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

Is Your Prescription Drug Reaction Actionable? Learn More About Medical Malpractice


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

How Does Your Status As An Undocumented Immigrant Affect A Child Custody Case?


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