Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • When Parents Don't Agree: Child Custody Evaluations

    When divorcing couples face decisions about important issues, like debt and property division, few issues evoke the emotional response like the ones concerning minor children. Whether it's child custody, visitation or child support, issues that involve children are often hotly contested and frequently must be decided upon in court. Family court judges can and will make these decisions for parents who cannot, and they often turn to experts when this occurs.

  • Personal Injury Victim? 3 Potential Ways To Pay Your Bills While Waiting For A Settlement

    If you are the victim of a personal injury, you might be working with a personal injury lawyer to get a settlement. Even though your lawyer might be happy to work on a contingency basis and get paid after the settlement is over, your other creditors might not be quite so patient. This can leave you wondering how you are going to pay your bills and get by until your case has been settled.

  • Recognizing Product Defect Causes To Support Your Personal Injury Claim

    When it comes to consumer safety, product injuries are a serious concern. If you've been hurt by a product you purchased, you may want to talk with a personal injury attorney about your situation. There is a possibility that you may have a case against the manufacturer or someone else involved in the product production and sales cycle. Here's a look at a few different types of product defects that may support your case.

  • Do You Really Need A Real Estate Attorney?

    If you are in the process of buying a home, you may be wondering if you really need to hire a real estate lawyer to conclude the deal. The truth is, in many states you do not need to have an attorney, or even an agent, to buy or sell real property. However, since this is possibly the biggest financial deal you will make in your life, it is a good idea to have professional, expert help to make sure you understand everything about the deal and that you are getting exactly what you think you are getting in the deal.

  • A Few Things You Need To Know About Obtaining A Liquor License

    If you are considering any type of business that will involve the sale of alcohol, you are going to need a liquor license. Unfortunately, this is not always easy, or even possible, to obtain. To ensure you understand what it might entail, here are a few things you should be prepared to face in your quest for one. City or Town Limits When you go to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Agency for your state, you may be surprised to find out that only a certain number of alcohol licenses are allowed in each town or city.

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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.