Category: Family Law

Characteristics Of The Best Divorce Lawyer

After all the basic process as well as other formalities of a marital breakup, an excellent divorce lawyer is required. Hence, it is essential to begin looking for the best Divorce Lawyers as quickly as possible. To discover such an expert it is necessary to look for the important characteristics that one must have, to [..]

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Best Advice for an Amicable Divorce

Going through a divorce could be one of the hardest experiences you might actually have. The financial and emotional stress, the worries as well as the difficulties can double or perhaps triple particularly if there are children or property involved. If you are planning to undergo a divorce process or if perhaps you are already [..]

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Mentoring: A Deterrent In Juvenile Justice

Mentoring: A Deterrent In Juvenile Justice   Every weekend Derrick looked forward to Jack, his mentor, picking him up for football games, a round of miniature golf or a nice game of pool. Whether it was eating at a restaurant or munching on hot dogs at a baseball game, the role model Derrick needed was [..]

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When Men Are Physically And Emotionally Abused

When Men Are Physically And Emotionally Abused The signs of abuse inflicted on men are subtle, yet they’re there. With Willie, it started with a slight shove, push or punch. Being taught by his parents to never hit a woman, he literally rolled with the punches rationalizing that Karla was just playing. Then came the [..]

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When Women Walk Away from the Abuser

When Women Walk Away from the Abuser Doorbell ringing, Jennifer opened the front door to find Marsha, her smiling, jovial childhood friend standing on the porch. The despondent look on Jennifer’s face told the story of another episode of abuse. This time, Mark, her husband of 10 years, had threatened to pour gasoline all over [..]

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Disabled Children Have Rights Too

Disabled Children Have Rights Too Parenting a disabled child is an added responsibility that takes time, patience and financial security to meet extenuating needs such as paying bills and daily caregiving expenses. The support of family and friends helps the mother and father afford the opportunity to endow their son or daughter’s life with comfort [..]

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Paternity Test: Is This Child Mine?

Paternity Test: Is This Child Mine? When 13-year-old Sean walked into the living room his unusually shaped feet told it all. Because Philip has unusually shaped feet, his newfound son shared the same foot pattern. For years, the two never knew each other. A paternity test made it clear that Sean was Philip’s son. It [..]

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Family Drug Court for Juveniles and Parents

Family Drug Court for Juveniles and Parents The amount of drugs Brian watched his uncles incessantly smoked became a snapshot in the 9-year-old’s mind. Week night card parties were filled with loud music, laughter and rooms with a smoky haze. Adults in the makeshift disco living room didn’t seem to care that their partying infringed [..]

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Children Divorcing Their Parents

Children Divorcing Their Parents When a child grows up in a loving, caring home where top priority is nurturing them to adulthood, the temptations to run away are few. Yet, families filled with parental tirades – screaming, fighting, and cursing – often leave a child with trauma and fear that produce emotional and physical scars [..]

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