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Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients
Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients.
How Much Weight Does a Social Worker's Opinion Carry in Court?
Social workers are often overworked and underpaid. Nonetheless, they must make time to practice to be prepared for court.
What attorneys need to know about crime against persons with disabilities
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-11-12)
In comparison to the general population, individuals with disabilities are at greater risk of abuse and tend to be abused more frequently and for longer periods of time. By presenting alarming data, attorneys can assist ...
Prosecuting and defending custody cases involving sex abuse allegations
(Divorce Marketing Group, 2022-09-20)
When child sexual abuse allegations arise during custody disputes, matters can become complicated very quickly. Rightfully, such allegations must be taken seriously and addressed immediately. Should courts and Child ...
Does a partition agreement present a justiciable controversy?
In Texas, where property accrued during marriage is presumptively community property, couples have the right to engage in contracts prior to marriage to change the character of their property. Moreover, spouses may ...
Take New Clients With a Psychological Grain of Salt
(Divorce Marketing Group, 2022-01-21)
Attorneys must be zealous advocates, but that does not mean accepting every word our clients say. Keep that psychological grain of salt handy – and warn clients that they may sometimes be affronted by our questions and skepticism.
The No Surprises Act: Practical implications for health and mental health professionals
(ALM Media Properties, 2022-01-24)
The No Surprises Act dictates that the arbiter chooses the offer closest to the median in network rate, unless there is additional information that shows that the in-network rate is inappropriate. Many provider groups — ...
Domestic violence and child custody: Know the law and write a history
Over many years of practice, we have learned that context is one of the imperatives to give to a court to avoid pitfalls in litigation in a domestic violence, child custody case. Obtaining a domestic violence restraining ...