15 April 2015
Are you interested in getting a will created, but are not sure who to turn to? The best bet for a will that can hold up in court, and meet your requirements you should seek out an estate planning lawyer. Such lawyers specialise in wills and asset management, which means they can handle the transfer of your assets to the parties that you want to leave them to. If you are undecided regarding whether an estate planning lawyer is the right choice for you, then read on for reasons to hire one to create a will.
6 April 2015
Venturing into the realm of patents and trademarks is not a journey you want to make alone. With innumerable guidelines, deadlines, and other procedural minutiae, it is easy to feel lost in the process. Enlisting the assistance of a qualified patent attorney can really go a long ways toward not only ensuring your patent application is filed correctly, but also that any concepts that infringe on your own design are met with the strictest legal penalties.
26 March 2015
The ancient Roman legal system still has a big influence on contemporary law practice, at least as far as language is concerned. That's why you are likely to hear legal terms or phrases being bandied around in Latin. However, you don't have to be a language guru to know what these two Latin phrases mean in the context of family law: Parens Patriae According to Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary, parens patriae is a Latin phrase that literally means "
16 March 2015
If you have been hurt while you are at work, this can be devastating. Dealing with your injury and facing scrutiny from your employer regarding the details of the accident can simply be overwhelming. It is important to your case to know specific things that must be accomplished to receive workers' compensation in this situation. This can better prepare you for getting the money you deserve during this difficult time.
4 March 2015
Being convicted of a DUI offense can come with serious consequences including a loss of your driving privileges, thousands of dollars in fines, and even jail time. This is why it is so important to be aware of the different defenses that can be used to help clear your name after being charged with driving under the influence. Below you will learn more about these defense strategies and how your criminal lawyer (such as one from Kaiser Law Group) may use these defenses to help you avoid a conviction.
23 February 2015
If you have recently told your employer that you are pregnant, and notice a change in the way you are being treated, you may need to take steps to protect yourself if your employer decides to make up a reason to terminate your employment. It is discriminatory behavior to be judged for pregnancy, and employers are not allowed to fire you simply because they are afraid you may not return to work after the baby is born.
11 February 2015
If a family member has passed away recently and the family is involved in the probating of the will, it's possible you may have issues with the named executor of the estate. This is not a common occurrence, but it does happen from time to time. It can be a very confusing and difficult process when you have to make the decision to challenge the executor. If you find yourself at this crossroad, your best bet is to hire an estates lawyer and take it from there.