If you are over your head in debt, filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 laws is a wonderful way to wipe out debts and start over. If you happen to owe child support and are hoping to have those debts wiped out as well, understand that it won't be possible. Child support payments are actually one of the few debts that can't be discharged during bankruptcy proceedings. For those that owe child support and planning to file for bankruptcy, here is what you need to know.
30 November 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.1 million drivers were arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol in 2014. If you're ever inebriated and get behind the wheel, it is important that you understand your rights if you are pulled over by a police officer. Depending on the state and available equipment, the police officer will administer a number of field-sobriety tests, including a breathalyzer test.
10 October 2016
If you are planning on hiring a workers compensation attorney to assist you after a workplace injury, chances are good that you are unable to work and that money is tight. However, there are ways that you can reduce your legal fees. Then, you'll be able to afford to hire an attorney to help you with every step of your case, but you can keep costs at a minimum. 1. Hire a Lawyer on a Contingency Basis
9 September 2016
Aside from the ability to hit it big on table games and slot machines, one of the biggest highlights for many casino patrons is visiting the all-you-can-eat buffets. While these buffets are often serving up delicious meals, the unique design and service can also result in the increased danger of suffering a personal injury. If you've been injured at a casino buffet, there are three factors that could impact your case.
4 May 2016
If you have never filed a personal injury lawsuit, your main knowledge of these types of lawsuits may come from television or news reports. Many times the big cases that get a lot of spotlight include something called punitive damages. It is important to realize that punitive damages are not a normal occurrence in most personal injury lawsuits. Instead, compensatory damages are more normal. Here are some things you need to know about punitive damages and compensatory damages.
2 March 2016
If you are in the middle of a divorce, and you were court ordered to allow your spouse to have visitation sessions with your preschool-aged child, you will want to take steps to ensure the time spent away from you goes smoothly. At first, visitation may be a bit difficult for a child, as they may not be aware of the rules regarding duration or frequency. Here are some ways you can help your child become accustomed to their new way of life.
16 February 2016
If you have been charged for drunk driving, the police may have ordered a blood test to measure your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and figure the amount of alcohol in your bloodstream. Several factors determine BAC level including strength of the drink, body weight, and gender. Many people believe the blood test results are accurate and cannot be contested, but they can be challenged. Here are some ways to challenge a DUI blood-draw test.
29 January 2016