Some people find themselves in situations where they feel no choice but to commit a criminal act. Perhaps the situation was an emergency that called for you to act in a specific way, making your actions justified. If this happens, you might consider "necessity" as a criminal defense. How would your defense stack up in court? This guide will help you figure out what to do. What Is 'Necessity' as a Criminal Defense?
30 July 2020
If something has happened to you and you are trying to determine whether or not you should hire a personal injury lawyer, then you really should make an appointment to talk to one. If you think you may have a case, then a lawyer will be able to tell you if this is true. Once they hear your case, they can also decide to take your case and you can get started on the process with them.
3 July 2020
You were going down the highway when suddenly there were flashing lights behind you. Now you are pulled over on the side of the road waiting for a police officer to finish writing up your speeding ticket. While you are probably irritated or upset, you should know that being pulled over is not the same as being convicted in traffic court. It might still be possible to fight the ticket or get it thrown out.
27 May 2020
For many people going through divorce, their first concerns are for their children. How often will they be able to see their children? Divorce can have a serious impact on your relationship with your child, but when you have sole custody you can still be in charge. What Is Sole Custody? Sole custody refers to one parent being the main parent to make decisions for the child. Sole legal custody refers to making decisions about the child's education, medical care, religious development, and more.
24 April 2020
If you looked in the U.S. bankruptcy code for the term "Chapter 20," you'd discover that it doesn't exist. However, the term is used occasionally by a bankruptcy lawyer to refer to a specific situation. A so-called Chapter 20 filing is one that occurs when someone submits a Chapter 13 application immediately after completing a Chapter 7 case. That may sound a tad crazy, but there's an argument for doing so.
20 March 2020
If you end up doing battle in the courtroom or negotiating a settlement for a personal injury case, it can be a time where you realize that you will need the help of a seasoned lawyer. By doing business with an attorney that you can count on, this entire process will be a whole lot easier, and you can rely on them to win you your deserved check for pain and suffering, physical injury, and other damages.
18 February 2020
During divorce proceedings, the end goal is to divide your assets equitably. That usually means in half, or close to it. But what happens when your house is most of your net worth and there isn't enough left over for the other person to receive even close to a fair share by taking everything else? Here are your options. Sell the House If neither of you really wants to keep the house, the easiest thing to do may be to sell the house.
16 January 2020
You always obey all traffic laws and drive as carefully as possible to avoid serious accidents. However, a tailgating driver ran into you and caused serious damage to your car that you are worried you won't be able to fix. This situation is very frustrating and probably requires a high-quality car accident attorney to manage properly. These professionals can ensure you get the cash that you deserve. Tailgating Is a Dangerous Driving Situation
13 December 2019
When you aren't able to work, every penny starts to take on a new meaning. You hesitate to spend money because you don't know when you'll be able to replenish your resources. Filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a godsend. Receiving the income each month allows you to take care of your personal expenses and support yourself. However, getting approved for disability payments may not be as easy as you think.
18 November 2019
People rely on their jobs to provide the money they need to pay their rent or mortgage and put food on the table. Many people live paycheck to paycheck, and losing their jobs can have disastrous consequences on every aspect of their lives. If you've lost your job for unfair reasons, you may have been wrongfully terminated. Wrongful termination is a legal term which means you've been fired for illegal reasons.
19 October 2019