Domestic Violence: When Should You Sue?
The statistics of domestic violence are staggering. In the U.S., it is estimated that almost 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. The actual number may even be higher because many victims fear retaliation or further actions if they report their abuse. Remember though, you do have options if you are […]More
Requesting a Psychological Evaluation in Your Child Custody Case
Divorce and custody disputes can bring out the worst in people. It can also be a catalyst for mental health issues like anxiety and depression. It can complicate custody when one parent is struggling with psychological issues that could impact how they care for their child. In any custody case, courts make decisions based on […]More
What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?
In the United States, the terms lawyer and attorney are used interchangeably. This is particularly true on TV or in movies, where both titles are used to describe legal professionals who are representing others in court. However, there are slight differences in these titles even though they are commonly used as synonyms. If someone wants […]More
Four Things to Keep In Mind If You’re Up Against False Accusations in Court
It can be frightening to be falsely accused in court. In civil cases like divorce and child custody, your former partner may feel desperate or vindictive. They may make a false accusation against you to get revenge or help leverage their side of the case. You know that you did not do what you are […]More
8 Surprising Marriage and Divorce Facts
Marriage and divorce are common. In the U.S., marriage can be seen as a status symbol that shows you are financially secure and have “made it.” On the opposite side of that, divorce is no longer seen as taboo. If a couple no longer wants to be together, there is less shame about deciding to […]More