Circumstances That Call For Emergency Child Custody Application

If your child is living with your former spouse and you suspect that the child is facing an imminent threat to their welfare, you don't have to wait until a conventional child custody hearing is concluded to protect the child. Instead, you can file for temporary child custody to get the child out of harm's way until the issue is permanently resolved. Here are some of the circumstances that may call for an emergency child custody determination: Read More 

How Long Can Your Spousal Support Last?

Some people are surprised that spousal support (or alimony) is still offered with a divorce. With more women entering the workforce and being self-supporting, is spousal support still needed? Read on to learn more about this issue and to find out how long this form of support can last for those who need it. Still a Need? Taking a look at how spousal support came about may help you to understand why it's still needed. Read More 

Preventing Child Contact With The Other Parent: Is It Possible?

Ideally, it is always best for children to have equal relationships with both parents after a divorce. However, there are often instances in which one parent may want to limit contact with the other parent. There are a variety of reasons why a parent may want to do this, such as whether it is due to the possibility of abuse or endangerment. Whatever the case may be, there are processes in place that can help you keep your children from having contact with the other parent. Read More 

4 Rights You Have When You Are Pulled Over By Police

It's scary to get pulled over by a police officer. As soon as you see those red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror, you get that funny feeling in your stomach – even if you haven't done anything wrong. It helps, though, if you know what your rights are during a traffic stop. Right #1: To Avoid Saying Anything That Could Incriminate You. The 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution protects you against self-incrimination. Read More 

Injured On The Job? 4 Worker’s Compensation Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you work in a manufacturing facility, warehouse, office, or grocery store, injuries on the job may occur. From a burn from a faulty machine or severe carpal tunnel syndrome to a slip and fall or accident on the forklift, the likeliness of a workplace injury is high. As a matter of fact, an estimated 4.1 million workers are injured or become ill each year on the job. These injuries can affect your physical health, but they can also lead to emotional distress and financial troubles. Read More