Every attorney has an obligation to serve the interests and protect the rights of their client. This includes an obligation to be what is called a zealous advocate. Particularly when dealing with divorce cases, it can leave clients with some questions about the implications of zealous advocacy. Who an Attorney Represents This is the biggest implication in a divorce case. People often wonder, especially in uncontested cases, whether a single divorce lawyer can advise both parties.
30 December 2019
Getting sentenced to life in prison doesn't mean that you need to give up on life as you know it. It's time to face the reality of the situation and prepare yourself for this situation so that you can transition in a way that protects your health and well-being, your mental health, and your physical safety as you move toward serving your sentence. Whether you are resolved to serving out the rest of your life behind bars or you want to actively fight for an appeal, it pays to reach out to a consultant that can teach you how to serve your sentence.
29 November 2019
If you have heard about medical malpractice lawyers and you now find yourself trying to figure out if you should retain one, you will want to keep reading. To help you understand if you have a valid concern and whether you should local a medical malpractice law firm to contact, check out the following. Your Prognosis Could Have Been Better If It Wasn't For A Late Diagnosis If you made sure that you went to your doctor early on when you started experiencing trouble and you gave your doctor a run down of all of your symptoms, you should have received a proper diagnosis soon after.
4 November 2019
It can be a very unfortunate situation if you get hurt while you're at work and your employer doesn't want to pay you the compensation that you deserve. If you got injured while loading materials, boxes, or other items at your job, and heavy lifting and loading isn't something that is a part of your job or that usually takes place, you shouldn't have to go without wages. You shouldn't have to pay medical bills, miss paychecks, and suffer because of the pain that you have because you were doing your job and got injured.
10 October 2019
With the average age of when people first get married going up, more and more people are entering marriage with assets and debts, which is why one should consider having a premarital, or prenuptial agreement in place before signing a marriage document. This will help protect the best interests of both parties if the marriage doesn't last. You Have to Fully Disclose Your Assets If you want to enter into a prenuptial agreement, you are going to have to fully disclose your assets in the document.
3 September 2019
If you and your spouse have decided to get a divorce, you are probably feeling many different emotions right now. Divorce is stressful and difficult for everyone involved. However, if you make certain mistakes during the process, it can make your situation even worse. Here are some common divorce mistakes that you should avoid at all costs. Letting Your Emotions Take Over It is understandable that you feel angry, sad and betrayed.
26 July 2019
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) expressly prohibits discrimination in the workplace on the basis of a disability. If you have any type of disability, you have the right to equal opportunities at work and your employer is responsible for making reasonable accommodations to allow you to do your job. Unfortunately, while this may be a federal law, disability discrimination still occurs in the workplace, which is illegal. If you suspect that you're being discriminated against because you have a disability, it is a good idea to hire a disability discrimination attorney to assist you in filing the proper complaints.
21 June 2019
Whenever a car accident occurs, one of the key things all parties involved will try to figure out is who is at fault for causing the accident. Whoever is found to be the at-fault driver will be the one responsible for paying for the damages through his or her car insurance, and that is why it is vital to figure this out when settling a car accident. To determine who is at fault, you can look at the evidence available from the accident scene; however, negligence laws also play a role in this too.
27 May 2019
You can walk the line and stay within the law as a good citizen and still find yourself in some pretty prickly situations if you're not careful. This is especially true when it comes to unknowingly possessing stolen goods or property. Every day, people who have no idea they have something in their possession that is stolen get in trouble with the law, so they have to have a good defense attorney help them out.
16 April 2019
Even if you're the lowest-paid person at a company, you have the right to work in an environment without being harassed. Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a problem in many workplaces, and it doesn't always fit the traditional definition of unwanted touching or sexual advances. There are other examples of sexual harassment that may seem a little more covert, but are still unhealthy. Male chauvinism is an example of sexual harassment because it can make you feel uncomfortable and because it's based around gender.
19 March 2019