Every marriage is not meant to last forever. No matter what the reasoning behind the divorce, it is important to have legal representation for each side. I almost lost everything because my former spouse said that he was taking care of things and that he would be fair about how the assets were divided. It took several weeks for me to find out what he was up to. It was then that I hired my own attorney and got what I deserved. You should never attempt to go through a divorce without a lawyer working on your side. On my site, I have listed several of the issues that can get overlooked if you are inexperienced with divorce documents and proceedings.
11 June 2015
Dementia is a condition that affects millions of Americans, and unfortunately, many of these patients will commit a crime due to their condition. Understanding the ways that dementia leads to crime can help you understand what to do if your loved one gets into trouble with the law. Dementia Can Lead to Petty Crimes Multiple studies have shown that crime rates in the elderly increase when they suffer from dementia. In fact, a study by the Alzheimer's Association found that 37% of people with frontotemporal dementia committed some form of criminal behavior.
12 May 2015
Is your teenager facing charges in juvenile court? Whether for truancy, assault, shoplifting, or substance abuse, your teen may be breaking the law because of unresolved mental health issues. If this is the case, you need to make sure your teen receives proper psychiatric assistance, and that the judge recognizes the "story behind the story." Retaining a family law attorney who can walk your family through juvenile mental health court is the best way to ensure a balanced outcome for your child.
21 April 2015
Marriage probably isn't a commitment you take lightly. Making the decision to divorce may have been one of the toughest things you have ever done. It could be that it wasn't initially your idea, but you realized eventually that it is something you should go ahead with for your own peace of mind, happiness, or safety. There are some factors that could weaken your resolve, so you will want to prepare for them.
13 April 2015
Part of the process to get worker's compensation benefits is having an independent medical examination. Without the examination, your employer's insurance company can choose to deny your benefits. Before undergoing the examination, it is important you understand how it can impact your case. What Is the Independent Medical Examination? The independent medical examination, or IME, is a thorough medical evaluation that is conducted by an independent doctor. The doctor will ask questions about your health prior to and after the injury you experienced at work.
31 March 2015
Applying for workers compensation benefits can be a difficult process, but if you're required to participate in a deposition, the situation can become even more stressful. Depending on your familiarity with the law, you might think a deposition is a tell-all admission of every law you've ever broken. The fact of the matter is depositions in a workers compensation application are simply in place to assess the validity and legitimacy of your claim.