4 February 2016
It can be very rewarding and lucrative when becoming a landlord. Whether you choose to hold on to a property that you don't plan on occupying or you want to make some money on the side, renting out a home to tenants can come in handy. Unfortunately, it can also mean dealing with tenants that are not so pleasant. In every landlord's tenure, you have to expect you are going to deal with problems.
15 January 2016
Starting a small business can be a grand and stressful adventure for you to undertake. Unfortunately, there are a number of legal challenges and threats that you must be prepared to handle. For those who have limited experience with business management, these risks can seem extremely difficult to understand. Luckily, you do not have to face this challenge alone because a business law attorney can help you to better manage these issues.
29 December 2015
Applying for disability can be very intimidating because so many are afraid they will get denied. Disability application denials are actually quite common as only an average of 35% are approved on the first try. That means the majority of those who apply for disability have to go through at least one round of the appeals process. Here are three tips to help get your application for disability benefits approved.
14 December 2015
Winter outdoor hazards are numerous and varied in winter. Knowing how to reduce the number of hazards on your property in winter can prevent accidents and injuries from occurring, which could protect you from lawsuits. Adjust Exterior Light Timers If your exterior lights are on a timer, that timer will need to be adjusted because of the early darkness that occurs in winter. Check with local weather reports to find out when sunset is occurring in your community, or just make a point of paying attention as darkness descends on your property one afternoon.
25 November 2015
Mail fraud is a serious crime that can cause perpetrators to spend as many as 20 years in prison. The severity of the punishment you face will be based on how much money you have stolen or the damages that you have caused the victim. However, it may be that you actually did not commit mail fraud and that the broad nature of this criminal statute has lead you to be unfairly charged with this crime.
6 November 2015
If you were injured in a car crash, the law lets you collect compensation for the pain and suffering you may have experienced as a result. However, calculating a fair settlement can be challenging because it generally depends on an objective analysis of subjective elements such as the level of pain a person may be feeling. Luckily, there are two ways you can calculate pain and suffering to ensure that you ask for and receive a settlement amount commensurate with your discomfort.
21 October 2015
If you have been doing some estate planning, you may think you're completing all the right documents. However, you may be omitting some important things that could help your family avoid probate court when you pass on. Here are some things you might not be doing. Including All Assets in Planning You may be including bank accounts and life insurance policies in your estate planning, but it is not uncommon to forget stocks you purchased years ago or assume that everyone knows you want your jewelry to go to your daughter.