Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • 3 Reasons It so Important to Have a Will—Even if You Don't Have Many Assets

    People often believe that they do not need to draft a will unless they have substantial assets to leave behind for their loved ones. However, this common belief could not be further from the truth. In fact, it is a good idea for all adults to have a will even if they do not have a single asset. Below you will learn more about the three most important reasons you should visit an estate planner or attorney as soon as possible to ensure that you have a legally valid will on file.

  • Understanding Contract Dispute Resolution Channels

    Contracts are legally binding between the transacting parties. Each party is expected to fulfill its roles until contract maturity. However, many people entering into contracts are unaware of their legal implications, resulting in numerous litigations. For example, it is estimated that U.S. corporations incur more than $20 billion annually in litigation fees because of contract disputes. Contract dispute laws provide a framework for determining the legality, enforceability, and compensation for breached agreements.

  • Why It's Worth It To Hire A Tax Attorney

    You might owe back taxes or be in some other type of tax-related situation, and you might have been contacted by a few tax attorneys who were interested in helping you out. You might not be sure of whether it's actually worth it for you to hire a tax attorney, however. These are some of the reasons why this might be something that you will find worthwhile. Avoid Paying More in Taxes Than Necessary

  • Hit By A Delivery Truck? You Have Rights

    More and more, people are doing much of their shopping online. As a result, there is no shortage of delivery trucks on the road. Unfortunately, this increase may have, in part, led to an unfortunate collision in which you were a victim. Undoubtedly, this collision has had a major impact on your life, and you deserve answers. Vicarious Liability and Truck Ownership One little known fact about delivery trucks is that the company whose name lines the body of the truck is not necessarily the owner.

  • Charged With Drug Possession? How To Protect Yourself

    Were you recently arrested for allegedly possessing drugs? Maybe it wasn't you and it was someone you know. Whatever the case may be, without a solid and strategic criminal defense, a charge like this could have a significant impact on the rest of your life—and not in a good way. The good news is that there are certain steps you can take immediately to protect yourself and start proving your innocence in this matter.

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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.