When you hear the words "estate planning," do you think of creating a will? Most people correlate wills with estate plans, and many people think these are the same thing. While they are similar, they are not the same thing. If you are thinking about planning your estate, it might be helpful to understand the differences between a will and estate planning. The Basics of a Last Will and Testament
16 June 2020
A living will is a tool people use when planning their estates, yet it is something many people do not understand. If you are interested in planning your estate and have not considered creating a living will, you may want to learn more about what it is. Having a living will is essential, and here are several things you should know about living wills. What a Living Will Is Not
11 May 2020
When you speak with a personal injury attorney, there will eventually be some discussion on the topic of non-physical injuries. These break up into two classes of injuries that can sound very similar: pain and suffering and emotional distress. For a personal injury lawyer, these are two distinct issues. However, it's worth looking at the differences between the two so you can better understand how to handle your case. Pain and Suffering
31 March 2020
Your gender or sex should have no basis on your job or how the people at your job treat you. Unfortunately, many people are still affected by discrimination based on sex and gender. If you feel you are discriminated against at work, it may be necessary for you to hire an attorney to combat this discrimination. You may be eligible to receive compensation. Laws are in place to help you avoid discrimination at work.
29 February 2020
Many people want to move to the United States to experience the freedoms and opportunities available in this country. The immigration process can be tedious and time-consuming, and some people are denied entry after enduring a long wait period. One way to speed up the immigration process and improve the odds of success is to apply for a family-based visa. What Is a Family-Based Visa? There are numerous types of visas that can be obtained by foreign citizens to gain entry into the United States.
27 January 2020
No one likes seeing the flashing lights of a police car show up behind you on the road. If you have recently received a traffic ticket and you don't believe you did anything wrong, you may have an opportunity to fight the charges in traffic court. But beating out a ticket is easier said than done. Here are some of the ways you could possibly try to challenge your ticket in court and come out as the winner.
6 January 2020
A core concept in American injury law is the duty of care. This is the idea that, under certain circumstances, a person or an organization willingly takes on a responsibility to prevent others from being harmed. They accomplish this by following through on reasonable actions that any citizen would take in a similar situation. All that may sound a bit vague, but an injury attorney or a civil court judge will tell you the idea has a very specific meaning.
4 December 2019
Do you have a disabled loved one who currently receives disability benefits? These benefits allow your loved one to receive the medical care that he or she needs because of the disability. If you want to make sure that this person receives your assets if you die but you do not want it to come between your loved one's ability to receive disability benefits, you can always set up a special needs trust.
7 November 2019
You might understand why someone who was seriously injured in a car accident would want to hire an attorney. If you are only dealing with minor injuries after a car accident, however, you might not think that it's necessary to hire a lawyer. However, it is still smart to think about hiring an auto accident lawyer when you're dealing with minor injuries for these reasons and more. 1. Your Injuries Could Have More of an Impact Than You Think
10 October 2019
Dealing with injuries or an illness that was caused by someone else can make for an upsetting and difficult situation. If you're ever hurt, injured, or become sick due to a personal injury situation, it's best to hire professional legal representation as soon as you can. An attorney will be able to guide you through the legal process to get the help that you need. Here are the reasons you need to hire a personal injury attorney in this type of life-changing situation:
9 September 2019