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September 2016 Archives

Child custody cases must put the child first

When you are dealing with a split from your ex, whether you were married or not, you will have to deal with child custody issues if you have a child together. The child custody process isn't easy. Most of the time, you and your ex will each want to spend as much time with your child as you can. This can make having to hash out a schedule for the child rather difficult.

Domestic violence charges become eligible for expungement

When you are the victim of domestic abuse, the last thing you want to happen is for your abuser to get off scott-free after you worked so hard to get him or her punished for what he or she did to you. While domestic violence crimes can receive criminal punishments, a new law that goes into effect in 2017 will make it possible for some people who are convicted of domestic violence to have their record expunged.

Domestic violence cases can require legal representation

Domestic violence cases often involve very personal matters that can be hard to share with others. Whether you are facing domestic violence charges or making the accusations of domestic violence, you need to ensure that you have representation that puts your needs at the heart of the matter.

What are the differences between open and closed adoptions?

In our previous blog post, we discussed how adoptions are joyful family affairs. It is important that you take the time necessary to ensure that the adoption you are considering is the best option for your family. The type of adoption that you are using can have a big impact on your happiness in the future.

Adoptions: Joyful family law cases

If you think of family law, you might automatically think of negative things. Family matter is more than just high-tension child custody cases and contested divorces. We also handle adoptions that can change a child's life for the better. If you are considering adoption to grow your family, you should make sure that you know your rights and understand the process so that you are ready for each step as it comes.