Author: Eliza

Q&A with leading family solicitor

Farhana is an experienced and accredited family specialist with over 18 years post qualification experience and has been recognized in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. She has previously headed a leading family team in London and practiced in the City where she dealt with complex family cases often requiring a multi-disciplinary approach.

Farhana is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in both financial and children cases as well as being a Law Society Family Law Panel member. Additionally, Farhana is one of only 20 Directors of Resolution which is the leading organization for family lawyers which places her at forefront of family work in England & Wales.

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How To Act Around A Service Canine

Disability LawyerIn some people, depression will be so severe that it renders them unable to hold down a job. There is no such thing as a motive why a Social Safety disability applicant cannot seek assist when filing the initial Social Safety Disability Insurance utility. Whereas there may be some attorneys that only settle for SSDI purchasers after their disability applications are denied, there are a rising quantity who’re providing early stage help.

One of many suggestions we all the time make where any disability declare is worried is that you should present the SSA with your medical evidence slightly than waiting for them to request your medical information. This provides you with proof that you have filed the most up-to-date information. Nonetheless, you will be able to assessment any documents that the SSA has relating to your case and when they are evaluating them.

Contrary to widespread belief, you do …

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Pet Custody in Washington | Who Keeps the Pet

 

Pet custody was recently in the local news in a story by Seattle Times reporter Erik Lacitis: Kona and Mr. Bear. In that Clark County case, the divorce court had originally given the wife visitation rights to two dogs that were primarily living with the husband. The Court of Appeals ruled, however, that as dogs are property, there is no allowance in the law for visitation rights. Therefore it is now up to the ex-husband to decide whether to allow the ex-wife any further contact with the dogs.

Apparently a few states (Alaska, Illinois and California) have passed laws allowing for joint ownership of animals in divorce, but not Washington State. The case may be appealed to the Washington Supreme Court, but I would not give good odds of the result changing there.

What does this mean for you? It means that if you are getting divorced and have

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Tips for Resolving Family Disputes

Whether a couple is divorced or still together, issues can arise that are difficult to resolve. These can be short or long term issues, and they might be about finances, parenting, or any number of other things. A short term financial issue could be around the purchase of a new car, while a long term financial issue could have more to do with working out different attitudes about spending in general.

Let’s say for instance that a couple is having trouble agreeing on where to go on their next vacation. We’ll call our couple Mickey and Minnie. Minnie is an outdoors sort, and would really like to go hiking and camping in Colorado. Mickey just wants to relax, and to him that means days on the beach in Hawaii doing absolutely nothing.

Tip 1 -Approach the issue as a joint problem to be jointly solved.

Problems arise quickly when each

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Unusual Visitation Arrangements Parents Face

When it comes to establishing a post-divorce parenting plan, there really is no “normal” or standard arrangement for custody and visitation. Parenting plans and visitation agreements should be drafted in the best interests of the child with the goal of reaching an arrangement where the child has a balanced relationship with both parents. That said, some people live in circumstances that are unusual when compared to most other people. As a result, they often face unique challenges that require special consideration when it comes to custody and visitation.

These situations often require expert guidance in order to reach a solution that is satisfactory for both parents and the child. Unfortunately, many parents assume that a “standard” custody arrangement will work well enough, only to discover its limitations soon after. Whether you are anticipating a divorce or need to modify an existing visitation schedule, the important thing to remember

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