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.
If you are in the process of getting a divorce, you can feel very vulnerable, especially if your spouse tries to take control of the situation. However, you shouldn't be worried because there are plenty of laws put in place that are going to help you protect your rights during this time. In order to be sure that you have a right to be protected, it is important that know of these five ways to help protect yourself:
When you have an injury on the job and receive worker's compensation benefits, they will usually last until you recover and return to work. Unfortunately, if your injury is expected to last for years to come and prevent you from returning to work full-time, your regular benefits might not be enough. However, you can file for permanent disability benefits and get the help you need. Here is what you need to know.
What do you do there is information you can't include in your last will and testament, but you wish to pass it to your loved ones? A perfect alternative is to write an explanatory letter to accompany your will. Here are some of the things you may include in this letter: Why You Are Making Certain Gifts A beneficiary may be perplexed when he or she doesn't receive a certain gift.
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.