Child Custody

Recently divorced a little boy hugs his father

Child Custody: Can I move my minor children to another state or country after my divorce? Divorce brings significant change to families, both emotional and physical, especially when children and child custody issues are involved.  Sometimes circumstances warrant one parent wanting or needing to move to another state and wishing to take the children with … Read more

Child Custody: Petition for Removal

Child Custody: Petition for Removal and other matters involving divorce are stressful to all family members. Each member of our team of family law attorneys have decades of experience, they know the local court systems and will protect the best interest of our clients at all times. Click Here for more information on Child Custody … Read more

Uber & Lyft Ride-sharing Car Accidents

Compensation for Uber & Lyft Ride-sharing Car Accidents Uber & Lyft ride-sharing car accidents are on the rise. These and other ride-share companies have become a popular alternative to conventional taxicabs from Cape Cod to Boston, Massachusetts and all over the country with drivers everywhere. You can see their little glowing windshield signs picking up … Read more

Free Speech

Free Speech: Words as Weapons Limits on Free Speech in a Free Society Whether it is a video on YouTube, a post on Facebook, Instagram, or Snap Chat, a text on your mobile phone or a Tweet, the internet age is one that has almost limitless opportunities to express yourself.  Free speech is the cornerstone … Read more

Home DNA Tests

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Can Home DNA Tests Be Used as Evidence in a Court of Law? Home DNA tests like 23andMe and Ancestry.com have grown in popularity in recent years, sometimes offering never-before-seen insight into family origins, race, and unknown relatives. This can be fun and exciting for some, life-changing for others. Plenty of people, whether it’s on … Read more

Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain occurs when a government entity takes private property rights for the benefit of the public. Examples of this are when a governmental body takes privately held property to extend a municipal airport’s runway; or build a highway over what was private property but is now taken into public ownership. When the government takes … Read more

BAIL NOT JAIL

CAN’T IMPRISON POOR WITHOUT CAUSE As early as 1641, the colonists recognized that a free society is premised upon the belief that its citizens should be afforded due process of law before they are jailed for a crime for which they have yet to be convicted and sentenced.   The concept of bail was created to … Read more

Do I Need A Will?

The team of attorneys at Carter DeYoung often hear the question, ‘Do I Need a Will?’ The short answer is Yes. The long answer is a Will is just the beginning, regardless of the number or value of the assets involved. It’s important to realize a Will is a legally-binding statement indicating who will receive Read more

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