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

Don't Take That Call: Beware Of The Claims Adjuster


When you're hurt because of an accident, you are in a vulnerable position. Dealing with injuries, a wrecked car and missed work is stressful, particularly when you know that you are not at fault for the accident. This is no time, however, for you to let down your guard and fall victim once again. Read on to learn about the phone call you do not want to take and why.

11 April 2018

4 Mistakes To Avoid After Being Charged With A Criminal Offense


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

Defining Key Terms In A Personal Injury Case


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

Getting Divorced While Pregnant? Consider These 3 Things


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