One possibility that often hangs over an estate is the possibility that it will go to probate. This is a process where the court deals with any potentially unresolved issues involving an estate. People often wonder whether it is necessary, so here is a look at the reasons why it might be. General Administrative Work This is the most boring of all reasons for probate. Simply put, probate courts process all estates regardless of whether there are issues.
18 May 2021
Anytime you feel a treatment given to you by a doctor was wrong or caused a more significant illness or problem, you can discuss that treatment with a lawyer to determine if what happened was malpractice. Sometimes another doctor's opinion can help, but if you feel you need them, a medical malpractice lawyer can help to work out the situation. Talking With A Lawyer Experienced medical malpractice lawyers have a good handle on what is deemed malpractice and what might have just been unfortunate results.
8 April 2021
Do you plan on starting the process to get a divorce from your spouse in the future? If so, you likely have a bunch of legal questions about the process that you need to know the answer to before moving forward. Is A Separation Required? The need to have a formal separation will really depend on where you currently live. There are 34 states that do not require you and your spouse to be legally separated before you start the process.
12 March 2021
If you're a contractor and have a project go bad, it's not uncommon to have the customer threaten to call the police. Will the police actually do anything? It depends on what happened. You Took the Money Without Intending to Do the Job There is a common scam where someone who is pretending to be a contractor or who is actually a contractor bidding on a job and collecting a deposit.
9 February 2021
If you were involved in an airplane accident, and you walked away without medical assistance, you might not know what to do next. Airplane accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons include pilot error, hard landings, or even incidents during taxiing. Not all airplane accidents are life-threatening, but they should all be taken seriously. This includes the airplane accident you were involved in. Now that you're home, there are some steps you need to take right away.
13 January 2021
One of the great challenges of property rights is that human activities rarely operate in a vacuum. The law oftentimes addresses the fact that neighbors cause problems for each other by using easements. An easement is a stipulation added to the title for a property that allows the offending party to continue unabated, usually in exchange for good compensation. For example, a concert arena might offer its neighbors free tickets every year in exchange for an easement allowing the venue to produce excessive noise and traffic during events.
10 December 2020
Drug possession is a fairly common criminal charge. If you're facing allegations, you may benefit from thinking about how a drug possession lawyer would likely handle the situation. Here are three of the defense options available under drug possession law. Questioning the Logic for the Initial Arrest Generally, drug possession cases arise from circumstances where police encounter members of the public without knowing what those citizens have on them. For example, you might be pulled over during a traffic stop and a police officer may insist they smell weed or that your pupils are dilated.
9 November 2020