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.
2 June 2016
Waxing a wood, tile or vinyl floor not only makes the floors shiny and new-looking, it can also cause slips and falls. Despite the increased risk for injury, hotels, banks and retail stores still wax and shine their floors. If you are a guestor visitor of any of these establishments and you slip and fall, consult an attorney. Here are some questions your attorney might ask with regards to your accident.
15 May 2016
For parents that have had their children taken by child protective services, the road to getting them back home can be long, hard and heart-breaking. While some parents have their children taken because of legitimate reasons like drug use around them or inflicting physical or sexual abuse, many other parents lose their children because of poor conditions in the home. For parents that are working hard to get their kids back, it can mean getting a new house, undergoing a lot of mental health counseling or completing parenting classes.
27 April 2016
Child support agreements may seem both confusing and overwhelming. Though they are often determined on a preliminary basis early on, they can be adjusted for a variety of reasons—and an individual will often need to advocate for themselves in court in order to get the agreements changed. Unless the individual requests a change in child support, it isn't likely to occur. Here are a few reasons why an individual may be able to change their child support amount.
7 April 2016
There are few experiences that can be more emotionally painful and stressful than facing discrimination in the workplace. In addition to potentially threatening your livelihood, discrimination can create a hostile work environment that may severely reduce your quality of life. While the law provides some protections against discrimination, it is an unfortunate fact that there are many misconceptions about discrimination. Learning the truth behind the following couple of myths will help you to be better able to protect your rights.
23 March 2016
If you have become concerned at the prospect of losing contact with your grandchild, you should know that in most states your rights are protected. The family law courts justifiably reason that a child benefits greatly from a close, loving relationship with a grandparent, and thus have set guidelines in place for those grandparents who wish to assert their legal right to child visitation. For more guidance on visitation rights for grandparents, read on.