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That you need an attorney to represent you when facing a legal issue is without question. In fact, the kind of lawyer you hire affects the outcome of the case significantly. Of course, factors such as experience, communication, and availability are very important in looking for a lawyer. But, there’s also the question of cost. How much will you pay for the right attorney’s...

If you find yourself in an unbearable marriage, you have probably been thinking of filing for a divorce. But perhaps you don’t know how to get a divorce in Utah and what you should expect. You must understand that you must address several problems throughout the process, such as child custody arrangements and division of assets. The process could go either smooth and...

For the court to convict you of a crime, the prosecution should first prove that you’re indeed guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” This means that you and your lawyer must establish an airtight criminal defense. Although each criminal case is different, below are some of the most common defenses that defendants use to avoid getting convicted. Coercion and Duress...

When you get an injury at the workplace, you should take measures to protect your legal rights. Failure to do so could make you lose your compensation rights under the law. Here are four basic steps you should take after the injury. Report the injury Regardless of the type of injury you have suffered, you should report it immediately to your supervisor. As long as the...

A 2015 BGSU report shows that typical marriages in the U.S. have a 50 percent chance of lasting. Reasons for divorce may vary from one couple to another, but one thing is for sure: they are all related one way or another. Here are some of the most common reasons marriages fall apart, according to countless studies on divorce. Lack of Intimacy There are different reasons...

Lawyers in New York City will soon be referring to a new criminal justice system in the state, as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed changes to the current set of laws. Cuomo drew inspiration from Martin Luther King Jr. in planning to overhaul state laws, as part of his “New York Promise” program. The proposal will seek to change existing policies regarding bail,...

Being accused of a criminal offense can be a very scary moment that could involve visions of being convicted and sentenced to maximum jail time. Don’t feel helpless, though. Instead, know there are ways you can increase the chances of a successful defense by staying level-headed. Here are the ways you can make it easy for you and your legal team to make your case in...

In the commercial arena, contractual disputes are inevitable and may often arise. Nobody enjoys confrontations and worse, they may take your focus away from running the daily business operations efficiently. That’s why most business owners dealing with contractual disputes resort to litigation immediately. However, is litigation the only way to resolve these disputes?...

Any driver involved in a car crash should take steps to resolve the trouble on the road, and not let it carry over to the court. Here are some of the steps every motorist should know and be prepared to do in case a traffic accident takes place: Remain at the Scene The last thing you want is to commit hit and run, incurring serious criminal penalties for leaving behind...

Your world crumbles once you face a divorce. This can be one of the most difficult times in your life. Divorce opens doors to living a new life, but it still entails a difficult process. Many people go through a divorce attorney. Hiring an attorney speeds up the legal proceedings. Knowing what to look for in a divorce attorney ensures you that you save time and money. Set...