Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

  • Taking Child Abroad Isn't A Guarantee For Parents With Main Custody

    If you have the main custody of your child, either because you're the sole custodian or you see the child more in a joint-custody agreement, you might think you can move abroad and take the child with you without getting anyone's permission. Not so. Moves abroad are difficult to pull off in a custody agreement if the other parent objects, often more difficult than interstate moves. You have to answer a number of serious questions about the move and its effect on the child, and a court will usually have the last word.

  • Four Steps To Take After Witnessing A Car Accident

    Rubbernecking can be a big problem when traffic accidents occur, but if you're one of the few who actually got a good look at the actual event in progress, your help and testimony could be critical. If you see a car wreck in progress, be extra careful not to be pulled into a multi-car pileup, slow down traffic, or put yourself at risk trying to help. Here are four steps you should take when you witness an accident.

  • Auto Accidents 101: 4 Common Distractions That You Probably Don't Think Are Dangerous

    Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents. Whether playing on a cell phone or applying makeup, distractions are very problematic for drivers of all ages. So what are some of the more common distractions that drivers don't think of? Here are four: 1. Hands-Free Devices If you are like most people, you probably think using a hands-free device is safe. While it is certainly safer than using your eyes and hands, it isn't foolproof.

  • Do You Need A Prenuptial Agreement?

    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.

  • Can You Get Fired Solely Because Your Employer Doesn't Like Your Looks?

    Under the law, you can't be fired because of your race, religion, national origin, disability, or gender. However, can you be fired just because your employer doesn't like your looks? The answer may surprise you. Here are several reasons that your employer can fire you based on your appearance alone: 1.) Your boss finds you to be too attractive - or his or her spouse does. A court in Iowa upheld the firing of a dental assistant because her boss found her to be too attractive and felt that he might not be able to control his sexual desires for her.

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.