When you decide to adopt a child, you have to decide what type of adoption you want to engage in, an open or closed adoption. This is a very important decision because it is not only going to impact your life, but it is going to impact your child's life as well. When you choose an open adoption, your child's birth parents are able to stay informed about what is happening in your child's life and is able to possibly see and have a life-long relationship with your child.
28 September 2016
Problems between tenants and landlords appear on a regular basis. It is one of the most common reasons for people to go to a county court, and many of the claims are due to negligence. Knowing the most common negligence claims between tenants and landlords could help you—both as a tenant or as a landlord—to make sure problems don't arise in your home. Injury Due to Poorly Maintained Elements Injury claims are among the most popular, usually because the landlord has failed to maintain a particular element in the property.
3 May 2016
If you are facing deportation, it is important that you take action immediately to avoid being removed from the country. Depending on why you are being deported, there are several options available to possibly extend your stay. If you have received notice you must leave, here is what you need to know. What Is in the Deportation Notice? The notice you receive regarding the deportation usually contains a date and time to attend an interview at the Canada Immigration Enforcement, or CIE, office nearest you.
8 February 2016
Prenuptial agreements are a very important part of estate planning. Many times you will see an estate planner about a prenuptial agreement rather than a family lawyer. This is because estate-planning lawyers can help to protect your assets, create trusts for your property, and advise you on ways to safely protect your interests before you enter a marriage. Here are some circumstances in which an estate-planning lawyer would probably advise you to get a prenuptial agreement.
9 November 2015
Registering your car and getting all of your necessary paperwork in a reasonable amount of time is important if you want to avoid breaking the law while driving your new vehicle. You could worry that there will be some sort of delay with receiving your car registration paperwork, but if you follow these tips, this is not something that you should have to worry about. 1. Bring in Proof of Your Address
16 September 2015
If you are interested in intellectual property, then you probably have some basic familiarity with the terms patent, copyright, and trademark. However, you might not be sure of what exactly differentiates these terms from one another. To help you out, here is an in-depth explanation of what a copyright is. What Is A Copyright? A copyright specifically covers the authorship of a book, movie, video game, or other form of media.
11 August 2015
There are many strategies that you can take to build up a poor credit history or to create a great credit history for the first time. Here are some favorite methods for improving your credit score. Opening Lines of Credit Opening new lines of credit can be helpful for those who wish to build their score. One portion of your credit score has to do with the amount of credit you have access to, compared with the amount of credit you're actually using.
22 July 2015
If you've been accused of a criminal act that you didn't commit, don't underestimate your accusers. It could be an honest misunderstanding from overzealous people in distress, or you could be dealing with someone crafty enough to set you up for failure. Don't say or do anything incriminating, but as you get in contact with a criminal defence lawyer, start thinking of a couple of ways to track down your time and location to put you safely away from the scene of the crime.
2 July 2015
Do you have a misdemeanor on your record? If so, and if it's been awhile (several years or more) since your conviction, did you know that you might be eligible for expungement? Specifically, expungement refers to the process of having your criminal record sealed so that you can legally answer "no" to the question "have you ever been convicted of a crime?" An expungement can improve your life greatly, especially when it comes to your employment prospects, but there are some things you need to know before you apply for it.
10 June 2015
Today, more and more people are using social media to find people from their past and to stay connected to friends and family. If you are a person who has a pending personal injury lawsuit, your social media activities could negatively impact your personal injury case. This does not mean that you need to close all of your social media accounts. You do need to be mindful of a few things about your social media accounts though.
15 May 2015