Archive for January, 2016
In so many areas of life, the best motto seems to be “hope for the best but be prepared for the worst”. This is specially true in the area of family law and estate planning. People put off thinking about making wills because of the human reluctance to accept our mortality. But making a will is a way of protecting your family and loved ones in all eventualities. An estate planning and litigation attorney can help you make the best plans for your assets, in order to preserve their value and avoid extra burdensome taxes.
Who needs a will?
Estate planning helps you to maximize the value of assets. It also prevents unnecessary costs and problems for your loved ones. According to Business Insider, the three most important legal documents that any American should have ar
If you are like most people, you assume you will never have a need to hire a lawyer or sue anyone. Unfortunately, may people end up needing both. More than three million people are injured at work every year. Many people slip or all at work. In 2013, nearly 330,000 people were hurt this way. That same year, more than 900,000 people suffered injuries at work that forced them to take at least a little time off. For many people, taking time off is expensive as they do not get paid when they do not work. These are people who need to seek out a personal injury liability attorney.
Tips for Getting the Best Settlement for Your Personal Injury Liability Case:
- Get checked out by a doctor. The first thing you need to worry about is getting medical help for any serious injury. No personal injury liabil
Going through a divorce can be a mentally taxing affair for you, and more so for your children. The prospect of separation after being together is often a painful one to contemplate, and certain other aspects of a divorce like protracted legal battles, disputes and child custody certain add to the trauma. If you have recently been in such a situation, the best thing you can do for yourself and your children is to retain the services of a reputed divorce lawyer. This is the first step towards subverting most of the tedious legal paraphernalia involved and to ensure that the process goes on smoothly.
A whopping 10% of American citizens are divorced, and these cases usually go on for about
You should have listened to your boss. When you came back from work after a lunch six months ago, you told your boss about the accident that happened as you walked into your favorite restaurant. You ended up with a broken arm because you had tripped on a broken floor tile. The restaurant management send you to the hospital and promised to pay for all of the expenses. How could you have known that all these months later you would still be battling with the insurance company to pay for hospital and physical therapy bills? Your boss told you that he thought you should find a way to settle before it goes to court, but you did not listen. Now, it looks lie you may have no other option, but seeking legal representation.
Legal advice insurance could have immediately offered you the same advi
What comes to mind when you think of court reporters? Many envision a fast-paced, courtroom environment, where reporters standby cases, breathlessly waiting to write down each detail as it unfolds. And while many court reporters do certainly work in court rooms, that isn’t the only position they can undertake. In fact, many fail to realize that court reporting is an extremely versatile career: 70% of all court reporters actually work outside of court within the United States. So what else do these 50,000 odd court reporters across the country do? Check out 3 types of services that court reporters regularly fill:
Within the Court Systems
Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious situation with serious consequences. If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence — or operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) as Ohio’s state DUI laws call it — you’re going to need to get in touch with one of your area’s criminal defense firms, because you’re going to need to find a good lawyer. Here’s why.
A person’s first DUI offense in Ohio usually requires them to pay a fine that can range between $250 and $1,000, plus a license reinstatement fee of $450. On a second offense, the fines range between $350 to $1,500. The third charge ranges between $350 and $1,500, and any charge after that ranges between $800