Even after divorce, parents need to have an open line of communication about matters concerning the child. You don’t have to be best friends or even like each other, but you do still have to talk in some way to your ex about your child. For better or worse, you share a child, and it is important for your child to be able to live his or her life without . . .
Family law is a very different area of the law compared to civil or criminal. It is much more fluid and open to interpretation than other fields of law. Of the different laws and rules that are involved in practicing family law, the “best interest of the child” is one that can be especially contentious.
As a sole practitioner, it may be tempting to take every case that comes across your desk. However, whether or not to take a case is a big decision and many different factors go into making that decision. This begs the question, “What should I consider before taking a new case?” Below are a few factors that I recommend considering when making such a decision.
Before becoming an attorney, I always felt like I needed to have every answer to every possible question before I could charge a client for my advice on a topic. But, the fact is that’s just not possible.