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Pre- and postnuptial agreements can be helpful to couples in providing reassurances before or during marriage, and in avoiding expensive battles later on. Pre- and post-nuptials agreements are simply contracts that sets forth what will happen to the parties assets and income in the unfortunate event of a dissolution or death. However, if these… Read More »
In September, the United States made a statement pushing India to sign the Hague Convention on child abduction, noting the country’s interest in preventing child abduction from the U.S. to India (the second highest only after Mexico). The U.S. is using the annual U.S.-India consular dialogue—on September 27—to draw attention to the issue. Following… Read More »
The wrongful death of a family member due to someone else’s negligence is something many never recover from. As a result, some families seek to litigate over the wrongful death of their loved ones with the hopes that seeking justice in court could prevent that same fateful mistake from happening in the future, to… Read More »
Did you know the Monday after Christmas is called “Divorce Day”? The Christmas season isn’t always the happiest time of the year for couples, according to a recent survey by the law firm Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, which found that divorce filings jump by nearly one-third following the holidays. http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-christmas-divorces-family-1213-20161208-story.html
There are only twelve legal reasons you can get divorced in the state of Mississippi, they refuse to add domestic violence as reason number thirteen!
Shocking! Check out this article. Mississippi Fails To Add Domestic Violence As A Legal Reason For Divorce Advocates say the state’s antiquated divorce laws can make it harder for victims to leave abusive spouses. In Mississippi, a person can get a divorce if their spouse is a habitual drunk, commits adultery, has an incurable… Read More »
Part One Most domestic violence victims believe that they are the one to blame, that it is their fault, their own making, and, most dangerous of all, that it won’t happen again. More likely than not, it will happen again and, when it does, it usually gets worst. What makes things even more complicated… Read More »