Family law

Family law

What You Need to Know About Family Leave

Whether you are sick, injured, or pregnant it is important to know the basics of family leave. The two most important statutes are the Oregon Family Leave Act (“OFLA”) and the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The OFLA is specific to Oregon and is similar to the FMLA, which is the federal version. The following […]

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How to Passionately Propose Marriage to Your Girlfriend

Proposing marriage to your girlfriend is a major milestone in your relationship. It is undoubtedly something you have been looking forward to doing for quite some time. However, it is almost certain your girlfriend has been waiting for you to pop the question for even longer, so make it count. Marriage proposal is one of […]

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Which Parent is Entitled to Claim a Minor Child As a Dependency Exemption For Federal Tax Purposes?

In Rhode Island who is entitled to claim the minor child or children as Dependency Exemptions for Federal tax Purposes? If there is no indication in a Divorce Final Judgment or Decision Pending Final Judgment or Property Settlement agreement as to who is entitled to claim the children as Dependency Exemptions then automatically the parent […]

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My Spouse Is Claiming That He Wants To Divorce Me – So Why Hasn’t He Done Anything About It?

When your spouse tells you that he wants a divorce, many people assume the worst. Some picture themselves living as a single person or a single parent in the not too distant future. So, when after some time their spouse has not yet filled for divorce, it can be very confusing for them and they […]

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Building Resiliency in Your Marriage While Blending a Family: 7 Essentials

So you’ve decided to blend your families. The process of blending families is a complicated and emotional endeavor. Much has been written about the dynamics and struggles of merging families upon re-marriage. Therefore, this short article focuses only on the importance of building the couple bond throughout the turbulence of blending a family. 1. Set […]

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Why We Are San Diego’s Most Trusted Law Firm

When seeking trusted counsel, experience is everything. Since 1991, Banker’s Hill Law Firm has successfully maintained the highest level of legal representation throughout San Diego and all of Southern California. Our seasoned attorneys win cases for clients in the areas of personal injury, immigration law, bankruptcy, and family law. Personal Injury At Banker’s Hill Law […]

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Who to Ask When in Need of a Character Reference Letter for Child Custody

The best people to ask to write a character reference letter for child custody fit into three categories. First, the person should know you, but maintain some level of impartiality. Second, the person should know your children and how you act around them. Third, the person must be willing to put the effort and time […]

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Understand Conflict in Marriage and Overcome Negative Behaviors

The greatest gift in a marriage is commitment and an ability to understand conflict in marriage. Commitment is the glue that holds a marriage together, understanding conflict is the first step to overcome negative behaviors. Commitment in a marriage is a choice by one or both partners. Hopefully both will agree on this and always […]

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