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2016

What Types Of Immunity Are Available In Criminal Cases?

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When you are being questioned by the police or prosecutor about a crime, you have a constitutional right to remain silent to avoid incriminating yourself. However, if the prosecutor is really interested in getting information from you to help resolve a case, there is a possibility you could be offered immunity. There are two types of immunity and it is important you understand the differences so that you do not legally harm your case. Read More»

What Mediation Can't Do When It Comes To Divorce

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Mediation is a great way to finalize a divorce without courts or drawn out settlements. If you and your ex-spouse are on the same page about your divorce and are fairly amicable, then mediation might be the way to go. On the other hand, there are some things that mediation just cannot cover when it comes to divorce. Her are four things that mediation cannot do for you. 1. Mediation Won’t Get Your Ex-Spouse Back Read More»

Breaking Apart: How A Separation Agreement Establishes The Rules Surrounding Your Post Divorce Behavior

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If you have just been asked for a divorce, you probably have no idea what a separation agreement entails. While you may be willing to sign just about anything right now, you shouldn’t. If you have a tentative separation agreement that was drawn up through mediation, you have the right to have the agreement looked over by an attorney, like Goldberg Katzman PC. An attorney will look to see if the agreement is in your best interest, unlike a mediator who has to remain a neutral party. Read More»

How Handling Difficult Emotions Appropriately Can Make Divorce Easier

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It’s natural to feel some guilt when you are getting a divorce, whether you are the initiator or the other party. However, remaining in an unhappy marriage can be detrimental to both people. Since divorce involves personal finances and possible child custody issues, it is important for you to avoid two common guilt traps and deal with your feelings appropriately so that these necessary issues can be settled fairly. Being Overwhelmed with Guilt Read More»

Social Security Attorneys: 2 Ways They Can Help With Bankruptcy

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One of most complex situations for those receiving, or applying for, social security disability benefits is the need to concurrently file for bankruptcy. Whether you’re filing a chapter seven or chapter thirteen bankruptcy, or if you already have, it is important to understand how your discharge will affect your eligibility for social security disability benefits. This article outlines two considerations for those filing chapter seven or chapter 13 bankruptcy, and how a social security attorney can help throughout the process. Read More»