Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

Frequently Asked Questions About Guardianship

Many people confuse guardianship with custody and adoption. These are different legal terms. These arrangements involve a parent leaving their child under the care of another person. However, the degree to which a parent relinquishes their parental rights is what sets these two legal terms apart. Here's a brief look at the frequently asked questions about guardianship. Who's a Legal Guardian? A guardian is appointed by the court to be responsible for the interests of another person. Read More 

Should You Appeal Your Personal Injury Case?

If you were not satisfied with the result or administration of a recent personal injury case, then you can consider an appeal. However, you can't just appeal a lawsuit simply because you lost. Appeals are not a way to "do-over" your previous trial. You must have a reason to file one. Plus, you still need the help of a personal injury attorney on your appeal. Here are things to know about filing an appeal for a personal injury case and why you should or should not consider it. Read More 

What Resources Do Injury Attorneys Use To Investigate Cases?

Personal injury claims often require some degree of investigation. It's natural for clients to wonder exactly how a personal injury lawyer will look into a case. Many of the same resources come in handy for checking out a wide range of cases, fortunately. Read on for more information about the best investigative tools available to a personal injury attorney. Reports From cops and first responders to doctors and specialists, the simplest way to investigate an incident is often to read the reports. Read More 

Parenting Plans Can Help Divorce Move Smoothly

If you are trying to divvy up parental responsibilities in the middle of your divorce, you are not alone. Many people have responsibilities that become more pronounced during divorce, and they may have questions about what they need to do to take care of themselves and their children in the middle of a divorce. Do you want to make sure that your parenting plan is suitable after your divorce? Do you want your parenting plan to help the divorce move along smoothly? Read More 

Tips For Preparing To File For Bankruptcy

Do you feel like you need to file for bankruptcy soon but wonder what you need to do to plan for it? Here are some suggestions for what you should do before you file.  Identify The Assets You'll Keep And Surrender Part of the process of Chapter 7 bankruptcy is that you are going to have to liquidate some assets in order to pay for a portion of the debts that you owe. Read More 

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Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street

I never gave a lot of thought to needing a lawyer until I was injured while walking down a sidewalk. The accident happened when a biker decided to use the sidewalk instead of the street, and plowed into me as he turned a corner. What followed was a lesson in what is involved with pedestrian accidents. I found a traffic attorney who took my case, and she was able to obtain a settlement that covered the legal fees and my medical bills. If you have been injured through the negligence of another party, you do need legal representation. Keep reading and I'll share how I found the right lawyer and what we did to ensure that my rights were fully protected in a court of law.