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Professionals Who Need a Domestic Asset Protection Trust

Family Lawyer For some professionals, asset protection is a crucial element to estate planning. The idea that a lawsuit could cause a person to lose everything is frightening for most. If you are worried about creditors seizing your assets, then you might be interested in a domestic asset protection trust or DAPT. It is best…

What to Know About Domestic Asset Protection Trusts

Family Lawyer If you are working on an estate plan, you probably have heard of a number of different types of trusts. One of the trusts that you may be familiar with is the domestic asset protection trust. When it comes to a DAPT, not all states allow them. In fact, the only states that…

Factors That Contribute to a Lengthy Divorce Process

Divorce is an unpleasant process that most people want to get through as quickly as possible. Even under the most amicable circumstances, divorce can cause people to feel the following: Fear Anger Sadness Confusion Helplessness The following circumstances can contribute to a divorce taking longer than expected. State Rules Different states have different requirements for…

Historic Win for LGBTQ Rights

This June had a special day for the LGBTQ community because the Supreme Court banned LGBTQ employment discrimination in a 6-3 vote. In 2020. Many people would have thought members of the LGBTQ community were able to work freely without fearing termination because of their sexuality, but this wasn’t always the case.  The Fight for…

How to Keep Your Divorce Costs Down

Family Law Lawyer When you’re going through a divorce, there are too many stressors to count. To split from your spouse is one of the most difficult life events. To make matters worse, you are probably already stressed about your finances without your partner. How can you even contemplate a divorce? If you’re worried about…

Top Questions for a Criminal Justice Lawyer

If you find yourself in trouble with the law, you may need to turn to an attorney to represent you during a trial. There can be a lot of doubts about the federal and state laws affecting you and your case, and trying to represent yourself can be somewhat of a hassle the more complicated…

Are There Arguments That I Should Avoid Using in Traffic Court?

Criminal Lawyers If you’ve decided to fight your traffic ticket in court, make sure to have a successful argument when you ask the judge to dismiss the ticket. There are good reasons that a ticket can be dismissed. There are also bad arguments that won’t help your case. What Happens in Traffic Court? Every court…

How Long Do I Have to Bring a Wrongful Death Case After a Shooting at a Club?

Personal Injury Lawyer Club owners should never allow a shooting to occur on their premises. Guns and alcohol don’t mix. Clubs should have security measures in place to protect patrons. A negligent failure to provide security might make a club responsible when that failure contributed to a shooting death. Whether the shooting occurs inside the…

The Responsible Party in a Big Truck Accident

Personal Injury Lawyer If you were in an accident with a big truck, you might wonder who the liable party is. Perhaps it was clearly not your fault, but do you sue the truck driver him or herself, or is there someone else you are supposed to hold accountable? The answer could be complicated, but…

Estate Planning Documents You Must Update After Getting Divorced

Even if you have the best relationship with your ex after getting divorced, you still probably don’t want them to have important responsibilities related to your assets. That is why you must update your estate planning documents after getting divorced, so later on down the road you don’t risk your spouse being the person to…