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
Finding yourself in a situation where you need the services of an attorney of family law can be one of the most stressful times in anyone's life. No one goes in to a marriage with the expectation that it'll eventually end, but if reconciliation becomes impossible, it's vital that you take the appropriate steps to guarantee that your rights remain protected. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should be sure to ask your family lawyer.
26 June 2015
If you work in any outdoors life related industry and come across a lawsuit that involves environmental law, there are some very important tips that you will want to keep in mind, so that you can make the absolute most of your situation. By following some of these tips, you'll have the help and service that you need to take advantage of the protection and service that can keep you out of the legal crossfire.
3 June 2015
It is fairly common for individuals to attempt to keep their estate out of probate by arranging to have their assets put into joint tenancy. While this may be an effective means of avoiding probate in some cases, there are some definite pitfalls to this technique. In the following scenarios, the joint tenancy technique could cause problems down the road: The loss of "stepped-up valuation" Stepped-up valuation is the revaluation of assets that have appreciated in value.
19 May 2015
Slip and fall accidents in front of a home are often due to icy, wet, or slippery concrete sidewalk surfaces. Yet, other hazards could be present due to a homeowner's negligence. Leaving the gate to the front yard or a driveway open and allowing it to obstruct the sidewalk is a really bad idea. Anyone injured because a property owner left a gate open might bring forth a negligence lawsuit in civil court.
18 May 2015
If you are currently going through a divorce, you will need to figure out what to do with the property you own together. The property can be anything from a house or car to furnishings and other belongings in your home. This can be one of the more difficult parts of a divorce, so it is best to start early and get legal assistance. Here are some tips for dividing your property.
14 May 2015
People tend to base their perceptions off of what they see in the media or on television, and unfortunately, when it comes to auto accident attorneys, what they perceive is often far from the truth. If you are ever hurt or injured in an auto accident and you are finding it difficult to reason with the other party involved or the insurance company, you will find that a good attorney will easily become one of the most important people in your life at this time.
12 May 2015
You expect the food you eat in restaurants to be safe. However, around 48 million consumers get food poisoningeach year and restaurants are responsible for 42% of cases. Seeking damages for a mild case that lasted a couple of days will not be worth the time. However, if the contaminated food has caused an extensive illness requiring a trip to the hospital or doctor, you may be entitled to compensation. Here are some tips on pursuing a food poisoning case against a restaurant.
11 May 2015
Do you know what will happen to your minor children if you should pass away? Odds are, you know the importance of having a will and designating a guardian for your kids. But you may not know the best way to make sure they'll inherit the assets from your estate. Conservatorship vs. Testamentary Trust If you don't specify, assets like real estate, investments and cash from life insurance policies go into a legal conservatorship and are held until the child turns 18.
7 May 2015