While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
2 March 2016
Going camping involves the great outdoors, some survival instincts, and a natural change to your everyday environment. When you go camping, you are increasing your risk for injuries, but when these injuries could have been prevented by the campground, then you may deserve compensation for your damages. If you've suffered a personal injury while at a campground, it's important to consult with a lawyer for any possible cases or compensation. As you plan out a case, there are five factors that may be involved.
2 March 2016
One of the biggest factors that comes up during a divorce is typically money. This not only includes your annual income, but other forms of income in your home. If you have any hobbies that you get paid for, these activities can have a large impact on your divorce case. It's important to be upfront and open about these paid hobbies. Instead of getting accused of dissipation and hiding these hobbies, keeping everything in the open is the best way to continue these hobbies and still earn money from them.
1 February 2016
If you have been seriously injured on your job, and may not be able to return to work, you may need to apply for social security disability in the near future. If this occurs, and you are currently receiving workers' compensation benefits, there may come a time in which you may need to create a workers' compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement or Trust. What is this arrangement, and what does it have to do with your workers' compensation benefits?
8 January 2016
Shoplifting charges may not seem like a big deal, but they can be a serious hindrance to your future. If you were recently arrested for shoplifting, don't dismiss the charges as not worthy of fighting. In fact, fighting a shoplifting charge is important, because it could save you from a criminal conviction on your record. Here are a few things you should know about fighting shoplifting charges, including a few ways your criminal defense attorney can help.
15 December 2015
If you are arrested for a crime that you did not commit, it is extremely beneficial to hire a criminal law attorney, if you can afford one. However, in addition to simply hiring one, it is important that you do so as quickly as possible. Here are a few of the reasons why hiring an attorney quickly can prove to be invaluable. An Attorney Can Obtain Information Related to Your Alibi Before it Disappears