Can Back Child Support Be Included In A Bankruptcy Filing?

When a parent who is ordered to pay child support is having financial issues, it is not uncommon for that parent to get behind with their support payments, just as they do with their other financial obligations. If they are struggling enough, they may decide to file for bankruptcy. But what happens with their child…

How Could A Parent’s Mental Health Issues Affect Child Custody?

According to national statistics, one in 25 people in this country struggle with mental illness. Many of these victims are also parents and, far too often, their mental illness has an impact on child custody cases. If you are involved in a child custody case and either you or the other parent suffer from mental…

What Are The Grounds For Getting A DUI Charged Dismissed?

There is nothing as intimidating as a driver than to realize that those blue lights flashing behind you are meant for you. Many drivers are unsure of what they should do in the event they are stopped by law enforcement on suspicion of driving under the influence. Even if you have had nothing to drink…

Parenting Plans And Divorce

When a couple makes the decision to divorce, one common concern they usually have is to make sure the divorce will have the least amount of negative impact on their children as possible. We know how much of an effect divorce has on families, with new living arrangements often needed, new family dynamics, and new…

Fighting A DUI Charge

When a person is arrested for DUI, they often think it is inevitable that they will be found guilty and suffer the penalties for that conviction. But being charged with DUI does not automatically mean you will lose your license or face jail time. A DUI lawyer can help defend you against those charges and…

My Ex Owes Back Child Support. What Legal Options Do I Have?

Raising a child today is expensive enough in a two-parent family, but that struggle can be twice as hard for a single-parent household. The purpose of court-ordered child support by the noncustodial parent is to help provide the child with the things they need to keep them healthy and safe. However, not all paying parents…

Important Factors When Hiring A DUI Lawyer

If you have been arrested and charged with drunk driving, you need a skilled DUI lawyer to defend you against those charges. Without an experienced attorney to handle your case, you could end up facing serious consequences. You want to make sure that the attorney you hire has extensive experience in DUI law. Finding the…

Effects of Workplace Discrimination on Employees

Employment Discrimination Lawyer Although U.S. employers are prohibited from discriminating against workers for their race, national origin, religion, age, disability or other protected class, it still happens to this day. All employees deserve to go into a work environment where they feel safe and respected. Unfortunately, if they’re experiencing discrimination, it can be difficult for…

FMLA and PDA: What Rights Do You Have as a Working Pregnant Woman?

Divorce Lawyer As an experienced divorce lawyer from Garrett, Walker, Aycoth & Olson, Attorneys at Law can explain, while there are no set maternity leave laws in certain states, certain employers must allow employees to take time off under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  The FMLA requires all public agencies, all schools,…

Common Divorce Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Getting a divorce can easily be one of the most stressful ordeals of your life. Your family is breaking apart and you’re not sure what the future holds. To make the process a little less stressful, you must understand the facts about divorce. Here are a few myths about divorce that you shouldn’t believe. Hiring…