When a will of a deceased relative does not offer the inheritance you feel you deserve, you have two basic options. The first is to simply accept the provisions of the will and let the matter drop. The other choice is to challenge the will in court. Here is a look at what you need to know if you decide on a challenge. Standing You cannot mount a challenge to a will just because you feel you were treated unfairly.
12 December 2022
When performing any real estate transaction, you should comply with the regulations. These laws are designed to protect your interests and ensure the transaction is fair. While some regulations may seem minor, breaking them could result in severe penalties. To avoid any legal complications, it is best to consult with a real estate lawyer before engaging in any transaction. Here are four instances when you should seek legal counsel from real estate attorneys.
15 November 2022
It's natural to have a lot of questions if you're considering filing a personal injury lawsuit. After all, this is a major decision that will affect your life for months or even years to come. You may be worried about the cost, the process, and what will happen if you win or lose. While it's impossible to cover every detail in a single blog post, this post will address some of the most common misconceptions about being the plaintiff in a personal injury case.
17 October 2022
It's easy to see why wrecks occur in parking lots. In a typical parking lot, vehicles are jammed in and there's not much room to maneuver. Add to that people pushing carts around and vehicles constantly coming and going, and you have the ingredients for an accident. Parking lot accidents are different than other types in several ways and it pays to understand why. Law Enforcement May Not be Involved
23 September 2022
After or during divorce, you are left to figure out your child custody situation. You may be asking yourself if you should file for sole custody. You may be uncertain if sole custody or joint custody will be the best option. There is no one answer to this question. Each situation is unique, and you will need to make a decision based on what is best for your child. Here are some factors to consider when making your decision.
25 August 2022
For most individuals, serving them is relatively straightforward. You simply have to hire a process server to find the individual and serve them their papers. Then, you'll be able to move forward with your case. However, in many cases, the individual who you must serve does not want to be found and the process server will need to act as a private investigator. The information presented in this article may apply elsewhere but focuses on process services in Canada.
27 July 2022
The first instinct you are likely to get when you hear that your relative or friend is detained is to help them in any way possible. You will likely want to find out whether you can bail them out, so you can work on your defense while at home. However, if you can post a surety bail, it is best to consider using a bail bondsman instead of posting it yourself.
30 June 2022
If you're going to be selling your home, you know that you need a real estate agent. You probably also know that you'll be working with a title company towards the end of the process. However, you might not realize that you also need to be working with a closing agent. Closing agents help tie up any of the loose ends that can complicate the sale of your home. If you're not sure whether or not you need a closing agent, read the list provided below.
6 June 2022
Intoxicated motorists often cause catastrophic crashes that kill innocent road users and leave others bedridden. But it's not uncommon for drivers to take drugs or alcohol and then get on the steering wheel. Luckily, the law highly prohibits driving while intoxicated or under the influence of a substance, and the offender is handed a harsh penalty. In addition, injuries and damages from a DUI accident are entitled to compensation. But you'll need to work with a lawyer to achieve the desired results from your claim.
5 May 2022
Aggressive driving is dangerous, particularly when it's due to road rage. Road rage is a factor in more than half of all car accidents that result in a fatality. Road rage is deliberately driving aggressively with the intent to intimidate, scare, or hurt someone else on the road. In many states, people who drive in this manner can be criminally charged with assault and battery, and victims of road rage can file civil lawsuits for personal injury.
28 March 2022