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  • Trust But Verify: Dealing With Bail Bond Matters

    Just knowing that a loved one or close friend is behind bars can be extremely troubling. Unfortunately, this is no time to hesitate or make a mistake. Read on to find out how to verify the facts before you take action. Make No Mistake: Bail Bonds Are Good Things Bail bonds are a legitimate way to get someone released from jail. Bail bonds agents are friendly and easy to work with, and they will help you understand exactly what is going on with the entire matter. [Read More]

  • Sorting Out Liability After A Cyclist Accident With A Pedestrian

    Cyclists and pedestrians are expected to follow rules. When you are a pedestrian and you're struck unexpectedly by a cyclist, you might wonder which party is at fault. You will want to consult with personal injury services because this depends on the specifics of how the accident occurred. Pedestrian Right-Of-Way A pedestrian is allowed to use a sidewalk and is also allowed to cross the street while using a crosswalk. If you are in one of these situations, an individual riding a bike would be at fault for crashing into you and you would be entitled to any injuries you suffer as a result. [Read More]

  • What's the Law on Wet Floor Signs?

    A slip and fall on a wet floor is one of the most common personal injury claims. Many of these cases involve an argument over whether there should have been a wet floor sign or if the sign that was out was enough warning. So what is the law on wet floor signs? Do Businesses Have to Have Wet Floor Signs By Law? There is no specific law that a business has to put out a wet floor sign if the floor is wet in most places. [Read More]

  • Why Legal Recruiting May Be The Career Path For You

    Getting your law degree, passing the bar exam, and going to work in the legal field can be an exciting and rewarding accomplishment. Unfortunately, sometimes you find that working in litigation just isn't what you had imagined it would be. If working as an attorney doesn't suit you the way that you thought it would but you still enjoy the legal field, you might consider becoming a legal recruiter instead. Here's a look at some of the benefits of transitioning to legal recruiting instead of a practicing lawyer. [Read More]

  • Insights On Establishing, Enforcing, And Modifying Child Support Orders

    Family law makes provisions for child support. Court-ordered child support is meant to cater to the child's needs, both basic and otherwise. It is the legal responsibility of a non-custodial parent to pay child support to the custodial parent, and neglecting to do so carries some consequences. Establishing Child Support Talk to a family lawyer about what guidelines to follow when trying to come up with a reasonable child support amount. [Read More]

  • Retaliation Comes In Many Forms

    If you have recently complained about sexual harassment or another serious issue in the workplace, you are in a vulnerable position. You may be opening yourself up to more than unkind words and judgment. In fact, your employer or manager could even take steps to retaliate against you. This is where retaliation attorneys come in. They can spot these very common ways in which retaliation comes into play. Demotions First, you could be demoted. [Read More]

  • Reasons To Let An Estate Planning Lawyer Help You Create A Will

    If you care about your family's future — especially after you pass on — working with an estate planning lawyer when creating a will is important. Their insights on this process can have huge payoffs.  Help You Remember All Relevant Assets  For a will to make a difference after your passing, every asset needs to be highlighted so that it ends up with the right party. Your family may need all the money it can get during a time of grieving, and discovering every asset in your possession can give them financial means to recover. [Read More]

  • Proving Loss Of Self-Employment Income After An Accident

    After an accident that results in injuries, it is common for the victim to miss time from work. With a traditional salary or hourly wage worker, they can generally submit paystubs or other payment records as part of their claim submission to be reimbursed from their time off. However, when the victim is self-employed, the process is not as straight forward.  History of Earnings One of the first hurdles you need to overcome with self-employment income is that you need a history of earnings. [Read More]

  • "How Long Will A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Take?" And Other Questions

    Car accidents, animal attacks, and product defects are all examples of situations that could take someone's life. When an individual loses their life due to negligence, the surviving relatives may be entitled to compensation. These cases are referred to as wrongful death cases. If you are facing a potential wrongful death case with the help of a law firm that handles these unique cases, you probably have a few questions. Here are a few things you may want to know. [Read More]

  • Ex Not Paying Child Support? Know What Steps You Need To Take

    Child support orders are unlike any other divorce provision because they are backed up with both state and federal laws to ensure compliance, identification of parents, and dire consequences for not paying what is owed. If your ex is not obeying court-ordered child support provisions, read on to find out where to turn and what to do. Dependent on the Funds Unfortunately, not all custodial parents have the means to provide food, shelter, clothing, and the medical needs of a child. [Read More]