Slip-and-fall accidents in stores are common, so it is important to know exactly how you can protect yourself if you are injured in such an event. The burden of proof is usually on the injured person who must show that the store owner knew about the dangerous condition that caused their fall - be it a slippery floor or a foreign object such as banana peel - but did not try to rectify it.
If you suffer from chronic migraines, your health issues might prevent you from holding down a job and earning a steady income. If this is the case, you might qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Here are some tips to follow that will help you start receiving your checks. Document how your illness prevents you from working. In order to receive benefits, you need to prove that your medical condition prohibits you from working at your job or any other job for that matter.
You probably know that police officers require warrants before searching your body and your immediate environment. However, this is not a requirement in all cases. A police officer can conduct a search on you: If You Have Been Arrested If a police officer has already arrested you, then he or she doesn't need a warrant to conduct a search. This is true even if the arrest was made without a warrant.
When you set up a trust to pass on your assets, you have some options. The trust can be either a living trust or a testamentary trust, both of which can be revocable or irrevocable. The type of trust you create is up to you, and it's important to discuss your choices with a qualified attorney from a firm like Vandeventer Black LLP. A Testamentary Trust Begins After You Die
As a polyamorist getting a divorce and seeking full custody of your children, you need skilled legal representation if your spouse does not approve of polyamory and is likely to use that against you in court. With specific strategies, your family law attorney will make sure your children live with you full-time after the divorce. Prejudicial Hurdles The problem isn't with the law itself, since polyamory isn't illegal; it only involves multiple relationships at one time and not multiple marriage partners.
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.