Family Law Attorney

In any modification of child support there must be a judge to approve and legally enforce the order. The custodial and non custodial parent can not legalize any agreement when modification for child support is involved without any judge. In any change of agreement the court must be requested to hold a hearing in which each of the party can argu the pros and cons of the proposed modification. In such hearing, both parties need to be represented by their lawyers like the Detroit family law attorney. In general, the…

Acevedo on Witch-Hunts and Crime Panics in America

John Felipe Acevedo, University of Alabama School of Law, has published Witch-Hunts and Crime Panics in America. Here is the abstract. The term witch-hunt has been tossed around by media commentators, policy experts, and even presidents for years — Nixon, Clinton, and Trump each in turn. Accusations of a witch-hunt are used to signal perceived bias, procedural unfairness, and paranoia. This Article argues that drawing simplistic connections between witchcraft trials and unfairness in the criminal justice system severely hampers our understanding of both historical and contemporary events. It obscures the…

Selecting a Divorce Attorney

Selecting a divorce attorney is a critical decision making process. The person who you hire will be responsible for obtaining or maintaining your custody rights to your children, your property interests, and depending upon the side you are one, either minimizing or maximizing your support rights. In reality, selecting a divorce attorney is also an incredibly stressful experience. Do it right and you can breath easy. Do it wrong and you will spend years making up for losses that might have been prevented. There are a few tried and true…

How to minimise the risk of workplace sexual harassment claims | Employment Law Blog

What is the current best advice for any organisation wishing to protect itself from allegations of sexual harassment given the new environment post #MeToo and the Presidents Club dinner? This is a question we are frequently being asked nowadays because it has become increasingly obvious that workplace culture will never be the same again following both these events.  Indeed arguably we have witnessed a sea change every bit as big as has followed the introduction of new legislation to outlaw other forms of discrimination such as age, disability, religion or…

Schengen visa waivers for UK citizens

Professor Steve Peers, University of Essex* *Supported by an ESRC Priority Brexit Grant on ‘Brexit and UK and EU Immigration Policy’. Yesterday, the European Parliament (EP) and EU Council finally agreed on a proposal to waive visa requirements for UK citizens travelling to the EU after Brexit, whether the UK leaves the EU with a deal or not. This still needs to go through the formal steps of approval by the European Parliament and Council, but it’s unlikely that the law will be rejected at this point. (An EP committee…

Our ten point plan for companies wishing to minimise their exposure to claims of sexual harassment in the workplace | Employment Law Blog

What is the current best advice for any organisation wishing to protect itself from allegations of sexual harassment given the new environment post #MeToo and the Presidents Club dinner? This is a question we are frequently being asked nowadays because it has become increasingly obvious that workplace culture will never be the same again following both these events.  Indeed arguably we have witnessed a sea change every bit as big as has followed the introduction of new legislation to outlaw other forms of discrimination such as age, disability, religion or…