Child Custody Versus Child Visitation: What’s the Difference?

Parents will sometimes decide to divorce and are faced with the tough decision of deciding who gets custody of their children. When parents can’t decide, they will sometimes take their child custody battle to court. The hope is that a judge will make the final decision that is in the best interests of the child. A parent could be awarded distinct types of child custody, including child visitation. However, some parents might be concerned that the difference between child custody and child visitation will affect their future relationship with their child. Child Custody The term child custody refers to two...

3 Tips to Help You with Your Worker’s Compensation Claim

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re probably worried about how you’ll pay for your bills or feed your family while you recover. Filing for worker’s compensation could be one solution, but simple mistakes could easily cause you to miss out on benefits to help pay for your medical costs. Here are three tips to help you avoid making mistakes and get the most compensation possible to pay for your injuries. In addition, contact an experienced worker’s compensation attorney to discuss your legal options regarding your worker’s compensation claim. The attorneys at Gates Law Group are happy to offer their...

What Debts Can Bankruptcy Fix?

Bankruptcy can be a complicated and often misunderstood process. So many people get confused and misfile their bankruptcy case or they can even miss debts. This could lead to the dismissal of your case, or it could cause you to pay more after your case is finalized than you truly have to. Here are some things you should know to help you understand what debts bankruptcy can fix. Do You Know What Debts Bankruptcy Can Fix? There are two chapters of bankruptcy that most consumers use when handling their out of control debts—Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. If you file...

Are Taxes a Good Reason to Get Divorced in 2018?

Is your marriage slowly breaking down? It is a sad and unfortunate reality that many couples have to face, but some choose to stick it out for a little longer, hoping for a turn around. Each couple that chooses to stay together does so for their own reasons, and sometimes those reasons are financial. Now, the latest tweak to tax law may give those couples a better reason to go ahead and get divorced in 2018. Could Taxes Be the Reason You Get Divorced In 2018? In 2019, the sweeping tax plan signed into law by President Donald Trump will...

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