Areas of Service


Child Custody

What type of Child Custody do I choose?

While most people assume that there is only one type of child custody, there are, in fact, many types of child custody, which is why we at 1212 documents are here to help.

Types of Child Custody:

  • Physical Custody
  • Legal Custody
  • Sole Custody
  • Joint Custody
  • Joint Custody Arrangements

While it might look simple, the child’s needs are paramount in any proceedings, and knowing your legal rights goes a long way to understanding which course of action best suits your particular situation.



Major's reason for divorces

An annulment (or “nullity of marriage” or “nullity of domestic partnership”) is when a court says your marriage or domestic partnership never legally existed.  An annulment is like your marriage or domestic partnership never happened because it was never legal.  While there are many legal reasons for a repeal making sure you know the difference is always helpful.


A divorce deals with problems in marriage itself; they arise after the wedding is formed. Generally, after a divorce, both parties may have a continued legal status as ex-spouses sometimes; they involve property, custody of children, and alimony.

Legal Separation

Legal separation is where you stay married but the court divides your property and debts and makes orders about financial support.


American Indian Law

What is American Indian Law?

While there are many American Indian Tribes in our Great Nation, there are just as many laws governing each tribe. Knowing the difference and how they differ from the Federal Government can help when you need legal assistance. 

Does it apply to me?

Generally, if you are an American Indian, the different types of laws under the federal government may apply to you. But if you are not an American Indian, the same laws may not apply to you. Please give us a call if you find that you have questions. While we may answer some questions, others may require you to seek legal counsel, which we can refer you to.



Should I file for Bankruptcy?

Many people ask this fundamental question when they find themselves at a point where they need help. Exploring other options for bankruptcy is sometimes better than looking at Chapter 7 or 13.

Will Bankruptcy Help?

Generally, weighing everything before settling on one course of action is an excellent option. Stop for a moment and think of the types of bankruptcy; At the same time, it may seem an easy out, but it is sometimes not the answer because bankruptcy doesn’t eliminate certain types of debt, also known as priority obligations.

While there are many questions to ask, some of the fundamental questions are:

  • Do you qualify for bankruptcy?
  • Are you facing any legal actions or a lawsuit?
  • Are you upside down on your property and about to lose it
  • How much equity (property) do you own
  • Which type of bankruptcy is good for you

These fundamental questions and many others are why we at 1212 Documents are here.


Child Support

Children are a touchy subject for any parent and can be some of the most contentious issues in a divorce. It is nevertheless prudent to understand that sometimes working things out is easier on the children. 

The first thing most people think about when they hear child support is “money,” While it is a massive factor in any proceedings, it is not the only one. Child custody, joint custody, and many other questions must be answered.

Questions about child support:

  • Visitation
  • Can I Move 
  • Does my child have to visit
  • Can I leave the country
  • My ex is blocking my visitation
  • Do I have to pay if I am not the father?

Criminal / DUI

Some states refer to it as Driving under the Influence (DUI), others refer to it as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), and a small group of states calls it Operating Under the Influence (OUI). We generally refer to it as “DUI.” This type of offense typically includes. They cannot properly operate a vehicle to the extent that they are both physically and mentally unable to use their mental faculties. 

How can it affect me?

  • Driver’s License may be revoked.
  • You may be forced to attend AAA
  • Jail
  • Fines
  • SR-22 Requirements

These are some of the things you may have to face if you find yourself with a DUI, and while it may seem that there is no way out, we are here to help.


Domestic Violence

What is Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a catch-all term for violent acts or threats between people in a relationship. Whether married, living together, or even just dating. While anyone can become a perpetrator or victim, severe domestic violence injuries typically result from males attacking females. While the most brutal violence can include stalking, murder, and rape, domestic violence often involves physical abuse, such as slapping and pushing.

If you feel you are or have been the victim of domestic violence, CALL US!!. Violence is never the answer.


Education Law

Special Education

Special education laws give children with disabilities and their parent’s fundamental rights. Specifically, the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides families of cannot. Particular can not help educate children on certain rights like:

  • Have their child assessed or tested to determine special education eligibility and needs
  • Inspect and review school records relating to their child
  • Attend an annual “individualized education program” (IEP) meeting, develop a written IEP plan with local school district representatives, and resolve disputes with the school district through an impartial administrative and legal process.

IEP'S (Individualized Education Program)

You understand how IDEA and IEPs work together helps you better understand your child’s unique needs regarding education. While it is complicated, it is not impossible to understand, and understanding can go a long way in helping you decide what is best for your child’s particular needs. 

With 15 years of experience in the educational sector, we understand the specific circumstances you may face and know the best course to take when facing suspensions, expulsions, discrimination, or bullying situations. At 1212 Documents, we can help answer your many questions and help alleviate some of the stresses you may face. Please give us a call to discuss your situation.


Living Trust

What is a Living Trust?

A living is typically used when you have a valuable property and leaves your property to someone. You make a trust document, sign it in front of a notary public, and then transfer your property into the trust. During your life, you are known as the trustee and have complete control over the property in your faith. When you pass away, the person you named “successor trustee” passes your trust property to those you called beneficiaries.

Do I need a Living Trust?

Using a living trust may save your family time and money and avoid probate if you have valuable property, such as a house or a large bank account. While it depends on the size of the estate, sometimes faith is unnecessary.


Name Change

Why should I change my name?

There are many reasons to change a name, including marriage and divorce, just like the name you were given at birth. Call us, we can help.



How do I establish paternity?

As with many cases involving a child, many questions must be answered, some easy while others are difficult. Establishing Paternity refers to the legal establishment of the child’s father or mother and who will ultimately bear the responsibility of supporting the child throughout their development. 

What does it take to establish paternity?

While it can sometimes be as easy as someone saying “yes,” I am the father or mother. Sometimes it is more complex, and other methods must be established before being asked to take responsibility for a child’s well-being.


Restraining Order

What is a Restraining Order?

A restraining order is a court order directing a person not to do something, such as making contact with another person, entering the family home, or an order not removing a child from the state. Restraining orders are often issued when spousal abuse, stalking, or another immediate harm is feared. A restraining order is always temporary and is commonly referred to as a temporary restraining order or TRO. 

If you feel that you are a victim of domestic violence and need a TRO, immediately call our office.


Small claim

What is a small claim?

A small claims court is a special court where disputes are resolved quickly. 

In small claims, the rules are simplified, and the hearing is informal. Attorneys are generally not allowed. The person who files the claim is called the plaintiff. 

The person against whom the claim is filed is called the defendant.

Can any case be resolved in small claims?

Small claims primarily resolve minor monetary disputes, evictions, and property restitution in a few states.


Wage garnishment

What is a wage garnishment?

A wage garnishment is a judgment a creditor has obtained against you. It means the creditor sued you for nonpayment of debt and won. They cannot legally garnish your wages. With a wage garnishment, your employer is forced to hold back some of your wages and give them directly to the creditor. 

Who can garnishment my wages?

If you lose a lawsuit and a money judgment is entered against you, the entity that won the case can garnish your wages by providing a copy of the court order to the local sheriff or marshal, who will send it to your employer. Your employer must notify you of the garnishment, begin withholding part of your wages, send the garnished money to your creditor, and inform you how to protest the garnishment. Your wages may be garnished if you owe child support, student loans, or back taxes or a court judgment has been entered against you.



What is Will?

A will leaves instructions to a trusted person about what should happen to their property when they pass away.


Landlord/Tenant Law

We make sure your documents are prepared that details the rights and duties of landlords and the tenants.

Content information research in various law websites


We have the resources on hand that can be tailored to the specific needs of our clients

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