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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

A divorce process can bring with it a myriad of emotions like anger, frustration, disappointment, sadness, and bitterness. It is also exhausting for many couples, making them commit mistakes that later have detrimental effects on their case. Here’s a list of the most common mistakes that you should avoid during your divorce: Being too emotional Going through a divorce can be traumatizing and emotionally...

Legal Matters: Are You with a Good Lawyer?

When you get yourself wind up in a legal situation, the key to winning the case is finding a good lawyer who could fight head-on. Choosing might not be as easy, however, as it may require time and effort to make the best choice. Here are few steps you could do to assist with your search: Field of Specialty Identify the type of attorney you need. It’s easier to start your search once you figure out the...

How to Know Whether Your Divorce Case is Suitable for Mediation

Recent census data shows that New York has the fourth lowest divorce rate in America. It doesn’t mean the process is less ugly than anywhere in the country, though. Regardless of the location, divorce always is unpleasant to some extent. In most cases, no one wins, including the kids. However, not everyone has to lose either. Mediation offers you a less costly and stressful way to navigate through your...

Ensuring a Smooth Marriage Dissolution

Ending a marriage can be a sad and traumatic experience, and if not dealt with efficiently, it can cause more damage than anticipated. Having a strategic plan in place and remembering to keep your emotions aside can make this problematic situation more bearable. For instance, hiring a  family attorney in Marysville to guide you through the process can minimize the emotional distress between you and your...

Co-Parenting After Divorce: Putting the Team Back in Teamwork

Co-parenting post-divorce is all about teamwork, whether you’re friends with your ex-spouse or not. Communicating and cooperating without bickering and tantrums makes co-parenting easier on everyone involved. To accomplish this monumental task gracefully and successfully, consider the following guidelines:R-E-S-P-E-C-T goes a long way. Think of it as the foundation for all your co-parenting decisions. Being...

Criminal Record Expungement: All There is to Know

You have been applying for jobs and you are sure that you qualify. However, one thing seems to be a significant impediment – your past conviction. The past seems to haunt you until now. If this sounds like you, then you need to have your records expunged. Here are the most important things you should know if you want to expunge your criminal record in New York: What is expungement? This process gives you...

The Price of Investment Property: What Makes it Worth your Money

Owner-occupiers make up a significant percentage of homebuyers and are therefore the biggest drivers of capital growth. More importantly, they’re even fussier than your typical investor because they use their hearts and emotions, and prioritise their family’s requirements. Investors on the other hand use calculators when buying. But Why Does This Matter? You must focus on purchasing what the owner-occupier...

What Will Happen to My Spousal Support Payments if My Ex Files For Bankruptcy?

If you’ve been receiving spousal support from your ex-spouse and just found out that he or she is filing for bankruptcy, it’s understandable to feel confused, even scared of the possibility of your ex not sending alimony. To ease your mind, know that spousal support payments won’t be discharged or affected if your ex-spouse files for bankruptcy. In some cases, however, the court could modify the spousal...

Who Gets the Custody of Your Children?

If children are involved in your divorce, you are probably wondering who will get the custody. There is no definite answer, as this will depend on the process chosen to solve child custody disputes. For out-of-court agreements, you and your spouse can negotiate on custody and visitation issues. If both of you cannot reach an agreement, the family court judge will have to make the decisions. Custody Case in Family...

Why Senior Home Care Is a Feasible Franchise

Many seniors in America, 89% to be exact, opt to receive in-home care instead of staying at a nursing home, according to the American Association of Retired Persons. Most of them also have physical and cognitive impairments that require help with some activities. Home care benefits seniors who want to remain independent while going about their daily routine with the assistance and social interaction of a caregiver....