Hiring a Family Law Attorney When Adopting a Child

  • Which Pictures Should You Take After A Car Accident?

    27 May 2015

    One of the most common pieces of advice given to motorists involved in car accidents to take pictures, but which pictures should you take? Should you photograph the bystanders, your car or the road? Here are a few examples of the major points of interest that you should capture, and why this is necessary: Automobiles Involved In the Accident Take pictures of all the automobiles involved in the crash. Include all modes of transportation involved in the accident such as motorcycles and bicycles.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How To Get Approved For Disability Benefits Without Medical Records

    27 January 2015

    If you are suffering from a permanent disability but do not have medical records, you may feel you don't have a chance at being approved for disability benefits. You do have some options available. Listed below is an outline of the initial process and ways to boost your odds of being approved, even without medical records.  How Medical Records are Used In a Disability Case Aside from establishing proof of disability, past medical records can shed light on length of disability, as well as its progression and severity.

  • 3 Tips For Managing Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    19 January 2015

    Most people are familiar with the idea of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which requires that you surrender assets above a certain minimum to go toward paying off your debt, and the rest of your debt is effectively wiped out. However, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is different, and it's often misunderstood. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is something like a very involved payment plan, intended to get your debts paid off and your finances back on track within a few years without giving up your assets.