What Does Someone Have To Do To Prove You Are Negligent?

If you have been accused of negligence that resulted in a personal injury, the first thing you should do is hire a competent attorney to represent you in court. The second thing you should do is remember that proving you've been negligent is not as easy as it may seem. To do so, your accuser must prove four things. 1. You had a duty to them. To begin demonstrating that you were negligent, the prosecutor must first demonstrate that you had a duty to provide them with some level of protection. Read More 

Does Your Divorce Require A Restraining Order? What You Need To Know

The process of getting divorced is a very trying time for anyone. In cases where the divorce is not completely amicable, or even hostile, there may be a need for a restraining order. A restraining order is necessary when there are threats made against one or both people in the divorce or other feelings of discontent. Restraining orders can be temporary or permanent, depending on the situation. The downfall is the fact that anyone can violate a restraining order if they are intent on doing some form of harm. Read More 

Do You Really Need To Hire An Estate Planning Attorney?

You may have decided to begin planning your estate so all your affairs are in order in the event you get sick or something unexpected happens. You may believe that you are able to complete your planning on your own because you might think you don't have the budget to hire a lawyer. This could end up being a costly mistake in the long run. There are some things you need to consider before you go on your own when planning your estate. Read More 

What To Do If You’re Planning To File For Bankruptcy

It's quite common to hit a financial snag from time to time. A few bills start to get behind and you have to work more hours to catch up. However, there are other periods when it seems like there really is no way that you're going to be able to make it out of the financial situation that you are in. That's when you begin to realize that you need a stronger solution than just picking up some extra shifts. Read More 

SSI Or SSDI? Know The Differences

The government has two different benefit programs for those unable to work because of medical issues. Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are often confused, but if you are trying to get benefits it would be big waste of time to apply for the wrong one. Read on to learn more about what each program does and to decide which one is best for you if you can no longer work. Read More