Those accused of crimes are entitled to due process. That term encompasses several rights, and one of them is a trial by a jury of your peers. Jury selection is one of the last legal activities prior to the beginning of the trial, and you should be present when this important task is accomplished. To understand more about jury selecting, read on. To Speak the Truth Voir Dire is the French term that means, loosely, to speak the truth.
19 June 2019
Getting divorced can bring a lot of stress to the forefront, especially if you and your spouse also share a business. On top of going through the personal matters that make divorce tough, you will also have to do what is in the best interests of the joint company or any business interests the two of you share. With this in mind, use these steps so that you can end your marriage and make the best decisions for your business.
19 May 2019
You don't have a guarantee of realizing your wishes just because you file for divorce ahead of your spouse. However, being the first to file has some slight advantages that may affect your divorce in the long run. Here are some of these advantages. You Get a Lawyer of Your Choice If your spouse consults a lawyer about a divorce, you lose the right to consult that specific lawyer. This is the case whether your spouse retained the lawyer or not.
23 April 2019
Divorce can be a complicated process fraught with emotional, financial, and legal pitfalls. One of the best things you can do as you embark on this journey is to arm yourself with as much knowledge as possible. Whether you are planning on hiring the services of a divorce attorney or not, it will still be in your best interests to be prepared so that you navigate the process with confidence. While there is a wealth of information available about the basics of divorce and divorce law, there are also many lesser-known facts that you may not be aware of.
16 March 2019
When a person develops a disability, their ability to financially support themselves may be severely compromised. There are government-backed programs and benefits designed for those facing this situation, but misinformation about these benefits can lead many people to fail to take advantage of this option. Myth: You Will Have To Pay For All Of Your Medical Expenses Individuals that suffer from permanent disabilities can have intense medical needs. When a person is approved for disability benefits, they will be able to qualify for Medicare benefits that will make it possible for them to continue to receive the medical care that they require.
6 February 2019
If you've been charged with a felony, sooner or later you'll be given a preliminary hearing. The preliminary hearing is not a trial, but it can seem a bit like one—and it's often the first real glimpse that the prosecution and defense have into each other's case. Here's what you should expect from your preliminary trial: What is a preliminary hearing? Preliminary hearings are held without a jury, but in all other respects, it generally resembles a trial.
27 December 2018
Working as a bellhop at a busy hotel can be an exciting career, giving you the chance to meet and assist new people throughout your workday, as well as earn tips based on how hard you work. There are some risks to this line of work, however, and it's possible that an injury on the job could leave you unable to report to duty for a period of time. The role of your employer in the injury is something to consider.
18 November 2018
You might have a lot of things in mind for the holiday season, but getting hurt and having to hire a personal injury lawyer is probably not one of them. However, there are various types of personal injuries that can be common during the holiday season. These are a few of them. Getting Hit by a Drunk Driver Drunk driving accidents can and do happen all year long, but many people are extra prone to drinking and driving during the holiday season.
9 October 2018
When someone is injured in or around your swimming pool, the person may file a personal injury lawsuit against you. As the property owner, you have a responsibility to keep your guests safe. Even if the injured person is a friend, he or she may still feel that legal action is necessary. For example, if the victim cannot work as a result of being hurt, he or she will need some form of financial damages.
29 August 2018
An apostille is not something that the average person thinks about. However, when you have an official document that you must send outside of the United States, you may be required to authenticate your document with this feature. Here is some of the important information you need to know about the process. Requirements The requirements as to when you do and do not need an apostille vary from situation to situation.
30 July 2018