Carrasco Family Law Blog

How To Achieve An Amicable Divorce

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It can be difficult for two people to make the decision to split, as there are intense emotions and there will be significant life changes. Because of this, it is not at all uncommon for the tensions to run extremely high throughout the process of divorce, working with attorneys, and negotiating to dissolve the marriage. However, there are a few things that each person should do to ensure that the divorce is as amicable as possible, as this makes it easier on everyone involved. Read More»

Understanding Infractions, Misdemeanors, And Felonies For Drivers

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Most have heard of being charged with a misdemeanor, but getting caught speeding usually just results in paying a ticket. Both categories deal with breaking the law but they don’t carry the same ramifications. To find out about the difference between infractions, misdemeanors, and the more serious felony charges, read on. Infractions or Tickets This is the lowest level of legal wrong-doing when it comes to the judicial system. Infractions are issued at the scene and require the recipient to respond at a later date. Read More»

Why It's Beneficial To Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney When You Are Denied Benefits

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Workers’ compensation claims are denied for a number of reasons. When you are out of work because you have been injured at work, figuring out how to get your benefits can be stressful. A workers’ compensation attorney will deal with your denial for you, getting the paperwork together necessary to appeal your claim. Whether your claim was denied because of incomplete paperwork or you are not getting benefits because it is not clear that your injuries are work-related, an attorney can get you the benefits you deserve. Read More»

Been Issued A Traffic Violation? 4 Situations That Require Legal Assistance

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If you’ve been slapped with a traffic violation and you know you deserved the citation, you can save yourself time and money by paying the fine. However, traffic violations aren’t always that cut and dry. In fact, there are times when the best thing you can do is fight the citation in court. If you’ve received a traffic violation and you don’t think you deserved it, consult an attorney. If you’re not sure your traffic violation requires legal assistance, take a look at the list provided below. Read More»

Were You Passed Up For A Promotion And You Believe It's Because Of Discrimination? What You Need To Do

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As someone that works very hard at your job, you may find yourself wanting to promote through the ranks so you can end up with a more important role in the company and with a larger paycheck. If you have recently tried for a promotion but were passed up for the job and you believe it has a lot to do with discrimination, you will want to take action. This is not something that you want to just overlook because if the company discriminated against you now, they might very well continue to do so in the future, which will hold you back from excelling like you should. Read More»