19 November 2018
If you are going through a divorce or breakup with a partner, and the two of you have children together, you will have to agree on custody arrangements. Some couples are able to work a custody agreement out between them amicably, but other couples end up having to work with legal professionals, and perhaps the court system, to arrange custody. So, how do you know whether or not you need to hire an attorney to determine custody?
22 September 2018
Getting arrested can be a brutal blow, particularly if you are actually charged with a crime. If this happens, you have a long road ahead of you and will need to get the best legal team that you can put together. But first, it's important that you learn how to respond after the arrest so that you can get from behind bars as quickly as possible. To this end, read on and use these tips so that you can start working with bail bonds services professionals today.
22 August 2018
If you're new to this country, you might not realize that you have rights, especially when it comes to domestic abuse. Many new citizens believe that they have to put up with the abuse, or risk their citizenship status. That is simply not the case. If you're the victim of domestic abuse, you need to get out. Help is available for you. Here are four steps you need to take if you're the victim of domestic violence.
20 July 2018
It's easy to assume that your employer's workers' compensation coverage is a guaranteed benefit, but once you get hurt and try to get coverage it looks different. The workers' comp carriers can be difficult to deal with, particularly if you aren't informed. Read on and get informed about some common mistakes people tend to make with workers' compensation. 1. You have an injury that causes off-and-on pain, such as a back or neck injury.
4 June 2018
Information is powerful, which is why you should know what to do should you ever get arrested before the situations occurs. If you ever find yourself arrested, generally most people's first priority is to get out of jail on bond. There are specific steps that you need to take when you are arrested if you want to be released from jail on bond. Be Careful with Your Phone Call When you are processed and booked into jail, you are generally allowed to make at least one phone call, if not more.
11 April 2018
If you've been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (or DWI), you must take quick action to protect your rights. Your first priority should be getting in touch with a criminal defense lawyer since the consequences of being convicted of this crime are stiff. To learn more about what you might be facing for your DUI charge, read on. Will you serve jail time? That depends on a few details of your arrest.
24 January 2018
If you have been accused of DUI (driving under the influence), you should take the accusations seriously even if you believe you were not intoxicated at the time of your arrest. Here are some tips for facing a false accusation of DUI: Don't Assume the Truth Will Set You Free If you have been falsely accused of DUI, one of the worst things you can do is to assume that you will be acquitted because you are innocent.
19 November 2017
Getting charged with a DUI offense could result in more than just a suspended license or a fine. Think jail time, job loss, a broken family, and the inability to get certain jobs in future. It is imperative to immediately hire a DUI lawyer, like those at Cohen Law Offices LLC, for drunk driving defense. But can you hope to escape the charges even when there is a witness to your indiscretion?
4 October 2017
If you've recently been charged with a DUI after taking and failing a breathalyzer, it's important that you understand the things that can directly affect those results. There are many factors that can contribute to the accuracy or inaccuracy of a breath test, and sometimes your best defense lies in understanding those vulnerabilities. If any of them could apply in your case, your DUI attorney should be made aware right away so that he or she can help you defend yourself in court.
12 July 2017
If you are convicted of a driving under the influence (DUI) accident that caused injury or property damage, you will be required to compensate the victim for their losses. This is understandable since nobody should suffer due to another person's negligence. The problem is that the determination of DUI restitution is usually a lopsided affair, as the four points below will show: Your Coverage May Not Be Enough Your insurance coverage isn't a factor in calculating the amount you are supposed to give the victim of your crime.