2015

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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.

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Getting A Business Legally Incorporated: Things To Know

21 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Did you start a business and want to make it look more professional? You may want to look into hiring a lawyer to incorporate the business, as it comes along with many benefits. Find out in this article what you should know about business incorporation so you can decide if it is something that you want to do. What Does it Mean to Incorporate a Business? Incorporation is a way to keep your personal life separate from what goes on with your business. Read More …

What’s A Motion To Dismiss?

7 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Some personal injury lawsuits are won or lost before they ever get to trial. Whether you're suing someone or being sued, you should understand how important a motion to dismiss can be. What is a motion to dismiss? Have you ever heard of a case being thrown out of court? What the speaker is usually talking about is a case where the motion to dismiss was successful. A motion to dismiss is a request to the court to make an official ruling that there is no valid reason for the lawsuit. Read More …

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Charged With A DUI

18 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Whether it is your first time or not, getting a DUI conviction is a very serious matter. It can result in a suspended license, higher car insurance fees, fines and possible jail time. If you have been charged with a DUI, it is important to stay calm so that you do not make a serious mistake. Here are four common mistakes to avoid when charged with a DUI: Driving With a Suspended License Read More …

How To Avoid A Deficiency Judgment In Foreclosure

1 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

A deficiency judgment allows a lender to collect money from the former homeowner after a foreclosure that doesn't bring enough to cover the loan. For example, if your mortgage is $50,000, and the house sells for $35,000, this means the lender could seek the $15,000 from you through the court. Here are some tips to help you avoid a deficiency judgment. Check Judgment Deficiency Laws Some states have enacted anti-deficiency laws, which prohibit lenders from filing deficiency judgments. Read More …

FAQs of Challenging a DUI Stop

14 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Your constitutional rights play a major role in how law enforcement officials are legally allowed to interact with you. For instance, there are rules and regulations that govern whether or not an officer can stop you and charge you with a DUI. If you have been charged with a DUI, challenging the stop could be possible. Here is what you need to know.  When Can Police Stop a Car? Police do not have the right to stop people randomly. Read More …