Understanding The Legal Process

  • You've Fled The Scene After An Accident — Here's How To Proceed

    29 August 2018

    If you're ever in a car accident, you should know to pull over to the side of the road, if possible, and wait for the police to arrive. However, in your panicked state, you might alternatively act in a manner that you could soon regret. Fleeing the scene after a car accident can be tempting, but it's almost certainly going to lead to further legal issues for you. Instead of potential traffic charges from the accident, you could end up with a hit and run charge and a multitude of other associated charges.

  • Hiring An Attorney For Your Social Security Disability Claim? How To Prepare For Your First Appointment

    25 July 2018

    If you're going to be applying for social security disability benefits, it's best to start off with an attorney. Many people wait until they've been denied benefits to hire an attorney. However, waiting to hire an attorney until after you've been denied can make the process even longer. You can avoid some of the delays and difficulties by hiring an attorney to work with you throughout the process. Here are four steps that will help you prepare for your initial consultation with the disability benefits attorney.

  • Finding The Right Lawyer To Help Settle Business Disputes

    2 June 2018

    When you operate a business, you may have to deal with many different vendors and customers, on many different levels. The day may come when you need to have a business lawyer work with you to clear up a dispute or problem between your company and one of those clients, customers, or vendors. It is important that you find the right lawyer to work with you and who understands the ins and outs of the business law.

  • Four Things You Should Know Before Filing An Accident Claim As A Passenger

    6 April 2018

    A passenger injured in a car accident faces a much different accident claim from a driver injured in a car accident. As a passenger, here are some of the things you should know before filing a claim. You May Have To Make Multiple Claims As a passenger, it's advisable to hold both drivers responsible for your injuries and pursue claims against both of them. This is the only way you can expect to receive maximum damages for your injuries.

  • Fighting Over Nothing: When Your Ex Just Won't Give In During A Divorce

    1 December 2016

    Divorces get messy. Even when there is nothing for you and your ex to fight about, your ex may make your life miserable during the process. When you have little assets to divide and you have come to an agreement about child custody, your ex can still drag the process out for months while you just want to move on with your life. To maintain your sanity, it is usually necessary to hire a divorce attorney who will be responsible for interacting with your ex so you don't have to.

  • 3 Things to Look for in a Quality Personal-Injury Lawyer

    27 September 2016

    If you're like most people who have been injured due to the neglect of someone else, you are likely facing a loss of work and income, pain due to injuries, and medical bills that you aren't thrilled about having to pay out of pocket. Luckily, you may be able to obtain some compensation for your pain and suffering by filing a personal-injury claim. You'll need a lawyer by your side to maximize your chance of winning the case; here are a few things to look for when searching for a quality personal-injury attorney to work with.

  • Time To Call It Quits? 4 Steps To Successful Divorce Settlement Talks

    19 July 2016

    If you and your spouse have agreed to a divorce, it's time to negotiate the settlement. If you've decided to try to proceed without legal representation, you're going to need some help getting through the negotiations. Before you sit down with your spouse to work out the details of your final settlement agreement, make sure you're prepared for the process. Here are four tips that will help make the negotiations less painful.