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

Four Times When You Need To Take Another Look At Your Will


Finalizing a will, trust, and any other estate-planning document is a big accomplishment, one that you can happily cross off your to-do list. And while you don't have to constantly monitor your will situation once you're done, you can't totally ignore it. There are times when you'll have to review how you've planned your estate and possibly change your plans. Four situations stand out, although depending on what happens in your life, you may have additional reasons to revise your estate plan.

2 June 2019

Charged with Reckless Driving Out of State


Making the choice to drive from one state to another can save you money, give you the chance to enjoy the scenery, and allow you to spend time with friends and family as you make your way to a destination. Unfortunately, when you're driving, just about anything can happen to transform your beautiful day to one that you'd happily forget today. You see, when you're driving, you're responsible for following all of those laws of the road—including the speed limit and not driving recklessly.

16 April 2019

SSDI Attorney: Do You Need One?


Many who file for SSDI benefits often have to take their claim to court because many claims are initially denied by the Social Security Administration. If you plan to fight for your benefits in court, it is best to use an attorney. You will find many benefits to having an attorney on your side. Some people are on the fence about paying for an attorney for this purpose. The following are some things you should know about if you are considering whether or not you need an attorney to help you get your SSDI benefits:

23 January 2019