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Eye Opening Divorce Statistics

January 29, 2020 2:18 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

January has been given the unfortunate monicker of “Divorce Month” by the media. Their claim that this month is the month in which most divorce filings are seen makes sense. After all, people look at the new year as a time to get a fresh start. What better way than by moving on from an unhappy marriage, right? The truth,...

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How the New Tax Laws Impact 2019 Divorces

January 29, 2020 2:16 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

Tax season is here. If you’re like most people, you’re scurrying about organizing documents on student loan interest, interest paid on your mortgage, charitable deductions, and the slew of other details needed to ensure your CPA gets the job done right. And, if your divorce was finalized in 2019, chances are you’ve wondered how the new tax laws will you....

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What to Do if You Find Yourself Accused of Drunk Driving

December 19, 2019 2:14 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

You were out for a good time with friends, ringing in the new year, and suddenly found yourself pulled over, those infamous red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror. As if it couldn’t get worse, you might’ve had a drink or two. You’re nowhere near drunk, but the cop that pulls you over immediately jumps to that conclusion...

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Starting The New Year Off Right

December 19, 2019 2:14 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

It’s that time of year. New goals, new plans, new expectations. It’s exciting at first, but according to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is said to be about 80 percent, and most lose their resolve by mid-February. Starting the new year off right is the best way to ensure success. Read About Setting...

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Setting Personal Goals For 2020

December 2, 2019 11:32 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re navigating the legal system or your case has closed, it’s important that you take personal health – physical and mental – seriously. Being healthy in mind, body, and soul will make facing any challenges you have ahead of you easier. The real challenge of setting goals for 2020 isn’t necessarily sticking to them, it’s prioritizing. Read About Preparing...

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Making The Most of Your Holiday Time When You Share Custody

December 2, 2019 11:30 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re newly divorced, going through a divorce, or navigating the holidays for the first time while co-parenting, there’s no doubt that this time of year can get highly emotional. Both mothers and fathers want to spend the most time possible with their children. If your relationship with your ex is healthy and positive, there’s a chance you can work...

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Common Family Law Problems During The Holidays

November 5, 2019 8:43 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…or is it? Families who are going through a divorce or share custody often lament about how the holidays bring new stressors that don’t come up throughout the rest of the year. It makes sense. Stress is at an all time high anyway, what with gift giving, budgeting, and a slew of activities...

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Halloween The Worst Night For Drunk Driving

October 1, 2019 8:24 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Halloween is just around the corner. And while you’ve probably spent time creating the perfect costume, planning a party, or mapping out where to take the kids for the best candy loot, you probably haven’t thought about protecting yourself and your family from drunk drivers. Read Related: The #1 DUI Question: Should I Blow?  Most people get caught up in...

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What are New Hampshire’s marijuana laws?

October 1, 2019 8:24 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Understanding New Hampshire’s marijuana laws is important not just for users, but also for those who don’t use. Of course, in 2017, New Hampshire decriminalized possession of a small amount of marijuana. Now more than ever a clear understanding of the law allows us all to live our lives respectfully and not intrude on those around us. While this article...

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Did Texas execute an innocent man?

September 5, 2019 7:14 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

On August 21, 2019 Larry Swearingen was executed by the Texas Department of Justice in Huntsville, Texas. Swearingen was convicted of the 1998 murder of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter and sentenced to death in 2000. Despite his relentless claims of innocence and at least 5 defense experts who testified that Swearingen couldn’t have been the killer because he was in jail on...