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!
13 April 2022
If you're going through a divorce, and your attorney has recommended mediation, now's the time to prepare. Being prepared for the process can improve your chances of success. If you've never participated in mediation before, you might not know how to proceed. If this is you, read the list provided below. Here are four steps that can help to ensure effective mediation. Know the Mediator When it comes to mediation, the best thing you can do is choose the right mediator.
4 March 2022
If you have financed or leased an airplane, then you might know that a repossession could be possible if you don't make your payments like you are supposed to or if you otherwise violate your lease contract. If you think that your plane is going to be repossessed, now is the time to get on the phone with an airplane repo attorney. If you're wondering why you should do this before your plane ever gets repoed, consider these reasons.
24 January 2022
Although many accident cases get settled out of court, some must proceed to court. You can approach the trial with less stress and more confidence by taking note of the below issues. Be Very Careful Accident victims should not expect to turn things over to their auto accident attorney and then step away from the action. Your constant attention is needed so that every part of the case goes forward. If your injuries were very serious and the amount of money very large, for example, you might be under surveillance by the other side.
17 December 2021
Abuse in a nursing home setting is wrong, but unfortunately, it does happen occasionally. The abuse does not have to be physical. Emotional and verbal abuse are also unacceptable behavior that should never take place in a nursing home. If you or a loved one has been abused in any way while staying at a nursing home, working with an attorney can help ensure that the facility is held accountable and that you are paid for your pain and suffering.
4 November 2021
If you're facing a felony conviction, then you might be worried about how that conviction could impact your life. You might be worried about being able to keep your current job, for example, or you could be worried about being able to find a job in the future. Employment is just one concern that many people have when facing a felony conviction, but it's still a legitimate concern to have. Not only is it a good idea to hire a felony lawyer for other reasons, but you should know that hiring one might just help you stay employed.