Understanding The Legal Process

  • The Difference Between Being A Witness, A Subject, And A Target Of A Federal Investigation

    10 October 2018

    There's a lot of news these days about federal investigations, and the people caught up in their wake are variously described as targets, subjects, and witnesses.  What's the difference? Each of those terms has a unique meaning. If you're ever involved in a federal investigation surrounding a crime, it's important to understand what those terms mean in order to better understand the position that you are in. Here's what you should know.

  • Take These Precautions At Crosswalks To Avoid A Reckless Driving Charge

    3 October 2018

    Many people picture reckless driving as something that occurs at a high rate of speed, but it's possible to pick up this traffic charge if you're only traveling a couple of miles per hour. One potential way to earn a reckless driving ticket is by being unsafe at crosswalks. This is one area in which vehicles and pedestrians mingle, which means that unsafe driving can dramatically increase the risk of a serious injury or even a death to a pedestrian.

  • 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.