2019

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.

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Criminal Defense Attorneys Vs. Public Defenders: Understanding The Complicated Business Of Criminal Defense Law

11 October 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

The imprecision of titling lawyers and attorneys who defend those charged with criminal activity is a hotly debated issue in legal circles. However, you should never allow that issue to deprive you of good legal counsel when you are faced with fines and/or prison time. When you are confused about who to obtain or retain for your defense, a criminal defense attorney or a public defender, here is the explanation of the two and how to understand the complicated business of criminal defense law. Read More …

Do You Need a Construction Litigation Attorney?

6 September 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Are you a contractor or someone who owns your own construction business? If so, you probably already know that while most projects go smoothly, there is always that one that just doesn't go according to plan. If you're currently at work on a job like this, you might be wondering if it's time to contact a construction litigation attorney. While it's never a bad idea to seek some professional legal advice, there are a few signs that definitely mean you need to call in the pros. Read More …

Filing For Worker’s Compensation? When To Hire An Attorney

7 August 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting hurt on the job can be a life-changing experience. You're going along handling your work responsibilities when you slip-and-fall, hurt some part of your body on a forklift, or are coming into the building and slammed in the front of your body by the door because it is broken. The pain can be devastating and even worse is the fact that you can no longer handle your workload. It's time to file for worker's compensation, but it may not be appropriate to do it on your own. Read More …

Are Your Workplace Injuries Compensable?

9 July 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When filing for workers compensation, it's common for folks to be told offhandedly that they can't be paid for their injuries. Reasons cited may include that a person is considered a contractor or that their injuries weren't really work related. Before you take no for an answer, though, you should discuss your concerns with a workers compensation attorney. Non-Traditional Work Arrangements Many companies abuse non-traditional works structures, especially self-employed contract agreements, to avoid paying compensation. Read More …

Two Examples Of How To Use A Special Needs Trust Correctly

29 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have an adult child who has a lifelong disability, a supplemental needs trust is a great means of securing his or her future. It allows you and other relatives to set aside significant amounts of money for your child's future needs without endangering his or her entitlement to benefits like Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid. Unfortunately, if the trustee who is managing that special needs trust doesn't understand the rules that go along with disbursements, the protections offered by the trust can fall by the wayside and your child can be penalized. Read More …