24 February 2021
Being arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) can be distressing. Unfortunately, the law takes this type of offense very seriously, and being convicted of the charge can bring about life-altering actions. Legal actions can sometimes only add to the stress and confusion, and it can be difficult to understand what is going on. For a rundown on what happens after an arrest right up to the end of the case, read on.
17 February 2021
Being arrested is a serious matter and can cost those affected in many ways. After all is said and done, however, some of those acquitted of criminal charges may want to take action against law enforcement. To find out more about taking law enforcement to court for false arrest, read on. A Good Reason for the Arrest The law tries to make it more difficult for law enforcement to make a false arrest by requiring the presence of probable cause.
5 February 2021
When you have children, you do what you can to make sure that they make good choices. However, they are their own people, and they will make their own choices and their own mistakes. Sometimes that means that they are going to end up getting in trouble with the law. If that happens, you want to do what you can to help your child. In this case, making sure that they have an attorney can help them fight in court.
29 January 2021
If you suffer injuries or your car gets damaged because of driver's negligence, manufacturing defect, or design flaw, the at-fault party owes you compensation. But representing yourself in a car accident claim is not the best option. Compensation claim policies, laws, and processes can be confusing, and only a well-versed individual can help you navigate them. The following are situations that require the help of a car accident attorney. The Insurance Company Is Delaying or Holding Up Your Payment
15 January 2021
Your job in the coal mines can be risky and potentially even lethal. However, you expect your employer to provide you with sufficient protection to keep you safe. You do not expect to sacrifice your life in exchange for a paycheck. However, when you have suffered a grievous injury or illness because of your work, you have legal rights available to you as a victim. You can make full use of them by retaining an experienced coal miner attorney to represent you.
30 December 2020
When someone dies, their family might begin looking for the person's will shortly afterward. A will is an essential tool that tells the family many things, and it is vital to find this document after a person's death. If you do not have a will yet, you should make one. As you make one, here are four vital things to know. 1. The Purposes of a Will Most people understand the importance and purpose of having a will.
15 December 2020
Minor-aged children may qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This Social Security program provides a monthly payment to qualified adults and children. Since minors are considered a vulnerable population, special rules are in place to protect them and their benefit payment. Those protections extend to their back pay benefit too. To find out more, read on. Back Pay and SSI Several Social Security Administration (SSA) programs are in place to help those unable to work due to medical or mental issues.
30 November 2020
The Miranda warning was conceived as a way of informing suspects of their rights to have legal counsel present when they are questioned by law enforcement. Plenty of gray areas exist, though, when a warning should be provided but isn't. Read on and learn more about custodial situations where a warning might be warranted. Are You Being Questioned In or Out of Custody? It shouldn't be that difficult to ascertain the question of custody – but things can get murky sometimes.
10 November 2020
Working moms and dads depend on childcare services to care for their children when they cannot. Unfortunately, even when parents do everything possible to choose a safe and caring daycare situation, the worst can happen. Knowing the signs that something is not right with your daycare is important and taking the right steps later is also vital. Signs of Possible Daycare Abuse The below list of worrying signs is not meant to be exhaustive, nor should any one issue listed on it be considered a definite sign of abuse.
26 October 2020
Whether you are considering making an estate plan or already have one in place, you can learn from the mistakes of others. These are two major issues that can cause your carefully-made plans to be incomplete. Read on to learn more about these issues so that you can avoid the mistakes others have made. Never Revisiting Your Plan Even the best estate plans will eventually become outdated. Failing to update your plan may be more harmful than you think.