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Divorce Surprise: Taking Action Against A Default Divorce

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The whole idea of divorce can be a surprise to a spouse. When a relationship is troubled, one party may simply get fed up and take the initiative to file for a divorce. Finding out that a default divorce is about to be made final without your knowledge, however, is an entirely different matter. Read on to find out more about how default divorces work and what you need to do sooner rather than later to put a stop to it.…

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Injured in a Car Accident? Your Compensation To-Do List

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If you are injured in a car accident, it’s important to take action immediately in order to ensure your medical bills and other costs will be covered down the road. The right steps early on can mean fewer headaches and a better payout later, which you will need if you are unable to work or suffer other debilitating side effects. Follow this to-do list in order to make sure you don’t miss a step.…

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How to Fight Your Traffic Ticket If the Officer Was Driving Ahead of You

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If you’re determined to fight a traffic ticket, you should meet with a traffic attorney to discuss the angle that you’ll take. One option that can sometimes be effective is to argue that the officer who wrote the ticket wasn’t in a good position to clearly see your alleged driving infraction. This can be a tough argument to make in many cases, but you may have a legitimate point if the officer was driving ahead of you at the time that he or she pulled you over.…

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Is Sole Custody The Right Choice For Your Child?

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When parents divorce, custody choices are sure to follow. This issue can naturally be emotional and therefore contentious. It pays to understand what is meant by the term sole custody with its physical and legal variations. Read to learn more about this important divorce issue. Sole Physical Custody When the parents or the judge decides that the child should reside with one parent primarily, that is sole physical custody. Both parents still have equal legal responsibility for the child, however.…

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Why Your Personal Injury Attorney Will Request That You Cease Contact With The Other Party

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Following an injury, it’s common to have a series of discussions with the party that you believe was negligent in your accident. For example, if you slipped and fell in a gym, you might go back and forth with the gym owner about the status of your injury — and he or she may make some financial offers to you. If your injury has worsened or you’ve otherwise decided to hire a personal injury attorney, it’s common for him or her to ask that you stop communicating with the other party once you’ve signed legal representation paperwork.…

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Tips For Driver's Involved In Vehicle Accidents With Commercial Trucks

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While commercial trucks are a necessary part of transporting freight and keeping commerce moving, they are also a hazard to other drivers on the road. Since semi-trucks are so big and heavy, they have large blind spots and require a longer distance to stop than passenger vehicles do. If you are ever involved in an accident with a commercial truck, then these tips will help you recover your damages afterward.…

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Were You Sexually Harrassed At Work? What You Should Do

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Whether you are male or female, being sexually harassed in the workplace can be beyond devastating. Whether you were sexually harassed verbally or physically, it’s not something that you should be quiet about, but you may not know what to do. Read on to learn more.  Go to Human Resources The first thing that you should do is go to your human resources department to file a sexual harassment complaint. Make sure that this complaint is taken very seriously, that it’s documented, and that you know exactly what they intend to do to the person who sexually harassed you.…

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Understanding A Few Types Of Product Liability

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If you have been injured in some way by a product, then you may be able to file a product liability claim. This type of lawsuit may allow you to receive money from the manufacturer, installer, or store that sold or installed the product into your home. When it comes to product liability, you should understand that there are a few different types of defects. It is important to identify the defect to understand who is liable for the injury.…

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What To Do If You're Ever Charged With Driving Under The Influence

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Being criminally charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is very serious business indeed. The penalties for this kind of charge can be life-changing, with everything from fines to actual jail time being on the table. It’s a pretty scary charge and you definitely want to minimize your chances of receiving the conviction. If you’ve already been charged with a DUI or if it ever happens to you in the future the tips below will help you understand what you need to do.…

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How Do You Prove That You Were Wrongfully Terminated?

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If you can show that you were fired from a job on inappropriate grounds, you have a lot to gain. Your old company may have to reimburse you for the money you lost by being unemployed after you were fired, for example. The company may also have to pay damages based on the fact that they hurt your career. Proving that your firing was inappropriate can be a more difficult task than it sounds, though.…

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