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5 Major Benefits of Having Your Criminal Record Expunged

Having a criminal record isn’t necessarily the end of the world, but it can certainly make your life more difficult. As a result, you may be interested in the prospect of expunging your record, or making it as though it never existed in the first place. In case you didn’t know, this is an option for many one-time offenders and even for some who have multiple offenses (depending... [Continue Reading]

SSD Law Firms: Choosing One For Success

What is SSD? Social Security Disability is available to individuals who have serious medical conditions that will not be able to work for a sustained period of time (over 12 months generally). This portion of Social Security is designed for those who have been paying into Social Security throughout their life, but who have become unable to continue working because of injury and require... [Continue Reading]

When do Juveniles Stand Trial as Adults?

Recently, it is becoming more common to hear reports of minors, individuals under the age of 18, engaging in very serious crimes. These crimes may include sexual assault, robbery, and murder. In some cases, the minor is charged as a juvenile, while in other cases the minor may be charged as an adult. There are certain factors that the legal system must take into consideration when... [Continue Reading]

Dealing with the Aftermath of Nursing Home Negligence

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, the precise number of individuals who are the victims of nursing home negligence is hard to determine. The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that a considerable percentage of nursing home negligence (as well as abuse) cases go unreported. With that said, if a member of your family or another loved one is the victim of nursing home... [Continue Reading]

Seatbelts Save More Than a Traffic Ticket

The S.E. Farris Law Firm, car accident lawyers in Missouri, know that safety always comes first when driving a vehicle. They have dealt with many car accident law cases and have defended victims firsthand. Attorney Spencer Farris advices readers to pay attention to this infographic and hopefully, learn that seat-belt safety is not a light issue. Does buckling up a seatbelt actually reduce the... [Continue Reading]

Handle Your DWI Right

A DWI, or Driving While Intoxicated, charge can have pretty serious consequences. if found guilty, you can end up paying stiff penalties, going to jail, losing your license, losing your job or all of the above. Georgetown DWI attorney Bob Phillips says, "That's why the best thing to do is hire a criminal defense attorney skilled in DWI cases.  Benefits of Having a Lawyer An attorney... [Continue Reading]

Does a Big Heist Mean Big Money?

Hollywood movies with devilishly handsome celebrities and fast cars make big money heists seem enticing. They sure seem like and easy and good way to make money. However, the part Hollywood doesn't show, the arrests and jail time, is much more common than getting away with all that money. Texas defense laywer, Fred Dahr, compiled a list of some of the biggest heists to see how the bandits made... [Continue Reading]

When You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

​If you have recently been involved in an auto accident or another type of accident that resulted in any form of injury, obtaining an attorney is highly recommended, especially if you believe you were not at fault and that you are entitled to compensation. Hiring a personal injury lawyer is one method of getting your life back on track while getting the money you need to cover everything... [Continue Reading]

5 Common Reasons for Green Card Denial

The streets in America aren’t exactly made of gold, but that doesn’t make the prospect of living here any less appealing to citizens of countries around the world. One thing the U.S. offers in spades is opportunities: to vote, to learn, to earn, and to enjoy the many freedoms that are denied in other countries across the globe. But the fact that the U.S. as we know it was virtually... [Continue Reading]

If You Want to Protect Your Loved Ones, You Need to Have a Will

Currently, more than 70% of adults in the US under the age of 34 don't have a will. The most common reasons are procrastination, not believing they have enough assets to protect or thinking this document will cost too much to prepare. Despite those prevalent misconceptions, a will is actually a very important document for any individual who has at least one important person in their life. To... [Continue Reading]