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2016

Divorce Considerations When Your Spouse Lives Out Of State

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Most couples file for divorce while living in the same city or region, but this is not the case for everyone. If you plan to file for divorce and your spouse lives out of state, the matter becomes more complex than the typical divorce. Here is a look at some of the most critical factors involved when you and your spouse live in different locations: Jurisdiction States respect the divorce rulings made by other jurisdictions, so having a divorce granted by one recognized by another is not a problem. Read More»

3 Misconceptions About Mediation And The Truth

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Mediation can be an effective means of settling disputes in a divorce. Unfortunately, some people never consider mediation due to preconceived notions and misinformation about the process. Here are some of the most common myths and the truth about mediation. Lawyers Are Not Needed Even though the divorcing couple works with a mediator to negotiate and settle disputes, lawyers are still needed. Lawyers perform a number of tasks including explaining the legal rights of each party and helping to create solutions to problems. Read More»

Suing For Medical Malpractice? Here Are The Documents You Need

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Medical malpractice is a common area of law within the personal injury classification. Medical malpractice occurs when a member of the medical field has made a mistake or misjudgment and it harmed you in some way. It can be anything from a surgeon making a serious mistake, to the ER staff not letting you in soon enough and making your injury or illness worse as a result. Here are some documents you will need to have ready if you plan to sue for medical malpractice. Read More»