What To Do When You Need To Serve A Deported Spouse

People who are in the unfortunate position of divorcing spouses who have been deported to other countries will face a tough challenge right out of the gate: serving said spouses with the notice of the impending court action required by the legal system. This can be difficult for a number of reasons, but here are a couple of things you must do to accomplish this feat. Record All Attempts to Contact Your Spouse   Read More...

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't File A Personal Injury Claim Without Legal Representation

Are you thinking about filing a personal injury claim after being hurt in an accident that wasn't your fault? Here are a few good reasons why you shouldn't file that claim without being represented by a personal injury lawyer: You Might Miss Important Evidence If you're like most people, you don't have much experience when it comes to proving personal injury claims. One important aspect of proving your case is gathering evidence to submit to the insurance adjusters and to the court if necessary.   Read More...

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...