When Will Fathers’ Rights Be Applied in Child Custody?

You and your wife are calling it quits. You’re ready to move forward with a divorce. The decision may have been excruciating and years in coming, or it may have been a light bulb moment and you haven’t looked back since. Your marriage is definitely over, but what about your kids? You and your wife will be forever linked to your children, never more so than when they are young and under your care. You love them dearly, but you can’t continue living with their mother. More decisions must be made – about where and with whom they will live. Fortunately, if your divorce is like most, your wife and you have both put the interests of your children above any antipathy you have for each other. Either with each other directly, or with your lawyers as intermediaries, you have crafted a custody arrangement that will provide the most [...]

By |2019-09-03T00:02:49-05:00March 19th, 2018|

Will a Civil Lawsuit Be Appealed?

Civil case decisions, like most trial court decisions, are subject to review by an appeals court or appellate court. When a civil court decision is made and one of the parties do not agree with the decision, they may file to appeal the decision. The appeals court's job is to review what happened and determine if there are any present errors in interpreting the law. This process happens regardless if the decision was the result of a judge’s order or if it was decided by a jury. If the appeals court determines there was an error or errors, the appeals court will reverse the decision. What Happens in Appeals Court? If your attorney has filed an appeal on your behalf, he or she will then prepare and submit briefs to the court making your argument for an appeal. If a reason is compelling enough, the court could also agree to [...]

By |2019-09-03T00:03:18-05:00March 12th, 2018|

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