If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), the punishment largely centers around preventing you from driving for a certain period of time. Along with possible jail time and fines, those charged with and then convicted of DUI might have their license suspended or even revoked. To gain a better understanding of what these two terms mean, read on. DUI Charges and Driving Privileges Neither suspensions nor revocations are good things.
14 December 2020
All states allow married people to apply for a no-fault divorce. This means that one partner is asking for a divorce but doesn't have to prove any wrongdoing for the other party to get a divorce. The person filing for divorce has to state the reason. Before deciding if no-fault divorce is right for your situation, you can contact a no-fault divorce lawyer to educate you on the process and pros and cons.
13 November 2020
When you have been hurt in an accident, you have legal rights as a victim that you are entitled to use to win compensation and justice. However, if you are not familiar with your state's laws, it can be difficult to know what these rights are. You also may not know how to take advantage of them in a timely manner. Rather than forgo your opportunity to pursue justice and compensation for your pain, suffering, loss of income, and other accident-related expenses, you can hire a personal injury lawyer to represent you.
15 October 2020
If you have a bench warrant, you are not alone. Criminal bench warrants must be dealt with, even in the cases of misdemeanors. A judge will issue a bench warrant to get you into the courtroom, typically after you have missed a court date or a summons. Some people don't even know that there is a warrant out for their arrest. They may have never got the information. This can put them in quite a pickle.
14 September 2020
In any personal injury case, the settlement decision comes down to which side can prove their stance better. For instance, was the plaintiff's team able to show that their client was the victim, or was the defendant able to prove otherwise? One tactic that either side can use in these cases to help argue their points is an expert witness. As such an important part of a personal injury case, it is important to learn more about these important witnesses.
15 July 2020
Burn injuries are some of the most devastating injuries that can happen in the workplace. From people who work in commercial kitchens to individuals in the manufacturing industry, burn injuries are a very real risk for employees. If you have suffered a burn on the job that has left you unable to work, speak with a workers' comp attorney for advice. Many myths exist regarding burn injury cases on the job and workers' comp.
15 July 2020
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