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A lawyer can become your new best friend when you find yourself facing the legal system. I learned about the legal system and have information to help others.

Roadside Drug Tests: The Unreliable Truth

4 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Can a virtually useless and legally meaningless roadside lab test send you to jail and leave you with a permanent criminal record? Absolutely. To avoid ending up in a desperate situation, it's important to understand the facts about roadside drug tests. Roadside drug tests are unreliable. There are a number of popular roadside drug-test kits available to law enforcement—and all of them are unreliable. Many of these kits were designed in the 1970s, and their chemical components can be affected by everything from the weather to inaccurate handling by the officer. Read More …

4 Ways To Prepare For Your Trucking Accident

27 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being hurt due to a collision can be a scary time of life.  If you're faced with severe injuries, this can be both frustrating and expensive. However, the key to getting through this challenging time may rest in taking legal action against the other driver. You will need to be as prepared as possible if this is something you want to pursue. Civil litigation will require you to go through the discovery stages to prove your case, and knowing what these four steps are can be extremely helpful to you. Read More …

Do You Have To Force Your Child To See The Other Parent?

21 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

What happens when your child doesn't want to visit his or her other parent? Even if you're faced with a visitation order that gives your ex-spouse the right to visitation, surely there must be an exemption if the child doesn't want to go? Before you give into your child's demands to stay home for the weekend, this is what you should know. The judge can force visitation to take place and punish the parent that doesn't cooperate. Read More …

Avoiding Probate: Using A Revocable Trust For Estate Planning

11 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Most people already know that in most cases, wills must be probated. The probate process, ever for small and uncomplicated estates, can last months. This means that the beneficiaries must wait for probate to be completed to take ownership of their bequeathed property. There is a will alternative, however, called a revocable trust (also referred to as living trusts), that can do away with the long wait and provide other valuable benefits for estate planning purposes. Read More …

Determining Fault And Damages From A Slip-And-Fall Accident

8 July 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Whether you slip and fall at work, or you are on public property that wasn't safely maintained, you may not realize how hurt you are right away. When you fall, this is often a very startling experience. Many people try to walk immediately, and some people are successful at getting up and continuing on to their destination. What tends to happen is that the injuries from a slip-and-fall accident are felt over the next few hours and days, as stiffness settles into the body. Read More …