Way back when, when people started tooling around in those crazy “horseless carriages,” it quickly became apparent that some measure of control needed to be implemented for the betterment, not to mention the safety, of society. This led to the implementation of laws that were specifically designed to address driving and the hazards that it… Continue reading A Few Reasons Why I Like My Job
It’s never been harder to find a hero. Police departments across the country are struggling to fill their ranks, and it’s overworking officers, worrying residents, and frustrating city and state officials. Big cities don’t have nearly enough police officers walking the beat. Baltimore, for example, is down more than 100 officers since last year. That’s… Continue reading Police Shortages Threaten Big Cities, Small Towns
Although the foreclosure rate has fallen in the wake of the Great Recession, more than 1.1 million properties were repossessed in 2014. For those facing the prospect of losing their homes, the process can be confusing. Because lenders have different standards and practices, there is no way to know for certain how long it will… Continue reading Foreclosure Attorney Can Help Answer Your Questions
The Pros Of Off-Body Carry As this article won’t be dedicated to telling you why off body carry is bad, we’ll just keep it plain and simple here and tell you why it is a good choice. You can find a lot of info why not to do so, but this is going to tell… Continue reading Off-Body Carry: The Complete Guide 
Every divorce attorney recognizes the added complexity of a case when retirement assets must be divided. Mention the word QDRO and even the most seasoned veteran may be filled with mild dread. Imagine the confusion when a client tries to understand these important documents. However, QDROs do not need to be difficult. A bit of… Continue reading Avoid These 10 QDRO Mistakes
When you own a copyright — whether it be for an article, a song, a website design, or anything else you’ve created that’s eligible for copyright protection — you have certain exclusive rights to your work. This includes the exclusive right to distribute copies of your work or display it in public. But what if… Continue reading How to Write a Cease and Desist Letter and Stop Copyright Infringement
No, equitable distribution of marital and non-marital assets is not the same as equal distribution. Equal distribution states, known as community property states include California, Louisiana, New Mexico, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Wisconsin, and by agreement of both parties, Alaska. All other states distribute marital assets using the term “equitable” which, in legal terms,… Continue reading Is Equitable Distribution of Marital and Non-Marital Assets the Same As Equal Distribution?
1. PLAN YOUR ESTATE. •Will or Trust, Durable Power of Attorney and Health Care Power of Attorney. Even after a loved one has moved into a nursing home, legal strategies can be used to protect assets. Generally this will require having a suitable durable power of attorney. 2. REVOCABLE TRUST. For a married couple, having… Continue reading Medicaid Planning: How to Protect Your Assets
When selecting an individual to serve as successor trustee of a trust, they often wonder if they are making the right choice. Generally, the individual making the trust serves as trustee for so long as they are capable or alive. Choosing who to serve as trustee in the event the individual becomes disabled or dies… Continue reading Selecting a Trustee: Did I Make the Right Choice?
Whether you are going through a divorce or just separating from your partner, you’ll need to make child support arrangements for any children that you share. The few tips listed below will help you successfully navigate the system. Determine Who Will Have Primary Custody Primary custody does not mean sole custody. It simply refers to… Continue reading 6 Tips That Will Help You Understand Child Support