A Guide to an Amicable Divorce

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A Guide to an Amicable Divorce

When I got divorced, it went off without a hitch. When my friends heard how easy it was, they were shocked. None of the people they knew had experienced the same easy separation I had. It was not problems with their spouses that was the issue. It was the attorneys. After talking to a few more people and my divorce attorney, I created this blog. I want to help others who are going through the divorce process understand their options. I also want people to realize that there are good attorneys who are committed to getting what is best for their clients.


Effect Of Mental Illness On Spousal Maintenance

If you are going through a divorce and one of you is mentally ill, you should know that the illness may affect the determination of spousal maintenance; mental illness may affect the sick spouse's ability to do the following: Ability to Work Spousal support is not meant to replace regular income: it should supplement it. That is why the receiving spouse's income is also taken into consideration during alimony deliberations. However, your spouse's mental illness may prevent them from working or earning any income. Read More 

You Can’t Live Like This: 4 Steps To Take To Resolve A Neighborhood Dispute

Neighborhood disputes are never a good thing to endure. Not only do they disrupt the peaceful enjoyment of your home, but they can also turn volatile, especially if they're not handled properly. If you're involved in a dispute with your neighbors, you want the problem to resolve itself so you can get back to enjoying your life. If you're not sure how to handle the dispute, don't give up. Here are four steps you should follow to ensure a positive resolution of the issues. Read More 

3 Things To Consider When Hiring A Corporate Lawyer For A Growing Business

When it comes to operating a business there are a lot of things to consider. As businesses grow, they often require additional help from accountants, tax professionals. and even lawyers. Hiring a corporate lawyer is something that many businesses need to do as they begin to expand. However, for some this can be a daunting task. Some business owners may even feel that a lawyer is not a necessity unless they are being sued. Read More 

Workers’ Compensation Information You May Need To Review

A workers' compensation claim can be the only option that you have for collecting compensation and receiving treatment for injuries that you suffer while working. Can a workers' compensation claim be denied? One of the more unfortunate facts about filing a workers' compensation claim is that there is no guarantee that the claim will be awarded. For example, if it is determined that the employee was intoxicated at the time of the accident, the insurer may refuse the claim. Read More 

Understand What Makes A Legally Hostile Work Environment

There's a big difference between a work environment that's just unpleasant, a boss that's just rude, or a coworker with no sense of boundaries and a legally hostile work environment. Here's how you can tell if your situation falls into the legal category of a hostile work environment. Does your situation meet all of the requirements of a hostile work environment? A hostile work environment is one where the actions or behavior of another person or group of people literally make it impossible for you to do your work. Read More