Deciding When You Need To Hire A Child Custody Attorney

If you and the mother or father of your children are separated, there may come a point in time when you need to fight for custody over the children. In some cases, you may be able to do this on your own, especially if the mother or father is not interested in fighting for custody, but instead is willing to hand it over to you or is just not around to fight against it. [Read More]

Questionable Wills: When You've Been Left Out Of An Inheritance

Wills that are carefully written can exclude a traditional heir for any number of reasons. If your parent is recently deceased, and you are surprised to find you are no longer an heir, you may have cause to fight for an inheritance in court. There are many times when a person who is dying is taken advantage of by people caring for them, convinced that those in their lives shouldn't inherit their estate. [Read More]

3 Main Types Of Probate: Determining Which One You Need

After a loved one passes away, their will has to be proven to be legitimate and then the will has to be carried out. This process is referred to as probate. When a loved one passes away, you need a probate administrator or lawyer to walk you through this process for your loved one. If the deceased did not already have a lawyer to deal with their will, you will have to hire someone. [Read More]

Why Adultery Is More Serious Than Some Expect

"I 've been charged with adultery," is something most people do not expect to hear. After all, cheating on a spouse is a crime that usually ends in divorce, not jail time. It is a civil, not criminal offense, right? Well, the answer to this question is not as clear cut as one might expect. Surprising to some, adultery is a crime in almost half the states. In fact, cheating on a husband or wife could be punishable by jail time, in some instances. [Read More]