Archive for May, 2016
Keeping up with new case law and changing legislation can be tough for any attorney. Added to this State rules and legal statutes mean that the body of law is in constant flux and the legal community needs to keep up to date to ensure that they can best serve their clients. Between January 2015 and May 2016, there were 156 enacted laws according to GovTrack. Almost 300 new laws were enacted between January 2013 and January 2015.
More than 300 bills are currently awaiting Senate action. In the more than 200 years since the Constitution was first drafted, there have been 27 amendments to it. According to GovTrack, the largest number of laws enacted usually occur in October of the second year in the session. In fact, more than 50% of all enacted legislation is enacted only in the final quarter of the
If you’re in the unfortunate circumstance where you need to hire a personal injury lawyer because of an accident or wrongful death, you’re not alone. Someone gets injured in a drunk driving accident every two minutes. For every sad case, there’s a lawyer out there looking to help you get compensation. How can you know who to hire?
Don’t just call the number of the next television jingle lawyer you hear. Talk with a bunch of attorneys to find out who is best suited for your case and most likely to get you the results you need. Here are five important questions to ask personal injury lawyers the first time you meet with them to go over your situation.
- Have they handled any cases like this before?
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It is very hard to accept the fact that you might need a divorce lawyer. When you said “I do” to the promise of having and holding your significant other “till death do us part,” you meant it. However, sometimes life does not unfold as we planned. Recognizing the warning signs of trouble in paradise and accepting when you need a divorce lawyer sets you up for the best outcome. Even if you do not eventually get a divorce, having a divorce lawyer on your side will ensure that you, your assets, and future are protected if
One of the few legal infarctions that can have an impact on your life, not only immediately after their occurrence, but also for the rest of your life in many ways, is a DUI offense. Driving while being in an inebriated condition is a legal offense in all American states, with minor differences in legal implications, how the cases are handled and the penalties imposed. Such an offense can result not only in an immediate, protracted and unsettling legal battle with the prospect of penalties, but also in eventual negative effect on your ability to raise money, your viability as an employee and in other areas.
It suffices to say that if you have been held up for a DUI offense, you need sound legal assistance. Looking for a DUI attorney in your area can be the best move you can make in such a situat