Essential Parenting Advice for Single Fathers

November 26, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Parenting Law Advice   |   0 Comments

Being a single father and raising a child all by yourself takes a great deal of time and commitment. Throughout this post we will provide, what we here at Benjamin & Melmer believe to be, some essential advice for single fathers to ensure you’re putting your best foot forward every day. Get support from friends […]

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The High Demand For Lawyers Amid The Corona Virus Pandemic

July 22, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

The ongoing coronavirus epidemic has brought a high demand for lawyers. Legal work during the pandemic varies a lot, from advising employers on how to respond when an employee tests positive to the virus, counseling employees, and enforcing new rules to avoid the spread of the disease. Lawyers are working around the clock to guide […]

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National Domestic Violence Hotline Had Its Busiest Year Ever

The National Domestic Violence Hotline received more than half a million calls, texts and online chats in 2018 — marking its busiest year ever. The 573,670 calls and other communications were a 36 percent increase from 2017, according to the hotline, which has provided 24-hour, year-round support since 1996 for individuals affected by relationship abuse. Hotline CEO […]

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Minimizing the Cost of Divorce

April 25, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

Divorce can be an expensive undertaking, but there are several ways to minimize the money you spend and still ensure a positive result.  Let’s take a look at just a few of things each and every client can do to keep their costs down. 1. Choose an Early Mediation – While mediation may be required […]

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The Startling Toll on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence Is Just Now Being Understood

January 30, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Florida Domestic Violence,Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

New research is giving scientists more insight into the far-reaching and long-lasting harms of domestic violence to the children who grow up around it – including a startling finding: Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children’s mental health and learning as being abused directly. Brain imaging in infants shows that exposure to domestic violence – even as they are sleeping, or in utero – can reduce parts of […]

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