Understanding The Legal Process

  • Three Things To Do Before Suing Your Neighbor For Encroaching On Your Property

    7 October 2015

    A property dispute with a neighbor can be an unsavory affair, but you can't just back down if you believe that he or she is enriching on your property. The good news is that real estate laws can help you get legal redress. However, you shouldn't rush into filing a lawsuit without taking these three actions first: Arm Yourself with the Right Information Arguing from a point of ignorance will only make the situation worse.

  • What Are Wobbler Crimes?

    6 October 2015

    When you face criminal charges, the entire process can be long, costly, and scary, and you might not know what to expect. Of the many types of crimes people can commit and be charged with, wobbler crimes are not well known. If the crime you committed falls into this category, here are three things you should understand. What Is a Wobbler Crime? A wobbler crime is one that could be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, and it is up to the court how the crime is pursued.

  • When Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets Through Their Business

    5 October 2015

    If you are getting divorced and your spouse has a business, there are several ways they could be hiding assets through it. You should be aware of the red flags that they are doing this, and what you can do if they are being dishonest with you. General Signs of Spousal Dishonesty You should be suspicious if your soon-to-be ex will not answer your questions about finances or is intentionally vague.

  • Why Is My DUI A Felony Rather Than A Misdemeanor?

    5 October 2015

    When you are accused of driving under the influence, commonly referred to as a DUI by legal experts, a judge can either charge you with a misdemeanor or a felony. A misdemeanor typically involves a lenient sentence, such as a large fine, time at a rehab center, or a few days in jail. A felony charge is much more serious than a misdemeanor and requires the assistance of a DUI attorney who can help keep you from landing a lengthy jail sentence.

  • Lead Paint and Your Apartment: What You Need to Know

    1 October 2015

    Lead paint can cause serious health concerns, particularly for young children. If you discover your apartment has lead-based paint and your landlord did not disclose this information, you may be wondering what action you can take to ensure the health and safety of your family. Here are a few steps to take after discovering the presence of lead paint in your home so you can protect your legal rights. Find Out about Your State's Laws

  • Four Steps To Take If You Want To Market Your Microbrew

    30 September 2015

    Did you get caught up in the micro-brewing beer craze that began to heavily spread across the country since 2005? Maybe you came up with a unique recipe all your own or maybe you worked from one that had been handed down through several generations of family members. Either way, if you have a product that you're proud of, it may be time to turn that hobby into a commercial business venture.

  • 3 Reasons For A Prenuptial Agreement When Divorce Isn't The Concern

    29 September 2015

    Some engaged couples shy away from setting up a prenuptial agreement. They worry it implies they're at risk of getting divorced. If this describes your situation, understand that you're not alone in feeling this way. There are good reasons to set up a prenup that don't involve a future split. Knowing some of those reasons may convince you to have one set up if you know this arrangement is advisable.  Children From Previous Relationships Receive Their Fair Share