Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • Being Tailed By A Private Investigator? Here's How To Get Away

    If you're going through a contentious divorce, it's possible that your soon-to-be-former spouse might hire a private investigator to follow you and observe your daily habits — especially if you've been accused of some inappropriate behavior during the marriage. If you have nothing to hide but don't want someone watching you, there are several ways that you can try to give the PI the slip. Remember, this person is a professional who is doing his or her job, so it's important to avoid confronting the private investigator if you catch him or her watching you.

  • Defending Yourself In A Personal Injury Lawsuit: How Private Investigators Can Help

    When facing a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to be prepared for many things. From court dates and legal filings to meeting with your attorney, it can be a complicated process. One way to help build a strong case is to hire a private investigator. A P.I. can help you to uncover any wrongdoing on the part of the plaintiff. Here is a guide to help you understand what a P.

  • Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring A Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer

    Are you someone who has recently been in a car accident? Was someone else driving and now you're faced with a pile of medical bills? Being in an accident is scary, but sometimes the worst part is after it's all over. When you're faced with growing medical expenses through no fault of your own and have nowhere to turn, it's probably time to file a lawsuit to get the money to cover your growing bills.

  • 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.

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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.