An underwater mortgage is a term that refers to owing more money on the house than the amount it is worth. If you owe $200,000 on your home, but it is worth just $150,000, you have an underwater mortgage. If you have this problem, you may have other financial issues, too. When you face this situation, you could consider Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 13 can help with underwater mortgages and many other issues, and here are a few things to know about how it works.
16 March 2020
Many people who are facing DUI charges will fight to have them reduced to reckless driving, and there are plenty of good reasons for this. While this is not always an option, if you can fight your case and end up with a reckless driving charge instead of a DUI, you will benefit. Here are several things to know about the differences between a DUI and reckless driving if you are currently facing a DUI or DWI charge.
12 February 2020
If you're investing a lot of money in a foreign commercial enterprise, you may be able to qualify for an investor visa. To make this process as stress-free as possible, consider hiring an investor visa lawyer. They'll take you through this process by providing the following services: Assess Your Qualifications Before you even start the paperwork to apply for an investor visa, you need to see if you meet the necessary qualifications or not.
14 January 2020
If you've been exposed to asbestos and you've recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you need to take steps to protect your rights. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your medical condition. However, it's important that you avoid mistakes. Here are four steps you need to take if you've been diagnosed with mesothelioma. Seek Legal Advice Now that you've been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the first thing you need to do is seek legal advice.
12 December 2019
DUIs are pretty scary charges to face. They can affect your life for quite a while, but fortunately, you can get help from a DUI attorney. They can help you get through this embarrassing and stressful legal situation in the following ways. Minimize Court Time Facing a DUI charge is already a stressful situation, so the last thing you probably want to do is battle this charge for months in court.
15 November 2019
Many people consider workers compensation insurance a quick solution when they get hurt or sick at work. Workers' compensation is just that to most but the process is somewhat more complicated for others. You can, however, track your progress by noting major milestones along the way. Read on to find out more. 1. Temporary Disability Wages Most workers take advantage of the benefits available at this point. Things like partial disability wages and free medical care can continue for some time.
17 October 2019
If you are counting on using Chapter 7 bankruptcy as a way of eliminating all your credit card debts, you might feel very disappointed if you find out you do not qualify for this branch. If this happens to you, there are some options you could consider, though, and here are some of them. Do nothing The first thing you could do in this situation is to choose to do nothing.
23 September 2019
When you are hurt in an accident, you may not understand that you can receive compensation for your injuries if you are able to prove losses. If the accident is your fault, you can't file a personal injury claim. When the accident is the fault of another person, you can file a personal injury case against the liable party. For example, if you are in a car accident and you are less than 50% at fault, you can file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver.
27 July 2019
Following an arrest, the next step is to be charged with a crime. The way this action comes about can vary depending on the way the arrest was carried out and the crime itself. For more information about the three different ways that criminal charges are brought, read on. Indicted by the Grand Jury Only serious crimes, or felonies, are decided upon by a grand jury. In almost every instance, murder and other serious felonies call for a grand jury indictment.
15 July 2019
If you have been injured in an automobile accident, it is imperative that you hire an auto accident attorney or a personal injury attorney. They will be able to help you with every element of your case from the beginning until the end. While you can always turn to the internet to help you find an attorney, you can quickly become overwhelmed when doing so. There are many attorneys to select from and you may know nothing about them.
10 June 2019