Defamation of character is what it is called when someone says something about you that is not true but you still suffer because what they have said has a negative impact on your reputation. Not only can this be bad for an individual, but it can be very bad for a company. Lies that are told and believed by people can cause individuals to lose friends, cause them to have problems within their family, cause them to lose their job, cause them to get dirty looks from neighbors, and much more.
20 July 2020
Cerebral palsy is a condition where the brain is unable to properly control the body's movement or overall posture. Cerebral palsy can occur due to a variety of different reasons, but one of the most common is losing oxygen to the brain. Cerebral palsy can be seen in babies and infants if something went wrong during the birthing process that caused a reduction in oxygen to the brain. Did you recently give birth to a child who has this condition?
17 June 2020
In a recent calendar year, civil lawyers tried more than 7,000 personal injury cases across several different states. It's not surprising since personal injury law happens to be one of the most common forms of litigation since people get hurt in different kinds of accidents each and every day. The key is to figure out what you need to do so that you can get the most out of your own personal injury matters.
14 May 2020
The tradeoff you accept when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the risk of losing assets. You can receive forgiveness of debt, but you always take on this risk with this branch of bankruptcy. To help people prevent this from occurring, bankruptcy attorneys try to use reaffirmation agreements in cases. Here is an explanation of what this is and how it can help you keep your secured assets. What Is a Reaffirmation Agreement?
7 April 2020
If you live in a condo or a townhome, chances are high that you live in a community that is managed by a housing association. Your condo's housing association helps create rules and regulations for the local community that all residents are expected to follow. If you are a part of your community's housing organization, one consideration you might want to think about is hiring an association attorney. Here's how working with a lawyer can benefit your association and the community at large.
9 March 2020
Being transgender is hard enough without facing gender discrimination. Unfortunately, gender discrimination is a very real threat to the transgender community. Many members of the transgender community don't know what to do when they're faced with gender discrimination. If you're transgender and have been subjected to gender discrimination, you don't have to take the mistreatment. There are steps you can take to get the justice you deserve. Here are four steps you need to take if you've suffered gender discrimination because you're transgender.
28 January 2020
Debt is a scary thing to face, especially if it just keeps getting worse and worse. In this case, it may be necessary to work with a bankruptcy attorney. They can help you through this tough financial spot in the following ways. Assess Financial Situation Since filing for bankruptcy is a pretty serious matter, you don't just want to do it on impulse. Rather, you need to work with a bankruptcy attorney so they can assess your financial situation and see what response is best.
9 January 2020
Becoming a business owner affords you many rights as well as responsibilities. You get to set the ruling guidelines for your organization, hire the people who are the best fit for your vision, and sell products and services that are valuable to the customers who patronize your business. However, when you're just getting started, there are bound to many things you don't know about the business world. There is a learning curve to nearly everything in life, and spearheading a company is no different.
9 December 2019
One of the scariest things for defendants in criminal cases is wondering what the state has for a case. If you're facing charges or are worried some might be brought against you, here's what you need to know about uncovering the case the state has. Before Being Charged Most people being investigated for a possible offense get some hints that the police or the prosecutor's office might be looking into something.
8 November 2019
Most people feel that a last will and testament is far too important a document to complete on their own and seek help from an attorney. Some independent souls, however, consider the creation of a will to be a personal and private act. Surprisingly, there is a smattering of states that don't recognize hand-written wills, also known as holographic wills, but the remainder of states do. There are, though, several rules that must be followed when creating your own will, or it could be ruled invalid.
14 October 2019