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What Might Lead to a Stepparent Adoption?

September 21, 2020

When a child is born, he or she has two biological parents. Bio-parents are responsible for the care and welfare of their child until the child becomes an adult. Sometimes, a stepparent might want to adopt a stepchild. A stepparent adoption is a type of relative adoption, which is someone who is related by blood […]

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What Happens at a Stepparent Adoption Hearing?

September 16, 2020

Adoption by a stepparent can be one of the happiest times of life. Adoption will give all children in a blended family the same parents and everyone will be on equal footing. There are several phases to a stepparent adoption. The last phase is the final stepparent adoption hearing. You may wonder what to expect […]

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Overview of the Step-parent Adoption Process

September 11, 2020

More than half of families in the United States are remarriages or re-couples. According to the U.S. Bureau of Census, about 1,300 new step-families form every day. Since about half of marriages end in divorce, it is not surprising that many children reside in step-family homes. Many times, step-parents want to adopt their stepchildren to […]

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Does My Parent Need a Guardian?

September 6, 2020

Your parents took care of you throughout your childhood and into adulthood. Now, it might be time to take care of your parents in return. A guardian is a person who has the legal ability to handle someone’s finances and other decisions and obligations. At some point, it might be best to seek guardianship over […]

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What Does it Mean to Have Guardianship Over a Parent?

September 1, 2020

Parents take care of their children for the first 18 years of life, and sometimes long afterward. When your parents reach old age, you may need to take over their care and the tasks associated with their daily lives. Guardianship over a parent is also called conservatorship. It is a legal option that gives you […]

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When do I Need an Attorney for a Business Dispute?

August 27, 2020

Many people work hard for years to start their own business. When you achieve your goal, the hard work is not over. While you are living your dream, you may still encounter some bumps in the road. From time to time you may become involved in a business dispute. You can often resolve a simple […]

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How to Deal with the Insurance Company

August 22, 2020

Many business owners and managers encounter disputes when they work with customers. While most often, you will be able to resolve a problem rather quickly, sometimes a dispute is more challenging. When you cannot resolve a small business disagreement, you may need to file a claim with your insurance company. Other times, you need to […]

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What Should I Do if I am Sued?

August 17, 2020

Litigation is a common occurrence. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, a total of about 40 million lawsuits are filed each year in the United States. Of these, approximately 10 million are federal court cases, while 30 million are filed in state courts. With so many disputes, it is likely that you might be […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Attorney When You are Sued

August 12, 2020

The day you get served with a lawsuit is probably a memorable one. You are likely frightened, worried, angry, and upset, and you may be unsure about what to do next. One of the most important considerations in the process is to choose an attorney to represent you and guide you through. If you have […]

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What are the Potential Pitfalls of Leasing Farmland?

August 2, 2020

Leasing your farmland can be a way to bring in extra money, and it is a good option for property that you are not utilizing. While there are many advantages to leasing farmland, there are also some potential pitfalls that you need to avoid. You want to make certain that you enter into a lease […]

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