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Doing The Right Thing For Your Child When It Comes To Custody

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Divorce can be a traumatizing event for children, and when you and your spouse can get along well enough to make some joint decisions about their future it's always for the best. When it comes to children and divorce, the family court system makes it a high priority to protect them from any negative consequences. As long as you and your spouse are on the same page and can create an agreement, it won't be necessary to involve the courts, but unfortunately, that doesn't always happen.

15 October 2017

Why A Dog Owner May Not Be Liable For Their Animal's Attack

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If you have been treated for a dog bite, your first thought might be to trace the owner and sue them for the injuries. This makes sense because, in most cases, dog owners are liable for the injuries their animals cause. However, there are a few cases in which a dog owner may not be liable for their animal's attack; here are some of those cases: You Provoked the Dog

13 October 2017

Learn What Steps To Take When You Are Arrested For A Crime That You Did Not Commit

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When you are accused of a crime that you did not commit, it can create quite an overwhelming situation. Many people become very scared and answer any and all questions the police ask them without thinking about the way that the answers can be used against them later on down the road. If you are being accused of a crime that you did not commit, use the following guide to learn what steps to take to better your chances of beating the charges:

10 October 2017

Is Preparing For Divorce Mediation Necessary?

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Divorce mediation can work if you and your spouse are both committed to making it work. Even if your divorce is amicable, you need to be prepared for the mediation sessions. If not, you could inadvertently make arrangements that are not fair to you. To help you get the fairest settlement possible, here are some ways you can prepare for mediation. Meet with Your Attorney One of the misconceptions about mediation is that an attorney is not necessary.

9 October 2017

3 Important Reasons To Hire A Probate Lawyer Before Writing Your Will

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Have you decided that you need to finally take time to put your last wishes into writing? Are you thinking about doing the process yourself, in an effort to save both time and money? Although you may be able to do much of the initial planning on your own, it's still a good idea to consult with an attorney before you finalize anything. There are a number of reasons why you should consider doing so, some of which include:

9 October 2017

Let Your Lawyer And The Police Determine Fault

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Washington is a rare state when it comes to car accidents and fault. It's a contributory fault state -- that in itself isn't rare -- but it allows you to claim exact recovery awards. In other words, you can claim some recovery even if you are mostly at fault. As long as the other person is even a tiny bit at fault, they would have to pay some of your costs.

8 October 2017

Has Your Loved One Recently Passed Away? Get Answers To The Questions You May Have About Life Insurance Claims

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If your spouse, parent or even an adult child has recently passed away, you may be looking to file a life insurance claim with their life insurance company to recover money to pay for their final expenses. However, if you have never filed a claim before, you may have questions about the entire process. Here are a few of the questions that you may have and the answers.  How Can You Find Out If Your Loved One Had a Life Insurance Policy?

8 October 2017

Dividing Your Mortgage During A Divorce

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Filing for divorce can be an extremely disruptive event in an individual's life. Not only are you dealing with the emotional ramifications of a failed marriage, but you must deal with complex financial situations as well. Many married couples invest in the purchase of a home, and dealing with the mortgage payments after a split can be challenging. Here are three tips that you can use to help successfully divide your mortgage during a divorce in the future.

8 October 2017

Worried About Your Elderly Parent? What To Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

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It's never easy to make the choice to put your parent in a nursing home. When you do choose a nursing home for your parent, you want to know that they'll be well-cared for. Finding out that your parent may be the victim of nursing home abuse can be difficult to process. Before you can move forward to protect your parent, you need to make sure that your suspicions are correct.

6 October 2017