What To Know About Accepting A Settlement

It's very common to hear that the party you're suing in a wrongful death case wants to offer a settlement, and sometimes it can be tempting to take it immediately -- or refuse it with a few choice words. When you hear about the offer, it's best to let it sit for a bit while you process everything and talk to your attorney. Accepting a settlement can be the right thing to do in many cases, but you must know what you're getting into. Read More 

Proving Adultery As A Ground For Divorce

Adultery makes a good ground for divorce – if you can prove it. Unfortunately, proving adultery isn't an easy thing; in fact, it is one of the common reasons some people opt to file for no-fault divorce even when adultery is their actual reason for seeking a divorce. Here are the two major ways of proving adultery during divorce: Direct Evidence This is the best evidence you can have if you are accusing your partner of cheating on you. Read More 

Summary Administration May Not Be Right For Your Estate

If you have been named executor, or heir of an estate, you may find yourself with the legal responsibility of bringing the estate to closure through the probate process. If the estate meets certain criteria, most states have a streamlined approach through which the probate process can be settled, although the exact criterion varies from state to state. This is usually referred to as "summary administration." Unfortunately, in most states there are certain situations which will not qualify for this disposition. Read More 

Protect Your Relationships By Staying Engaged - Questions To Ask Your Lawyer During A Custody Dispute

If you're facing the end of a meaningful relationship in your life, you might be under a great deal of stress. The idea of compounding that stress by facing threats to your relationship with your children may be difficult to contemplate, but it's important that you fight the urge to be overwhelmed. Being overwhelmed may mean that you can't respond properly to the situation and could put you at risk of losing one of the most important things in your life. Read More 

Defense Tactics That May Help If You Were Charged With Driving Recklessly Through Town

If you were charged with driving recklessly through town and feel as if the police officer has treated you unfairly and is either mistaking you for someone else or didn't calculate your speed properly, the following tips will assist with defending yourself on the date of your court hearing and possibly having the charge against you reduced or dropped.  Hire An Attorney And Provide Minute Details Call attorneys who practice locally and specialize in defending against moving violation charges. Read More