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Adopting offers benefits for the child, the birth mother, and the adoptive parents and family. A woman who is unprepared for the responsibilities that come with motherhood has a choice. Pregnancy doesn’t have to mean her plans to finish school or focus on a career have ended. She can go back to her own priorities after giving up the baby for adoption. The child benefits...

In a perfect world, every parent would never even think of not supporting their children. But in reality, there are millions of children (about 30 million in the U.S. alone) who are not getting any child support at all.  If you're wondering if you have a right to ask your ex-partner for financial support, don't be stuck with the question, "Who should...

Even the best employee gets sick. It is for this reason that sick leaves exist: to allow them to recuperate, and gain enough strength to return to work. The mandatory employee benefit provides workers with five days of sick leave, depending on how long an individual worked for the same employer. With the law entitling the workforce, employers have no choice but to abide....

Farming is an age-old tradition that involves complex business practices to ensure the efficiency of the food production process. As a major investment, it is important that all legal documents are properly filled and provided. In Townsville, conveyancing experience is a significant aspect to consider when a farm changes hands. Conveyancing refers to the preparation of...

Whether you’re a lawyer or a paralegal, not only will your superiors judge you for your interpersonal relationships, but for your research and writing skills, as well. Attending a paralegal school, whether online or not, is a big leap, lest you already have a law background. Should you decide to make a career out of this, or if you’re just in it for the useful knowledge...

It seems that everyone today is thinking divorce before even saying “I dos.” It is a fact that many couples that marry do so in haste because they know if things do not work out, a divorce attorney can help them out of the mess.  However, an interesting trend is increasingly visible recently: when the going gets tough, the divorce rate goes down. The Law Office...

Are you still torn between searching for great physical schools and looking for accredited online paralegal certificate programs? Well, making a decision requires a lot of thinking and research. What do you really want? What choice could greatly help you get what you want and need? To help you make up your mind, here are some important things to consider when choosing...

If you have been charged with DUI or DWI, your best defense is to get an experienced lawyer. However, as in any criminal arrest, strong defense strategies are essential to winning. Here are the most appropriate defenses your attorney can use to prove your innocence. Common Defenses In most arrests, defendants will challenge the authorities’ testimony against their...

In this tough economic climate in Queensland, it’s not uncommon for businesses to prematurely terminate their lease agreement. Especially if your working capital has been exhausted, you might have no better choice but to cancel the contract early and keep yourself from sinking into a deeper financial hole. But this is often a privilege, not a right. As a lessee,...

Unlike misdemeanor convictions, felony convictions can be longer than one year and at worse, may result in a death penalty. You can end up paying huge fines. In addition, even after fulfilling your punishment, chances are that you can lose your right to vote, obtain certain licenses, work in certain areas and serve in juries.  To this end, if you are facing a felony...