3 Common Criminal Defense Cases That Need The Services Of An Attorney


The criminal justice system is a confusing and complex web of rules, regulations, and convoluted statutes. You can easily be stressed if you find yourself in the middle of this labyrinth without an experienced attorney by your side. Fortunately, many attorneys specialize in criminal defense law. Here are three criminal defense cases that need the services of an attorney. 1. Assault Assault is a common crime consisting of the threat or attempt to commit violence against another person.

29 November 2021

3 Reasons Estate Planning Trusts Are Vital For Single Individuals


Estate planning is important for everyone, but it's essential for single individuals. A single person doesn't have the inherent protections of the marital relationship, the role of certain elements in estate planning becomes even more important. One of these facets is the use of trust. How does a trust benefit single planners in particular? Here are three valuable ways.  1. Trusts Avoid Probate The probate process to confirm a will legally be long and arduous.

29 October 2021

Creating A Custody Arrangement That Is In The Best Interest Of Your Child


When involved in a custody dispute, you will not want to focus on winning the custody of your child. Instead, you want to place yourself in the correct mindset in which your goal is to pursue that which is in the best interest of your child. With the help of an experienced child custody attorney, you can obtain a court order that is in the best interest of your child by avoiding several mistakes.

14 September 2021

Little Known Facts About Bicycle Accidents


If your bike collides with a car, consult a car accident lawyer. Here is some basic information on bicycle accidents. Liability for Different Types of Bicycle Accidents Accidents at Intersections A cyclist has a right-of-way when riding on a street that has no stop sign. A car that approaches the street with no stop sign and drives in front of the cyclist will be responsible for the accident. However, if the cyclist rides against traffic and there is an accident, both the driver and cyclist are to blame.

5 August 2021

How Auto Accident Personal Injury Cases Are Handled Before Going To Trial


It's important that you strictly follow your state's traffic rules to keep you and everyone else safe on the road. Unfortunately, not everyone drives well, and although you don't want to put your safety in the hands of other drivers, you may have no option but to use the public road network. Unsurprisingly, auto accidents make up the bulk of personal injury cases in the U.S., and anyone that uses vehicle transportation in the country can easily find themselves on the receiving end of an erratic driver's actions.

18 June 2021

How To Increase Your Odds Of Your Disability Appeal Being Successful


After you have been denied SSDI benefits, your battle will not be over. You are able to file an appeal and those who file appeals are more likely to be approved than they were during their original application. A disability insurance claim lawyer can help you through this process. Obtain Your Claim File Make sure to obtain a claim file because any disabilities you have that are not found in the claim file will not be taken into consideration when determining whether your claim should be approved.

12 May 2021

3 Important Estate Plan Modifications To Be Aware Of


If you want to make an estate plan, you should use a probate lawyer as a resource. This important decision is more than writing on a piece of paper how you want your assets divided in the event of your death. After an estate plan is completed, it is not the end of the matter. Estate plan changes may need to be done because of certain things that may happen in a person's lifetime.

19 November 2020

Strange Adoptions: What To Know About Adults Being Adopted By Other Adults


Believe it not, it's perfectly legal for an adult to be adopted by another adult. There are, however, laws that prevent this type of adoption in some cases. To find out about the motivation behind such adoptions and when they are not appropriate, read on. When is Adopting an Adult Okay? The situations listed below are not very common and it's advisable to speak to a family law attorney before you begin to plan such an action.

29 July 2020

When To Plead Guilty To A DUI


If you are facing DUI (driving under the influence) charges, you might be tempted to plead guilty and conclude the case as soon as possible. However, that is not a decision you should take lightly. In fact, pleading guilty may only make sense under the following circumstances.   Once You Understand the Implications Pleading guilty to a DUI means all that remains is the sentencing stage. The judge will hand down your sentence, and the conviction will be part of your criminal record.

22 November 2019

Working With A Workers Compensation Attorney After A Job-Related Injury


If you are injured while at work, your employer must have insurance to cover your medical bills and time out of work. Getting the benefits that you are entitled to is not difficult if you were not acting negligent or doing something unsafe. Some insurance companies are harder to work with, and if you are getting the run around from them, you may need to get a workers compensation attorney involved to help expedite the process.

22 September 2019