. 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
Having to bail out a friend or loved one from jail can be a frustrating experience, but it can be invaluable to the person who broke the law. However, you need to carefully consider what is involved before diving into the bail process. It can leave you with some serious ramifications if your friend or loved one does not keep up his or her end of the bargain. The following are some things you need to know:
8 February 2018
When you're being treated for a work-related injury, there comes a point where you will not experience further advancements in your condition. This is called the maximum medical improvement (MMI), and here are some things that will happen when you reach this level. You May Be Required to Undergo an IME Your doctor will determine when you have reached MMI, and he or she will issue a report to you or workers' comp detailing his or her diagnosis.
7 January 2018
If you're in a minor motorcycle accident during the holidays, you might put off seeing a doctor until after the holiday season ends. Although it's your right to forego treatment, it may not be in your best interest to do so. Even minor motorcycle accident injuries can cause health problems later on. Some of your injuries may not be as apparent as others, including organ and head injuries. Here's why you shouldn't put off or delay your medical treatment and what you may do instead.
7 December 2017
When you become a business owner you recognize a lot of the red tape that you have to go through in order to properly register your company, conduct business, operate in specific cities and states, and copyright your products. In order to get through all of your legal paperwork and processes effectively, you will need a lawyer at some points. Having a lawyer on standby for your business will make it easier for you to get all of the behind the scenes paperwork and court registration complete.
10 November 2017
If you fit into multiple categories, you need to be putting in multiple claims. There is no reason to put all of your hopes, dreams, and chances at recover into a single compensation system; the only problem occurs when you start getting money from multiple systems and fail to report the issue. Here are a few claim system details to help you understand how social security, personal injury, workers compensation, veteran disability, and other compensation systems can be applied and managed together.
12 October 2017
Tax season is typically considered to begin in mid to late January. It continues until the IRS deadline for filing taxes which is typically on April 15, but the date may be a day or two later depending on weekends or other factors. When you are faced with income tax preparation, it can be easy to get overwhelmed, but a caring lawyer can help you figure out even the most complicated tax process.
24 February 2017
If you have recently discovered that an unpaid debt has resulted in a lien against your home, it is important to be aware of what your options are for dealing with that lien. For instance, you need to determine whether the lien is valid, if it was attached due a debt that you or a former spouse had, and if necessary, what your repayment options are if you are held liable for that unfortunate and unexpected debt.
9 February 2017