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

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