The Inner Workings of a Law Firm

The Inner Workings of a Law Firm

  • 3 Types Of Defenses In Personal Injury Cases

    Personal injury cases are very common in our society. They arise when one party is injured in a public location or a location that is owned by another person or group and believes that it is the fault of that person or group. There are three main defenses that the defendant can use in order to avoid having to pay a settlement to the party that is claiming injury. 1. Contributory Negligence

  • Filing For Bankruptcy: Understanding The Impact On Both Your Debts And Assets

    When facing a large amount of debt, filing for bankruptcy can give you the opportunity to enjoy the financial fresh start that you need and deserve. Unfortunately, many people fail to understand the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. As a result, many of these individuals will file the wrong type of bankruptcy petition and ultimately fail to enjoy the debt relief they so desperately need. Taking the time to review the information below can prevent you from making this same mistake.

  • Four Situations In Which The Police Do Not Need A Warrant To Search You

    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.

  • Modifying Your Living Trust Or Testamentary Trust

    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

  • A Skilled Divorce Lawyer Can Help A Polyamorous Person Gain Full Child Custody

    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.

  • About Me

    The Inner Workings of a Law Firm

    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.