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  • How To Prepare For Your Criminal Trial

    15 September 2017

    If you have had criminal charges brought against you, chances are you are doing everything that you can to prepare for the trial. Whether your goal is to be declared innocent or to only lessen the severity of the sentence, there are steps you need to take to ensure you are ready once court is in session. The following can help. Begin the recovery process If your charges involved substance abuse or another treatable offense, then enter into a treatment program as soon as you are able and well in advance of your court date.

  • What Comes Next? Taking Divorce Step By Step

    7 August 2017

    Coping with the stress of divorce can be a lot easier if you have a basic understanding of the process from beginning to end. While every divorce is unique, and the process can vary depending on whether or not you have children, divorces do follow a somewhat similar course over time. Sometimes, it's what you don't know that can lead to confusion and fear, so read on for a simple step by step overview of how your own divorce might go.

  • Should You Try Arbitration After Failed Negotiations With An Insurance Company?

    20 July 2017

    For some, filing a lawsuit after negotiations have failed with an insurance company seems like the best way to recover damages from a car accident. However, there is an alternative method of dealing with the situation. Arbitration is a viable way of solving your dispute with the insurance company and avoid court. If you are considering arbitration, here is what you need to know. Why Should You Choose Arbitration? One of the main reasons to use arbitration is that it will help keep your case out of court.

  • Planning Summer Vacations Around A Custody Agreement? How To Avoid Problems With The Other Parent

    12 July 2017

    If you share custody of your children with the other parent, custody arrangements can often make summer more stressful than it should be. Changes in schedules and conflicts in vacation plans can lead to some very tense situations. If you're trying to arrange your summer plans around those of the other parents, it's important for you to consider the four suggestions provided below. Utilizing these suggestions could help you avoid complications and animosity.

  • Factors That Determine Whether A Warning On A Dangerous Product Is Adequate

    24 June 2017

    Manufacturers of potentially dangers products are required to warn the public about the dangerous of their products. If a manufacturer fails to include such a warning, then they may face "failure to warn" lawsuits from injury victims harmed by the product. Here are four things such a warning should include for it to be considered adequate: Should Include a Word Indicating Warning A warning isn't adequate if you can't differentiate it from other things such as instructions for use or list of ingredients at the first glance.

  • How a Trial Lawyer Can Help With Your Medical Malpractice Case

    5 June 2017

    Medical malpractice can be a complex subject, and many patients fail to recognize the signs that a health care professional may not have acted in their best interests. Most medical malpractice suits aren't the result of intentional abuse on the part of the health care provider -- more often than not, it's caused by general incompetence or complacency. However, that doesn't make it any less of a problem for medical malpractice victims.

  • Four Things That May Affect Your Child Support Payment

    18 May 2017

    When divorcing your spouse, it is possible that you may have to pay child support, even if you plan on sharing physical custody of the children. The purpose of child support is to ensure that children are minimally impacted by the economic consequences of divorce. Check out some of the components that may play a factor in how much you pay for child support. 1. Your Earning Potential You probably know that your potential child support payment takes into account your salary.

  • 3 Ways To Get That Security Video Thrown Out Of Court

    8 May 2017

    If you are facing criminal charges, and one of the strongest pieces of evidence against you is a security video, you are going to want your attorney to work and try to get the evidence suppressed or thrown out of court. Here are three different strategies that your attorney can use to get security videos thrown out of court. #1 Wrong Time Stamps One of the easiest ways to get the video thrown out is by examining the time stamp on the video.

  • 3 Reasons Why You Need A Car Accident Attorney Today

    22 April 2017

    Were you recently involved in an automobile accident? Was the accident the fault of the other driver but you're having a hard time getting any payment from either insurance company? Insurance companies can sometimes be much slower to pay than you would probably prefer. But when you have various bills that need to be taken care of, you don't want to have to keep waiting for your insurance money. You may need professional assistance.

  • How Your Spouse's Actions Can Prolong Your Divorce

    6 April 2017

    If you are divorcing a spouse who has decided to give you a hard time, there are myriad things they can do to prolong your divorce and even make it costlier. Here are examples of unnecessary actions that may prolong a divorce: Filing Multiple Motions and Hearings During a divorce, one of the partners may have a pressing issue that they need the court to rule on before they can proceed with the divorce.