Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

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    Did you earn a professional degree while you were married? If so, now that you're divorcing, you may find out that you owe more than just student loans on that degree—you may owe your ex-spouse as well. Here's what you should know about divorce and degrees. Your Degree Is A Marital Asset While state laws vary, your degree is a marital asset no matter where you live and the court is probably going to treat it as such.

  • Four Tips To Avoid Trouble Before Your Criminal Trial

    It's important not to do anything that could hurt your case if you are facing criminal charges, but it can be difficult to know what to avoid. Consulting with a criminal lawyer is the first thing you should do to make sure you are handling the charges correctly. The following tips can also further help you avoid any mistakes that could come back to haunt you as your case unfolds.

  • 5 Things To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    When you decide that you want to get divorced, it can easily make you become anxious to do it right away. However, there are many steps that you will have to take to be sure that the divorce moves smoothly and in your favor. Here are five steps you should take before you even file for divorce: Meet with an Attorney: The first thing you will want to do is meet with an attorney, like those at The Law Offices of Muro & Muro.

  • Age Discrimination: How To Know If You Are A Target

    If you are over fifty and are having difficulty at work, you may wonder if the problem is less your job performance and more your age. You are not alone. Sixty-four percent of respondents to an AARP survey believe that workers over fifty suffer from age discrimination in the workplace. Before you act on your suspicions, you need to know what legally constitutes age discrimination. Then you need to gather proof.

  • Hiring Employees For The First Time? Use These Tips To Make Sure Things Go Smoothly

    If you are the owner of a small business and have expanded to the point where you are hiring employees, you may not be sure what that entails. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you hire and oversee employees.  Know What You Can Ask During Interviews It may seem natural to ask personal questions when you are interviewing prospective employees; you may want to know a bit about the people you are hiring.

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    Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

    If you've decided that you want to adopt a child, the first thing you should do is reach out to a family law attorney. While it may not seem logical to get an attorney involved from the start, it's important that you protect yourself legally from the beginning. After making the decision to adopt, I have been through the process several times. I created this site to help other adoptive parents understand what they can expect from the entire process, including the legal support you're likely to need. I hope this information helps you feel more confident in this major life decision.