I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
26 January 2015
If you've just gotten a pet and are planning to drive with it in your car, remember that you must restrain it lest it distract you. Pets can interfere with your driving enough to cause an accident, and that would have severe repercussions for you even if you and your pet weren't injured. There could be other penalties as well depending on how the laws of your state are configured. Here's a look at what pets in cars can do, and how that can affect you and your liability in accidents.
22 January 2015
Did you know that January is one of the busiest months for divorce? Many couples wait until the holidays are over before they start the divorce process. If you are considering a divorce there are a couple things you need to know so that you are prepared for the process. Each of You Should Have Your Own Lawyer One of the best ways to save money and to speed up the divorce is to resolve the majority of the issues concerning the contract on your own.
14 January 2015
A DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is very similar to the more common, DUI, or driving under the influence. Depending upon your state, the terms can be used interchangeably, or they could be used to differentiate between driving drunk and driving under the influence of a drug such as marijuana or pain killers. Many people do not know their rights when being pulled over, or while going through a typical DUI check point.
6 January 2015
So you were caught driving under the influence. Drinking and driving got you in this predicament, but you are a wise person who takes each life-lesson to heart. All you need to do is understand the law and your own personal drinking capacity. You can do that by hiring a good lawyer to help you with your DUI case and considering some of the following suggestions that can help you stay legal from now on when you drive.
23 December 2014
When a loved one passes away without leaving behind a written statement of how their assets should be divided, family and friend tensions may rise out of control. Whether from greed, jealousy or conflicting interpretations, the arguments that follow death can be largely avoided if you make an organized list of priorities and discuss the options with everyone involved. With the help of a family law attorney, the following ideas can help ensure fair treatment for you and the rest of the survivors.