Beyond Pro-Bono: Financing Divorce As A Low-Income Earner

Posted on: 20 July 2016

You are probably aware that pro-bono divorce lawyers can provide you with legal services at no cost. However, demand for pro bono outstrips supply. Therefore, if you are a low-income earner who doesn't have the money to pay a divorce attorney, it pays to know other options apart from pro bono attorneys. Here are three alternatives to consider: Look For a Lawyer Who Doesn't Charge Upfront Fees Take this route if your family has some money you can use on the divorce, but you don't have access to the funds right away.
[Read More]

3 Reasons To Meet With An Estate-Planning Attorney

Posted on: 4 July 2016

Making sure your estate is planned and organized is an important part of emergency preparedness. There are many people who mistakenly think that they don't need an estate plan. However, that is not the case. In fact, you should meet with an estate planner while you are young, as this will be the best way to make sure that you are protected should anything happen to you. Here are some reasons that you should meet with an estate-planning attorney.
[Read More]

Should You Hire A DUI Attorney To Represent You Throughout Your Case?

Posted on: 14 June 2016

Facing a DUI charge and conviction is a serious offense that could land you in jail. However, if the charge is a first offense and no one was injured, you could possibly enter a plea of guilty and not serve jail time. You also might not need to hire an attorney. Conventional wisdom though is that you should hire an attorney to argue your case. Based on the strength and weakness of your particular case, obtaining an experienced DUI attorney to assess the facts surrounding your charge allows you to confidently offer a plea of not guilty.
[Read More]

Faqs About The Workers' Comp Independent Medical Examination

Posted on: 26 May 2016

The independent medical examination plays a major role in whether or not your workers' compensation claim will be approved. If the examiner does not agree that you are medically unable to work, your claim could be denied. If you have an examination scheduled, here is what you need to know.  Can You Refuse the Exam? You are legally required to undergo an examination with an independent medical examiner, or IME, if requested by the insurance company.
[Read More]