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Court Appearance


How Should I Respond to Being Served?

Being served with papers telling you that your spouse wants a divorce, that there is a child custody or paternity case,  or some other legal issue. Being sued is a stressful situation, even if you knew it was coming. While every situation is different and you should contact a legal resource group for…
November 16, 2017

Tips for Representing Yourself in Court

If you are in the midst of a divorce case, a custody battle, or any other family-related lawsuit, you might not know where to turn if you cannot afford a lawyer. The good news is that in most cases, you can actually represent yourself. Don’t think that you can just…
October 24, 2017

How to Dress for Court Appearances

If you have a court appearance coming up, you might be understandably worried about what you should (and shouldn’t) wear. You want the judge to get a positive first impression. You also want to respect the decorum of the courtroom. At the same time, you might not be able to…
October 12, 2017