Attorneys: A History of Helpfulness

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Attorneys: A History of Helpfulness

Attorneys in our day are often called bottom feeders, ambulance chasers or worse. I am an attorney in private practice, and it is my mission to show you that the law is a calling filled with noble and enthusiastic people who are doing the job to help others. The law can be incredibly confusion, and it seems to change drastically day by day. Attorneys are there to help clients navigate the murky waters of legal issues and find the most appropriate solution to problems they face. So don't think of a lawyer as the bad guys. Lawyers help people, and this blog will teach you how.

Addressing The Most Commonly Asked Question: What Are The Chances Of Being Approved For Social Security Disability?

The most common question involving Social Security Disability claims is addressing what the chances of approval might be. While the answer to this question is not so cut and dry since there are many different variables in each different case, there are some steps you can take to make the chances of approval a bit more plausible. Here's what you can do: Proof of Disability: The first thing you want to be sure to do is gather proof of disability coming from within five years of when you were last working under the Social Security System. Read More 

How Business Owners Hide Assets During Divorce

Whereas a fair divorce demands full financial disclosure, people don't always get this from their partners. For example, business owners have come up with ingenious ways of hiding assets from their spouses. Here are some of the tricky tactics they use: Paying Nonexistent Employees Be careful when your partners business seems to have gained new employees in the days leading up to the divorce. Some people use this as a method of hiding assets by writing paychecks to nonexistent employees. Read More 

Tips For Dads Who Want Custody Of Their Kids

If you are a dad who is worried about not getting the custody you would like with your children, you should know that modern family law does not bias against fathers in the way it has in the past. However, some dads might feel like they don't have a chance of winning, especially if children are young, so they don't take the steps needed to actually be granted custody. You can make a strong case for yourself if you are diligent to the needs of your children. Read More 

Understanding A Few Criminal Offense Legal Terms

If you are arrested and charged with a criminal offense, then you may be scared and confused. This is especially true if you are unfamiliar with the law, and most people are. If you are confused and worried about the possible outcome of the charge, hire legal services as soon as possible. There are a few terms that you may hear come up whether you hear them during the arrest or later on, so keep reading to learn about a few of them. Read More 

How A Trademark Attorney Can Help You Control The Use Of Your Trademark

Obtaining a trademark is only the first step in protecting that trademark. In order for the trademark to continue to be in effect and protected, you have to control the use of your trademark. Escalator and aspirin are both generic terms that are used to describe a moving set of stairs or an over-the-counter pain pill. But both of these items were once trademarked terms where the owner lost control of the trademark because they failed to control the use of their trademark. Read More