Can Your Attorney Withdraw from Your Case?

Can your attorney withdraw from your case? It is permissible for an attorney to seek withdrawal from a case. If your case is in litigation, the judge in the case will need to approve the withdrawal of the attorney.  This withdrawal may be approved by the judge as long as the…

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What to Bring to a Will Consultation

So you are finally going to get your will done. This has probably been something that has been placed on your “to do” list and moved to the bottom time and time again. Once you have finally decided to proceed, you’ve called the estate planning lawyer and made the appointment.…

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LEGAL 911— WHEN should you Contact a Lawyer?

So, you have a legal problem… maybe.  But maybe you can handle it yourself. Or maybe it won’t get too serious… or maybe it will go away.How do you decide when to see an attorney?Of course, the decision varies from person to person and case to case. But here are…

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Divorce Cases that Cross State Lines

Two people are about to divorce.   Where do they file the case? Well, that’s easy, in the county where they both are living, right? Well, not always…. When two people are married, and living together and have been living there for awhile, yes, they do file in that county.…

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Mediation is Required in your Divorce Case- Good News or Hassle?

In many family law cases, the parties may be required to attend mediation prior to being heard by the judge.  Sometimes this news is met with a sigh of annoyance… just one more barrier to getting a “day in court” or “getting this divorce finished.”You may feel better about it if  you…

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I no Longer Represent You….  

Some legal situations have a clear start, and a clear finish.   For instance, a deal is proposed between two people, negotiations happen, a contract is drawn up, then revised, then signed.  The deal proceeds and the event is concluded. Everyone goes on with their lives.   A good example…

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How to Harm Your Chances of Getting Custody of Your Children

Fighting for custody is a heartrending, exhausting, and sorrowful experience. No matter what the results, it is hard on everyone.  In fact, people become so completely emotional and exhausted that they are not on their best behavior. If there is a time to be on your best behavior, it is…

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