Being charged with a criminal offense is an event that can turn your life upside down. How you react to your arrest can make a huge difference in how your case plays out in court. If you were recently charged with a crime, avoid the following mistakes: Speaking without Legal Representation It is normal to be upset or panic after being charged with a criminal offense, but it is important to stay calm and collected.
14 October 2016
If you have been injured by someone else, you do not necessarily have legal recourse to sue the injuring party. You need to be able to prove that you were injured due to their negligent actions. The key word here is "prove." Assuming that the person who injured you does not readily admit to taking a course of action that put you in harm's way or failing to take action to prevent harm, how do you prove that they did indeed injure you?
20 July 2016
Though some people will say that staying in a marriage is what will be best for a baby that has yet to be born, sometimes a divorce may be necessary. If you are currently pregnant while going through a divorce, these are three things that you'll need to consider. Know What The Sate Laws Are Different states will have their own laws when it comes to getting a divorce while you are pregnant.
13 July 2016
When you go to a physician, whether it is your usual primary care physician or a specialist, ER doctor, or other physician, you put a certain amount of trust in them to keep your best interest at heart. As such, if the doctor prescribes you a medication, you likely do not question their recommendation. However, should you experience an adverse reaction to that prescription medication, you may find yourself wondering if there was any negligence or malpractice at play.
14 June 2016
A study done in 2012 indicated that around 4.5 million children, born in the U.S., live with at least one parent who is an "undocumented" immigrant. What happens to those children when the parents divorce and one parent is in the U.S. illegally? Does the immigrant parent, who has no legal right to be in the country, have any right to custody? This is what you should know. How do family court and immigration court interact?
24 February 2016
When parents purchase new toys for their children, the idea of the toy causing an injury is likely one of the last things on their minds. However, defective products can cause injury. In extreme cases, a toy can also result in the unfortunate and untimely death of an innocent life. What Are Product Defects? In the simplest of terms, product defects are problems not caused by the user. These issues can be attributed to factors like poor design, low-quality materials and inadequate product testing.
1 December 2015
Divorce can be a hard time in life. This is especially true when there are children involved. The most important thing in these divorce cases is to make sure that the child is taken care of and put in the best situation. Many divorces are due to domestic violence or abuse cases. If this is the case, you will want to fight tooth and nail to make sure that you have custody of your child so that the abusive parent is not able to continue such bad behavior.
19 August 2015
Did your life change in the blink of an eye due to someone driving under the influence (DUI) and causing a collision? You may find that your situation is easier to cope with if you allow a lawyer to help you get justice for what the other party put you through. Find out below how a car accident lawyer can get justice against a drunk driver on your behalf and how much the help will cost.
17 July 2015
Car accidents happen every day. When someone else causes an accident that you're involved in, you have to think about who is going to pay for the damage and medical bills. For many people, that means filing a personal injury lawsuit. Here are three things that can impact your case. 1. You share fault for the accident. The thing about car accidents is that, in many cases, both drivers are at fault.
14 July 2015
If you were recently charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI,) you are likely very concerned about the chances of receiving a conviction and being forced to serve time in jail. Although you may believe that there is little that you can do to affect the outcome of your case, you may be mistaken. An experienced DUI attorney has the knowledge necessary to help you in many different ways. Use this information to learn more about why it's so important to hire a DUI lawyer as soon as possible.
6 July 2015