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When preparing and filing a bankruptcy case, in most cases you will need to give your bankruptcy attorney some very important documents. Some of these will be needed before your case is filed, and others are needed shortly after.
The process of divorce can be difficult. Make the process a little easier and refrain from posting anything negative about the opposing party during the course of a divorce, or any other form of domestic relations proceeding. By refraining from taking a negative stance on your former partner through social media, you are likely assisting your attorney, or even yourself, from incurring more time and costs than are necessary.
For the most part, divorces in Hawaii follow a similar process to most other states. There are however some divorce rules special to Hawaii that anyone divorcing needs to be aware of.
You need a DUI attorney in Hawaii starting the minute you are stopped by police. You should hire your DUI attorney as soon as you can after you are arrested even if you are not immediately charged with DUI. In Hawaii, a DUI has two parts: the ADLRO license revocation proceeding and the criminal court case. Your DUI attorney in Hawaii can start helping you with both processes right away.
In Hawaii, there are several types of child custody: sole legal custody, joint legal custody, and physical custody. Before we get into a discussion of the differences between the types of child custody. Legal custody is the set of rights and responsibilities for making major decisions in a child’s life. These major decisions pertain to residence, education, health care and religious training. A parent having legal custody of their child should still confer with the parent who does not have custody, but if they cannot come to a joint decision the parent with legal custody has the final say.
Going to court is your opportunity to impress the judge or jury, show that you’re serious and want to be taken seriously. It is important to dress appropriately! You should look neat, clean, and professional. I often tell clients to dress as though they were going to a job interview. It’s not required that you go out and buy a new outfit for court, but here are some helpful tips: