When a loved one calls on you for help, it's only natural to do everything in your power to help them. When that loved one is sitting behind bars in jail, the situation takes on a new and disturbing dimension. While you want to do what you can to arrange bail for your loved one, you should take care in doing so. Scammers prey on the vulnerability of loved ones and, if you aren't careful, you can be taken for an expensive ride.
14 January 2019
When a worker falls victim to certain medical disorders, they may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Unfortunately, applicants must be prepared to wait for many months to find out if their cases are approved or denied. Some serious categories of illnesses have been identified by the Social Security Administration (SSA) as being eligible for a quicker approval process. Read on to find out more about the three SSA programs that might allow your loved one to gain Social Security benefits faster than usual.
30 November 2018
If you have caught one of the teens in your neighborhood doing something very illegal on a home camera and you want to press charges, it's best to meet with a lawyer first. You want to find a law firm in your area that takes family law cases. The law firm can then assign a lawyer to you that can go over the details of the case with you. Here are some of the things you want to know before you take further action, as well as some questions to ask the lawyer.
17 October 2018
If you and your spouse have agreed to part ways, then the right time to divorce might be sooner rather than later. If you add a need to declare bankruptcy into the equation, however, you might want to consider how your filing order could affect both of these major legal moves. Read on for a discussion of how to set priorities given your own situation. The Income Limit Rule One aspect of bankruptcy that could influence your decision revolves around your income.
12 September 2018
When you get hurt at work the last thing on your mind is having to do more work but at some point, you might be in that exact position. If your injury has left you unable to go back to the job you had when you were injured the workers' comp insurance carrier may ask you to work at an alternate position. Read on to learn more about this issue.
14 August 2018
The immigration laws in the United States can make bringing family members here from different counties seem impossible. While there is a lot of paperwork, and you may end up having to wait a few years before they can come, doing things legally is the only way to ensure everyone gets to stay together. It is possible to do all the paperwork yourself, however, because of the huge number of people wanting to immigrate here everything must be done correctly and timely or you will have to start all over.
8 July 2018
Facing a DWI (driving while intoxicated) charge can be scary. This crime can seriously affect both your personal and professional life. You need to take this charge seriously and consider hiring a DWI lawyer. This professional can provide assistance in the following ways. Facilitate Legal Proceedings Taking one of these charges to court is already an intimidating process. You shouldn't have to stress even more because of lengthy legal proceedings. You won't have to when you work with an experienced DWI lawyer.
6 June 2018
. When it comes to building your wealth and passing it along to subsequent generations, you will need to do everything that you can to put together a quality estate plan. By taking the time to handle your estate planning with the assistance of a professional, you will be able to handle things like creating a will and trust, and making sure that your wealth is properly passed down to your benefactors.
5 May 2018
When parents cannot decide which parent will be the primary physical custodian of a minor child, it may be left up to a judge. Almost any method you can use outside of the court system is preferable to having virtual strangers decide on such a personal matter, so consider using conflict resolution techniques employed using mediation. If you are unable to come to an agreement between you two, the family court judge may contract this issue out to a specially-trained expert.
10 April 2018
When a person is caught driving with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 or higher, he or she could get arrested and charged with a driving under the influence (DU) charge. If this happened to you recently, you might wonder how you can get out of the charge. While there are several strategies criminal lawyers use to help their clients, one common strategy involves challenging the BAC test that was conducted just before the arrest.
10 March 2018