When you share a custody arrangement with an ex, it is difficult to change the custody order unless there has been a material change in circumstances. If you have agreed to a child custody visitation schedule and filed the agreement in court, it is almost impossible to change your mind without a good reason. There may be a time when you begin to notice that your ex is showing signs of mental illness or a distortion with reality for an unknown reason.
If you have assets that you want to give to a loved one when you pass away, then you should draft a document that outlines these wishes. And you should know that your estate may need to go through probate. Probate is something that confuses and worries a great deal of people. It is something that is often misunderstood, so keep reading to learn about some common probate myths. Myth: A Will Can Help You Avoid Probate
When parents divorce, child custody should be high on the list of concerns. The family courts take the health and well-being of minor-aged children very seriously and there are numerous legal provisions and orders included in the divorce that serve to protect the child. With child custody arrangements come visitation arrangements, so read on to learn more. Parenting Plans In most cases, child custody and visitation arrangements now come under the heading of parenting plans.
Even if you are planning to sue another party, you may still know little about litigation law. Here is a bit of information about litigation and what you can expect when filing a lawsuit. What Does Litigation Law Include? Litigation law includes the legal aspects involved in the resolution of a dispute. A litigation case can include a wide variety of dispute sources, such as a property eviction or a divorce.
Public schools have a duty to provide an appropriate education to every child, even those with special needs. If your child's needs are not being met by his or her school, you will need to file a due process request with the local school board. While this is not an actual trial, it is very similar to one — you will need to provide documentation, witnesses and experts in order to make it more likely that the school board will honor your request.
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.