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Advantages of hiring female lawyer

Family law matters, such as divorce and custody of children, are often very personal and attract high-conflict litigation. That is why many clients strategically select the gender of their lawyer, and despite the opinion of others, this strategy can be beneficial, and more when it comes to hiring a female lawyer.

Why do we like to be female attorneys?

Despite the conception that it's still a man's world, more and more girls and women make the decision to study and engage in one of the professions that has always been dominated by men: become a lawyer. And although this profession has advanced over the years, more support is needed for those women who want to take this path and try to avoid any discrimination against them; that is why today we want to share with you what it is to be a successful female attorney.

Reasons to get a holiday parenting plan in writing

As a recently divorced parent in California, you might be stressing about your first post-divorce holiday season ahead. Many parents face tremendous challenges when they and their children are learning to adapt to new lifestyles. Keeping a few ideas in mind might help you worry less as you build new traditions and move forward to a successful, happy future.

How does social media impact divorce?

Most people with a smartphone are constantly tapped into some form of social media. Sharing cute pictures of kids and pets is simply a routine part of life these days. Some people even use social media to vent frustrations or look for advice. In a divorce case, however, shares on social media can create ample evidence that can be used against one or both parties to affect alimony, child support, child custody, and more.

Understanding How Assets Get Divided In Divorce (Part 2)

It is also very important for you to know if you reside in a Community Property State or an Equitable Distribution State. There are nine Community Property States: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Community Property states consider both spouses as equal owners of all marital property (a 50-50 split is the rule).

5 Legal Mistakes People Make During Divorce

You have choices about what type of divorce process you use, you can usemediation, negotiation, or collaborative law. If you have to, you can always still fight in court. What's important is that, before you start your divorce, you take the time to learn about your choices, and then choose the divorce process that will work best for you.

Questions you should ask when consulting a divorce attorney

How long have you been practicing divorce law?There is no substitute for experience. Knowing the judges, the local rules, and opposinglawyers is very beneficial. Having actual trial experience is also invaluable for a divorce lawyer, as is experience in drafting and negotiating Separation Agreements, Pleadings, and Court Orders.

Common Legal Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs

Forming a corporate entity may seem like an unnecessary complication, but he reality is that by establishing a corporate structure, whether an S-corp, a limited liability company, a general or limited partnership, or any number of specialized entities, you can protect your personal assets from any liabilities you incur in your business, minimize your tax liabilities, and take advantage of other benefits afforded by the law.

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