has yet to be born, sometimes a divorce may be necessary. If you are currently pregnant while going through a divorce, these are three things that you'll need to consider. Know What The Sate Laws Are Different states will have their own laws when it comes to getting a divorce while you are pregnant.
13 July 2016
When you go to a physician, whether it is your usual primary care physician or a specialist, ER doctor, or other physician, you put a certain amount of trust in them to keep your best interest at heart. As such, if the doctor prescribes you a medication, you likely do not question their recommendation. However, should you experience an adverse reaction to that prescription medication, you may find yourself wondering if there was any negligence or malpractice at play.
14 June 2016
A study done in 2012 indicated that around 4.5 million children, born in the U.S., live with at least one parent who is an "undocumented" immigrant. What happens to those children when the parents divorce and one parent is in the U.S. illegally? Does the immigrant parent, who has no legal right to be in the country, have any right to custody? This is what you should know. How do family court and immigration court interact?
24 February 2016
When parents purchase new toys for their children, the idea of the toy causing an injury is likely one of the last things on their minds. However, defective products can cause injury. In extreme cases, a toy can also result in the unfortunate and untimely death of an innocent life. What Are Product Defects? In the simplest of terms, product defects are problems not caused by the user. These issues can be attributed to factors like poor design, low-quality materials and inadequate product testing.
1 December 2015