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Are You Financially Ready For Divorce?

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A divorce can cost you a lot of money. It’s not just about the money that you might lose if the property distribution isn’t in your favor; the process of legally separating from someone you are married to comes with many costs. If you look closely at your finances, you might be surprised to realize that you can’t even afford to get divorced. If you’re considering divorcing your current spouse, you need to ensure your finances are ready for the upcoming expenses.…

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DUI Accident Charges In Florida: What You Need To Know When Waiting On The Prosecutor

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According to statistics, there were 10,497 deaths in 2016 due to car accidents caused by drunk drivers. In cases in which there are fatalities, the severity of the potential penalties is cut and dry, as they are considered DUI vehicular manslaughter, which can result in long prison sentences and hefty fines. For car accidents caused by drunk drivers in which there are minor or severe injuries, the determining factor of the penalties comes down to the severity of the bodily injuries, particularly in the state of Florida.…

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How A TRO Can Help You During Your Divorce

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A temporary restraining order (TRO) is an excellent tool for getting an instant reprieve from an injustice during your divorce. This is what you should use so that you can get help quickly while waiting for a permanent solution from the court. Here are some of the issues a TRO can help you with: Getting Temporary Custody or Visitation Rights Child custody issues are usually some of the most controversial issues during a divorce.…

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Marrying A Member Of The Military? It May Affect Your Custody Agreement

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Military life is far different from civilian life. Members of the military and their families tend to relocate every two to three years. If you are marrying a military service member in the future and have a custody agreement in place, you will need to tread carefully in regards to future possible relocations with your new spouse.  Another sticky situation with custody agreements can arise if you and your new spouse choose to live on base.…

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Dealing With Child Custody When You Are Unmarried

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Custody is one of the most difficult aspects of ending a relationship. When the parents are unmarried, some of the issues can be more complicated to navigate. In many cases, the mother will receive full custody with the father pursuing custody if he wants to. Here are some things you should know about custody if you are unmarried: Mother’s Rights When the parents are not married, the custody is almost always automatically given to the mother of the child.…

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3 Reasons That Bird's Nest Custody Is A Good Choice

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Bird’s nest custody might not be your first choice when you and your spouse are trying to decide how you should care for your children after a divorce — and it might not even be a term that you know. However, this approach to parenting is popular among many divorced couples and is worth considering.  Instead of having your children alternate between your two residences, they remain in one residence, and you take turns living with them.…

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How Many Times Can You Resubmit A Disability Claim?

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For certain applicants, the process of getting their disability checks will not be a simple one. Some people will have to submit their applications multiple times before they get approved. As frustrating as the process is, if you have a physical or a mental disability that keeps you from earning enough money to live on, you have little choice but to be patient. These benefits are what you can use to cover your daily expenses and handle other responsibilities when you don’t have an income that you can rely on.…

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Things That You Need To Prove If Your Loved One Has Dramatically Lost Weight In A Nursing Home

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Nursing home abuse is an ugly topic, but one that nonetheless affects plenty of families every year. If you have a family member in a nursing home and a staff member is abusing him or her, the abuse isn’t necessarily coming in the form of physically assaulting the patient. One form of abuse that may be present is withholding food from your family member. You may begin to see signs of this abuse when your parent shows a decrease in his or her weight.…

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Was Your Child Injured Because Of The Babysitter's Neglect? What To Do Now

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Hiring a babysitter to come into your home and watch your kids can always be stressful, especially when you have to leave for long periods of time. If you left your child at home in the care of a babysitter and your child was badly injured and they almost lost their life, you want to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Here are some of the topics you want to bring up with the lawyer right away, especially if the child isn’t old enough to give their side of the story:…

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Quality Control Issues With Prepackaged Foods, Personal Injuries, And You

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Most food processing and packaging plants take great pains to produce healthy, safe products fit for human consumption. Quality control measures include random sampling and testing, but since these factories cannot test and sample absolutely every tray, can, or jar that leaves their factories, there is the occasional mishap or missed product with something foreign in it. Considering the FDA’s legal limits for foreign objects in your food, it is easy to see how these things will happen.…

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