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Expungement Tips – How To Seal And Expunge a Criminal Record…

In the state of Florida, it is legal for some people to seal and/or expunge their criminal records. By doing so, this can keep future employers, banks, creditors, landlords, as well as colleges or universities from seeing the mistakes of your past. Being able to keep a previous run-in with the law sealed might keep …

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Why Settlements Are Advantageous For Many Divorces and Relationships With Shared Children…

For many cases, rather than going to trial, a marital settlement occurs that ends the case. Settlements serve as an alternative path from litigation through trial. Most settlements are achieved by negotiation between the attorneys and the parties agree to terms of settlement. In Family Law, settlements are very common in marital cases and paternity …

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November Update – Office Closed November 24th & 25th

Office News Our office will be closed on November 24th & 25th to celebrate Thanksgiving.   Other Tips, Trends, and News From Alilah Harris – Attorney at Law > Estate Planning Blogs > Family Law Blogs > Immigration & Naturalization Blogs > Guardian Ad Litem Blogs > Estate Sealing & Expunging Records Blogs Contact (954-526-5336) Akilah Harris, …

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A Quick Guide To Naturalization In Florida…

Many immigrants to Florida have a goal to become a U.S. citizen. There are many legal issues that must be resolved and an application process that must be fulfilled, including taking a naturalization test. How Can I Apply For U.S. Citizenship Or Naturalization In Florida? To apply for naturalization in Florida and U.S citizenship, you …

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Are You Eligible To Have Your Record Sealed Or Expunged In The State Of Florida?…

There are certain qualifications you must meet to have your criminal record sealed or expunged. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has established a list of guidelines that will determine your eligibility. If you have ever been found guilty of any crime, misdemeanor or felony, you are not able to have your criminal history record …

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Tips On Helping Your Children Adjust To A Breakup Or Divorce…

Divorce can end some unhappy, unhealthy unions, and in the end, can become the best solution for a struggling family. But if you’re a parent going through it, you’re probably thinking about more than just yourself. The decision to get divorced is hard, especially when there are children involved. Children have a hard time understanding …

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4 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy During a Divorce…

The emotional “stages” of dealing with divorce are essentially identical to the “stages of grief,” according to Reiss. These are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The stressors that led to divorce, the process itself and, the after divorce each offer major challenges that can impact your mental health. According to statistics divorce is a …

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What To Expect Financially When Divorcing After Age 50…

Divorce rates in the United States are declining—except for people over 50. In fact, since 1990, the divorce rate for people over 50 has doubled. As married couples grow older, the glue that holds many marriages together dissolves, be it children, shared interests, or financial dependence. If you are suddenly facing divorce, you may find …

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