Making the decision to file for Chapter 7 is a big decision to make, and it is something you should carefully think about for months before going through with it. If you decide to use this branch of bankruptcy, it is important to find out the effects it will have on your life, the costs, and many other things, and one thing you might want to talk to your lawyer about is the time frame of a Chapter 7 case, so you can have an idea about when your case will be over.
2 December 2019
Having one or more investment properties can provide a nice monthly revenue for you and your spouse, as well as leave you with financial freedom when you're ready to retire. Deciding to get a divorce can derail the benefits of your investment properties, however, so you'll need to come up with a solution that won't hurt either of you. Owning some investment properties can be a major topic of discussion in your divorce.
4 November 2019
Taking care of business during a personal injury claim will help you out in more ways than you can imagine. Getting worker's compensation assistance will allow you to pay for all of your bills so that you can heal up, get back to work and get your life back to normal. This strategy involves getting the help of a lawyer, along with a few other points that will assist you whenever you have a serious case on your hands.
8 October 2019
If your license is suspended because of a DUI, you need to take the matter very seriously. This is a significant legal matter that will require some work to eventually regain your driving privileges. To get your license back, you need to have a qualified DUI attorney on your case. An attorney will help you get through the process with all the proper information you need to prove your case. While you do not have to hire an attorney, it is strongly recommended you do so.
5 September 2019
If you're facing legal issues with the IRS, you need to hire a tax attorney as soon as possible. You can't afford to go up against the IRS without legal representation. Before you try to deal with the situation on your own, here are four reasons why you need legal representation. Protect Your Privacy If your taxes are being audited, you may want to work with a tax lawyer instead of a CPA.
1 August 2019
In most cases, the law protects anyone who is out on disability leave from being terminated from their job. This also includes protection for those who are out of work in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA policies allow for a certain amount of time each year that employees can safely be out of work, even if unpaid, without losing their jobs. If, however, you were terminated while on disability or your job was changed, you might have a case for disability discrimination.
28 June 2019
The pain, necessity for medical care, and financial losses due to a car accident are not the only effects of auto accident injuries. Some effects continue even long after your initial injuries have healed. The following are some of these long-term effects. Susceptibility to Further Injuries Depending on the nature of your injuries, you may be more susceptible to further accidental injuries than you were before the accident. For example, if you fractured a limb in the accident, a subsequent accident may affect the limb (even after it has healed) more than it would have without the fracture.
24 May 2019
After slipping, falling, and getting hurt, you may be injured and trying to recover. Part of the recovery process involves holding certain people accountable for the accident that occurred, especially if their negligence is the reason you slipped in the first place. If you are going to meet with a slip-and-fall attorney who takes on these types of cases, you are going to need to answer a few important questions.
25 April 2019
Standing accused of wrongdoing or even being investigated in a matter can leave you feeling confused. How do you defend yourself when someone who works for the government says you may have committed a crime? Fortunately, the government, generally referred to in court filings as "the state," has a number of responsibilities it must fulfill before it can take you to court and prosecute you. Let's take a look at those responsibilities in the way a criminal law attorney would.
20 March 2019
If you are the parents of a child under the age of 18 and are divorcing, child support is almost inevitable. The parent who is not awarded physical custody of the child must usually pay child support. The amount owed varies depending on the state of residence, the income of both parents, and the parenting plan chosen. The law takes this financial responsibility very seriously and the punishment for getting behind on payments can be harsh.
12 February 2019