If you become sick or get injured at work, you can make a workers compensation claim against your employer. The compensation itself is a form of insurance payment that is designed to cover your medical expenses as well as rehabilitation and your wages while you're unfit for work. However, the process involved in lodging a workers compensation claim is not straightforward. In fact, unless you understand the law perfectly, it's often recommended that you consider the services of a compensation lawyer.
24 August 2018
If you run a small business, you might assume that since you don't have a large corporate, you don't need a lawyer. However, there are many reasons to get a lawyer and situations when they will come in handy. Here are some different situations when having a lawyer is beneficial to your business. You Intend to Sell or Acquire a Company The first situation that might require having a business lawyer is either when you intend to smell your small business, or later down the line you want to buy another business.
27 July 2016
For many couples intending to tie the knot, the thought of signing a prenuptial agreement is often perceived as spelling doom on a marriage that has not even taken off yet. However, one cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that divorce is a reality that may befall any couple. Before dismissing the prenuptial agreement as a romance-killer, get answers to a few commonly asked questions about this important document.
31 December 2015
Many states treat a traffic law violation as a crime. When you get a traffic ticket for violating traffic laws, you will probably be required to pay a fine, and your driver's license may be suspended for a while. If you have been cited for a traffic violation, read on to learn three ways of disputing the ticket. Justify Your Driving Behaviour A good strategy for fighting a traffic ticket is admitting that you breached the traffic laws and presenting a fact that justifies your illegal driving.
16 December 2015
Prenuptial agreements also known as prenups are common for people who want to get married. If you are looking to tie the knot, you need to arrange for a prenup. This article will educate you on why a prenup is important, what happens if you do not have one and what makes it invalid. What is a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenup is an agreement that establishes the financial and property rights of spouses as a safeguard against a divorce.
18 November 2015
Ending a marriage requires a lot more planning and legal work than it takes to start one in the first place. If you are contemplating a divorce, it is important to understand that it is a process rather than an event. This means that there are a number of processes and steps you will have to go through and plan for before you can call it quits with your significant other.
29 October 2015
Almost everyone loves to make well-thought-out decisions regarding their finances, health care, property, and loved ones. They do so expecting that others will deal with these matters in accordance with their wishes in case they die. Writing a will is an integral part of the estate planning process, and here are three essential reasons why you had better make one as soon as possible. Distributing property according to your wishes.
23 September 2015
If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, it can be hard to argue your innocence. However, the right tips and supplies can make it easier. When fighting a false domestic abuse accusation, consider using these five essentials: 1. Recording device In many cases, domestic violence cases devolve into a he-said, she-said scenario. When both parties have a different version of what has happened, it can be impossible to prove your side.
16 September 2015
Publicly traded law firms, otherwise known as law firms that are owned by a corporation, have seen a lot of press. This is both positive and negative press, but the overall viewpoint is that these types of law firms are able to process more cases effectively, which helps clear the court system and keep backlogs down. As a lawyer, you may have thought about working with a law firm like this.
21 August 2015
It's been a long search, but you've finally landed an 'ideal' home for both you and your family. The next step is to find someone who has the expertise to take you through the legal process, conveyancing. You'll have to provide your real estate agent with some information about your conveyancer before they can prepare the final sales and purchase contract; therefore, it's wise to have a good one chosen upfront.
3 August 2015