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5 Questions You May Have About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Are you seriously considering using Chapter 7 bankruptcy to eliminate your credit card debts? If so, there are several things you should find out before filling out the documents. Here are five top questions to ask a lawyer before you choose this route. 1. How Long Does It Take? Asking about the timing of a case is essential, and the good news is that Chapter 7 cases are generally quick. If you file today, you might be finished with your case in just six months. Read More 

Protecting The Children: What To Expect From Family Court

When a child comes to the attention of a family court judge, they can expect an elevated level of protection. Minor children, particularly those involved in a divorce or other domestic situations, are thought to be in a vulnerable position. In some cases, the parents or a parent may not be doing enough to protect them. Read on to find out about how this protection works when it's needed most. Read More 

Why It’s Important To Have Your Legal Briefs Professionally Printed

Being a new attorney comes with a lot of learning curves. While you may have learned a lot of information in law school, nothing can prepare you for the real world quite like diving in head first. In addition to learning things like how to communicate well with clients, there are a few housekeeping things that you need to know how to do and why. For instance, the type of court you are presenting in will determine how your briefs need to look once they have been printed. Read More 

Will It Hurt Your Custody Case If You File Bankruptcy?

A divorce, paternity case, or custody modification can quickly get expensive. After you pay your attorney's bill, your case may still involve fees for guardian ad litem services, court-ordered psychological testing, or parenting classes. These unexpected expenses lead some parents to consider filing for bankruptcy during a custody case, but they worry that doing so may make them look irresponsible in the judge's eyes. Here are X factors to consider before you submit a bankruptcy petition during a family law case. Read More 

Behind On Child Support? Take Action Now

Child support is often ordered when parents are no longer living under the same roof. The parent who makes the most income may be under a court order to provide for a minor child until they are 18 (or out of college, in some cases). The family court system takes this obligation quite seriously and the parents who fall behind on child support can face dire consequences. You must take an assertive tact with back child support because otherwise, you might find yourself arrested, with a suspended driver's license, with wages garnished, and more. Read More