Is There A Way To Prevent Stalking After Leaving A Violent Partner?


Domestic abuse is about control. So, it's not unusual for an abuser to stalk his or her ex after the victim leaves the relationship in an effort to continue controlling how the person behaves. According to the Victim of Crimes website, 61 percent of women and 44 percent of men report being stalked by an intimate partner. If you've managed to get away from an abuser, here's what you can do to stay safe.

4 March 2018

Probate And Probate Attorneys: General Faqs


When you are left as the executor of an estate after someone in your life passes away, you may or may not have to go through the probate process. Probate is a process that takes place to settle outstanding debts, handle distribution of assets, and ensure those designations in the will are properly carried out and is usually only necessary if an estate is specifically complex or complicated. Here is a look at some of the most common questions people have about probate and hiring a probate attorney.

8 February 2018

How Do You Get A Supervised Visitation Order Removed?


When there's a concern that a non-custodial parent may not properly care for a child during his or her visitations, the court may order those visitations to be supervised by a third party. As you can imagine, these types of visits can make it difficult for parents and children to truly engage with each other and build their relationships. However, ending a supervised visitation order can be challenging. Here's what you need to do to handle this situation.

25 January 2018

Five Things To Consider Before Filing Bankruptcy


If you are completely in over your head financially, you may be thinking of filing bankruptcy. This approach has been likened to hitting the "hard reset" button on your finances, and it can be a good solution if you otherwise have no way to repay your debts and re-establish financial solvency. However, the process is a bit more complicated than most people assume. Before you head into your bankruptcy attorney's office to file, make sure you consider these five factors.

12 January 2018

2 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child Custody Case


Getting a divorce is never easy. Dealing with child custody issues can make it even harder. If you have to have deal with child custody issues, you want to make sure that you have a lawyer that can help you with your custody issues. Your attorney may give you some things to do that will make your custody case easier.  Keep a Log One thing you can do is to keep a log of what happens with your ex when it comes to your child.

17 August 2017

Things To Know About The Discovery Phase Of Your Lawsuit


Going through a lawsuit will involve the completion of many different formal steps. These steps are necessary to ensure that the case is resolved fairly for both sides of the dispute. Discovery can be one of the most important steps in the process of launching a lawsuit. Yet, this is one step that both plaintiffs and defendants will often find themselves unprepared to address, which can lead to stress. What Is The Purpose Of The Discovery Process?

15 August 2017

Medical Records That Your Doctor Has The Authority To Withhold


If you are pursuing a personal injury claim, your medical records are some of the best forms of evidence you can have in your arsenal. Note, however, that you won't have unfettered access to all manner of information in your medical records. Here is some of the information that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996 (HIPAA) allows your doctor to keep away from you: Your Doctor's Notes Your doctor's notes aren't your personal records; they are the products of the doctor's work.

27 July 2017