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May 2018 Archives

Divorce does not have to sabotage children's higher education

Most parents in Montana and elsewhere are nervous about what their children's university tuition bills will look like. However, this situation is even scarier for those in the middle of a divorce. However, parents who are going through a divorce can take steps to protect their children's best interests when it comes to getting a college education.

More baby boomers seeking divorce due to mindset shift

The dissolution of a marriage is a complicated life event that may be necessary no matter how long or short of a time a couple has been married. However, divorce is becoming increasingly common among those who have been married for decades -- in other words, baby boomers. Here's a look at why more baby boomers in Montana and elsewhere are getting divorced today than they did in the past.

Birth injury may lead to personal injury suit

Witnessing the birth of a child is one of the most exciting experiences a person in Montana can experience. Naturally, if a child suffers a birth injury due to a doctor's negligence, distraught does not even begin to describe how his or her parents would feel. Fortunately, the parents have the right to seek to hold the careless doctor accountable in this situation by filing a personal injury claim.

Personal injury involving the brain may increase dementia risk

Traumatic brain injuries can unfortunately take a toll on their victims physically, mentally, emotionally and financially in Montana and elsewhere. However, the effects of this type of personal injury are not limited to the current day. Research studies recently indicated that brain injuries -- even those that are mild -- can increase a person's chances of suffering from neurodegenerative disease long term.

Tainted lettuce causes personal injury as the outbreak continues

Public health authorities have linked at least eight cases of E. coli to a romaine lettuce farm. They are cautioning consumers to avoid all bagged and chopped romaine lettuce as well as hearts and whole heads. Montana and other states have reported several personal injury victims that were stricken with virulent bacterial infection from consuming the tainted product.

Friends, family and attorneys can help processs a divorce

When individuals choose to marry a significant other, they are often each other's best friend. When a divorce occurs and a spouse loses that friendship, it can make the process incredibly lonely. Along with the assistance of an attorney in Montana to process a divorce, many find the support of friends and family essential to survive the emotional aspects of the breakup.

A partial out-of-court divorce settlement may be reached

Divorce is generally not an easy process from an emotional or financial standpoint. However, Montana spouses facing these proceedings may make it easier to navigate by settling outside of court. The question, though, is what happens if they see eye to eye on certain issues but cannot seem to resolve other divorce matters?

What counts as a common law marriage?

Not all marriages must involve a ceremony or even a marriage license. If two individuals meet a small number of requirements, they may marry each in common law marriage. Not all states recognize common law marriage, but Montana is one of the few that does, allowing those who reside here to enter into common law marriage with relative ease.