Courtney Lewis

Custody Of Pets During Your Divorce: What You Should Know

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If a divorce is in your future, you likely have a lot of questions running through your brain. One question that may arise is what will happen to your pets during the divorce. Here's what you need to know about establishing custody of your pets during the divorce process. The Law Views Your Pets as Property Even though many households view their pets as an extension of their family, the law does not agree.

3 July 2019

Handling A Family Dispute About A Will

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When money is involved in a situation, it can lead to the closest family member getting into a dispute that tears them apart. For instance, it is common for people to create wills before death that warrants their beneficiaries money and assets. However, the beneficiaries can contest the will if they feel as though it is suspicious, such as a specific family member being granted more than the other beneficiaries. If your loved one left a substantial amount of money and assets behind that your family is now arguing about, the best way to get through the situation is with the assistance of a family lawyer.

25 May 2019

Filing for Divorce? What You Need to Know About Permanent Alimony

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In days long past, alimony was sometimes issued as a permanent payment to a former spouse. Today's legal system has since modified alimony to be what is seen as temporary payments to help a spouse transition into living on their own and supporting themselves. While most alimony orders are indeed temporary, there are certain situations where alimony can be ordered as permanent compensation still. Here's what you need to know about the possibility of seeking permanent alimony.

25 April 2019

Why It's Usually Better to Hire a Lawyer to Help You with Legal Matters

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If you have a legal matter that you need to deal with soon, you might want to reconsider representing yourself. This is because it is usually much better for people to have law firm services to rely on. Sure, you will have to spend some money in order to make use of their legal services, but you should find that the money spent will be well worth it. To help you have a better understanding of why that is, you will want to spend a little time reviewing the following points.

20 March 2019

Does Divorce Change The Second Time Around? Tips For A Second Divorce

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Depending on whether or not you learned from your past mistakes, your second divorce can be a lot different from your first one. The first divorce is usually a difficult process because it's new territory for those going through it. Many people who get a divorce will eventually get remarried. Unfortunately, there are no guarantees that your second marriage will do any better than your first one. Having gone through the divorce process once already, there are certain things that should be clearer for you the second time around.

4 February 2019

Criminal Defense Considerations You Should Know

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The criminal courts can be one of the most intimidating parts of the legal system. Once a person finds themselves ensnared by the criminal court system, they will need to be thoroughly informed if they are to effectively defend themselves against the charges. When Should You Start The Process Of Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer? A person should start the process of hiring a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

8 January 2019

Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Case

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Car accidents happen every single day, and your day may come at some point. If it does and you are injured from the accident, you may have the right to file a claim against the person who caused the collision. If so, there are certain mistakes you should avoid making during your case as these could ruin your chances of being able to collect money for your claim. Telling lies about your case

30 November 2018

Medical Malpractice And 3 Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Conditions

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When someone can prove that they have become sick or injured due to the negligence of someone else, it is considered a personal injury case. Some examples of personal injury cases include someone getting injured in an auto accident because someone else wasn't following the rules of the road or a person gets injured because they slipped on a wet spot while shopping. One more example of a personal injury case is called medical malpractice, which occurs when the medical provider is incompetent or negligent in caring for their patient.

18 October 2018

Mistakes To Avoid If You've Been Injured

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If you have been injured, you need to be careful how you move forward. If you think you have a case, you should seek personal injury attorney services to discuss the injury and all other details of your case. There are mistakes you could make that could hinder your case and cause you not to get any money for your case. Read on for some of these mistakes to avoid.

13 September 2018

Developing A New Product: Two Key Legal Issues

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A new product developer has a number of legal issues to think about, but two considerations stand out above all the others: Understanding the basics of obtaining a patent and the fundamentals of product liability law will be invaluable to you. This article examines both of these matters more closely. Patents The first thing to determine when you are thinking about getting a patent is whether your product even qualifies for one.

8 August 2018