Every community has certain needs that are not being addressed by business or government. Individual citizens are usually the first to recognize the unmet needs of a community. Groups of like-minded individuals can often make the most impactful changes to society by channeling their efforts through a nonprofit entity. If you are interested in starting a nonprofit organization, there are several steps in the formation process. The first step is to draft a mission statement.
There are some steps that you can take during your lifetime that will allow you to prepare for unexpected future events. One of the things that you can do is invest in an estate plan. These legal documents can prepare for a number of situations, and they spell out exactly what to do. Without a plan, the laws may guide how your affairs are handled, and it may not be what you ever had in mind.
Every year, more than a million people will set out on the road to make a trip in their car and will not make it home because they die after a car crash. This number is so large, that deaths caused by car accidents tally up to be at least 3,287 every single day. It is scary to face the reality of the fact that car accidents can be such a big risk.
Injuries that happen to kids at school can raise the question of who will pay the damages. It can be hard to provide proof that determines responsibility when an injury occurs on school property. You will be best served to retain a personal injury attorney right away to help you. However, these questions may help you decide if you want to ultimately move towards a lawsuit: Was the Injury Due to Intentional Behavior?
Many people think that we've become an overly-litigious society, filing suit at the drop of a hat. If you've been involved in a car accident, you may decide to skip the attorney and allow the insurance company to handle everything. In a small number of cases, that might work, but if you meet any of the requirements listed below it likely won't work. Read on and see if you need to contact a personal injury attorney for your accident.
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.