Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

  • If Divorce Is in Your Future, Try to File First

    Everybody wants a happily ever after, but in reality, divorce can happen to just about any couple. If you know that your marriage is on the rocks and about to go down that path, you have some work to do. If you anticipate that the divorce will be rough, it could be to your advantage to file the papers in advance of your spouse. Here's why filing first might be a good idea.

  • How A Foreclosure Defense Attorney May Be Able To Help You Keep Your Home

    When it comes to foreclosure, it is completely natural to feel stressed and overwhelmed. As bad as the situation may seem, there may be a way to avoid the foreclosure. Foreclosures end up costing the lender excessive expenses, and the process of removing the current resident and reselling the house can be long. So, contrary to common belief, the majority of lenders aren't in favor of a foreclosure. In fact, they are generally more likely to attempt to work out a solution with their clients, even with delinquent payments.

  • Special Needs Trusts, Your Adult Child, And Supplemental Security Income

    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a program controlled by the Social Security Administration. It generally provides benefits only to disabled individuals who have little or no resources of their own. While the financial benefits of SSI are not large, the medical benefits are tremendous. SSI eligibility brings with it Medicaid entitlement and entitlement to a number of social service programs that can be of tremendous benefits to an adult with disabilities.

  • Reasons That You May Have A Workers' Comp Claim If You Work In HR

    People often associate workers' compensation claims with physical injuries suffered on the job, such as a construction worker who falls off scaffolding or a warehouse employee who hurts his or her back lifting something heavy. In reality, even those who don't perform physically demanding jobs can file workers' compensation claims because of emotional injuries in many states. If you work in human resources, it's unlikely that you'll sustain a physical injury on the job, but you may have grounds for a workers' compensation case because of emotional distress.

  • 3 Forms of Discrimination You May Be Able to Sue for

    You want to be treated equally and fairly, but that's not always the case. If you feel like you have been discriminated against, you may be able to seek legal representation. But what counts as discrimination? This article will take a closer look at some specific discriminatory examples. Read on.  Age Discrimination Being discriminated against because of your age is a real thing that people face every day. Specifically, it's something that a lot of older people face in the workplace when they are competing for a job against someone else who is younger.

About Me

Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

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.