Crime Victims: What Are Their Legal Rights
5 March 2015
A person convicted of a crime has the right to hire a criminal attorney or have one appointed for him or her if paying for legal assistance is an issue. You may know that if you go on trial for a criminal act, you have certain rights, such as a choice to testify on your own behalf and appealing the jury's decision if it is not in your favor. But what about the victims?
4 Things To Know About Personal Injury Lawyers
24 February 2015
If you have been involved in an accident in which you have been injured because of the fault of another party, you may be advised to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you resolve and win your case. However, you may be skeptic about this, which is why you should know these four things about personal injury lawyers:
Initial Consultations are Free: A huge reason many people never turn to a personal injury lawyer is because they believe that just talking to them about their case the first time is going to cost a huge amount of money.
Stay Informed And Find Solutions - Questions For Your Personal Injury Attorney
12 February 2015
Finding yourself in a situation where you need the services of a personal injury lawyer can be one of the most stressful times of anyone's life, so reducing that stress should be a primary goal. Allowing yourself to feel informed and engaged in the process is a big part of that stress relief, and communicating with your lawyer is an important first step.
Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should ask your personal injury lawyer.
Probate Law: Grounds For Contesting A Will
5 February 2015
A legal will provides individuals with the opportunity to have their wishes observed when distributing their estate after their death. Since the testator, the person who wrote the will, is no longer here to clarify their wishes, probate courts are typically quite reluctant to void a will. However, there are a few legal grounds that can be cited in order to successfully contest a will. If you believe that the will of a loved one is not legally enforceable based on one of the grounds outlined below, a qualified attorney can help you to petition the court to have the entire will or a portion of the will voided.