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Major Roles of Mediators During a Divorce

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In a mediated divorce, you need a neutral third party to act as the mediator and moderate the discussions. Below are some of the specific roles of the mediator. Ensuring Each Party Is Heard Without a neutral third party, it is easy for one spouse to dominate the talk during the negotiations. This is particularly risky for a couple where one party is typically submissive or domineering. In divorce negotiations, each party needs to air their views without interruptions from the other.…

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Bankruptcy Myths You Should Disregard

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When a person is in over their heads in terms of debts, there can be sizable consequences. In addition to the damage that can occur to your credit, being behind on these debts can also result in creditors taking legal actions against you. Unfortunately, bankruptcy can be one of the least understood types of legal protection. Myth: There Are No Requirements For Filing For Bankruptcy There is an assumption among some individuals that there are no requirements that individuals will have to meet to be able to file for bankruptcy.…

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What You Need To Know About A Personal Injury Trial

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When you are hurt or disabled due to someone’s negligence, your first thought may be to file a personal injury lawsuit to recoup your damages. While many personal injury claims settle out of court, some do go before a judge and jury. If this happens in your case, you need to know what to expect. The following are some things you can expect during a trial of your personal injury claim:…

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Should Living Arrangements Affect Spousal Support?

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Divorced people who depend on spousal support (or alimony) are often perplexed at how cohabitation might affect their support arrangements. Almost all spousal support agreements specify that a party will stop receiving financial assistance once they get married. Couples in a romantic relationship who live together without marriage was virtually unheard of when family law, divorce, and spousal support laws and guidelines were created. While some states address this issue head-on, in others are the laws are mum.…

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