Taking a Closer Look at Alimony and Child Support

Taking a Closer Look at Alimony and Child Support You will receive alimony and child support as a part of your divorce settlement if you had children with your ex spouse. Depending on your situation, it is possible that you may be entitled to both of these simultaneously. Because of this, it is important to…

How is child support determined?

How is child support determined? Many families and individuals who are looking for a family law lawyer have questions surrounding child support and child custody. Both of these matters are very complex and the court system takes many factors into consideration when determining how parents will share responsibility of a child’s upbringing. Factors in Child…

Should I hire a father’s rights attorney?

Should I hire a father’s rights attorney? There are many reasons to consider hiring a father’s rights attorney. If you have a legal issue that needs to be resolved and is not listed below, call a lawyer to learn how they can best assist you. Some of the most common legal issues with which a…

General Legal Terms for Business Formation

General Legal Terms for Business Formation If you are just starting out in business and are trying to decide what type of business formation would best suit your needs, a business attorney can go over all of your different options and offer guidance on the pros and cons of each. In the meantime, the following…

Do I need a Lawyer for a Reckless Driving Ticket?

Do I need a Lawyer for a Reckless Driving Ticket? There are consequences as a result of a reckless driving conviction that have long term implications which you may not be aware. Reckless driving is a criminal offense in most states. A conviction can result in multiple DMV points, large fines, a suspended driver’s license…

How Can Social Media Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

How Can Social Media Affect a Personal Injury Claim? Many people use social media to stay in touch with family and friends, reconnect with old friends, and make new friends. Facebook alone has more than two billion worldwide users on its site each month, and that doesn’t count Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, or any of the…

How Does My Personal Injury Settlement Affect Child Support Payments?

How Does My Personal Injury Settlement Affect Child Support Payments? It is difficult to handle a personal injury case on its own, but if you also have to make child support payments, things could get even more complicated. A settlement award could affect your payment plan in a number of ways. Should you find yourself…

The Difference Between Civil And Criminal Cases

The Difference Between Civil And Criminal Cases Some people may remember the O.J. Simpson legal saga from the 1990s.  Many of these same people wonder why he was found not guilty of the crimes. Few people know that, a few years later, another jury heard the same case and reached the opposite conclusion.  Quite a…

Money Laundering

Money Laundering Money Laundering is the process of taking the proceeds of a criminal activity such as drug trafficking or illegal gambling and making them appear as legal.   Money laundering consists of three steps: Placement: Placement is the depositing of funds in financial institutions or the conversion of cash into negotiable instruments such as…

Pennsylvania Criminal Arraignment

Pennsylvania Criminal Arraignment Many criminal lawyers residents can turn to, can give more information beyond the following basics of Criminal Procedure in Pennsylvania. Criminal Procedure in Pennsylvania includes (2) arraignments for every criminal case. The first one is called the preliminary arraignment and the second is called the formal arraignment.  Although it may seem obvious,…