A paralegal is an individual who is trained in legal tasks but has not gone through the same schooling and testing that it takes to become a lawyer. Many lawyers work as paralegals as they go to school, and others enjoy a career as a paralegal without even wanting to become a lawyer. Paralegals can assist you with a number of legal matters at a much more affordable rate compared to a lawyer.
- If your spouse is in an accident, and ends up in a coma, how long should you stay married? Comas can last for a few days, or they can last for years. More often than not, people do not wake up at all. If you also do not have power of attorney over your spouse, how long do you stay married to someone in this state? Here are some other things to consider before you move forward with a divorce from your comatose spouse.
- Getting a divorce is stressful, but it's even more stressful if you rely on your partner for financial support and you aren't sure how you are going to survive financially after the divorce. If you're in this situation, there are a number of things you can do, with the help of your separation and divorce attorney, to increase your spousal maintenance payments. Try these tips. 1. Make Sure the Courts Know About All Income Sources
- Being involved in an auto accident that isn't your fault can be a frustrating process, rife with reams of paperwork and multiple hard-to-answer questions about your actions prior to (and just after) the incident. This frustration can be even further compounded when you're not yet certain who was responsible for your accident, as in the case of a hit-and-run driver who has left the scene. You may wonder how you'll recover financial damages if you're not able to definitively point to an individual defendant or worry that your own uninsured motorist coverage may not be enough to fully compensate you for your injuries.
- Once a child support order is issued, the non-custodial parent has an obligation to make his or her payments as directed by the court. When he or she fails, the custodial parent might be tempted to restrict access to the child or place other limitations on the non-custodial parent's relationship with the child. Depending on the action, the custodial parent could be in legal hot water. Can You Prevent Visitation for Non-Payment?