If you’re planning to divorce, have you considered having it mediated? Over 2/3 of the couples that chose this approach were satisfied with the process as well as the overall outcome. Divorce proceedings, on average, tend to take a year to finalize. Mediation may prove to expedite this process.
The average cost for a divorce ranges between $15,000 to $30,000. These costs will vary for several reasons, some of which may be unanticipated at the onset. Child custody, visitation rights, and child support may be presenting issues in a divorce case. Alimony and other issues such as dispersal of property, ,ay also be key issues that need to be addressed during these proceedings.
Most divorce cases, or 80% of them, are unilateral. When just 1 party wants the divorce, this can create a considerable amount of con Continue reading
There are approximately 68 million people in the United States that have a criminal record. Every year, an estimated 10,000 individuals may be wrongfully convicted of a serious crime. As a result, innocent people have served roughly 3,944 years in prison.
While DNA evidence has overturned more than 300 convictions since 1989, these individuals have obviously lost more than their time and freedom. To begin with, it may be difficult to re-establish connections with family and friends. Then there are the potential challenges associated with returning to other aspects of their former lives such as schools, jobs, or careers.
Research has shown that throughout their lifetime, 1 in 4 women will be the victim of domestic violence. While the severity of these cases does vary, this type of violenc Continue reading
If you?ve filed for foreclosure on your house, you are not alone. In 2013, one out of every 96 American homes filed for foreclosure and, as of 2017, one out of every 200 homes will be foreclosed. However, state laws regulate foreclosure opportunities and notices to give homeowners the proper chance to pay before their property is sold. In the state of California, it can take up to 40 days before a house is foreclosed.
But not every home is a one-family home. After those 40 days are up and a building has foreclosed and sold on the market, what are the rights of the tenants who live in the building?
To evict a tenant who has lived on the property for more than a y Continue reading