Jar Roberts

  • Are You The Daddy? The Facts About Admissions Of Child Paternity

    Being told that you are about to become a father can cause a mixed reaction in some fathers. If you have had a troubled, on-again off-again relationship with the mom of the child, you may have good reason to be concerned about the validity of the claim. Accepting paternity without requiring proof could have long-lasting and serious ramifications, so tread very carefully when confronted with a paternity admission. Read on to learn more about admissions of paternity and what you should know.
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  • 3 Things You Can Expect At Your 341 Hearing

    After filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your case will be scheduled for its 341 meeting. This is also referred to as a meeting of creditors. This meeting isn't optional. You have to attend. Otherwise, you could wind up having your whole case thrown out and you having to start the process all over again. Only certain people attend the meetings. Oftentimes, creditors aren't going to show up for these meetings because they aren't required to be there.
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  • How To Avoid Losing Your Property Through Averse Possession

    Did you know a trespasser who has possessed your property for a long time can get a valid (legal) title to your property? This is known as the law of adverse possession, and its best prevented by keeping trespassers away from your land. Here are a few measures to help you keep trespassers away and avoid losing your land via adverse possession laws: Put Up Warning Signs One of the excuses used by trespassers is that they didn't know it was wrong or that they were unwelcome.
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  • Own A Business And Getting A Divorce? What Are Your Options?

    If you and your spouse have opened a business together and have not made the decision to end your marriage, the business is likely considered marital property. More than likely, if you have both been operating the reins of the business and partaking in day-o-day business activities, you are both going to want to maintain control of the assets. This can lead to a very messy fight in and out of the court room.
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  • Annulment Or Divorce? What To Know

    If you've already realized that your recent marriage was a big mistake, you may be wondering if an annulment is the right option to part ways with your spouse. You've no doubt heard about various celebrities getting annulments instead of divorces. Perhaps you are interested in getting an annulment because of religious reasons. Can an annulment provide a quicker and easier way to divorce? To learn more about annulments and to help you understand if its right for you, read on.
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  • 2 Things You Can Do To Be Better Financially Prepared For Your Divorce

    Going through a divorce can be incredibly stressful. Not only are you dealing with the emotional stress of a failed relationship, but you also have the stress of still caring for children, and going through the legal process of a divorce. This is why it is so important to make sure that you prepare yourself as much as possible to avoid any undue stress. Here are a couple things that you can do to be better prepared.
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  • Coming To Terms: Trying To Work Out A Divorce Agreement Using Mediation

    When you are in the process of getting a divorce, negotiating a divorce agreement with your ex can be a daunting task. When you and your spouse are trying to divide assets and determine child custody, it's possible to work with a divorce mediation specialist instead of going to litigation. While the mediation process will still take some time and negotiation skills, a mediator will work with both parties to come up with an agreement that both are amenable to.
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  • Three Paths To Take When Your Child's School Isn't Following The IEP

    If you have a special-needs student whose school is supposed to be following an individual education plan (IEP) -- but isn't -- you have to do something. Often the first step involves you talking to the school and finding out why this is the case, but that doesn't always get you satisfactory answers. In fact, it can start you down a road of disputes and alienation. When faced with this situation, you have three immediate paths that you can take.
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  • Ease Your Way Into Divorce With A Legal Separation Agreement

    If you and your partner have made the life-altering decision to divorce, you likely are already well aware that the emotional, physical and financial impact on your life could be long-lasting and severe. You can help smooth the way for these changes by taking an interim step in the divorce process; a legal separation. With a legal separation document in place, you and your spouse can address vital issues ahead of the divorce decree, especially financial issues.
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  • What To Do When You Are Falsely Accused Of Shoplifting

    It's a scary feeling when you are out shopping, and suddenly a security guard escorts you to a back room over suspicion of shoplifting. You know you have done no wrong, but the store owner thinks you are guilty. A false arrest violates your 4th amendment rights. If you think you have been wrongfully been accused of shoplifting, here are some tips on handling falsely being accused of shoplifting. Dealing with the Shopkeeper, Guards, and Law Enforcement
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