Many times when people decide to get a divorce, they file the paperwork at the first moment they get. This is understandable since it can take six months or more to resolve the case; so the sooner the person files, the sooner the couple can legally part ways. However, being strategic about when to divorce can pay off in some positive benefits. Tax Considerations Divorcing at the right time can make tax time a lot easier the following year.
It is totally natural to feel confused, frustrated, scared, and a whole host of other negative emotions right after you've been hurt in a car accident. In a situation like that, it's only natural that you can't think quite as clearly as you normally can. However, it is especially important that you make smart decisions in the accident aftermath. The way that you act after the car wreck can directly impact the compensation you get later, in fact.
If you have assets you would like to protect from your spouse in case you someday get divorced, you should consider a prenuptial agreement, often referred to as a prenup. Getting a prenup is not required before getting married, but there are some situations where this kind of contract will be beneficial. Here is what you need to know about getting a prenup. What Does A Prenup Do? You may have heard of prenups in the past, but are not sure what they are.
If you're facing charges for shoplifting, you might wonder if it is worthwhile to fight the charges. The truth is, although the attorney could be expensive, having legal support might save you from a conviction and a criminal record. Although the specific legal terminology varies from state to state, there are a few common elements in shoplifting charges that can help you build a reasonable defense. Evaluating the Arrest Sometimes, the easiest way to fight shoplifting charges is to challenge the arrest itself.
Personal injury cases can be stressful for everyone involved because they require you to gather evidence that your injury was not the fault of your own. The people with access to all of the evidence might try to hide some under the rug or do other things to make your case more difficult. Here are three common mistakes that people make in personal injury cases and how you can avoid them and be successful.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.