If you have found yourself in a situation that requires a trial attorney, you may not know what to expect. You may know the basics of how this will work out and the courtroom proceedings. What you may not know is what to expect during the first consultation with your trial attorney. Here are a few things you should expect and a little information on how to prepare for this consultation.
Was The Driver Who Caused Your Auto Accident On Snapchat At The Time? You May Have A Bigger Case Than You Imagined
Distracted driving claims roughly 8 lives and injures 1,161 people every day in the United States. Drivers get distracted by everything from a cup of coffee to their cell phones and GPS devices. Lately, however, lawyers are starting to ask if someone other than the errant driver should be held responsible for the distraction—especially if it's a major company that seems to be encouraging both reckless behavior and distracted driving. If you've been in an accident due to a distracted driver who was using Snapchat, this is what you should know.
Many people watch a lot of courtroom drama shows and courtroom "reality" shows, most of which are hardly reality at all. Usually what you see happening between divorcing couples on these shows is scripted, since there is very little in the way of accusations and compensation allowed in family court. If you are worried about your ex and what he or she might do or say in family court, or you are wondering what legal claims you can make against him or her and the proof you will need, the following information should help.
In most instances, filing for bankruptcy ends with either a discharge of your debts or a repayment plan that allows you to pay off your debts in a reasonable amount of time. However, in some cases, the bankruptcy can be dismissed by the judge. If your bankruptcy was dismissed, here is what you need to know. What Are the Types of Dismissal? Bankruptcies are dismissed with or without prejudice. When dismissing your case, the judge will state which one he or she is using in your case.
If you were previously convicted of a criminal offense and are now facing a child custody battle with your ex-partner, you're likely wondering how your criminal record will affect your odds of receiving custody. When it comes to ex-convicts and child custody, it's important that you can prove you're reformed and are a healthy, stable parent for your child. Below are three ways in which you can prove that you're more than your previous criminal convictions and receive the custody that will benefit you and your child.