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How To Get a Divorce Without Going To Court

Family Law Attorney Many people consider time in court to be one of the most distasteful aspects of getting a divorce. Fortunately, it is possible to skip this step by using alternative approaches outside of court, as an attorney, like a Frisco, TX, Family Law Attorney from a law firm like Scroggins Law Group, can…

Do You Have to Go to Court For a Traffic Ticket?

If you’ve received a traffic ticket, don’t ignore it. As an attorney, like a traffic ticket lawyer from a law firm like the Law Offices of Mark T. Hurt, can explain, whether it’s a ticket for speeding or for running a red light, you need to read through the information on your citation. Make a…

Low Blow: DWI Charges When BAC Is Less Than the Legal Limit

Criminal Defense Lawyer The legal limit for blood alcohol concentration is 0.08% in almost all states. Many people have the mistaken impression that if you test lower than that level with chemical testing, you cannot be arrested or convicted for driving while intoxicated. This is not true. The law presumes that if your BAC is…

The Truth About American Marijuana

The Truth About American Marijuana Marijuana has had a turbulent history in the United States; seen in different eras as a source of enlightenment or a gateway drug to addiction, politicians have sought to influence public opinion of marijuana use to their own ends. Reagan’s War on Drugs exacerbated fears about drug addiction, including marijuana;…

Drawbacks of Trusts

Drawbacks of Trusts People often hear about all the advantages about setting up trusts, such as avoiding probate, having more privacy, and saving money. While there are certainly many good things about trusts, they also come with several drawbacks. It’s important to be aware of these drawbacks before you decide to set up a trust.…

Child Support Enforcement

Family Lawyer What happens when the court orders a noncustodial parent to pay child support and they do not do so? What actions can the custodial parent take to get the support due them?  Child Support Enforcement Act of 1984 If you are in a position where you must take legal action in order to…

What Triggers Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Business Lawyer A job should be a place that provides you an income and hopefully some satisfaction. It should not, however, cause you harm or make you sick. Every day, thousands of workers across the country find themselves in the hospital due to an injury sustained at work. More may visit a doctor with an…

What You Can Do To Enforce an Alimony Order

Divorce Lawyer As an attorney may tell you, there are many reasons why people may fall behind on scheduled alimony payments. If you have a decent relationship with your ex, then reaching out and giving him or her the benefit of the doubt first may be a good idea. Perhaps they lost a job, got…

Help with Trust Litigation and Financial Elder Abuse

When you are named in a person’s trust, you may be expecting a certain item to go to you. In fact, it is common for people who have created trusts to let their beneficiaries know that they are leaving certain items to a person so that they are not surprised. However, if someone is reading…

Facing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits

Social security disability benefits are imperative for those who cannot work due to a physical or mental health condition. When dealing with a condition that puts you out of work for at least 10% of the time, social security disability benefits are critical to continuing to make ends meet. Unfortunately, in some cases, someone seeking…