Some parents may feel that a child should be left to live with their preferred parent after divorce. Courts disagree, however, and there are good reasons for the disagreement. Below are some of the wrong reasons a child might prefer one child over another. Parental Needs One of the dangers of relying on kids to make custody decisions is that kids might put the needs of children above their needs. For example, a child may see that one parent is lonely, more stricken with the divorce, or needs help with household chores, and opt to live with that parent.
8 November 2019
Have you been arrested for drug possession and are you planning to fight it in court? If so, you'll need a drug possession lawyer on your side to help fight those charges so that they are dropped. Here are some ways that a lawyer can help prove that you are not guilty. Questioning The Offender's Identity One main aspect of any criminal case is the responsibility of the prosecutors to prove that the defendant is the person that committed the crime.
10 October 2019
There are times when people get injured and are not sure whether to pursue personal injury cases or not. If you are facing this decision and are not sure what to do, here are several questions to consider, as the answers to these questions can help you determine how to proceed. Was there an injury? One of the most important elements of all personal injury cases is an injury. If there is no injury involved with the incident, you most likely will not be able to proceed with a personal injury case.
12 September 2019
Losing a loved one is difficult, but the death of someone you love can be even harder if it could have been prevented. If the person you loved died as a result of someone else's neglect, you may be able to sue the person responsible for this death. If you are in this position, here are three things you should know before you file a case of wrongful death. The death must be a result of intention or neglect
5 August 2019
In a typical car accident settlement, the victim will receive compensation for the damages he or she experienced to his or her car, medical bills for injuries, and loss of income. There are times, though, when a person is able to recover punitive damages from a car accident settlement; however, this is not overly common. The definition of punitive damages Punitive damages are awarded in many different types of personal injury lawsuits and cases, and they refer to money a person receives on top of the regular settlement amount.
3 July 2019
Staying together "for the children" is a common refrain among the unhappily married. With this new type of custody arrangement, however, parents can feel like they are providing their children with security even while divorcing. Just like bird parents that take turns caring for their young, bird's nest parenting puts a new spin on custody with some unique living arrangements. Read on to find out more about nesting, or bird's nest child custody arrangements.
28 May 2019
Most divorcing parents want to do what's right for their child when it comes to custody and visitation decisions. Naturally, parents who are unable to stay married might have trouble agreeing on other issues as well. The issues that concern minor-aged children are of primary concern to the family court system, so if an agreement by the parents is not possible, the judge will make decisions in their stead. Child custody choices abound, so read on to find out more about one common choice: sole custody.
26 April 2019
If you're suffering from a long-term illness, are dealing with a permanent injury or were born with a disability, then you might have applied for disability through the Social Security Administration. If your application was denied, then you might be aware of the fact that you can file an appeal. However, you might be wondering if it's even worth it to file the appeal when your original case was denied. Depending on your situation, though, you might be able to prevent your disability appeal from getting denied by following these tips.
26 March 2019
When a car accident has you injured and unsure of which way to turn, a simple solution to your problems is at hand. There is no need to take care of your accident claim yourself – consult with a personal injury attorney and experience the first signs of relief since before your accident. Once you meet with an attorney, you might be astounded to discover that you can be paid a financial settlement without even having to take legal action against the at-fault driver.
13 January 2019
When you decide to take legal action against the driver that caused you to be injured, you are setting in place a chain of events. While many citizens never have a reason to be concerned about our justice system, knowing a few of the basic tenants could help you understand what to expect and what you might be up against as you attempt to gain compensation. Read on to find out about three of the most important points of law you will encounter in your journey toward personal injury success.
13 January 2019