Domestic Violence: What to Do If You’re Pregnant and Abused

Being pregnant is one of the most delightful things that could happen to women. It’s a time of significant changes, excitement, and happiness, but also a time that women will need support from family, friends, and most especially their partners. Pregnancy and Domestic Violence Unfortunately, according to a 2012 Personal…


Getting a Divorce – Mistakes Men Should Avoid

Getting divorced is not a picnic for either party and both suffer immensely during the process. It is even more difficult if there are children. There are resources for men on the internet as well and support groups that can get them through difficult times. The first thing to do…


The Silver Lining in a Woman’s Gray Divorce

Divorce doesn’t just happen to those who married young — it could also be the ending of what once was a marriage that seemed to go the distance, but didn’t. Several women between the 45 to 55 age bracket has gone or is currently going through a separation. The Gray Population,…


Taking Care of Your Loved Ones Even in Your Passing

One of the things that a lot of people do not like to talk or even think about is creating a Last Will and Testament. Although it’s understandable as the creation of this document has a lot to do with one’s passing away, it is of utmost importance that you…


The International Student Broke Traffic Laws; Now What?

As an international student in the United States, the last thing you’d want is to get chased out of the country because of a minor traffic offense. You are in the country to take your studies and career prospects a number of steps further. Broken car parts and a speeding…


How Domestic Violence Could Affect Child Custody Cases in Colorado

When courts are deciding on child custody cases, particularly regarding parenting time and responsibilities, they consider whether the parents or one of the parents has committed any form of domestic abuse against the children and/or the other parent. Domestic Violence and Child Custody The Colorado Revised Statutes define domestic violence…


Divorce Lawyer: Your Trustworthy Ally When Love Fails

Love typically starts with a blush, slowly developing into a burning fire. Like fire, however, it can consume itself and slowly start to die. When that happens, one of the options that you have is to get a divorce. Before you go for this decision, however, you need to consider a…


3 Ways to Handle Your Finances Better During a Divorce

Apart from the emotional turmoil that comes with a divorce, you also need to face the many expenses that come with it. You will take a big financial hit with a divorce, especially if your situation is rather complicated. The national average for the entire divorce process is a whopping…


A Closer Look on the Different Custody Types

Child custody is one of the issues you need to settle during divorce. When both parents seem to be fit (or not), it becomes more complicated. In the end, it is the child’s best interest that would prevail. Before the court decides who gets the custody, it is important to have…


Aggravated Battery: What Makes a Simple Battery Become Aggravated?

Aggravated battery is classified as a more severe type of battery according to the Illinois Complied Statutes, and is considered a felony. The statutes considers a crime to be aggravated battery if the following factors and scenarios are true: The alleged offender’s actions caused great bodily injuries or permanent disfigurement…