Posts Tagged“legal”

An estate planning attorney is a person who provides legal advice and services to clients who need help in creating a will to manage and distribute their assets after they have passed away. The attorney will help you decide which assets should be part of your estate and then draft the necessary documents to make this happen. This is where most people make their first mistake. After a loved one’s death, people can quickly become overwhelmed by all of the decisions that need consideration. At such a time, people often become too hasty in their actions and sign documents that…

Many of us remember learning the DARE song in elementary or middle school that swept the nation in the 1980s and early 1990s, teaching Drug Abuse Resistance Education and how to resist the negative impact of drugs and violence.  “D. I won’t do drugs. A. Won’t have an attitude. R. I will respect myself. E. I will educate me.” Though the program was a byproduct of Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign and America’s “War on Drugs,” a study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that the DARE program was deemed a failure. What does cease to fail…

When a loved one dies, immediate family members are left with heartaches that never seem to heal. The death of a loved one especially becomes difficult to handle when it is caused by negligence. While seeking compensation for the death cannot bring back the lost life, it does bring needful closure to the family and a sense of justice. Understanding wrongful death laws is not easy, but this guide seeks to offer help. What Are the Elements of Wrongful Death Claims? When a family is pursuing compensation for the death of a loved one, understanding wrongful death claims becomes highly important.…

A drug crime conviction in Tennessee drug crimes carries many penalties and fines. Even if you face a minor charge like simple possession of a small weapon, the penalties and fines can be shocking. The charges for drug crimes in Tennessee can result in going to jail or an extended prison time. However, it all depends on the charge’s severity and specifics. Before going into details, it is essential to learn the types of drug charges. There are five types of drug charges you can face in Tennessee: Simple possession Possession with intent Sale of a controlled substance Drug trafficking…

Losing a loved one is devastating, but realizing that their death could have been prevented if not for someone else’s negligence is even more so. Accidental death can be both emotionally and financially draining. Amid your grief, you may also face funeral costs, accrued medical bills, and loss of income. This is why you need to hire a wrongful death attorney to improve your situation.  With a good wrongful death attorney by your side, you can seek restitution for your losses. To improve the chances of winning your claim, you need to know how to select a suitable legal representative.…

Consequences of DUI’s DUI is a serious and costly offense that can land you in jail, and the case can also go on for a very long time. This means that a lot of money will have to be spent on legal procedures. If you are being held for DUI, you need a legal attorney to present you in court. You must always trust your lawyer and share all the basic incident details to ensure you are presented in the best capacity.  Degrees of DUI There are some degrees of DUI, and the charges and consequences are also according to…

When it comes to assault and its charges, they differ according to each state. An aggravated assault is when a person causes serious harm or disfigurement to another person with the intention to cause harm. If a person is physically restrained or entering another person’s private property to cause harm also falls under aggravated assault. Legal Defenses for Assault Charges Having been detained for assault, narrating your side of the story won’t help. Rather explain to your attorney the events that led to your arrest. Here are a few defense methods that qualified assault defense lawyers can expect to utilize…

Being convicted of a criminal crime can change the course of your life forever. From the moment that you are arrested for a DUI, sex crime, or other criminal case, it is time to start considering where you stand.  The sooner that you get prepared and seek legal help, the better your chances will be of having the life freedoms that you have enjoyed so far. If you are arrested for a criminal cause in the state of Arizona, you have access to some of the best criminal attorneys in the country who have one of the highest rates of…

One of the reasons for distrust between police and communities stems from a lack of transparency that leaves citizens feeling uninformed about their local law enforcement. In order to improve relations, it’s essential for officers in uniform or working undercover always to identify themselves as members of law enforcement when interacting with civilians. It can help build trust while avoiding any confusion over whether an officer is actually partaking in a criminal activity instead. The police are here to protect civilians. If they want to do their job correctly, they need to make fast decisions and spring into action. Unfortunately,…

If you are injured in an accident, the insurance company will offer a settlement. How you reply to the offer has significant legal implications. You should never react to the offer in haste without contacting your attorney. Your lawyer will carefully analyze the situation, your injuries, their extent, and many other factors before telling you how to proceed. The settlement offered initially might not be enough to compensate you fully, which is why you should never accept a settlement without legal representation. Accepting a settlement will end your chances of getting greater compensation. Please do not agree to a settlement…