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Don't Be In The Dark About Our Legal System

Hello, I'm Karla Mitchell. Going through a legal case can be very expensive and challenging. I won't go into details, but I recently underwent my own legal battle that lasted several years. It is finally over and I successfully received a settlement, but I had to spend so much time studying law in order to play my role in my own court case. While I found a great attorney at one point, I felt completely lost initially and I don't want anyone else to experience the same thing. So I decided to create this blog for those who would like to know more about law.


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Don't Be In The Dark About Our Legal System


What You Need To Know About Alimony

When a married couple decides to get a divorce, one of the most significant challenges they face is the issue of alimony. Alimony, also known as spousal support, refers to the financial support paid by one spouse to another after a divorce. It is a complex legal matter that can affect both parties for years after the divorce.  What Is Alimony? Alimony is the financial support one spouse pays another after a divorce.

What Services Can You Expect From a Private Investigator?

Hiring a private investigator may sound intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. You may be wondering what services they offer, how they can help you, and what kind of expertise they bring to the table. This blog will cover the various services offered by a private investigator so that you can have a better understanding of what to expect.  Surveillance Services One of the most popular services offered by private investigators is surveillance.

When To Hire A Probate Attorney: Key Indicators

The probate process, which involves administering a deceased person's estate, can be complex and emotionally challenging. While it's possible to navigate probate independently in some straightforward cases, there are situations when hiring a probate attorney becomes necessary. Here are some signs that you should consider engaging a probate lawyer. Large Estate with Complicated Assets If the deceased left behind a large estate with various types of assets — such as multiple properties, business interests, or substantial investments — the probate process can become complicated.

Has Your Spouse Taken Off With The Kids? Take Action And Get Help Today

If your spouse has decided they want to leave you and they have taken off with the kids, you need to find a lawyer. A family lawyer that is familiar with child custody cases can help you work quickly and take action if you fear that the children may be at risk. There is a lot of information your lawyer will need to have about the case, and many laws that make taking the children illegal.

Are You Divorcing In A Community Property State? What To Know

Laws governing divorce and lots of other things can vary a lot depending on your state of residence. States look at divorce using either equitable distribution rules or community property rules. Find out more below.  Vast Differences in Divorce Experiences The differences in community property and equitable distribution can affect everything from property and debt divisions to spousal support and more. Some states follow community property rules and some adhere to community property rules.

Understanding No Contest Clauses In A Will

A "no contest" clause, also known as an "in terrorem" clause, is a provision in a will that aims to discourage challenges to the validity of the document or any of its provisions. This no-contest clause typically provides that if a beneficiary challenges the will and loses, they will receive nothing. This is meant to deter beneficiaries from contesting the will in court, as the risk of losing their inheritance altogether can be a significant disincentive.

What Victims Need To Know About Car Accident Mediation

Many car accident cases settle out of court, but some end up in a lawsuit. However, something between those two possibilities may be right for you. To learn how mediation could result in a settlement after a car accident, read on.  What is Car Accident Mediation? Car accident mediation is a process in which the parties involved in a car accident, along with their attorneys, meet with a neutral third-party mediator to attempt to resolve the dispute outside of court.

Why Do You Need To Talk To A Lawyer As Soon As Possible When You're Arrested?

Ask anyone if they would call a lawyer as soon as they could after being arrested, and the answer would be a resounding "Yes." But few people can tell you why that's a good idea, other than giving you a general statement about how it will help you get out of jail. Speaking with a lawyer, specifically a criminal defense lawyer, as soon as you can after an arrest is crucial for helping your case because everything you do after the arrest is suspect, and prosecutors are going to be looking for anything that can help them put you away if they think you're the person who is truly guilty of a crime.

Who Pays For Your Injury In An Auto Accident?

If you are the victim of an auto accident that is not your fault, you're likely wondering who is going to pay for all the damage that was caused. Here is an overview of who will pay for your medical bills and property damage. The Responsible Driver's Insurance Provider The first step will be to go through the insurance provider of the driver that hit your vehicle. Since every driver is required to have some form of liability insurance, that policy will be used to pay for all of the losses you incurred due to being in the accident.