Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • Helping Relatives Become U.S. Citizens: What You Can Do Legally

    The most important aspect of anyone seeking U.S. citizenship is that they do it legally. Doing any part of this process illegally can lead to deportation or revocation of one's citizenship application. Ergo, when you want to help family members come to the United States and settle here, you have to know how to do it all legally. Here are some helpful tips. Make Sure Your Relatives Are Coming with Passports and/or Visas

  • 3 Reasons Why Hiring A Traffic Ticket Lawyer Is Worth The Cost

    If you are trying to decide what you want to do about your traffic ticket, you might be considering the idea of hiring a traffic ticket lawyer. You could be wondering if doing so is truly worth the cost, though. Of course, you will have to pay legal fees if you hire a traffic ticket lawyer, but you will probably find that they are worth the cost for these three reasons and more.

  • About Divorce And Mediation

    If you are going to be entering into a divorce, then you want to consider going through mediation. Mediation is facilitated with the assistance of a mediator and it is done to help you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse come to an agreement on important topics that you would more than likely end up having a lengthy and potentially nasty fight over. Some of these things include child custody and distribution of assets.

  • Grounds And Fault In Divorce

    When a couple makes plans to part ways, the question may be asked: "what went wrong?". In some states, this question may not mean what you think it means. Fault can be more of a legal issue than a relationship issue when it comes to things like child custody and marital debts. Read to find out more about the issues of grounds and fault in divorce. Does Fault Matter? Make no mistake about it — a no-fault divorce can be had in every state now.

  • 3 Types Of Evidence Needed In Semi Crash Claims

    Semitrucks can be found on public roadways at almost any time of the day or night. The shortage of drivers means that those behind the wheel of these big rigs often have very little driving experience. Combined with the larger size of a semi, heavy loads and driver inexperience can lead to serious collisions with passenger cars. All major trucking companies carry robust insurance policies designed to help cover the cost of any damages sustained in an accident involving a semitruck.

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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.