If there's one question that a divorce lawyer will quickly smack away in most cases, it's the question of whether a client should pursue an at-fault divorce. You may be wondering why this is, and it's worth looking at your situation through the eyes of a divorce attorney to understand why the no-fault route is so heavily preferred. Here's how to examine your circumstances to determine whether an at-fault divorce filing may — against all probabilities — be worth the effort.
15 October 2019
Before you file a personal injury case, you should confirm that the court has the authority to handle your case. A court's authority handle a case is known as jurisdiction, and it is a two-part concept. There is personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction. Below is a brief overview of the two. Personal Jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction means that the court has power over the person you are suing. For example, if you are suing a mall owner after a slip and fall accident, the court must have the power of the mall owner.
10 September 2019
If you have found yourself charged with a DUI, you are going to need to go to court, and this is not something that you want to do on your own. Even though you do technically have the right to defend yourself in court, it is not usually something that people are advised to do. If you have never retained an attorney, or ever faced a DUI charge, you will want to continue reading.
7 August 2019
If you have recently found yourself injured from an accident that occurred at work, you will want to file for workers compensation. However, if your employer or their insurance company is trying to deny your claim, you will want to seek out the assistance of a skilled workers compensation defense lawyer. To help you understand why this is so important, instead of you giving up the fight, you will want to continue reading.
4 July 2019
If you are injured while working, you have the right to receive workers' compensation benefits in order to keep you financially stable while you recover. Once you file a workers' compensation claim to get benefits, you start the process of holding your employer responsible for your injuries. If there is a third party involved, there could be an opportunity to file a personal injury claim against that third party. A personal injury attorney will be able to go through the specifics of your case and determine if you are entitled to workers' compensation.
3 June 2019
If you are currently facing criminal charges, you probably feel a bit uneasy, nervous, and overwhelmed, especially if you have never been in a situation like this before. To boost the likelihood of a favorable outcome for your criminal defense case, it is important to hire a criminal defense attorney with experience. He or she will be able to educate you on the potential outcomes, protect your overall interests, and look for things that can strengthen your overall case.
25 March 2019
When you have suffered an injury after a car accident, you may wonder if you have a solid personal injury lawsuit that you can file. There are a number of reasons that you will have a good case, and a car accident lawyer will be able to assess your case carefully. If you were less than 50% at fault for your injuries, and you have verifiable losses because of the accident, you probably have a reasonable case.
17 February 2019
Divorce is a taxing process to go through. In some cases, it can change people's lives forever. If you're trying to get through this life transition smoothly, consider working with a divorce lawyer. They can help you tackle a divorce in the following ways. Distribute Assets Fairly When you split from your spouse, chances are there are shared assets. Deciding who should get these assets can be complicated and involve a lot of negative emotions.
10 January 2019
If you have spent the better part of your marriage as a stay-at-home parent and are now facing divorce, you may feel scared and nervous about the future. One of the biggest concerns for parents who have been out of the workforce to care for the children is getting a good-paying job. Once you know you are getting a divorce, you need to take steps right away to prepare for your future.
29 November 2018
Filing for and being approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can sometimes seem like a hit-or-miss prospect. You might have suffered a severe injury and can no longer work, so you're just about to file for SSDI. The problem is that over half of all initial SSDI claims that are filed are not approved. If you want to avoid falling into this category, there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of being granted SSDI when you file your paperwork.
16 October 2018