Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 125)

A Quick Introduction to DUI Laws in Florida

You would never set out to be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida, but unfortunately mistakes happen – and you could potentially find yourself in that situation. What does it mean to be charged with multiple DUIs in Tampa, and how will it impact your finances, driving rights, and freedom? You can find your answers below. The Definition of a DUI A DUI charge does not... ❯❯❯

Attention to Detail: 3 Strong Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Handle Your Car Accident Case

A car accident is an unsettling event to go through and its effects can linger for a very long time physically, mentally and financially. Dealing with an insurance company to get a fair settlement after a car accident will add a mountain of additional stress to your already difficult situation. To avoid that additional stress, let’s take a look at 3 strong reasons to hire an attorney to... ❯❯❯

Finding an Attorney Online: Where to Start and How to Look for Counsel

There are several key things to keep in mind when trying to find legal help. Deciding who can represent you in court is a snap when you search using online attorney directories like Avvo or Lawyer.com. Looking through these directories carefully is important when trying to find counsel. Pay special attention to each lawyer's use of reputation management. The quality of your search can make or... ❯❯❯

What Should You Do if You’re Injured by Someone's dog?

Being the victim of a dog attack is one of the most traumatizing events you could ever go through. Not only do you have to deal with injuries, but you could suffer from the consequences of this attack for the rest of your life. This is why it’s important that you understand the legal, financial and medical ramifications of a dog attack and what you should do in case you are a victim. Here... ❯❯❯

3 Keys to Drawing More Legal Clients

How well is your law firm doing these days when it comes to drawing more clients? For some firms, getting new clients in is not a difficult task. From great service to decades in the business, some firms seem to always have clients to keep them busy. For others, the job of attaining new clients can be hard. From not enough results to a lackluster effort to promote their brand, they struggle.... ❯❯❯

4 Effective Principles to Help You Find an Amazing Divorce Lawyer

It is very sad when your marriage comes to an end. Sometimes it can be avoided, while sometimes it can’t. The stress you have to deal with when calling it quits is enough; you wouldn’t want to add salt to injury. One thing is for sure; you are definitely going to need a lawyer. The process is already emotionally draining and choosing the wrong lawyer can make it worse. Choosing... ❯❯❯

4 Easy Steps To Follow When Handling An Uncontested Divorce

A divorce is definitely a difficult decision and therefore the divorce proceeding that follows may be confusing and even more difficult. In many cases, spouses agree on each and every aspect of their divorce and this is what is referred to as an uncontested/agreed divorce and is often settled out of the court unlike a contested divorce. Here, a husband and wife agree on a variety of family... ❯❯❯

What are the benefits of hiring a defense lawyer instead of representing yourself in court?

A hefty penalty or an extended prison time often makes people look for defense lawyers. Criminal defense lawyers have the training and skill to negotiate better terms for your freedom. The only time you do not need to look for one is when your income qualifies you for a court-appointed lawyer. The court does not expect you to fight your case on your own. In fact, it is quite impossible to... ❯❯❯

Seeking Help From A Family Attorney

When family issues are concerned, it's usually in the best interest of everyone involved to speak with an attorney. Even if there are no ill words said against anyone in the family, an attorney can often offer assistance with drafting documents that are fair to everyone and so that the information is recorded in the event that someone wants to change the information at a later time. There is a... ❯❯❯

Appropriate Compensation:  How Can an Attorney Affect the Outcome of Your Case?

Having sustained an injury is a shock to your body. All of a sudden, you can no longer take care of yourself properly and being confined to your bed may even take away your ability to go to work and pay the bills (unless you’re working from home, that is). If someone has wronged you and your current situation is a direct result of their negligent behavior, you should stand up for yourself... ❯❯❯