Depositions Are a Key Part of Lawsuits

A deposition is a device commonly used in the “discovery” phase of a lawsuit, before trial. All parties in a lawsuit, through their attorneys, have a period of time after a suit is filed in which to discover facts about a case in order to prepare for...

Mediation Used to Ease Pain of Divorce

Divorce is a painful and difficult decision for any couple, even more so during the holiday season. But the legal process can escalate an already tense situation into a full-scale court battle that benefits neither party. Mediation offers couples an alternative to...

What to Expect When Going Through a Divorce

Beginning the divorce process is a stressful time filled with uncertainties. Understanding the process can be helpful in calming your fears. How cooperative or contentious the parties are will influence the process. The process begins when a petition for divorce is...

Understanding Property Boundary Line Laws

Most neighbors get along well but sometimes disputes arise over boundary lines when plants are planted, or a fence is built along a boundary line. You want to be a good neighbor but you also want to project your rights so it’s important to understand laws concerning...

Responsibilities of a Guardian or Conservator

In and earlier blog, we discussed that sometimes it is deem necessary for a person to have legal protection after they have entered adulthood because of an injury, medical reasons or mental illness that prevents them from caring for themselves or managing their...