Monthly Archives: April 2014

Celebrity Duo Announce Intentions to Consciously Uncouple

Are Gwyneth Paltrow and husband Chris Martin gearing up to find a divorce lawyer? The answer is no — not exactly. The Iron Man actress and Cold Play singer do have plans to split, but they are opting out of

Navigating the Legal Side of Custody and Divorce

Just the division of property in divorce brings out the worst in some people. It can be a tremendous responsibility to be a parent and to care for your children, but sometimes it gets clouded by other issues. Whether you

What is Consciously Uncoupling? Gwyneth Paltrow Tackles That Question

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and soon-to-be ex-husband are going their separate ways — and they plan to do it without traditional uncontested divorce proceedings and child custody attorneys. Paltrow announced the stars’ intentions to consciously uncouple earlier this year on her

Analyzing Texts, Running Background Checks, and Other Responsibilities of Real-Life Detectives

What exactly do private detectives do? Some confusion is certainly understandable — especially given all of the stereotypes and popular misconceptions perpetuated by television. Contrary to popular belief, very few detectives stalk cheating spouses in a mini-van (MTV’s Cheaters anyone?).

Three Wacky, But Real, Food Laws in the United States

Why is it that there are legal statutes that won’t let you catch fish with a lasso? Or why can’t you eat fried chicken with a fork? Although you could hire legislative intent services or scour legal research websites for

Personal Injury Does Not Have to Ruin Your Life

Did you know that only 2% of personal injury cases make it to trial in the United States? Although the rest of these cases are typically settled outside of court, it is important to seek legal assistance immediately following a

Are Sheltered Workshops a Beacon of Light for the Disabled, or Exploitation at Its Finest?

Following President Obama’s recent executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers, labor attorneys and lawmakers throughout the United States are again considering reforms of working conditions in their own states. It’s for this reason that Walmart,

When to Get Help From a Family Lawyer

Did you know that marriage and divorce were private matters during Anglo-Saxon times? However, in 1780, Massachusetts became the first state in the U.S. to allow judicial divorce. Although approximately four divorces are filed every minute in the United States,

Family Lawyers Make Divorce Less of a Struggle

If you think you may need a family lawyer, you may want to know exactly what does a family lawyer do. Most legal matters involving families with children, especially divorce, a family lawyer can address. Family law mediates mainly in

Is Your Car Affected By Recent Mass Recalls?

It’s been an interesting year for car manufacturers — and not necessarily in a good way. GM kicked off the year by recalling 1.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches — a defect linked with at least 13 deaths and