Three Points To Refute A Hit-And-Run Driver's Claim That He/She Wasn'T Aware Of The Accident

A common defense to being charged with hit and run is to say that you weren't aware that you made contact with another vehicle. In many scenarios, this excuse may be legitimate, but it's a lie in many other cases. If you've been on the receiving end of a hit and run and the police have tracked down the other motorist, you may find yourself in a legal entanglement as you attempt to suggest that the driver knew about the collision, and he or she denies it.   Read More...

Tips For Hiring A DUI Lawyer

Being convicted of DUI comes with serious consequences, some of which can be long-lasting. Thus, if you are arrested and charged with suspected DUI, it is very important to take the charges seriously. The best thing that you can do if you're charged with DUI is immediately hire a lawyer. Having a DUI lawyer greatly increases the likelihood of being acquitted of the charge or receiving a favorable plea deal. But, it is important to hire the right lawyer.   Read More...

Five Things To Bring To Your Estate Planning Meeting

An estate planning meeting can be stressful for some people. Not only is there a lot to think about and to understand, but thinking about the end of one's life is rarely ever fun. Taking the time to prepare before you meet with your estate lawyer can help the process move along more smoothly, thus reducing your stress. The following checklist can help. #1: Gather all previous estate documents If you have had a will or any other end-of-life directives drawn up previously, especially if the work was done by a different law firm, gather them together.   Read More...

Children And Divorce: Doing The Right Thing For Everyone Involved

Divorce is hard on everybody that is involved in it. For couples with children, it can be particularly difficult because they may or may not understand what is happening or why. Often, they are too young, or they are sheltered from the arguments that have occurred along the way. In any case, the time will come when custody will have to be determined, and you can work together to come up with a solution, or the court may come up with a plan that you do not like.   Read More...

Reasons Why You Need A Legal Separation Agreement

Most married couples who want to split up will just split up. They rarely bother with a separation agreement unless they actually think that they will divorce. However, it is still a good idea to have a legal separation agreement with legally enforceable rules for each partner in the marriage.  A Separation Agreement Is Like a Trial Divorce Agreement Odd though this sounds, a divorce is rarely a real thing until it is.   Read More...