Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • 3 Questions About Liability When Involved In A Truck Accident

    If you were involved in an auto accident with a semi-truck, know that this is going to be a different type of auto accident case. Truck accidents have some different rules and considerations, especially when it comes to determining who is liable. Here are a few things that you need to know about your lawsuit. Who Do You Sue In A Truck Related Auto Accident? What makes a truck accident different than a normal accident is that the truck driver works for a company.

  • Do You Have A Valid Slip And Fall Case?

    If you recently slipped and fell on someone else's property, you may have ended up with major injuries that resulted in a trip to the hospital. However, a question you'll want to ask yourself is if you have a valid slip and fall accident case. Here is what you should know about this legal situation surrounding your slip and fall accident. What General Things Should You Look For? One of the key parts that makes a slip and fall case valid is when there is negligence on part of the property owner.

  • Before You Decide, Know About The Future

    If a careless driver has caused you to be injured, your injury situation could call for more than just paying your current medical expenses. Read on to find out why you should be careful about making big decisions concerning your future after an accident. A Settlement Is Connected to a Phone Call It's only natural to yearn for normalcy after something as traumatic as an accident. However, common wisdom warning against making big decisions after something life-changing turns out to be good advice.

  • 2 Key Differences Between A Last Will And A Living Trust You Should Know Before Planning Your Estate

    If you have recently felt the need to prepare for what happens after you pass away, you may have started looking into the legal options for planning the affairs of your estate. As you have conducted research, you may have come across two options that include drawing up a last will or placing your estate in a living trust. While both options are available and acceptable when planning out your final affairs, knowing which one is better for your situation can be difficult to process.

  • Appealing A Criminal Conviction

    The legal system in America is robust, and a guilty verdict from a district court is usually not the final judgment. The law allows the guilty party to appeal to a higher court. The appeal can be filed in multiple courts until it gets to the Supreme Court, the highest and final court. However, a criminal appeal is not a second trial. It has unique procedures and objectives, differentiating it from the initial trial.

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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.