While there are certainly some on-the-job injuries that will prevent you from ever working again, the goal of most people who are hurt at work is to eventually resume their career. It might not be advisable to jump right into the job, however, which means that your workers' compensation attorney will likely advocate for — and negotiate on your behalf — the idea of you getting back to work on what is known as light duty.
20 February 2019
Searches, in the legal sense, allow law enforcement officers to obtain evidence connected to a crime. Our justice system treats those accused of crimes as innocent, so using searches to seek evidence is so customary that few people give it much thought. Until you or a loved one has been subject to a search, you might just assume that law enforcement must present a search warrant before they carry out a search, but that is not always the case.
14 January 2019
If you're going through a divorce or a custody battle and need a family attorney, meeting with an attorney for the first time can feel a little intimidating or overwhelming. However, if you know what to expect, you'll handle the experience better. By avoiding the following six mistakes, you'll get off to a good start with your family lawyer and you'll get on track to resolving your family dispute without stress and unpleasant surprises.
5 December 2018
Were you recently married? Are either you or your spouse a resident of a foreign country? Are you planning on making your new home together in the United States? If so, you may be in the process of applying for a green card, which allows an immediate family member of an American citizen, like a spouse, apply for legal residency in the United States. There are a number of steps in the green card application process.
24 October 2018
Defective products are all around you. Most days and times you shrug off what happens, declare "That is what happens when you buy cheap stuff!", and move on. However, when the products cost you a lot more money, you cannot shake it off. Defective products can also damage or hurt you. That is the time to take legal action. The following reasons all show when you should definitely sue the manufacturer for a defective product.
2 September 2018
You were recently pulled over for speeding. The ticket you received was unbelievable. You do not want, or cannot afford, to pay it. What are you going to do? There are speeding ticket attorneys, but when all is said and done, most speeding tickets cost hundreds, even thousands less than hiring an attorney. Ergo, what justification does one have for hiring a lawyer to fight a a speeding ticket? Well, actually, there are some justifiable reasons, and they make complete sense.
10 August 2018
Has someone asked you to be the executor of their will? If so, you probably feel duly honored! However, before you accept the duty, there are some things that you should stop to consider. Being the executor of an estate is a big responsibility. Here are the things you should consider. 1. Are you physically and emotionally up to the task? Organizational skills, not knowledge, are key to an executor's success.
12 July 2018
There are times when a child custody lawyer is brought in right when two parents split up, but there are just as many cases where there is no immediate need for a child custody lawyer because two people agree about custodial arrangements. However, it is not uncommon for complications to come up somewhere after the arrangements have been made that warrant hiring a child custody lawyer. It is always best to have a lawyer to guide you when things start getting complicated regarding child custody.
9 June 2018
Death is an event no person looks forward to, but it is a day that is inevitable for every person walking the Earth. Given this information, it's critical that each person ensure their family is left in a position where they can focus on grieving and not worrying about sorting through paperwork and other information for the deceased. If you have not taken the time to ensure your estate affairs are in order, learn how an attorney can aid you in protecting your family.
8 May 2018
If you've been injured in a work-related accident, you want to avoid doing anything that could jeopardize your workers compensation case. That includes waiting too long to file a report, and failing to hire an attorney. However, there are other missteps you can take that can cause also cause problems for you. If you've filed a workers compensation claim, here are four steps you can take to avoid issues with your case.
5 April 2018