Key Reasons To Consider Mediation For Your Family Dispute

Family disputes can be intense because of the family emotions as well as the tensions associated with the dispute. For that reason, sometimes things that might otherwise be easy to settle end up in court or in front of a mediator. Before you retain an attorney and file a suit in your local court, you might want to think about opting for a mediator instead. Here are a few of the reasons why you should consider family mediation to settle the dispute. [Read More]

Who Gets Fido? Determining Pet Custody In A Divorce

Sadly, the divorce rate is much higher today than it once was. In fact, some studies estimate that about fifty-percent of marriages today end in divorce. Regardless of the reason for separation, divorce can be a painful and arduous ordeal. But what happens if you share a pet and have to undergo a custody battle about who gets the family dog or cat? It might not be the first thing on your mind, but pet custody is often an area of contention in divorce. [Read More]

Learn How The Average Client Can Benefit From Using A General Practice Attorney

There are advantages to hiring a general practice attorney rather than a specialist. Many misunderstand and believe they always need a lawyer who specializes in a particular branch of law.  In reality, general practice lawyers are just as effective at most professional duties as their counterparts who claim an intricate knowledge of a subject area. The average person, who usually is not involved in some nuanced case, will probably be better off with a generalist. [Read More]

3 Types Of Wills To Consider When Planning Your Estate

With the recent passing of the rock star, Prince, you've been given a prime example of why you need to have a will. Unfortunately, it appears that Prince died intestate – or without a will – which means that the courts must now intervene and decide what will happen to his estate. That type of intervention isn't always what's best for the estate or the potential beneficiaries, who must now wait to see what the courts will decide and how the estate will be divided. [Read More]