Joint Custody Arrangements in Modern Family Law

Joint custody, which is otherwise known as shared custody, has increasingly become an alternative order to be made by judges deciding child customs disputes. Earlier on it was more normal for there to be an order for sole custodian to be granted to the mother of the children and then visitation rights to be granted to the father. The arrangement can either be the subject of a custodial agreement negotiated between the parents or it can be imposed upon the couple by the judge ruling the case in the view…

Finding UK Business Insurance

After thousands of business people in northern England suffered from flooding in the summer of 2007 and their investments suffered and flooding in Yorkshire, June 2007, 7,000 businesses were hit by physical and financial devastation and had submitted claims to their UK business insurance. So if you are thinking of starting a business or already running one, you will realize that UK business insurance is not just a legal requirement, it is eminently sensible. To find a UK business insurance you should know which are required by law and some…

Divorce and Property Settlement – And How Your Attorney Can Help

Divorce raises sensitive issues that you have no choice but to face and come to terms with. As it is essentially a decision to sever marital ties before the law, the repercussions can be overwhelming. One of the more popularly disputed issues arising from the divorce process is the equitable distribution of property and assets. It is shown that in most cases, couples who separate split up their assets through property settlement. Your assets may include the family home and other properties, investments, businesses, valuables and savings. Essentially, property settlement…

How to Legally Change Your Name in Virginia

In Virginia, you can change your name by filing a petition or application with the circuit court of the county or city where you live. Specific information must be included in the petition. Those specifics are set forth in this article. The court has discretion as to whether or not to grant the request for change of name. The court will usually grant the request, unless there is a sound reason not to do so. For example, the court is not likely to grant a request that would infringe upon…