Recognize and report the signs of child abuse to protect vulnerable children from harm. Understand the legal framework for reporting suspected cases of abuse to make sure that you are taking the correct steps. Collect details and evidence when reporting suspected abuse to help in any subsequent investigations. Be mindful of the long-term implications of
Child custody and support must be determined, potentially through a court order. Financial assets, including spousal support, debts, and liabilities, must be divided. Tax considerations should be taken into account for both parties. The business division must be determined if one or both spouses own a business. Professional help is recommended to navigate potential separation
Employees are protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which sets standards for wages and overtime pay. Employers must provide a safe work environment free from discrimination and harassment. Employers are responsible for withholding income taxes and FICA (Social Security/Medicare) taxes from employee wages. It is wise to consult a labor lawyer specializing in
No one enters into a marriage intending for it to end in divorce. Unfortunately, that is the case for many couples. According to the American Psychological Association, the average divorce rate in the United States is around 40%. This means that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. If you find yourself getting divorced,
When it comes to child custody arrangements, gender stereotypes can often play a role in determining the most suitable parent. This area can be problematic, as it can lead to decisions, not in the child’s best interest. If you are facing a situation in which you believe that gender bias is affecting the custody arrangement,
Justice is a topic that is often talked about, but what does it mean? Justice can be defined as the quality of being just or fair. It can also be that they might be talking about fairness in the legal system, or they might be talking about social justice. However, there are some general things
It is often difficult to get child support after a divorce. This is because the non-custodial parent may feel that they are no longer responsible for the child, or that they cannot afford to pay. Additionally, the custodial parent may find it difficult to prove that the non-custodial parent is not paying their fair share.
Road accidents are one of the most common causes of death and injury around the world. In the United States, for example, more than 38,000 people die in road accidents every year. Globally, the figure is about 1.35 million. These accidents can be costly as well: when all costs associated with car crashes are tallied
In the modern world, family arrangements vary greatly. It has become typical to see separated parents successfully raising a child, and the expectations have shifted to enable it to be so. However, such an optimal scenario remains a constant effort. Raising children through separation requires a lot of work—work that will come from both parties.
2020 must have been a busy year for every car accident lawyer. While fewer vehicles have been on roads due to pandemic restrictions, there were about 42,060 deaths from road crashes, eight percent more than in 2019. There were also 4.8 million people who obtained serious injuries from car crashes. Because there are always road