If you are involved in a serious business proceeding, it's not a bad idea to hire a court reporter who can take notes of each and every word that is spoken throughout the proceeding. These are a few reasons to consider hiring one of these professionals during this important time. 1. The Court Reporter Will Be Neutral First of all, it's always a good idea to have a neutral party around during something as serious as a business proceeding.
1 July 2016
Divorce doesn't just come along with negative consequences when it comes to your emotional well-being. A divorce can also come along with negative effects in terms of finances. The truth of this statement is only magnified when one person has relied on the other for financial support. In some cases, alimony, or spousal support, may be an option. Can You Be Awarded Alimony? In order to determine whether you will be awarded alimony, you first need to understand its purpose.
11 June 2016
If you have been injured while working, you likely want to know if you are covered under workers compensation and are therefore entitled to some sort of compensation, at least for your medical bills. You might not have the money to pay a lawyer to review your case and likely don't want to try to start a claim unless you think that you might have a chance. Here are some tips for determining if your workers compensation case is legitimate.
10 May 2016
For a lot of people, their house is the most important thing that they own and the number one thing that they're concerned about passing on to an heir. If you know who you want to inherit your family home and want to avoid having the house go through probate, consider using a transfer-on-death or Lady Bird deed. Both also have possible benefits when it comes to Medicaid eligibility. Here's how they work.
10 May 2016
You are thinking of continuing your law education online, but you are not sure that you can stay the course and complete the requirements. Taking online courses does mean that you will be susceptible to all kinds of distractions since you won't be in a normal classroom environment. The following is a simple guide that will help you be successful in your online law courses. Eliminate Time-Consumers The first step is to find a successful way to manage your time and eliminate unnecessary activities that might be eating up too much of your time.
11 March 2016
A common misconception among military members and civilians is the function of the Legal Office on base or on post. Many mistakenly believe that the JAG office is there to handle all legal issues for military members and their dependents. This is patently false. The JAG office and the attorneys and paralegals on staff represent the Command. These professionals represent the unit in legal matters, to include prosecution of military members that are accused of misconduct.
11 March 2016
As the parent of a teenager who is probably inching ever closer to legal, unaccompanied driving privileges, you are likely to have taken significant measures to provide them with the tools they need to be as safe as possible behind the wheel. Given that about one out of three teens who died in 2010 did so as the result of motor vehicle collisions, the need for such thoughtful preparation of young drivers is obvious.
11 March 2016
Being involved in an accident can be a truly devastating experience because of the pain, suffering and expenses that these incidents can cause. When you have been the unfortunate victim of an accident, it is important to understand that the legal system can allow you to pursue your damages. Yet, the process of fighting for compensation can be a somewhat confusing and frightening task for individuals that have never gone through this process.
11 February 2016
Divorce proceedings can be complex affairs, with lots of tough decisions to be made, potentially emotional court appearances, and lots of paperwork to be signed. But things can be even more complex depending on what state you file in. Divorce proceedings can actually be quite different from state to state. Here's a look at three of the biggest ways that divorce proceedings can be different from one state to another.
26 January 2016
A real estate attorney is a fantastic resource that can help you avoid many potential pitfalls during the real estate buying process. Listed below are two ways that a real estate attorney can assist you. Creating Or Modifying Purchasing Agreements One of the most useful things that a real estate attorney can do for you is modify or create a purchasing agreement so that you are protected in the event that the sale falls through or if other issues come up.
8 January 2016