Child Support Issues And Enforcement

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The family courts take a hard line on issues dealing with children during a divorce. They rightfully take a protective stance for minor children, often placing the well-being above that of the adults involved in the divorce proceedings. The courts expect the non-custodial parent of the child to help financially support that child, and support orders may be issued as soon as the marital separation occurs. When it comes to meeting this obligation, the courts do not play around, so read on to learn more about child support enforcement.

12 February 2018

Three Things You Should Do Prior To Starting A Small Business

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If you've decided that the time has come to take the plunge and to go into business for yourself, you're probably excited and nervous at the same time. Both of these feelings are completely natural for those in your position. However, you can take the edge off the nervousness by taking certain steps to prepare yourself for the unique challenges. Following are three things you should do before opening your business to make sure that you're as prepared as possible for your new life as an entrepreneur.

16 January 2018

Made Your First Fortune? Time To Make Your Second Fortune--Here's How

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When you have been very successful in life and have made your first fortune, it is time to make your second fortune. Most people would just refer to this as making your wealth grow, but you are not working quite so hard this time to make money. Hence, you are using what you have worked very hard for (i.e., your first fortune) to make your second fortune, which will not be that difficult at all.

10 December 2017

Struggling With Credit Card Debt? 3 Ways A Lawyer Can Help

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Credit card debt is something that many Americans have. In fact, the average American household has credit card debt balances that average out at $16,883. The problem is that some people struggle to pay off this debt and end up paying thousands of dollars in interest. Falling behind on credit card debt and failing to make payments can also have disastrous impacts on a person's financial health. For those who are struggling with their credit card debt, a credit card debt lawyer may be able to help.

13 November 2017

Heading To The Amusement Park During Vacation? 4 Steps To Take If Your Day Of Fun Results In Injuries

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Amusement parks are a fun and exciting way to get some family time in during the holidays. If you and your family plan on hitting an amusement park during the holidays this year, take some precautions to keep yourselves safe. The holidays are among the busiest times for most amusement parks, which means the possibility for injuries increases. The most important thing you can do is be aware of your surroundings at all times.

18 October 2017

A Couple Of Custody Dispute Questions You Might Benefit From Having Answered

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Going through a custody dispute with your former spouse can be an extremely emotionally charged experience for you to have to handle. Unfortunately, a lack of knowledge will make it far more difficult to make wise choices when it concerns protecting your rights when it comes to these disputes. Do You Have Options If The Other Parent Denies You Visitation? As part of your divorce proceeding, the rights and privileges for each parent will be clearly outlined.

25 February 2017

Who Pays College Tuition After The Parents Divorce?

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Part of your divorce settlement talks will undoubtedly include future financial support for shared children. Even if college is years away, you and your spouse should at least lay the groundwork for handling the tuition and other education-related expenses. To help you and your spouse create an agreement that works for you, there are several factors you should consider.   Custody  When your children apply for financial aid to help cover the costs of college, they will need to provide income information for the custodial parent.

8 December 2016

The Burden Of Proof In A Wrongful Death Suit

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Losing a loved one is never easy, but the burden you feel can be increased when your loved one's death comes as a result of the negligent actions of another. Many people seek legal retribution through the filing of a wrongful death suit when they lose a loved one unexpectedly. If you are thinking of filing a wrongful death suit, it's important that you understand the burden of proof that must be met in order to access financial compensation for the death of your loved one.

17 November 2016

Your Disabled Child And Social Security

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Social Security is not just for adults who are unable to work at their job because of a medical condition; it is also available for children. If your child meets the medical and income requirements, they may be entitled to draw a monthly benefit check until they are 18 years old (when they can apply for the adult version). Meeting the income requirements in order to qualify can be extremely confusing, so read on to learn more.

27 October 2016

Do You Know These Three Things About DUI Laws?

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Driving under the influence is one of the most serious traffic offenses considering the penalties (jail time, license suspension, mandatory alcohol education, and many others). However, many people aren't well versed on the laws surrounding DUI offenses. Here are three examples of DUI facts you might not know: It Isn't Restricted To Operation of Motor Vehicles  First, did you know that you don't have to be in a car to be charged with DUI?

30 August 2016