Considering Divorce? Your Budget Will Take a Major Hit

Divorce at any point in life will be expensive and that is not just counting the lawyer’s fees. If you’re in the middle of a divorce or considering the process, take a close look at how your budget will change.

Making the Best of the Worst: 4 Tips for Financial Recovery after an Accident

Your first major car accident can be a very stressful time. You may feel in shock from the overwhelming physical and mental blows. Whether or not you were the one at fault, you will most likely find yourself with huge bills for repairing or replacing your vehicle and for any health care that you required. Arm yourself with this knowledge that can help you recover financially and land on your feet once again.

Have You Made Mistakes? Why and How to Get Them Expunged

If you’ve made mistakes in the past that resulted in your getting a “record” whether it be Criminal or Civil these mistakes can follow you and make your life miserable (and much more difficult). Having a “record” can make it hard to get a job, rent an apartment, or get a loan or credit card. Drug crimes (including possession) can certainly turn employers off and make finding work much harder. You might think that there is nothing you can do. But if you’ve “turned over a new leaf” and are trying to get your life back on track you may be able to get your record expunged.

A Fresh Start: 4 Reasons Bankruptcy Is Not As Bad As You Think

When we think of bankruptcy we often think of irresponsibility with money, but job loss, divorce, tax liens and credit card debt are some other possible reasons that people might choose to file for bankruptcy. But according to a Harvard study 62% of all bankruptcies are actually the result of medical debts. One type of debt that can’t be discharged through bankruptcy is student loans. Regardless of the reason that you find it necessary to file for bankruptcy, it’s important to remember that this process isn’t as bad as you think. In fact, there are benefits that you can potentially reap from filing for bankruptcy.

Will a Court Case Cost or Save You Money?

Going to court to receive damages for a personal injury lawsuit seems almost American these days. If you have been injured, you expect the guilty party that caused your injury to legally compensate your pain, suffering, or disfigurement in some fashion or other. But is going to court all it is cracked up to be? Will the injured party truly come out ahead? Here are some factors to consider before jumping feet first into taking someone to court for a personal injury claim.

The Importance of Hiring the Right Lawyer

Realistically, there are many reasons that you want a good lawyer on your side. The law can be complex and  having sound legal advice and good representation is critical. Not just because you don’t want to spend time in jail. Lawyers can help in a variety of different situations, although if you watch TV you […]

What to Consider When Hiring a Lawyer

All of us need doctors, dentists, schools, banks and the services of various other providers.  When we need these things we often ask around for other people’s experiences and recommendations.  However, we may not have the same luxury when picking a lawyer to represent us, since we may not know anyone who has needed a lawyer […]

Lawsuits Necessary in Making an Insurance Claim?

Insurance Claims- Modern medicine is expensive… according to a recent Guardian article  the United States spends 18% of GDP on healthcare while Canada spends 11% and the UK spends 10%. These expenses make litigation more likely as individuals have difficulty affording care. Some experts find the prevalence of the so-called ‘compensation culture’ distasteful – with some […]