Steps to Take Before Divorce

If you’re seriously thinking about a divorce, it’s time to begin planning for a divorce. But, where do you begin? There following are steps that you should take in planning for a divorce: Find a divorce attorney One of the first things you should do is to find the best divorce lawyer that you can…

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4 Steps to Gaining Custody of a Child

When a couple chooses to divorce, one of the first questions asked is, “Who will get custody of our child?” Sadly, child custody is one of the toughest and most litigated issues in any divorce.  The best way for parents to handle custody of their child is to work together to make an agreement they…

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3 Steps to Take to Expunge a Missouri Criminal Record

According to the American Bar Association, “‘expungement’ is the process by which a record of criminal conviction is destroyed or sealed from state or federal records. An expungement order directs the court to treat the criminal conviction as if it had never occurred, essentially removing it from a defendant’s criminal record as well as, ideally,…

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5 Steps to Take if Injured Due to Neglect

If you wish to file a personal injury claim against someone for a car accident, slipping on their property, or another accident, you need to prove that you were injured due to neglect of another. Here are five steps you need to take if you are injured due to someone’s neglect. Step 1. Seek medical…

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What Is Guardian Ad Litem?

Guardian Ad Litem and Child Abuse A Guardian Ad Litem is a lawyer appointed by the court to represent a child or children. The Guardian Ad Litem does not represent the parents. The court is required to appoint a Guardian Ad Litem in child custody cases where allegations of child abuse have been made. Child…

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