Your first meeting with your lawyer is important in determining how smoothly your legal issues will be resolved. You need to know how to deal with your first interview to set yourself out on the right track toward getting the outcome you seek. The following are five things you should make sure you do when you meet with your lawyer for the first time: Be upfront about your legal issues
25 July 2017
If you've always dreamed of owning your own business, you may feel as though a restaurant will provide you with the best starting point. But unless you've spent a lifetime honing heirloom family recipes or designing your own unique takes on classic recipes, you may find yourself at somewhat of a loss when it comes to branding and creating a menu for your own restaurant. Purchasing a franchise license instead may provide you with the opportunity to own a restaurant or other food service establishment that has already demonstrated broad appeal and a healthy customer base, taking away much of the uncertainty you may feel as you dive into this venture.
18 July 2017
A denial for Social Security disability benefits can be disheartening. However, it could mean that you will not receive the financial and medical assistance that you need. If you are denied, you can file an appeal. Before doing so, consider these questions. What Was the Reason for the Denial? After the denial, you must decide on an argument for the appeal. The best place to start is by reviewing the denial letter that you received.
11 July 2017
Divorce records are maintained by county wherein the divorcing couples received their divorce decree. If you need copies of anything from your divorce paperwork, your divorce attorney may have them. Otherwise, if your divorce is older than a few years, you may still be able to get copies from the county courthouse where you got your divorce. Just be aware of the fact that there are some limitations and differences between the online documents and the "
13 April 2017
Have you been injured while at work? Does it seem like you're never going to be compensated for your injury? While you might hope that workers compensation will kick in as soon as you file a claim, this isn't always so. Unfortunately, you may have to do more than simply file a basic claim in order to see any money. Finding a lawyer who can help you with your case may be the best option.
10 April 2017
If you have a house you want to sell but cannot find a buyer for it, you may run across a person that would like to buy your house on contract. Selling a house on contract can be a great opportunity for a homeowner, but it also has some risks attached to it. Here are three of the risks you may have if you decide to go through with this.
4 April 2017
The government is usually immune from injury lawsuits, including those related to car accidents caused by government employees. However, there are exceptions that may allow you to sue the government if one of its drivers crashes into you. Here are three examples of situations in which your car accident case against the government might succeed: You Were Hit By a Grossly Negligent Driver Many states have raised the threshold for government lawsuits from ordinary negligence to gross negligence.
29 March 2017
Being harassed by your supervisor after suffering an injury at work that wasn't your fault is unacceptable. If he or she has been denying you time off of work and simply demoted you to a lower position, you don't have to accept it. There is something that can be done legally, and you might be able to take time off without losing your job. You just have to take the right steps to handle the situation in a legal manner so everything will work out in your favor.
17 March 2017
Most people assume that all there is to seeing to it that their affairs are in order is to create a will, appoint a trustee, and make arrangements. However, estate planning is not always so easy and it is highly probable that some situations will bring about complications with your estate and for your estate trustee upon your death. When estate distribution is bound to be difficult, it is always best to appoint a trust attorney to oversee the situation and help the trustee through everything.
12 March 2017
If you've recently completed the proceedings in your divorce case, all financial and personal issues should have been settled through the court proceedings and finalized by the judge overseeing the case. But, if you happened to be left with a heavy financial burden afterward, that you're unable to satisfy on your own, it can be difficult to rebuild your life. If you're cash strapped and finding yourself in a great deal of debt that you can't pay back, bankruptcy may be an option.
8 March 2017