If you are a business owner or an executive at a large business, your biggest duty is to ensure that the business stays afloat. As such, it's important that you avoid any sort of legal issues or disputes. This article will list three reasons why you and your business may want to consider hiring the help of a commercial litigation attorney. Shareholder Issues When you are a majority shareholder in a business, you may run into more than a few issues; especially when it comes to making big executive decisions.
4 July 2018
If you have just received notification through the mail that you are being called for jury selection and you have never gone through this process before, you might find yourself wondering what you can expect. Keep reading in order to have a better understanding of what you are about to experience. The Selection Process Many people are going to receive the same exact notice that you have, but there are limited seats for the actual jury.
1 June 2018
If you park in a busy downtown area, you likely encounter situations where you are rushing to attain a parking spot so that you aren't late for work. If your vehicle was recently towed for being parked in a tow-away zone that was not clearly marked, you may still be liable for some hefty fines. Keep your cool as you attempt to get your vehicle back and defend yourself during a traffic court hearing.
7 May 2018
When you think about people getting in trouble with the law, you probably think about adults who commit crimes; however, many children find themselves a part of the justice system as well. In many jurisdictions, there is actually a separate juvenile justice system. These systems are generally designed to help rehabilitate minors after they commit crimes to help them get on the right path. If you have never thought about volunteering, you might consider volunteering with your local juvenile justice system.
2 April 2018
When it comes to marriage, not every union goes the distance. Around 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the US. The process of divorcing can range from relatively quick and easy to drawn out and difficult. The divorce process can also vary greatly from state to state. Some states require that couples be separated for a certain amount of time before divorcing while other states do not.
27 February 2018
Driving under the influence (DUI) is a dangerous activity irrespective of the type of driver you are. However, the dangers are greater for commercial drivers due to the size of the vehicles they command and the number of hours they spend on the road. This is why commercial truck drivers faced stringent DUI laws as compared to private drivers. Here are some of the things you should know as a commercial driver arrested for DUI:
27 January 2018
Having an attorney help you with your Social Security disability case can significantly increase the odds you'll get approved for benefits. If you're hesitating hiring one because you're afraid you can't afford his or her fees, the good news is that most lawyers work these types of cases on a contingency basis, so you may not have to pay anything upfront. Here's more information about how this works. The Attorney is Paid from Your Benefits
26 December 2017
A wrongful death can be a tragedy that may leave the survivors of the victim feeling powerless to pursue justice. This can be particularly true when it is determined that the situation fails to rise to the level of criminal conduct. Luckily, wrongful death lawsuits can provide the survivors of the victim with an effective way of fighting for justice. What If Multiple Family Members Want To Pursue A Wrongful Death Claim?
22 November 2017
If you were arrested and charged with a DUI due to the results of a breathalyzer test, yet know you did not drink enough alcohol before driving to impair your judgement on the road, then you may think that fighting your case in court will be "hopeless" due to the results of the breathalyzer test. However, a good DUI lawyer can help you prove your innocence, even if the breathalyzer detected a BAC over the legal limit in your state.
28 October 2017
If you are injured in a boating accident, don't be surprised if the boat operator claims that you also contributed to your injuries. This is one of the ways the operator can deflect liability or make you responsible for some of the damages. Here are some of the claims the boat operator might make: You Were Intoxicated Going out on the water in an intoxicated state is dangerous because intoxication impairs judgment and interferes with balance.
5 April 2017