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

A Special Social Security Medical Examination


For those who have been unable to work at their jobs, the Social Security Administration (SSA) might be able to help you financially. When it comes to gaining benefits from the SSA, the importance of showing proof of your medical disorder is foremost. In some cases, you might be asked to participate in a particular type of medical exam known as a consultant exam. Read on to learn more about this exam and what it could mean to your chances for approval.

15 December 2018

Suing A Lawyer For Malpractice: How To Get Justice After A Bad Legal Experience


When you choose a lawyer to take on a case, you have the right to have certain expectations. You are paying the legal professional to help you out with your situation while providing legal guidance and support when it is needed. If you recently worked with a lawyer who you believe was negligent and slacking off on your case, you may have a legal malpractice case on your hands. Legal malpractice attorneys are available to help you get the justice you deserve after your other lawyer completely failed you and did not meet the expectations you had of him or her.

2 November 2018

It's An Emergency: Understanding Emergency Child Custody Orders


When a child custody arrangement affects a minor child in a negative manner, there are legal remedies. Whether the steps are taken by a parent or another concerned adult, every state has provisions in place that work to protect minor-aged children from abuse, neglect, criminal activity, parental kidnapping, and more. Read on and find out how these provisions are used in an effort to protect and rescue endangered children. Wrongdoing by the other parent

26 September 2018

Three Examples Of Attempting To Bribe An Officer That Could Lead To Charges


No one likes when a police officer appears to be ready to write him or her a ticket, whether it's for a traffic offense, a property offense, or some other type of situation. While accepting the ticket is always your best bet — and then fighting it afterward if you feel that you have a reason to do so — you may feel as though attempting to sweet talk your way out of the ticket might also work.

17 August 2018

3 Helpful Tips For Finding The Perfect Criminal Defense Attorney


Facing a criminal charge can be intimidating because your personal and professional life could be heavily impacted. So that they're not and you move on as quickly as possible, you need to hire the right criminal defense attorney. This can be a smooth process if you consider these tips.  Assess Area of Expertise  Not all criminal defense attorneys are equal. Some will have more experience than others in a particular field of criminal defense.

27 June 2018