4 Advantages of Hiring a Family Law Attorney

4 Advantages of Hiring a Family Law Attorney

Divorce can be a tricky issue to deal with when it involves assets, and child custody. In the times of emotional turmoil, you don’t want to make mistakes that can be costly to you afterwards. So, instead of taking the lawsuit into your hand, it will be wise to hire a family lawyer to tackle it. You will be glad to learn of the advantages you can enjoy when you hire a family law attorney.

The Lawyer Will Let You Know What You Are Entitled

You can be at a disadvantage when you attempt to file the divorce case yourself. This is because you may not be well versed with the laws and you don’t know what you are entitled in your rights as well as the family lawyer does. The opponent party can easily cheat you especially when you discuss your plans with them. On the other hand, if you have a lawyer, you can discuss your plan with him first and he can tell you what is right or wrong with the plan. With an attorney by your side, you will know what to expect with the case.

The Lawyer Can Be Your Mediator

The lawyer can act as your advocate and intercede on your behalf to solve the conflict between you and your spouse. It can keep you calm and know that everything will be taken care of. It works for you if you constantly hear threats and deal with verbal abuse so that you and your …

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Culture and Tradition in Marriage – The Wonderful Options of Ceremony

Culture and Tradition in Marriage - The Wonderful Options of Ceremony

Race is something to be celebrated and luxuriated in. One of the loveliest things about living in Australia is the rich blend of so many different cultures, all of which can enhance our society. There’s the potential for maintaining a very traditional cultural approach, which is resistant to blend because of its maintaining the traditions; there’s the potential for mingling to come up with something which is a bit like a many-culture stew; there’s any range between those two.

The option of racial and cultural elements

The Marriage Celebrant can check with both bride and groom about what their cultural background is – demonstrating appreciation of the many different beauties people can display. Bridal couples have some wonderful options about incorporating elements from their racial traditions into the ceremony – if they want.

The only “must have” elements in a civil marriage ceremony are the minimum legal words spoken by them and spoken by the Marriage Celebrant, and the signing of the register witnessed by the Celebrant and two witnesses over 18. The bride and groom are free to use western traditions, eastern traditions, traditions from Africa, aboriginal traditions, Polynesian traditions, whatever they wish.

European and non-European aspects

European traditions are a rich treasure source for weddings, and so are non-European traditions. The couple have full control over the decision-making, bar the legal requirements. The Marriage Celebrant should be happy to research any theme or culture the couple want to use in their wedding ceremony, and present that information to …

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Is a Civil Marriage Celebrant the Thing for You?

Is a Civil Marriage Celebrant the Thing for You?

Many couples are choosing to get married with a civil celebrant today. This is an important day in your life and you want it to be perfect. Every part of the big day should be personalised to be exactly what you want. If you don’t want to get married in the church, you do have the option to go with a civil celebrant. If you’re not sure that this is the right thing for you, here are a few things that you need to keep in mind.

The Cost

First, you may want to consider the cost. Will it be more or less expensive if you go with a civil celebrant? Usually you’ll find that the price of both is about the same. So, the price is not something that will have a big impact on this choice.

Excellent for Interfaith Marriages

There are many couples that come from different faiths and cultures and sometimes it can be difficult to accommodate traditions from both sides, especially if going with a marriage that takes place in a church. However, with civil celebrants, usually you can go without any traditions or you can choose to have traditions from both religions or cultures into the ceremony. This can allow you to have a ceremony that celebrates both of your faiths and heritages.

Personalise Your Wedding

Perhaps you want to plan out your entire ceremony. Maybe you want to write the vows that you both will speak and design everything that is said within …

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Bizarre New Chinese Marriage Law – Men Only!

Bizarre New Chinese Marriage Law - Men Only!

In recent weeks, in the Peoples’ Republic of China, the Chinese government has implemented a controversial turnaround in its age-old marriage laws, and get this, it’s in favor of men!

The internet and newspaper columns are rife in China now with talk of this new law, even cartoons showing women crying their eyes out, while their husbands look on with a smug grin on their face have been displayed everywhere; and it has to be said, when the Chinese government does finally do something, they do it big!

For many years now, there has been a social phenomenon that has been causing a great deal of grief within Chinese society. Traditionally, within Chinese culture, a Chinese woman could marry for financial reasons, i.e. she considered the man to simply be a good provider, and/or marrying the man would be status upgrade. This was perfectly acceptable in the culture, and no one would have thought any the less of her!

Everyone familiar with China, and Chinese marriage laws, will know that for quite a few decades the marriage laws, rightly or wrongly, have been in favor of the female in this fashion, for example, a woman could marry a rich man and then find an excuse to divorce him at a later stage, which led to ‘the gold digger’, who would then divorce and get half of everything of the mans (and more in many cases).

What is this new law? Well, here it is, and what an amazing groundbreaking law …

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How to Deal With a Controlling Spouse?

How to Deal With a Controlling Spouse?

Jane complains that her husband does not understand her and that he does not let her go out of the house without asking for his permission. She goes on to mention that if she wants to go to see her friends or the mall she has to tell him. Jane also has to ask for his permission if she wishes to buy something that is not necessary. Basically, he tries to control her moves.

If you are a woman, you might ask, how can you deal with a controlling spouse? How can you stop his abusive behavior? If you are in a controlling relationship, then follow the below guideline:

1. Talk to your husband about the issue. Your husband might not even realize that you are being hurt from his controlling behavior and he might just be following his father’s behavior or someone else’s.

2. Explain to him that you have different personality than him and that controlling you is creating a wedge between you two. Make sure he understands that there is nothing wrong with going out whether you want to go to see some friends, mall, work or wherever.

3. Concentrate on how trustworthy and loyal you are to him and that you want to go out with your friends just to hang out and keep in touch with your friends. Just make sure you reiterate the fact that you are loyal to him. Let him see how loyal you are through your actions as well.

4. Work …

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