Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

  • Offered A Structured Settlement In Your Personal Injury Case? Why You Should Accept It

    Structured settlements are generally used to settle wrongful death and accident lawsuits. You have the option to designate part or all of your settlement to a structured annuity or receive it all in one lump sum. It may sound like a great idea to have a handful of cash at one time, but there are some reasons why you should accept the structured settlement, four of which are listed below.

  • 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.

  • Probate And How Not To Avoid It

    You likely have heard numerous sources proclaim the evils of probate when it comes to estate planning. In reality, the complete avoidance of probate is probably extremely unlikely, mostly owing to it's value in dealing with the debts of the estate. It should also be noted that the use of trusts, transfers on death designations and deed assignations can increase the efficiency of the estate process. However, probate is a usually a vital step that must be taken, and it pays to have a good understanding of this legal process.

  • Is It Possible To Fight Deportation?

    Once deported, it can often prove challenging for an immigrant to gain the legal right to re-enter the country. It is because of this, it is important to fight a deportation. How you fight the deportation depends on the details of your case. If you are facing deportation, here is what you need to know.  Why Are You Being Deported? Obviously, if you are facing deportation, you are not legally in the country.

  • Entering A Different Country With A Criminal Conviction?

    After having a criminal charge in your record, travel can be difficult. Even if you have been paroled and are eligible to travel around the United States, visiting other countries can be a problem. Many countries have strict rules about people with criminal charges entering their country. However, if you really wish to travel and are willing to take the necessary steps, there are some options, depending on your situation.

  • 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.