28 April 2020
One common question people have when they are stopped by police is whether they are arrested or detained. In most cases, an arrest begins with a detention. So what's the difference, especially when you are accused of driving while intoxicated or under the influence? This guide will help you understand. What Should You Do to Determine the Difference? If you believe you are detained, you should use your voice to ask if you are free to leave.
24 March 2020
If you've had to seek medical treatment as a result of a work-related accident or illness, you may qualify for workers' compensation benefits. You've never been charged for the premiums for this form of insurance, but coverage has been provided since day one on the job. Workers' compensation will pay for your medical expenses if you are hurt because of work. Medical treatment directs nearly every aspect of workers' compensation benefits and is crucial to your future.
21 February 2020
An unexpected crisis could put your company's reputation at risk and could potentially result in your corpororation going bankrupt. Being sued for unethical practices or having your business name tarnished by a group of disgruntled clients could be mentally exhausting and result in having a difficult time handling a normal workload. A crisis management lawyer can guide you through the legal process, handle communication with outside sources, and orchestrate investigations that will clear your name.
20 January 2020
When you have children and are getting divorced, it is absolutely vital for you and your spouse to work out details of how you will take care of your kids. Many parents agree to a certain type of parenting plan. The most common type is called co-parenting; however, this type does not work for all couples. When this is not an option, parents might agree to a parallel parenting plan. Here is an explanation of both types and how they work.
12 December 2019
Much of the direction of a trial, be it civil or criminal, is dictated by who sits on the jury. As a process, jury selection has many pitfalls. For that reason, it's not unusual for attorneys to turn to jury selection services firms for help on cases. Let's examine why a lawyer might hire a jury selection services provider. Sprawl Especially when dealing with cases that pull in multiple directions, it can be hard to direct your energies toward the many things it takes to get to trial.
19 November 2019
There are situations in criminal law when defendants may be able to take advantage of something called a diversion program. This program is not offered in all states and for all cases, but it is available in some situations. If you are facing your first criminal charge, you may want to research this type of program and talk to your lawyer about it, as it offers a lot of key advantages to first-time offenders.
17 October 2019
One of the main ways judges determine child support amounts is by comparing each parent's income. The non-custodial parent is required to pay the custodial parent the amount the judge states. But what if you are the custodial parent and do not agree with the calculations the judge makes? What if your spouse is self-employed and is hiding income from you? If you suspect this, here are several things you can do that may help you get a higher amount of child support each week.