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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....

How a Divorce Lawyer Can Secure the Best Terms

Divorces can be stressful for all parties involved. While in some cases, amicable separations are possible. But, divorces involving child custody and division of properties can drag out the process. Furthermore, the state of New Mexico seems to be prone to divorces. A 2014 article by TheStreet shows that New Mexico is among the ten states wherein couples are more likely to split. In navigating the legal aspect...

Understanding the Different Types of Evidence

The most important part of any criminal hearing is evidence. The court relies on it heavily when it comes to making a judgment on whether a particular party is guilty of a crime or not. It is the role of a criminal investigator to find relevant evidence to a particular crime. Investigators will use the knowledge they gained while taking their criminal investigation course to collect data that can back up any...