Summons vs. Subpoena – What’s the Difference?

Summons vs. Subpoena – What’s the Difference? The terms summons and subpoena are referenced extensively in the legal world, so much that even if you’ve never been issued one before, you’ve likely still heard them mentioned countless times in movies or on television shows. With that said, most people tend…

Marital Misconduct – More Than Just Adultery

Marital Misconduct – More Than Just Adultery When most people think of marital misconduct, they immediately think about adultery. And who could blame them? Adultery is one of the more cited reasons for divorce in the United States, and when it happens to you, it creates such a devastating feeling…

Annulment – Defined

If you want to end your marriage legally, most people are satisfied with getting a divorce. If, however, being divorced in the eyes of the law isn’t enough, and you want to go so far as to say your marriage never existed, that’s called an annulment. An annulment is recognized…

4 useful blog posts about parenting

Nelson Law Roundup: 4 useful blog posts about parenting Of all the blog topics we have posted over the years, from divorce to property division, child support, and everything in between, some of our most shared and popular articles are the ones we’ve written about parenting. And why? Well, for…

5 useful blog posts about modification suits

Nelson Law Roundup: 5 useful blog posts about modification suits – Life is fluid, but that doesn’t mean the court order that resolved your divorce is, too. In reality, court orders are meant to be permanent. However, when life circumstances for your child, ex-spouse, or even you change after the divorce…

8 Useful blog posts about Marriage

Nelson Law Roundup: 8 Useful blog posts about Marriage – When a prospective client walks into a family law attorney’s office, many of them already have their minds made up about their marriage struggles and see divorce as the only alternative. Even the ones who don’t want to get divorced feel…

Are Parental Rights Absolute?

Nelson Law Roundup: Are Parental Rights Absolute? – The quick answer to the question of whether or not parental rights are absolute is an emphatic “no.” Just because you are the legal parent does not mean your parental rights trump a child’s rights or should be preserved in any way if…
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