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How To Make The Most
Of Your Consultation Time

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By Melanie Friend A consultation with one of our family law attorneys will provide you with valuable information about your legal options and the process that lies ahead of you. In order to maximize your consultation hour, consider the following tips. Of course, some of the documentation or information listed below may not be available at…

Child Testimony In Custody And Visitation Cases

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Parents frequently ask whether their child should come to court to “tell the judge” which parent with whom they would rather live. Though to the parent this may seem like a simple and perfectly reasonable request, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to involving your child in court proceedings…. Read more »

Dose of Reality: When Do You Need An Attorney

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By: Scott D. Stovall, Esq. The short, honest, and admittedly self-serving answer to the question posed by the title of this article is “always.” A more specific and conservative answer is “the sooner the better, but definitely before you sign the real estate contract.” For most of us, our home likely will be the largest… Read more »

Surviving an Accident

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by Neil Cowan Chances are good that you or someone you know will be involved in an automobile accident. Are you prepared? Would you know what to do at the accident scene? How about after the accident? What about your injuries and property damages? What about the other parties’ injuries? Is your insurance coverage adequate?… Read more »