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Fighting A DUI Charge

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If you had driven under the influence of alcohol after leaving a bar or restaurant, and were arrested for driving while intoxicated, you may want to work at fighting the charges against you. While it is never a good idea to drive after drinking, there are instances where the person pulled over was under the legal limit at the time of the arrest. Here are some ways you can fight a DUI charge in an attempt to reduce the punishment attached to the crime. Read More»

Exploding Bidets And Body Parts: How Your Personal Injury Lawyer Handles This Sensitive Case

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There are at least two known cases in years past of bidets blowing up. Since bidets are actually meant to gently cleanse you with warm water and not explode all over you or injure you, this is grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. While you certainly want the case investigated and handled, you will also want your personal injury lawyer to handle the case with some sensitivity. Here is what your lawyer needs from you to take care of the case as quietly and as privately as possible. Read More»

3 Lists You Should Bring To Your Divorce Mediation

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It may feel like you have already overcome the most difficult hurdle if you have already convinced your soon-to-be ex-spouse to agree to divorce mediation. The truth is that you still have a lot of work ahead of you. The following are must-do items that you need to finish before the mediation begins if you want to give yourself the best chance for an acceptable outcome. #1: Create a List Read More»

How To Recover Lost Wages From A Vehicle Accident If You Are Self-Employed

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If you are employed and injured in a vehicle crash, you may not be able to work for weeks or even months, meaning a great loss of income. In addition to recovering standard wages, you are allowed to recover wages lost from sick days, vacation days, and bonus days. However, if you are self-employed, recovering lost wages will be more challenging, since self-employed income is often unpredictable. Here are some tips to recover lost wages from a vehicle accident for the self-employed. Read More»

Too Loud Or Distracting Next Door: What Can You Do As Tenant Of Business Property?

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If you have a commercial lease on a property and are running a business there, it could be detrimental to your interests if another entity moves nearby that is noisy or otherwise proves to be distracting. If you have talked to the owner or manager of the property without results, there are some things you can do to protect your rights and continue conducting business.  Quiet Enjoyment Clause and Nuisances Read More»

You're Going Through A Divorce: 4 Ways To Take The Headache Out Of Property Division

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It’s time to divide up the assets so you can proceed with the divorce. You’re anticipating a stressful situation. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, there are a few things you can do to make the process easier for both of you. Here are four simple tips that will take the headache out of property division. Take Turns with the Assets and Debts When it comes to the assets and debts, if you’re like most people, you want the assets and you’re trying to avoid the debts. Read More»

Can You Sue For Wrongful Death If A Family Member Was Murdered?

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If you’ve recently suffered the tragic loss of a close family member at the hands of another person, you’re likely both angry and heartbroken, and may be wondering whether you have any recourse against your relative’s murderer. A wrongful death lawsuit may be one option for you and your family to recover some of the financial (if not the emotional) losses you’ve suffered. Read on to learn more about the laws governing when you can sue a murderer for wrongful death. Read More»

What You Need to Understand about a Probable Cause Arrest

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You’re walking down the street minding your own business. Suddenly, an officer approaches you and says you fit the description of a reported burglar in the area and you’re holding an item similar to one that has been reported stolen. The office places you in custody and takes you into the station. This scenario represents probable cause. If you have been involved in a similar situation, it’s important that you understand the parameters of probable cause so that you know how to protect your rights. Read More»

4 Tips For Making Divorce Easier For Children

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There is no doubt that a divorce can be hard on the adults involved, but it can also really effect the kids involved if a divorce is not handled right. Divorces range from amicable to very heated, but keeping children in mind often results in the best outcome. If you are planning to divorce in the near future, consider the following tips: Consider Family Counseling While you and your spouse understand the reasons for your divorce, your kids may not. Read More»

3 Ways To Help Prove Your Injuries After An Auto Accident

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If you have recently been involved in an auto accident, you probably want to make sure that your insurance company pays for all of your medical bills and any other costs related to your injuries, such as time off of work. Unfortunately, not all insurance companies want to pay out these claims like they should, so you are going to need solid proof that you were injured in case you need to go to court or in case your accident attorney has to present this evidence. Read More»