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Three Topics To Be Sure To Discuss When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

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Hiring a qualified and experienced personal injury attorney is arguably the most important thing you can do if you’ve been injured and are thinking about pursuing legal action. Having the right person on your side will ensure that your case is strong and that you’ll have the best chance possible of receiving a favorable settlement or verdict. Before you get to this point, however, it’s beneficial to take some time to find the right attorney. Read More»

Will You Go To Jail For Not Paying Child Support?

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Courts take child support payments very seriously. Unlike other divorce issues that are disagreements between two adults, child support is supposed to make sure that children, who can’t take care of themselves, are cared for despite the divorce. Because of this, courts impose harsh penalties for not paying child support up to and including possible jail time. Here’s what might happen if you don’t pay child support. A Late Payment Read More»

What To Do If You Are Charged With A Crime

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If you find yourself in the position of being interrogated by the authorities, or if you are charged with a crime, there are some things you should know. This can be a very stressful, even frightening time, and it pays to keep your head and follow some sage advice. Ask for an attorney. If questions begin to turn into an interrogation, ask for an attorney. Probably the smartest thing that anyone under suspicion of a crime can do is to request an attorney and keep their mouth shut. Read More»

3 Common Questions Answered About Worker's Compensation

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If you were injured at your place of employment, you are most likely eligible for worker’s compensation. However, worker’s compensation can be a difficult event to parse through on your own. Throughout the course of this brief article, you’ll have a few of the most common questions about worker’s compensation answered. Can You Sue Your Employer For An On-Site Injury? There are few cases where you can successfully sue your employer for an on-site injury. Read More»

Do Your Employees Have Contracts? What You Should Know About Contract Breaches

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Having a contract with an employee is a great way to make sure both sides have an understanding of the expectations related to a job. Even though contracts add clarity, they bring with them the potential problem of the contract being breached. If you have employees in your company with a contract, this is what you need to know about contract breaches. Who Is Able To Breach A Contract? Even though many things in a contract are related to your employee, both of you can potentially breach the contract. Read More»

What Divorced Parents In The Military Need To Know About Trust Funds

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If you are serving in the military and are a divorced parent, it may be a good idea to consider establishing a trust fund for your children, especially if you deploy frequently or regularly go TDY. A trust will not take the place of your Last Will and Testament that you update during deployment processing nor will it take the place of child support, but it can provide financial security for your children. Read More»

Breaking Through The Confusion Of A VA Denial

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Disability compensation from the Veterans Affairs office can mean the difference between a safe recovery from military life to civilian life and a struggle just to survive. The monetary compensation can give you time to recover your body without stressing yourself out trying to make ends meet, a form of compensation that is only fair if you were affected by military service. If your VA disability claim was denied, and you’re not sure why a legitimate problem would go ignored, take a look at how the VA disability system works and how you could align your appeal for success. Read More»

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»