Damages You May Collect In A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

When your loved one dies in an accident caused by another person's negligence, your loved one isn't the only one who suffers. The family members and relatives of the deceased also various losses and damages, and they should be compensated for these losses as part of a wrongful death claim. Here are some of the damages or losses usually included in wrongful death claims: Funeral Costs This is one of the most obvious damages since you wouldn't have had any funeral without your loved one's demise. Read More 

Trial Lawyers: Understanding How They Differ From Other Types Of Lawyers

When lawyers advertise, they often advertise what branches of law they practice. Family law, criminal law, personal injury law, etc.; these are all examples of branches of law a lawyer can choose to practice. There are also general attorneys that practice most any type of law. Then there are trial lawyers. To get a clear understanding of how trial lawyers differ from other types of lawyers, here are some pointers. Read More 

What Your Visa Lawyer Needs To Know Before You Apply For Entry

If you're planning to apply for a visitor visa to the United States, you need to be very careful about your application, especially in light of the travel bans and border-denial controversies now occurring in the country. Obtaining a visitor visa doesn't have to be difficult, but it's certainly involved. An immigration lawyer can help you through the process, ensuring you put together the best possible application in your situation, but there are pieces of information that you have to give the lawyer to avoid pitfalls later on. Read More 

Knowing What Lies Ahead: Personal Representative Tasks And Documentation

Being appointed to handle a friend or loved ones' estate is an undisputed honor, and only the most trusted and honest acquaintances are asked to fulfill these duties. It's a good idea, however, to understand what you are in for when it comes to the requirements. Being a personal representative (or executor) is not just a title or honor, it means that you have a job ahead of you. To learn more about what will be expected of you during the probate process and the paperwork you will be dealing with, read on. Read More 

3 Police Mistakes That Could Help You Avoid A DUI Conviction

Being charged with a DUI can definitely seem like the end of the road for you as a driver. DUIs carry serious penalties, including not just fines and possible jail time, but also the loss of your license, at least temporarily, and increased insurance costs when you do have your driving privileges reinstated. But don't give up just yet. It's worth trying to fight the charges – you may be able to get them dismissed or get the penalties reduced if you have the right legal strategy. Read More