Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • Common Medications That May Impair Your Driving

    Many people get arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) after drinking alcohol or taking other controlled substances. However, it's also possible to be arrested for DUI if your driving has been impaired by a medicinal drug. Here are some of the legal drugs that may lead to impaired driving and a DUI charge: Antidepressants Antidepressants are drugs meant for treating depression in its various forms. Unfortunately, side effects of most antidepressants include drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness, and blurred vision, all of which impair driving.

  • Hitting A Brick Wall? 4 Steps To Take When You're In A Dispute With Your Business Partner

    It's never easy to deal with a business dispute, especially when the dispute is with your partner. It's nearly impossible to run a business when you aren't getting along with the other partner in the venture. Before you throw in the towel and agree to dissolve the partnership, take the time to try and come to an amicable resolution for the problem. In some cases, you may be able to resolve the issue without dissolving the partnership.

  • Are You Unable To Work Because Of A Labor Injury Your Employer Is Responsible For?

    Did you hurt your back at work because our manager or boss was forcing you to do heavy lifting or cleaning that isn't a part of your job description, or without the proper equipment? If you are now in constant pain and cannot work to provide for yourself, while your company is trying to deny you workers compensation, a legal consultation is the best solution. Sit down with a legal professional to find out if your employer should have to pay, and if you may be able to get more than workers compensation.

  • Why You Should Hire A Family Attorney To Check The Validity Of Your Will

    Once a loved one dies and leaves behind a will, it may be necessary to check the will's validity. For example, the bank may need the will validated so that it can distribute the deceased person's property according to the will. The question is, can you do this alone or do you need to hire a family law attorney? The executor of the deceased person's estate may or may not need the court's authority to administer the will.

  • Did Your Divorce Just Turn Ugly? 3 Tips For Handling Criminal Charges That Arise During The Ending Of Your Marriage

    Divorces often get heated, and they tend to get worse when there are children or significant property involved. Sadly, it is not uncommon for someone to find themselves on the receiving end of criminal charges when their spouse decides to play hardball to get what they want in court. Although the types of criminal charges that occur during divorces range from accusations of child abuse to reports of domestic violence, the potential long-term consequences of being convicted of a crime are just as devastating in every case.

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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.

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