2020

Signing a Speeding Ticket: What You Need to Know

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No matter how late you may be running to get where you need to go when you drive too fast your risk getting a speeding ticket. If you are pulled over and you receive a ticket, you will likely be asked to sign the citation. Some think that if you refuse to sign the ticket, you are not responsible for the fine. Although you can refuse to sign, you need to know about any particular issues will face when doing so.

27 August 2020

Do You Really Need to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

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Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, even if they're ostensibly "minor" accidents (e.g. no one requires emergency medical attention, and/or both vehicles are still safely operable). Serious accidents have the ability to create irreplicable chronic damage to one's personal and professional lives alike. Even in the care of minor car accidents, many people don't see the need in seeking out medical attention or legal advice right away, however, both are equally advisable.

29 July 2020

When Making A Statement To A Federal Agent Becomes A Crime

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You have the right to remain silent whether you are silent to a police officer or a federal agent. With a federal agent, in some cases, you may especially want to be careful what you say because you could be prosecuted under Title 18, Section 1001. If you believe that you are under investigation by federal agents, you should contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. If convicted of this crime, you might be fined and face up to five years in prison.

30 June 2020

When An Estate Uses A Will To Empower A Trust

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When an estate planning attorney is asked to help a client manage how the transfer of money and assets will be done, they have a lot of tools at their disposal. One solution is for counsel to put on their wills and trust lawyer hat. The goal in these situations is usually to create a small chain of events that, once triggered, transfers elements of an estate into a trust.

27 May 2020

Seeking Custody Of Your Child? You Likely Will Have These 3 Questions

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Going through a divorce can be a difficult process, which is only complicated when the custody of a child is involved. Here are some questions you may have while going through a custody battle. How Is Custody Determined? If you and your spouse cannot agree on a custody arrangement, a judge will be the one that makes the final determination. The judge will look at a variety of different factors when deciding which parent will receive physical custody, which includes if a certain parent has already been acting in the role of the primary caretaker.

23 April 2020

Keeping Up With Your Workers' Compensation Case

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If you've been hurt as a result of your job, you may qualify for workers' compensation benefits. This employer-provided insurance coverage allows workers to keep their jobs while they recuperate at home. It also pays for medical expenses. Unfortunately, workers don't always get paid what they deserve. Read on and find out about a handy tool for keeping up with your case progress and your recovery. Keep a Pain Journal

19 March 2020

Protecting Your Rights In A Car Accident Case

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A car accident can be one of the more serious incidents that a person can experience as it will be able to cause major injuries, substantial property damage, and mental anguish. Not surprisingly, being faced with needing to resolve an auto accident claim can leave some people feeling lost and stressed, but a little information can give individuals a better sense of clarity and confidence throughout this process. What If The Other Car Fled?

13 February 2020

Did You Get Charged With An Out-Of-State DUI While You Were Traveling? 3 Tips To Deal With The Charges

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Being charged with a DUI while you are vacation can ruin your enjoyment of the trip. While dealing with this type of charge can be scary, the way that you handle it plays a big role in the outcome. You can use these three tips to deal with the out-of-state charges while defending your case so that you can potentially avoid the worst possible penalties. Don't Try to Ignore the Charges

15 January 2020