Fighting a Custody Battle? How to Prevent Your Immigration Status from Becoming an Issue


Custody disputes can be stressful, especially when immigration status is a concern. If you're in the United States illegally, your ex may try to interfere in your fight for custody. They may even try to convince you that you have no chance at winning—but that's not the case, even if they do have legal status. You may not have legal status in the United States, but that doesn't mean you're unfit to have custody of your children.

2 March 2020

Personal Injury Attorney Tips For Reducing Your Liability As A Dog Owner


Dogs make amazing pets and enhance their owners' lives in a wide variety of different ways, such as providing emotional support and helping their owners get more exercise. However, owning a pet dog always comes with some liabilities. For example, if your dog bites someone or damages a vehicle's paint job, then you are very likely going to be legally and financially responsible for the damages.  While a scratch in auto paint can be fixed for a few hundred dollars, a dog bite to a child's face can come with hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills plus other damages.

29 July 2019

Do You Have A Good Personal Injury Case?


Some accidents are so minor that it's not worth pursuing legal action, but there are plenty of accidents that cause far more in money damages than you might expect. Knowing what a personal injury lawyer considers to be a good case can be instructive for accident victims since you will need to know when to seek help and when to let the insurance carrier handle it. Read on to learn more about how to evaluate the facts pertaining to your accident.

8 August 2018

Ready To Invest In Real Estate? Consider Using A Single-Purpose LLC To Protect Your Personal Assets


If you're thinking about getting into the real estate investment game, consider forming an LLC before you do. That can offer you significant protections if there are problems down the line. Here's what you should know about how a single-purpose LLC can help preserve your wealth. What can go wrong with real estate investments? Whether you're investing in an apartment complex or office buildings, real estate can be a great long-term investment.

11 March 2016

Who Is Responsible For The Defects In Your Newly-Purchased Home?


What happens when you buy a home only to realize that it has serious defects that you didn't know before the purchase? Of course, you expect somebody to be held responsible for your loss, but who is this person? There are three major options on who you may blame, and they are the: Seller Real estate laws require sellers to disclose all defects in their respective properties. The disclosure form must be filled and signed before the sale is completed.

22 July 2015

Impairment And Car Accidents: What You Need To Know


Of course you are aware that whenever you get behind the wheel of a car, there is a chance you could have an accident. This becomes somewhat more complicated when you have had a few drinks and/or sedating medication before driving.  Though you may be tempted to leave the scene of an accident, this is a very bad idea, and it will make even more problems for you. There are a number of things you should do and things you should be aware of, if you are ever in this unfortunate situation.

12 December 2014

How To Detect And Report Financial Abuse Of Octogenarians In Domestic Settings


Financial abuse involves coercing the person into business deals that impact finances. Octogenarians are at a increased risk of financial abuse especially in domestic situations. The octogenarians of today grew up in a time when helping someone in need was expected. This makes it easy for others to take advantage of them. If you have an octogenarian in the family and you suspect financial abuse, here are tips to detect and report it.

10 December 2014

Take Care Of Your Health While Going Through Divorce During The Holidays


The holidays is a time of stress for many people, but this is especially true of people going through a divorce. As stress builds, health can suffer. This compounds stress and makes the holidays even more difficult. If you're undergoing a divorce at this emotional time of year, these tips will help you manage your health and lessen your stress. Get Enough Sleep Given the link between sleep deprivation and depression, getting adequate sleep is very important for your emotional and physical health.

9 December 2014

4 Divorce Situations In Which You Especially Need A Lawyer


Ending a marriage is never an easy decision. There are certain to be many emotional, physical, and financial attachments to each other. If you are wondering if you need an attorney during this challenging time, this will depend on your individual situation. There are specific situations that may require you to get an attorney. Knowing what these are will prepare you when faced with this situation. Reason #1: You chose a contested divorce

5 December 2014