How To Ensure You Hire The Right Criminal Defense Lawyer When Facing A Criminal Offense


Getting charged with a criminal offense can send you spiraling out of control. These charges are serious and almost always warrant professional assistance from a criminal defense attorney. To ensure you receive sound legal advice and take the right actions when facing this charge, remember these selection tips.  Assess Practice Specialty  Not all criminal defense attorneys deal with the same types of cases. Some may specialize strictly in drug offense, while others may handle the more serious crimes like murder.

10 December 2018

Three Reasons Why Truck Accident Lawsuits Are More Complex Than Regular Auto Accidents


If you have been injured in an accident that involved a big rig, you may be able to recover money for your injuries, lost wages, and pain and suffering if the truck driver had any fault in the accident by filing a personal injury lawsuit. While you can file a personal injury lawsuit yourself, there are many reasons why you should hire a truck accident attorney, like those at Wolfe  Jones Wolfe Hancock Daniel & South LLC, to assist you.

7 December 2018

4 Reasons Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer Is A Must


If you've been involved in an accident or incident that has left you with serious injury, you may have a valid personal injury case. You shouldn't be the one who has to pay for medical appointments and care and missed work. After being involved in any personal injury situation, it's best to hire a professional lawyer right away. Keep reading to better understand the many reasons as to why hiring a personal injury lawyer is a must.

5 October 2018

Can I Always Be Fired In An At-Will Employment State?


Some states have at-will employment. Within these states, it's possible for an employer to terminate employment for any reason. An employee can also quit a job for any reason. However, just because you are in a state with at-will employment, that doesn't mean that your termination was necessarily legal. You Can Exercise Your Rights Throughout the United States, you cannot be fired if you were observing jury duty or if you are exercising a right that is legally protected, such as your right to vote.

3 September 2018

When Their Brake Lights Didn't Work: How To Prove That You Were Not At Fault Of Rear Ending Someone


According to Nolo, rear end collisions are usually caused by drivers who hit the cars in front of them. However, this is not always the case, particularly when the lead driver's brake lights are not functioning properly. Brake lights are a way for drivers to determine when someone in front of them are applying their brakes. However, when brake lights are malfunctioning, the following drivers are unable to easily make the determination that the driver ahead of them is applying the brakes.

27 July 2018

What You Need To Know If You Have Been Charged With Burglary


Being charged with any crime is scary and confusing. You are not sure of what can or will happen, or how to proceed. When the charge is burglary, it can be even more confusing. The best and most important thing to do is to immediately contact a burglary offense lawyer.  Burglary charges may be either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. Your lawyer will look at all the evidence and together you will decide how to proceed.

31 May 2018

What Should You Do When You'd Like To Keep Working After A Disability Diagnosis?


If you've recently been diagnosed with a disabling condition at a relatively young age, you may be dismayed at the prospect of spending the rest of your working years unemployed while receiving federal disability benefits. Fortunately, even if you decide to file and collect these benefits during the initial stages of your illness, you may be able to return to work on a part-time or provisional basis and continue receiving these benefits until you're certain your foray into the working world will maintain some stability.

9 April 2018

How A Sexual Harassment Lawyer Can Help You Protect Yourself


If you are considering pursuing a sexual harassment case against your employer, it can be really helpful to get a sexual harassment lawyer on your side as soon as possible. Here are a few ways that a sexual harassment lawyer can assist you and help you protect yourself throughout the experience that you are going through at work. #1 Document Your Harassment Your attorney can help you document all the harassment that you experience as well as all conversations that you have with your employer about the harassment that you experienced.

3 October 2016

Divvying Up An Estate? Two Reasons Why You Should Hire A Probate Attorney


If someone you know has recently passed away and has left behind an estate that must be divided up among survivors, you may think that the task can be handled without third party assistance.  However divvying up an estate can be an extremely intricate legal matter, and because of this, it's best to have the assistance of a qualified probate lawyer to help with the job.  Use this information to learn two reasons why you absolutely must hire a probate lawyer when you're settling an estate.

15 September 2016

The Best Ways To Reduce Litigation Risk During The Probate Process


One of the most common issues that family members worry about when handling probate matters is taxes. However, the biggest, and most expensive issue that family members should be concerned about is litigation. One of the goals of a probate attorney is to avoid unnecessary litigation and legal proceedings down the road. Estate litigation, especially in a case where it is alleged that there as undue influence, is especially challenging, since the most important witness is dead.

17 July 2016