When a minor-aged child is in need, the state may step in. Children under the age of 18 hold a special, protected status in the court system. When biological parents are unable to care for a child, a guardian may be appointed by the family court. As a guardian, the legal responsibility is the same as that of a parent. To find out more, read on. When Are Guardians Needed?
When you put your child on a school bus each morning, you are entrusting the driver to safeguard your child to and from school. Sadly, school bus accidents do happen and can result in major injuries or even death. If your child is on the school bus when it gets into an accident, you need to know how to react. Here are some things you need to do: Make Sure the Child Is Not Injured
A common question arises when parents discover their children are accused of committing a crime or witnessing a crime. They want to know if their children should speak with the police. If you find yourself in this situation, you might have concerns about your child's future. Could they be accused of a crime? Is there something you should be doing to protect them? This is what you need to know.
If you are injured in a traffic accident, there are likely many questions that are going through your mind. But along with questions, you are likely to have a number of misunderstandings about the law, and some of these misunderstandings may prevent you from seeking a personal injury attorney. The following are a few of them. You cannot collect money if the driver has no insurance You may think that there is no chance of collecting money when the other driver has no insurance, and if you don't have uninsured motorist coverage on your policy, you will think you cannot get compensation for your injuries.
If you've gone through a divorce and won custody, you'll likely be awarded child support as well. What do you do when your former spouse is now withholding child support from you? Here is what you should know about this unfortunate situation. Give Them The Benefit Of The Doubt The first thing you should do is talk to your former spouse about the missed payments. It's possible that the missed payments are unintentional and they are unaware.
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.