About Me
Seeking Help From A Family Law Attorney

My name is Juliette Meeks and welcome to my blog about family law. A few months ago, I was having some family issues that required me to seek the help of an attorney. I had never needed an attorney before and I was a bit apprehensive at first to schedule a consultation. Once I did, my attorney put my fears to rest very quickly. The attorney outlined my options and answered all of my questions very thoroughly. My legal matter was settled quickly and I am thankful that I decided to seek the help of an attorney. If you need a family attorney to assist you with legal matters, you should schedule a consultation right away. In this blog, you'll learn what to expect during your first visit and all of the important questions you should ask.


FAQs About Suing For Negligence In A Nursing Home

14 June 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

When your parent is the victim of negligence in a nursing home, you can take legal action to hold those involved responsible. In addition to pursuing criminal charges, you can seek civil damages. How you pursue those damages depends on various factors. If your parent has suffered an injury, here is what you need to know about your civil legal options.  Can You Sue? Many people believe that they can file a lawsuit against a nursing home for negligence, but this is not always the case. Read More …

Why You Need An Attorney For Your First Drunk Driving Offense

10 May 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting a DUI is never an enjoyable experience. As many as 1,250 out of 100,000 people get arrested for drunk driving in the US, making it a fairly common offense. If you get a DUI, you can benefit from getting an attorney. Here are reasons you need a DUI attorney for your first offense for drunk driving. You can face jail time Every state has a different rule when it comes to DUI offenses, and many things come into play. Read More …

The Major Advantages Of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Over Other Debt Alternatives

20 April 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're dealing with debt, you're likely considering a few different options. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is designed to restructure your debt in order to create a repayment plan, through which you can pay off your debt within three to five years. In general, Chapter 13 bankruptcy is faster and easier to recover from than Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and it has some advantages over other debt management processes. Debt Consolidation A debt consolidation involves taking out a single loan and using it to pay off all of your other debt. Read More …

When Can The Police Enter Your Apartment Without A Warrant?

14 March 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Police officers cannot just barge into your apartment without a valid reason; doing so would violate your privacy rights. However, there is a limit to your privacy, and sometimes police officers need to get into the house. Even then, they can only get in under certain conditions. Here are valid reasons that allow officers to enter your house without violating your privacy: They Have a Warrant In most cases, police officers will come to your place with a search warrant. Read More …

3 Tips For A Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

15 February 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting the payout you deserve when filing a workers' compensation claim is not always an easy process. There are several pitfalls that could damage your case that you may not be aware of, especially if you have never filed a claim before. Here are three tips that can help you win your workers' compensation claim. Report Your Injury Immediately Many people try to "tough out" their injuries and finish the work day. Read More …