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The ABCs of Dealing With Domestic Violence

Domestic violence was a part of my family's life for years. When I made the decision to leave with my children, I had to rely on the law to provide the protection we needed. Sometimes, the system does not work as fast as we want. I soon learned that going at it alone without any guidance caused significant delays. I created this blog to help others who are seeking legal means to deal with an abusive ex. By making the right moves, it is possible to get the necessary protections in place so that you can also live a happier and healthier life.

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The ABCs of Dealing With Domestic Violence

2019

Questions To Ask When Starting A Wrongful Death Claim

The combination of grief and legal complexities that accompany wrongful death cases can be difficult for folks to cope with. It's important to ask some tough questions before you get started, and here are a few that the court systems will pay the most attention to. Who Is Legally Liable? From the viewpoint of a wrongful death attorney, liability means proving that at least one party, usually a person or an organization, acted recklessly, negligently, or with malice.

How Long After An Incident Do You Have To File A Personal Injury Claim?

After being injured in a vehicle accident caused by another person, you will not only be in pain. There will be bills to pay when leaving the hospital and others when recovering at home. When you are severely hurt, it's obvious that you can't work anymore. So, what do you do next? Should you get a personal injury attorney? If so, how long after your car accident should you file your personal injury claim?

Petitioning To Be Divorced

Whoever files first for divorce should be prepared to take some legal steps. Once you speak to an attorney and make the decision to file, a process is set in motion. This can be a terrifying and liberating time, but it might be helpful to find out what filing for divorce really means. Read on for more information about how the process works. What Is a Petition? This important divorce document is known by a variety of names, such as a prayer for relief, complaint, petition, and others.

What Your Lawyer Needs To Help Build Your Car Accident Case

If you've been in a car accident and you need to sue for damages, then getting legal help is imperative. Yet, your tasks aren't done just because you have found a lawyer. While your attorney is skilled in legal matters, they can't win your case without you help. The following are the things you need to do to help ensure your attorney can build your case thoroughly. Written Statement Don't confuse this for the written statement you may need to submit with your court documents -- you and your lawyer will work together to draft that statement.

Tips For Dealing With A Cannabis Charge

Living in a society that is increasingly marijuana-friendly doesn't mean that you can simply get reckless. There are several states with legal cannabis, but it is up to you to know exactly what this means and what your rights are. When you get pulled over or otherwise caught with some marijuana, you may have to face the music in front of a judge.  To avoid worst case scenarios as far as this goes, and to protect yourself in a potential legal battle, utilize the following tips.