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About Jewel Caraway

My name is Jewel, and welcome to my site! I started it to help people find out more about family law and divorce attorneys after my own experience. I have to tell you--getting a divorce is never pleasant, but sometimes it's the only option. I won't go into details, but in my old marriage I just had to get me and my kids out. But the legal stuff was a pain to deal with. Not to say it wasn't worth it, but it was definitely hard to navigate. Divorce papers, the custody battle--if you don't have a guide and a good lawyer, it is so difficult. So the purpose of this site is to help you work the system. Good luck making a better life for yourself!

What You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation

If you've been injured at work, your employer's workers' compensation insurance should help pay for your medical bills. However, like many other insurance plans, workers' compensation isn't perfect and can be complicated. Before you file your workers' compensation claim, check out these three facts, so you know you are getting the settlement you deserve. Your Employer Should Have Workers' Compensation Insurance It's legally required for most businesses to have workers' compensation insurance, but some smaller business may be excluded. Read More 

Ensure That Your Medical Power Of Attorney Meets These Criteria

Deciding who will serve as your medical power of attorney is an important element of estate planning. This is an individual who will hold the responsibility of making medical-related decisions on your behalf if and when you're no longer able to make these decisions yourself. While it's common to choose a family member for this role, you shouldn't automatically hand it to someone just because you're related. Instead, you'll feel more comfortable being a little more discerning and evaluating a few people in your life based on these criteria before you make your final decision. Read More 

What Do You Do When Your Employer Stops Paying You?

As a general rule, you perform work for your employer and you get paid for it. However, there are some instances when your employer does not pay you for the work that you have performed. If this has happened to you, what do you do? You have several options at your disposal, depending on how you want to handle the situation. You Can Quit Your Job Obviously, your first option is to quit. Read More 

3 Hurdles You Must Overcome In A Civil Lawsuit

Suing someone is something that many people know they can do if they have been wronged. While a civil lawsuit is typically thought of as being decided in a court of law, the vast majority of cases are settled outside a courtroom. Going through a trial can be costly, and there is no guarantee that the plaintiff will win. By identifying the three major hurdles that stand in the way of a successful civil lawsuit, you can better determine if a settlement offer is your best option. Read More 

Why Court Transcripts Are Useful For Your Business

If your business is currently involved in any type of legal case, such as if you are dealing with a civil trial, then it's a good idea to hire a court reporter who can transcribe everything for you. These are a few reasons why court transcripts can be so useful for your business. You Can Look Over Them More Quickly For one thing, as you might already know, watching court videotapes or listening to court tapes can be incredibly time-consuming. Read More