Understanding the Divorce Process

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Understanding the Divorce Process

As soon as I realized that my marriage was starting to fail, I knew that I should start looking into hiring the right attorney. I didn't want to get left struggling to pay my bills, and I was concerned about my children's well-being. To ward off problems, I started searching for the right attorney. I found a great representative, and he carefully guided me through the divorce process. It was amazing to learn what to expect and how to resolve challenges. This blog is all about understanding the divorce process and avoiding issues in the future. You never know when you might need these tips.

Feeling The Financial Crunch: How Bankruptcy Attorney Services Can Help

If you have found yourself feeling overwhelmed by past-due debts and searching for financial peace, the idea of spending money on bankruptcy attorney services may seem counter-intuitive. However, no matter how far in debt you may be, you will likely find that the services a bankruptcy attorney can offer are well worth the investment. Find Out If Bankruptcy Is Really Your Best Option Rebuilding your credit after filing for personal bankruptcy can be an uphill battle that lasts for several years. Read More 

Understanding Double Jeopardy

Double jeopardy is a term used to describe a type of protection for Americans that prevents unfair trials and imprisonment. Laws pertaining to double jeopardy indicate that somebody cannot face charges for the same crime twice, essentially. These laws are meant to protect those who might find themselves in court. Have you been charged with the same crime more than once? Are you worried about double jeopardy in your criminal defense court? Read More 

Public Defenders Vs. A Hired Attorney For A Felony Charge

When charged with a crime, especially a felony, having the best legal representation can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. You may be given the option of accepting a public defender or hiring your own attorney. Here are a few of the things to consider before you choose.  Public defenders may not have a lot of time to give your case the attention it needs.  A hired attorney is typically going to have more time on their hands to help you wade through the details of your case than a public defender, which can be really important when you are fighting a felony charge. Read More 

How To Deal With Property, Assets And Debt During Divorce

One of the scariest aspects of going through a divorce is the feeling of financial uncertainty. For those expecting to pay or collect support, there are questions about when things will kick in and how much money will be involved. Even if support isn't part of the equation, the question of who gets what matters. Likewise, debt can be scary to deal with in this context both in terms of existing obligations and trying to get access to credit. Read More 

Dividing Up Property In A Contested Divorce

When you are getting a divorce, emotions can run high even during the most amicable of breakups. If your spouse is contesting the divorce, you will need a divorce attorney that can represent you and help you fight for what is rightfully yours. In Texas, all assets that were acquired during the marriage are marital property, and they are divided in half, regardless of who tries to claim the assets. If you brought any property into the marriage, inherited property, or received a gift, these are all considered separate property. Read More