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postheadericon How To Become A Family Lawyer

Family lawyer

To become a family lawyer, there are many necessary steps to take in order to make our dreams come true. This includes completing an undergraduate program, getting your graduate degree, and passing the examinations and licensing tests. It’s a long but prosperous journey that only a few are able to successfully complete. Let?s take a look at what you need to do in order to obtain your licensing and become a family lawyer.

The first and primary step to becoming a family lawyer is completing the minimum academic requirement for law school. A bachelor’s degree from a university will get you started. While there may not be a specific field of study recommended by the American Bar Association at the undergraduate level, it common for potential lawyers to have a business, political science degrees, or something t Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Avoid Future Legal Trouble by Planning Your Estate Now

Legal trouble

Are you single, married, or in a domestic partnership? Do you have children or other relatives for whom you provide or would like to provide financial or other types of support? Are there organizations that you’re currently involved in and would like to continue providing for them?

If you answered, “yes,” to any of the above, you may already have an updated will. If not, are in the process of planning your estate?

There are 3 major reasons why individuals engage in estate planning:

  • To avoid probate: 59%
  • To minimize discord among beneficiaries: 57%
  • To protect children from mismanaging their inheritances: 39%

A recent survey found that 57% of its participants didn’t have a will. When asked why, the respondents indicated that they “‘just haven’t gotten around Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Is Your Marriage in Trouble?

Divorce laws in texas

It was an alarming phone call. After months of struggling with alcohol addiction, your son is in a sad situation. Your daughter-in-law actually put him on a plane and flew him home. She had called and warned you of the increasing frequency of his drinking problem, but when she actually said that she was sending him home you knew that you had a situation that was even worse than you imagined.
The fact that the couple had only been married four years but that they had opened a business together made the complications even more difficult to manage. On the one hand you find yourself trying to help your son deal with his addiction, on the other hand you find yourself trying to understand the implications of a possible divorce for business owners. The fact that your daughter-in-law is still living in the r Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon How to Effectively Handle the Divorce Process

Mediation for child custody

You are going about your daily activities. You wake up in the morning, get the kids ready for school, drop them off on your way into work, go about your work day, and then come home and relax for the evening. Everything seems normal. That is, until you are served divorce papers while sitting at your desk at work. You are confused and ask the deliver multiple times to check the name. However, every time he checks, it is you, and your spouse is serving you with papers. What do you do?

Accept the papers, but do not sign yet
You may be tempted to decline the papers. Yet, if you do not take the papers from the delivery pers Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Benefits of Hiring a Brain Lawyer

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Sadly, life often comes with unexpected moments. Mary Melton is a lawyer that has handled many personal injury cases. One common source of trauma can be the brain. A brain injury attorney can be a crucial aid during a very stressful time in life. In this post, you will learn more about brain injuries and why having an attorney in your corner is essential.

Brain trauma can come from a wide variety of sources. Research shows that falls are the number one cause of traumatic brain injuries. The groups of people most susceptible to these injuries were infants and the elderly. During these age ranges, balance is most often impaired. If an injury hap Read the rest of this entry »

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