October 2017 Archive

New additions to the DLP family

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on October 31, 2017

At DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, we are always looking for new talent to join our firm. Infusing skilled professionals with fresh perspectives helps us stay on the cutting-edge of the legal industry. Their continued growth as individuals and team members means that we continue to grow in the community.

Please join us in welcoming the newest family members to DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC:

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Honoring our loyal and talented staff

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Firm News on October 24, 2017

At DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, our lifeblood is the numerous employees whose respective tenures can be counted in years, not months or weeks. Their loyalty and hard work have brought success to our law firm and much-needed stability for our client base.

While the year is not over and we will be celebrating more anniversaries in the waning months of 2017, we want to take the time and recognize several of these dedicated and valued members of the DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC family.

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The growing trend of grandparents becoming parents

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Child Custody on October 3, 2017

When a grandparent takes over custody of their children’s children, the circumstances surrounding the change are usually dire. Oftentimes, the loss of their own children who were parents while they were alive forces grandparents to step up. On other occasions, an unsafe household require that grandchildren be put into a more secure and nurturing environment.

Grandparents raising their grandchildren are becoming a growing segment of the population, regardless of the reasons surrounding the change.Eleven percent of grandparents assume custody due to the death of one or both parents of their grandchildren.Forty percent of children came from households where at least one parent was suffering from substance abuse
Twenty-eight percent of children left their parents’ homes over neglect, abuse or abandonment

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