If you recently went to a restaurant or bar, and were pulled over during your ride home and found to have a higher alcohol content in your body than you believe, you are most likely concerned about any fines or jail time you will be awarded in a courtroom situation. There are a few steps you can take in trying to prove the procedures used to convict you of a DUI are not up to par, possibly minimizing any sentencing and the amount you will be responsible in paying as a result of your arrest.
29 May 2017
Being charged with the crime of insurance fraud is a serious issue, and you will need to hire a criminal lawyer if you are in this situation. Insurance fraud costs people and insurance companies money, and it can result in serving time in prison and other punishments if you are found guilty. If you are currently facing charges for this crime, here are several things you should know. What is insurance fraud?
23 May 2017
If you have an elderly parent who will move to an assisted living facility or a nursing home in the near future, you could be hit with a bill for their care at some point. It's called filial responsibility law and 29 states have it. If you fail to pay the bill, you could be faced with a lawsuit. However, filial responsibility can be avoided with proper planning. Here's what you need to know.
19 May 2017
Did you put your trust in a professional to perm and style your hair? If the results were unsatisfactory due to the perm injuring your scalp, the stylist may be legally liable for your suffering. It is in your best interest to consult with a physician to find out if your injuries are permanent, as it can lead to you winning more money if you decide to file a lawsuit against the stylist.
13 May 2017
Going through divorce proceedings can be one of the most challenging and frightening experiences of your life. There are steps that can be taken to protect yourself against the worst consequences of a divorce, but people will frequently neglect to take these steps to protect themselves. Have Your Prenuptial Agreement Reviewed The loss of one's most valuable or prized assets in a divorce can be one of the most frightening aspects of a marriage.
13 May 2017
If you've been injured at the hands of another person, it's absolutely vital that you receive adequate compensation. Not only do you need restitution for your current medical expenses, you also have to account for any future earning losses that may come about. That's why it's so vital for you to have an attorney on your side who can fight for you. However, as much as you may want to hire an attorney, the issue of cost could be holding you back.
10 May 2017
Many people will never have an occasion to be engaged with the legal system in their lives. Since the consequences and costs are both perceived to be severe, some may even go out of their way to avoid judicial entanglements. Unfortunately, this aversion may put you in a position where your interests are insufficiently protected. It's important to know when you should overcome these concerns and be willing to pursue legal action, and personal injury is one of the events that should fall in this category.
8 May 2017