Understanding Child Support Obligations

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One potential tricky aspect of a divorcing couple with minor children involves the perfect storm of both emotions and finances. The parent who is not appointed to be the physical custodian of the child will inevitably be ordered to pay child support for that child. The rules for who pays what and how much is owed are set out in specific laws and rules, so read on to learn more.…

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How To Prove A Dog Owner's Negligence After A Dog Bite

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If you are bitten by a dog in a state that has enacted strict liability dog bite laws, then you don’t have to prove the dog owner’s negligence to be compensated. Merely proving that you did not provoke the dog and you were not trespassing is enough to entitle you to the compensation. If your state doesn’t have strict liability dog bite laws, then you must prove that a dog owner was negligent when seeking compensation from the down owner.…

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Do You Owe Your Divorcing Spouse Half Of Your Worker's Compensation Settlement?

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If you have been injured on your job, it can put a real strain on your marriage. Not only are you faced with having to deal with your injuries, medical treatment, mood-changing medications and more, but an injury can also often place a financial strain on your marriage. Unfortunately, some spouses are not willing to stay through thick and thin, or care for you while you are incapacitated. But if they leave prior to you receiving your worker’s compensation settlement, will they be entitled to a percentage of it for the pain and suffering that the injury put them through?…

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