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
Interested in starting a nonprofit business venture? If you have a specific vision in mind and you would love to take things to the next level by getting this business started because you truly believe it can make a difference, you will need to create a business plan while being fully prepared to take certain steps to get your startup running. Although it can take time and a lot of effort, you can eventually start your own nonprofit business that does well for years to come.
10 September 2019
When considering bankruptcy, there are many factors you should analyze before making the decision to file, and one of the factors to evaluate is the effects bankruptcy will have on your credit. Both branches of bankruptcy, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, can have negative effects on your credit, and here are several things to understand about the effects these branches can have on your credit file and credit score. Both branches stay a while
7 August 2019