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When Does Legal Separation Make More Sense Than Divorce?

When there’s long-term strife in a marriage, and one or both individuals decide it will be better to part ways, most people assume that divorce is the only option. But legal separation can also be placed on the table, and may actually make more sense in certain situations. Knowing when to pursue separation over divorce … Continue reading “When Does Legal Separation Make More Sense Than Divorce?”

3 Smart Ways to Fight a DUI Charge

If you’ve been charged with a DUI, then you may be feeling alone and helpless. Not only are your reputation and career potentially on the line, but you could also be facing substantial fines and mandatory classes. The impending ordeal is enough to overwhelm even the most optimistic person, but there’s good news. In order … Continue reading “3 Smart Ways to Fight a DUI Charge”

Know Your Rights: 8 Things to Know About Debt Collectors

If you have outstanding, unpaid balances, it’s standard practice for organizations to call in a debt collection service. These services will contact you about repaying the debt. Often, it can be a cordial and professional encounter, but at other times they might use scare tactics to get what they want. Some debt collectors even take … Continue reading “Know Your Rights: 8 Things to Know About Debt Collectors”

Child Custody: A Father’s Rights

One of the most stressful situations a parent can go through is fighting to gain custody of their children. The process is often time consuming, costly, and exhausting for both the parents and the kids. Although fathers can love their children just as much as their mothers, it’s fathers who often have the hardest time … Continue reading “Child Custody: A Father’s Rights”

Separation of Assets During a Divorce

Getting a divorce is a stressful experience nobody expects to go through, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. In addition to experiencing the emotional stress from the end of a relationship, you’ll both have to figure out (and agree on) what you’re going to do with all of your stuff. The amount and value of assets accumulated … Continue reading “Separation of Assets During a Divorce”

What to Do If You’re Falsely Accused of a Crime

The justice system labors to put the bad people in jail and protect the good, but that doesn’t always happen. Sometimes, people are wrongfully accused of a crime, and they can serve hard time if the steps leading up to trial aren’t handled properly. No one is immune from false accusations, large or small. It … Continue reading “What to Do If You’re Falsely Accused of a Crime”

What Are the Main Types of Child Custody?

If you’re thinking about getting a divorce, or you’re already in proceedings, you likely know that the most difficult part of any case is determining child custody. Custody battles are always hard, but you may not know that they don’t always have to boil down to one side against the other. There are actually multiple … Continue reading “What Are the Main Types of Child Custody?”

The 7 Most Common Questions About Bankruptcy

If you’re struggling with thousands of dollars in debt, you aren’t generating much income, and you consistently fail to make payments, bankruptcy might enter your mind as an option to move forward. On the surface, bankruptcy seems like a get-out-of-jail-free card, capable of forgiving all your debts so you can move on with your life, … Continue reading “The 7 Most Common Questions About Bankruptcy”