If you have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, you may be concerned about your future. You may be considering hiring a lawyer to help you, but do not know what they can do for you. Here are just some of the ways a lawyer can help you during this process. Question the Legality of the Stop One of the first things your lawyer will do is to question whether it was even legal for you to be stopped on the road by the police officer.
6 October 2015
The legal process to end a marriage can be complex and take a considerable amount of time to accomplish. If you and your spouse are planning to opt for mediation or collaborative divorce, it is important that you are realistic about what to expect from the process. To help you set realistic expectations about working together to end your relationship, here are some things you and your spouse should know.
15 September 2015
Filing for bankruptcy can impact your financial future for several years. However, there is a possibility that you can take measures now to avoid filing so that you can get your finances back on the right track. Here are some tips to help you possibly avoid filing for bankruptcy. Change Your Credit Card Due Dates One of the biggest reasons people go into credit card debts is that they lose track of which payments are due on which days.
11 August 2015
No one goes into a marriage anticipating its end, so when the time comes when differences are too great, it's important that you don't allow yourself to be overwhelmed. Ultimately, a divorce is a business proceeding, and you're responsible for taking every step you can to guarantee that you secure the best possible deal for your future. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should be sure to ask your divorce attorney.
23 July 2015
In a perfect world, you and your spouse would stay in love forever. You'd never argue, and you'd never have to worry about splitting up. But the realities of life sometimes necessitate tough choices. Conventional wisdom says that married couples with kids should keep the family together. Here, you'll learn why that might not be the best advice for your family. Should you stay married for the sake of the kids?
2 July 2015
Adopting a child into your family is a wonderful experience, but the adoption process itself can be a bit of a pain. However, an adoption attorney can help you make just about any adoption type much easier. An attorney can assist you with adoption agencies and private adoptions. Adoption Agencies A risk that can appear when trying to adopt a child is that you may run into an unreputable or dishonest adoption agency.
10 June 2015
Almost all criminal cases go through plea bargaining. This is because the process is beneficial both to criminal suspects as well as the Crown. Here are a few tips to have in mind if you have been accused of a crime and are involved in plea bargaining. Consider the Collateral Consequences During plea bargaining, one of the options on the table may be to charge you with a different crime from the original one.
18 May 2015
When you live with a partner for a certain length of time and are not married to that person, there are laws for your protection. These fall under common law, and they give rights to cohabitating couples, and they also give rights to each person if the relationship fails. If you are getting ready to split up with a long-term partner, you may be entitled to certain things when you leave.
27 April 2015
It can be both scary and exciting to think about the future! While many people enjoy planning vacations and special events, they often put off legally planning for the future. If you want to avoid surprises and make sure that your wishes are respected, it's important to work with a lawyer as soon as possible. Take a look at the following information to better understand some of the reasons as to why you should hire an estate planning attorney.
2 April 2015
If you are unable to work, you are probably looking to receive social security disability to help you cover your bills, medical costs and household expenses. Unfortunately, however, it isn't uncommon to have your disability claim denied. Although you might expect things like not being fully disabled or not having a permanent injury to prevent you from getting disability, you should know that there are plenty of other things that can get in the way of having your claim approved.
19 March 2015