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2017

Divorce: What Should You Do About Your Assets?

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If you and your divorcing spouse can’t come to an agreement about your house, vehicles, and other assets, seek answers now. Divorce is already one of the toughest experiences that married couples can face today. When couples possess substantial assets, the challenges of divorce can be even more difficult to get through. Learn how you can safeguard your assets properly with the tips below. Set Up Trust Funds for Your Children Read More»

Proof Of Negligence In Dram Shop Laws Claims

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If an intoxicated person causes you an accident, you may be able to claim damages from the establishment that sold them alcohol. You just need to prove that the establishment was negligent in their service. The laws that allow such claims are called dram shop laws. The specifics of dram shop laws vary by state, but the following are some of the things you may use to prove the negligence of an alcohol server. Read More»

What's The Difference Between Assault And Battery?

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You may often hear the terms “assault and battery” used together in connection with criminal charges as if they were one action — but they’re actually two distinctly different crimes. If you’ve been charged with a crime like assault or battery (or both), it helps to have a good understanding of what those charges mean. That can make it easier to communicate effectively with your defense attorney. Here’s what you need to know: Read More»

Three Reasons To Appeal A Divorce Decision

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When a family court judge makes a ruling in your divorce case, you need to carefully follow it — but that doesn’t mean that you necessarily agree with it. If you’re extremely unhappy with a decision or if something new has come to light in the days that follow the decision, confer with your divorce attorney to discuss whether filing an appeal is appropriate. Appealing a divorce ruling can often change the situation dramatically, and any experienced legal professional will be able to let you know whether an appeal is warranted in your case. Read More»

Yours, Mine, And Ours: Understanding Marital Property

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For those about to undergo a divorce, the term marital property will likely come up often. This term is often misunderstood because what most people consider the property of the marriage is different than the legal definition of marital property. For your own situation, what you and your spouse own or don’t own depends on several factors. Read on for a better understanding of this confusing issue. What Sort of Property Is Marital Property? Read More»