Law

Cohabitation Agreements: What Should And Should Not Be In It?

If you and your partner have lived together a long time without marriage, you might not have any legal protections for your assets if you split up. Unless you live in a state that recognizes common law marriages, you need to take steps to protect your property and to decide what happens with debts. To help you create a cohabitation agreement that works for both you and your partner, here is what you need to know. Read More 

3 Things That Can Affect Your Car Accident Case

Car accidents can be traumatic to experience. If someone else causes the accident, not only do you have to deal with your injuries and damage to your car, but you also have to deal with trying to get the person responsible to pay for it all. You may even have to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver or their insurance company to try to get the money you are owed. Read More 

The Cost Of Hiring A Car Accident Lawyer

Most people know that lawyers are costly, but many do not know how much they'll actually pay. Car accident attorneys charge in a unique way, when compared to the hourly rates charged by lawyers in other kinds of cases; the typical lawyer charges a contingency fee in a personal injury case. With a contingency fee, the attorney does not get paid any fees unless you win your case. If you do prevail in court, the lawyer takes a percentage of your jury verdict or insurance settlement. Read More 

Starting A Business? Why You Should Consult With A Financial Lawyer

If you're looking to start a business, you should be aware of the fact that 8 out of 10 business fail.  While on the surface that may sound like bad news, it's actually good news because now you know that the odds are somewhat stacked against you, and you can take steps to even the playing field.  One measure you can take is to consult with a financial lawyer.  Financial lawyers work with entrepreneurs and business managers to help them set up and maintain their companies. Read More 

3 Things That You Should Do After Being Charged With A DUI

If you have recently been arrested and charged with a DUI or DWI, you are probably afraid that your life -- as you know it is over. Although it is certainly true that many jurisdictions take drinking and driving charges very seriously, you shouldn't assume that there is nothing that you can do about it. By following the right steps after you have been charged and before your court date, you can help ensure that things go as well for you as possible when you go to court: Read More