Hiring a Family Law Attorney When Adopting a Child

  • Three Factors That Determine Your Compensation In A Medical Malpractice Suit

    11 May 2015

    If you've been misdiagnosed, you may wonder if it's worth filing a suit against the medical professional responsible. Below are three things a malpractice suit looks at, and how working with a medical malpractice lawyer can help ensure you get the compensation you deserve. Pain and Suffering Pain and suffering is a very real (and very unfortunate) experience for many individuals who have been misdiagnosed by a medical professional. Misdiagnosis can lead to unnecessary anxiety (in cases where a minor illness was misdiagnosed as a major one) or unnecessary suffering (in cases where a major illness was misdiagnosed as a minor one, or ignored altogether).

  • 4 Things You Didn't Know About Court Reporting

    21 April 2015

    Court reporting is a field where those who enjoy transcription can thrive. Here are five facts you probably didn't know about the field.  They're Involved In Court Cases Most people think of court reporters as someone who is sitting on the side while taking notes. That's not entirely true. Court reporters have several duties in and outside of court, and they are responsible for clearing up unclear testimony.  For instance, if a speaker won't speak up, the court reporter has the ability to request the speaker to repeat and clarify that information.

  • Contesting An Unfair Felony Assault Charge: How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help

    10 April 2015

    Did you cause a serious injury to another person and are now facing a felony charge? If you are not guilty because you were defending yourself, it is vital for you to hire a lawyer like Thomas A Corletta to sort through your case. In this article, find out how a lawyer can help you prove that you are not a criminal and don't deserve a felony assault charge. How Can a Lawyer Help with an Unfair Felony Assault Charge?

  • How To Know Whether You Should Hire A Medical Malpractice Lawyer

    31 March 2015

    If you are a little confused over whether you should hire a lawyer for your medical problems that you believe are caused by a trusted professional, you will want to read further. By learning the signs that indicate the need for professional legal help, you will be able to make the best decision for your needs. The Mistake Was Not Superficial There are a lot of mistakes that are made in the medical field that are never brought up in court.

  • Fighting For Custody Of Your Grandchildren? Use These Tips To Build A Winnable Case!

    23 March 2015

    No parent wants to face off with their child in a court of law to battle for custody of the grandchildren, but scenarios where grandchildren live with and are supported by their grandparents have become commonplace in the last few decades. In fact, according to statistics compiled by the United States Census Bureau, the number of children living in their grandparent's home rose by 76 percent in the counting period between 1970 and 1997.

  • Three Forms Of Defenses To Accomplice Liability

    11 March 2015

    Accomplice liability is a situation in which you are accused of helping other people to commit a crime. The help can come via different ways such as encouragement, advice, provision of tools for the crime (such a getaway vehicles), and even professional consultation. Here are three forms of defense you can take if you are accused of being an accomplice to a crime: Inapplicability There are some criminal situations for which the accomplice liability rule does not apply.

  • Common Ways To Avoid Probate

    27 February 2015

    If you are thinking about planning your estate, you may want to consider the options available that allow you to avoid probate. Avoiding probate can be beneficial for your estate in a few different ways, but the main reason is saving time and money. Avoiding probate court can be done by establishing a revocable living trust, implementing pay-on-death accounts and registrations, and giving someone joint ownership in property. Almost every state offers some type of short-cut or a way to avoid probate altogether, and this article will review a few different ways you can avoid probate court.

  • Three Common Sobriety Test Myths And Why They Could Land You A DWI

    18 February 2015

    While DWI charges are very serious, there are always people who try to test their luck. There are a number of "tricks" that supposedly help you beat a breathalyzer test, but none of these actually work. Here's a look at some of the most common field sobriety test myths, and how believing them could land you a DWI charge. Myth #1: Mouthwash or mints can help you beat a sobriety test

  • A Guide To Divorce

    9 February 2015

    Divorce is not something that most people anticipate when they get married. Unfortunately, it is still incredibly common. If you are facing a divorce in the near future, it is wise to utilize these tips to ensure that you are emotionally, financially and physically secure throughout the process. 1. Protect Yourself. Always know your rights as they relate to custody, child support and marital assets. You are not powerless if you are equipped with knowledge.

  • Important Facts About Your Personal Injury Attorney And Drug Recalls

    30 January 2015

    If you suffer from a chronic condition like high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes, you probably take medication to control it. By doing so, you are placing your trust in both the prescribing physician and the drug manufacturer. Unfortunately, in recent years, there have been several recalls of prescriptions by the FDA (Food And Drug Administration), due to newly discovered side effects. As a result, personal injury cases and class-action lawsuits involving large groups of impacted patients have occurred.