4 Cases In Which Your Child May Not Face Formal Criminal Charges After Getting Arrested

24 October 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

The juvenile criminal justice system is slightly different from that of the adult criminal justice system. For children, the emphasis is more on rehabilitation than punishment. This is why, in some cases, a child may not even face formal criminal charges after getting arrested. Here are four examples of such cases: The Child Is Very Young In most cases, courts rarely try juvenile offenders who are extremely young. For example, if your child is six-years-old, the issue is likely to be dealt with outside the official channels. Read More 

Who Is Liable If A Building Collapses And Causes You Injury?

24 October 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are hurt by a collapsed building that is still under construction, do you blame the contractor or owner of the building? The truth is that such injuries can be caused by many people so you shouldn't automatically assume that one party or the other is responsible for it. Here are four examples of people who may be liable for such an injury, depending on the circumstances: The Property Owner Read More 

Preparing For Your SSDI Hearing

26 September 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Deciding that you want to explore social security disability (SSDI) benefits when a disability has disrupted your working life is a challenge. Being able to assemble required documents, retain a lawyer, and complete the application can take some effort. Lastly, you'll need to successfully appear in a SSDI hearing, which can trigger worry and discomfort. Use tips and suggestions like the ones below so you can be prepared and ease your fears. Read More 

Tips For Dividing Real Estate In A Divorce

30 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are going through a divorce, there is a good chance that you have a lot of questions with regards to how your property is going to be divided. Nobody wants to get ripped off in a divorce, but also no one wants to go through a long divorce. Real estate can be one of those items that are much more difficult to divide mostly because you cannot just cut a house in half and it is difficult to trade items that are equal value to your house if you only own one piece of property. Read More 

How A Lawyer Can Help You When You’re Struggling To Live On Workers Comp

5 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have been injured while at work, you might currently be receiving workers comp payments to help you cover your bills and otherwise take care of yourself until you are able to go back to work. Even though having workers comp payments is better than nothing when you are unable to work, however, it might not be enough for you to live off of. If this is the case, working with a lawyer can help helpful. Read More