Disagreeing With A Will: How To Act


Mourning a loved one's death can become even more difficult when you find out that you were left out of a will. Almost anyone can protest a will during the probate process, so read on to find out more. You Have Issues With the Will You may disagree about one or more parts of a will or might think the entire will is wrong. However, you must have legal reasons to take action with a will.

26 July 2021

Divorce In The Age Of Social Media


Social media platforms have made communication, interaction, and socialization easier. People update their lives and learn about others on these platforms. However, when going through a divorce, you'll want to limit what you do and post on social media. Here's how you can navigate social media during your divorce.  Don't Overshare You're about to get divorced, and you want to tell the world that you're about to be free again. While that sounds lovely, you might want to keep it down until it's finalized.

11 June 2021

Domestic Violence Attorney Services


People experiencing domestic violence may be reluctant to speak about it or know how to get help. Given the physical and emotional suffering involved, it is advisable to seek legal aid. Whether you a victim, survivor, or accused of domestic violence, a domestic violence attorney can support you with legal aid.  What is Domestic Violence?  Domestic violence arises when family members experience abuse from another member of the household. Domestic violence takes various forms.

21 April 2021

What Standards of Proof Apply in Civil Litigation?


If you're pursuing a civil lawsuit, you'll likely want to know how hard it will be to prove your case. Here's a look at what the standards of proof are in civil cases and how they might apply to yours. The Two Standards By far the predominant standard of proof a court expects from a civil litigation lawyer is what's called "the preponderance of the evidence." Legal scholars sometimes call this a 51% standard because each side in a matter is trying to prove that their version of the truth is more likely than not the right version.

29 September 2020

Examples Of Instances Of Chemical Exposure That Can Lead To A Personal Injury Claim


In the day-to-day life of an average person, there can be many situations in which there is a potential for chemical exposure. While most people will never be harmed by the chemicals they come in contact with indirectly, there can be situations in which people are injured because of chemical exposure that is no fault of their own. In the event you are injured by chemical exposure at a place of business, you may have the right to seek compensation with the help of a personal injury attorney.

9 June 2020

Mistakes To Avoid While Fighting The Custody Battle


Child custody is one of the most complicated aspects of a divorce. If you are not careful, you can make small mistakes that can cost you the custody battle. Here are some of these mistakes. Leaving the Family Home Leaving the family home, especially in a setup where you can't access the children regularly, can work against you during the custody hearings. It is almost like abandoning the kids, which hurts your child custody battle.

12 December 2019

Should You Contest A Reckless Driving Ticket?


Each time you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you have an obligation to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. If you fail to meet this obligation, a police officer could pull you over and issue you a reckless driving ticket. Individual states have varying laws when it comes to defining what reckless driving is, but failing to contest a reckless driving ticket in any state could have serious consequences.

16 October 2019

Failed To Surrender A Firearm After Being Ordered To Do So? These Defenses May Be Relevant


If you've been arrested for domestic violence and you're a firearm owner, one of the common restrictions that you may face is having to surrender your firearms. Even if you didn't use or threaten to use one of your guns during the alleged incident, the judge will not want you to have access to these weapons during this contentious time. You may ask your criminal defense lawyer to fight against this restriction on your behalf, but he or she may suggest that compliance is your best option for now.

11 July 2019

Getting Help With A Slip And Fall Case


Any time you're trying to handle a legal case, it's important that you do what you can to find legal help. If you get hurt on someone's property, or if they are negligent in protecting you, a personal injury case is the next step to take. Slip and fall cases are some of the most tried personal injury matters. After getting injured, set yourself on the right track with the following suggestions.

27 March 2019

A Cautionary Tale About Updating Your Will


If you already have a last will and testament, congratulations! You've taken the first step in creating a complete estate plan. While that will is important, it's equally important to revisit it every year to ensure that it still addresses the financial concerns you might have. Life is ever-changing and so are the circumstances that might prompt a need to make a change in your will. Read on to learn more.

28 January 2019