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
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 been injured in an accident that was not your fault and you're now on the road toward a personal injury trial, you need to know what is in store. Trials are not smooth and effortless endeavors, they are often interrupted by numerous postponements, hearings, and motions. There are a two commonly used motions that are meant to bring a halt to the trial immediately. If you don't want to be caught off-guard during your personal injury trial, you should know these motions and what they could mean to your trial.
16 January 2017
A large percentage of married couples end up divorcing. You probably know someone who is divorced and because you have seen divorce all around, you may think that you know what to expect. However, divorce is much different experienced than it is observed. Here are some things that you should know about getting divorced to keep yourself emotionally healthy. 1. Learn To Get Along With Your Ex This may sound impossible, but you need to learn how to get along with your ex.
29 December 2016
One of the hardest things during a divorce is remembering to take care of your own health. Here are some things that you can do to keep yourself physically and emotionally healthy during this time. Don't Engage in Conflict The first and hardest thing to do is to avoid conflicts with your ex as much as possible. Both people are probably very hurt, no matter who ended the marriage. While you may think you're gaining closure by talking things out during this time, it's often better to let some time pass for both people to process things and be mindful about what they say.
7 December 2016
If you are currently in the process of getting divorced, there are some things you will probably need to do when the divorce is finally over. You might not be thinking of these things because your focus might be on adjusting to your new way of life and getting things done that are needed for the actual divorce. As you work through your divorce issues and make the necessary decisions, you should also create a list of things you should do once it is finalized, and here are some of the things your list might include.
6 October 2016