How to Adopt a Child

How to Adopt a Child

So You’ve Decided to Take in a Stray? Many years ago, when I was but a wee lad, I was adopted. As an adoptee (stray), I feel a sort of obligation to adopt a child into my home one day. It’s like some sort of pyramid scheme. I tell you this because I’ve had the same...
Picking an Estate Executor

Picking an Estate Executor

News Flash After reading this post, you are going to die. (on a long enough timeline) A very macabre observation, I know, but I only mean to point out that we must all make plans to prepare for this unavoidable event. Your plans should include choosing an Estate...
Terminating Parental Rights

Terminating Parental Rights

It’s a Dirty Deed Any time I discuss the topic of terminating parental rights, many people become visibly uncomfortable. Some see it as a dirty job because they envision a parent getting out of their parental duties scot-free. However, sometimes it is a necessary...
Criminal Law for Kids

Criminal Law for Kids

He Did WHAT?! This is the most common reaction by parents when a police officer shows up on their doorstep with a hand on their child’s shoulder. All children make mistakes and that’s just how they learn valuable life lessons. Unfortunately, some of those mistakes...
Here’s Why You’re Not Guilty

Here’s Why You’re Not Guilty

Your Arraignment When you’re accused of a crime, at some point you’ll be brought in front of a Judge to make your plea. You don’t want to lie to the Judge, so you plan to plead Guilty. What you do not realize is that you’re about to make a mistake that you’ll regret...