Nervous About Your Upcoming Personal Injury Trial? Learn Why It's Actually Time To Relax

Posted on: 2 November 2016

Nationwide, only about 4% of personal injury cases end up going to trial. If your claim falls into that small percentage, however, you're probably a little nervous and wondering what will happen at trial. It's natural to be nervous, but you don't need to be—contrary to popular belief (and most television shows), absolutely nothing is likely to be heard at trial that hasn't been heard already. Learn more about why this is true and what trials are really all about. [Read More]

How Social Media Affects Your Divorce -- Property, Proof, And Finding Out Who Your Facebook Friends Are

Posted on: 31 October 2016

If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, you need to start protecting your social media accounts and staking your claim to any shared websites. This is not just a matter of ensuring you still have access to the accounts; your accounts can actually be considered property that should be divided by the court. You can also suffer social effects after the account division if you have to set up new accounts for yourself. [Read More]

A Legally Justified Way To Fight A Speeding Ticket

Posted on: 11 October 2016

A driver whose record is marred with moving violations has to keep from accumulating more points. Massively higher insurance fees and, possibly, a license suspension are virtually guaranteed if another ticket is issued. Unfortunately, an emergency situation could force a driver to race at a high rate of speed. Hitting 85 MPH in a 45 MPH zone may be done due to fear. Regardless, if a police officer pulls the driver over and issues a ticket, the only way to fight the ticket is in court. [Read More]

Adult Adoptions: Can It Be Done?

Posted on: 22 September 2016

People adopting minor children is commonplace, but it may surprise many to know that adults sometimes wish to legalize their relationship by adopting another adult. This may sound strange, but read on to learn more and you will soon see the reasoning for this practice. Why Adults Adopt Other Adults 1. For estate planning purposes, similar to the property that is left to a spouse, property that is left to the children of the deceased is in a protected category, and legally adopted children are held in the same regard. [Read More]