3 Communication Tips For Divorced Parents During The Back-To-School Season


School supplies abound and the first signs of fall are showing, and that can only mean one thing: back-to-school season. As you navigate your child's return to the daily grind, meeting new teachers and deciding between the debate team or drama club, use these three tips to keep the peace between you and your ex-spouse. 1. Keep It Civil Okay, so this applies all the time, but it's a good idea to stop and remind yourself that getting angry or making snide comments doesn't get you anywhere.

14 August 2015

3 Ways To Start Estate Planning At A Young Age


Estate planning might seem like something you do later in life, but there are actually many benefits to beginning the process at a younger age. Accidents can happen at any age, so don't assume that it is something you should leave for retirement or if you get seriously ill. Here are some things you can do now to start preparing your estate. Choose Your Power of Attorney The first thing you should do when you are planning you estate at a young age is to choose a power of attorney.

12 August 2015

3 Rules To Living Together Through A Legal Separation


Some couples who are legally separated are not financially able to live in different homes. If you and your spouse fit this category, you have to learn to live together amicably until the divorce is finalized. Here are some tips to help you and your spouse co-exist under the same roof while legally separated.  Create a Plan for Daily Interactions When your relationship is over, communicating with each other can sometimes be difficult.

7 August 2015

Tips To Prepare For A Restraining Order Hearing


As a victim of domestic violence, you have the right to take legal action to prevent future abuse. One of the first acts you should take is to obtain a restraining order. When you request the restraining order, a hearing will be scheduled for both you and the accused to appear. To increase your odds of getting your request approved by a judge, it is important you prepare for the hearing.

6 August 2015

When "I Didn't Do It" Just Won't Do: Defense Options For Assault Charges


If you find yourself facing charges for assault, you'll want to talk with a criminal defense attorney about the best approach to your legal defense. If the prosecution has solid evidence that you committed the crime, you probably can't go into court trying to claim that you didn't do it. Instead, you'll want to create a reasonable defense that justifies what happened. Here are some defense ideas your attorney may consider.

5 August 2015

Tips For Understanding Fault In A Slip And Fall Case


Fault may seem obvious if you slip or trip and hurt yourself when at a commercial establishment. Most people immediately assume the business is to blame. This may not be the case, depending on where, how, and why the accident occurred. The following guide can help you better understand who may be liable for your accident. Who Can Be Liable? There is no single answer to this question, since each accident is different.

2 August 2015

This Is B2B, Not C2C! Different Types Of Documentation And Discovery For Commercial Litigation


Commercial litigation is different than other types of lawsuits. In personal injury cases and other types of similar litigation, one of the parties is an individual or a family, and other parties may comprise businesses, government agencies or some other type of organizational office. Commercial litigation is a little different--if you're involved in commercial litigation, or contemplating this type of lawsuit, read on to discover some of the ways that lawyers work through a commercial litigation case and achieve resolution that is fair and equitable to both parties.

31 July 2015