If you were recently the victim of an auto accident where the other driver was clearly the one at fault, you may think that this is the type of case that doesn't require the help of a lawyer. Being rear-ended at a red light or hit by someone running a stop sign may be an open-and-shut case in your eyes, but there is a lot more to an auto accident case than determining fault.
If you have a green card, you may think that you're safe from the current ICE raids. Unfortunately, that's not entirely true. In the heat of the moment, ICE agents will detain anyone who appears suspect and then sort out the documentation later. However, it can take weeks and even months to sort that out. While that's happening, you'll remain in custody, under the threat of deportation. Here are four steps to help you prepare for an immigration raid.
If your Social Security Disability application has been repeatedly denied, you'll eventually make your way to a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). These judges have the power to overturn denials from the Social Security Administration (SSA) based on their review of the evidence and your testimony -- so how you give your testimony is extremely important. While there's no such thing as the "perfect" answer that will unlock your benefits, there are some answers that are distinctly better than others.
When you share a custody arrangement with an ex, it is difficult to change the custody order unless there has been a material change in circumstances. If you have agreed to a child custody visitation schedule and filed the agreement in court, it is almost impossible to change your mind without a good reason. There may be a time when you begin to notice that your ex is showing signs of mental illness or a distortion with reality for an unknown reason.
If you have assets that you want to give to a loved one when you pass away, then you should draft a document that outlines these wishes. And you should know that your estate may need to go through probate. Probate is something that confuses and worries a great deal of people. It is something that is often misunderstood, so keep reading to learn about some common probate myths. Myth: A Will Can Help You Avoid Probate
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.