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.

Think Your Business Is Protected? 4 Reasons You Need A Construction Lawyer On Retainer

If you own a construction company and you don't have a lawyer on retainer, you're not as well-protected as you thought you were. You might not think that you'd need a lawyer on your team, but that's not necessarily true. In fact, when you own a construction company, there are numerous reasons why you need to have a construction lawyer on retainer. You need an attorney who's familiar with your company, understands the complexities involved in the construction industry, and who's prepared to represent you, when the need arises. Read More 

Three Ways To Get Around The Statute Of Limitation For Filing A Car Accident Lawsuit

It may seem like attorneys are always rushing clients to file auto accident lawsuits as soon as possible, but there are several good reasons for that. One of them is because states impose a statute of limitations that restricts how much time plaintiffs have to file lawsuits after the incident occurs (e.g., 3 years in Maryland). Although you will typically be barred from suing the defendant if you miss the deadline, here are three ways you can get around this problem and still pursue compensation for damages. Read More 

Three Questions You May Have As You Begin Looking Into Divorce

Sometimes after fighting long and hard for your relationship, you come to the conclusion that the best option truly is to end it. But as you begin researching divorce and your options, you're sure to have some questions. Here's a look at a few of the most common questions people have when they first start looking into divorce. How much does divorce cost? So many people avoid getting divorced because they fear it will cost them thousands of dollars. Read More 

Felony Vs. Misdemeanor Charges

If you are seeking out the services of a skilled criminal defense attorney, it is likely that you or somebody you love is facing criminal charges. Criminal charges are never easy to face, even if they are for minor crimes. No matter what you are facing, one of the first things you need to know is the difference between the two types of crimes. The truth is that not all crimes are assessed in the same way. Read More 

Holiday Parties And Sexual Harassment: What You Need To Know

As the holiday season approaches, so do the myriad of office holiday parties. While this is considered a fun and festive time to let loose with your coworkers, it is unfortunately a time when sexual harassment can occur. This is especially prevalent when there is alcohol served at the party. In many cases, some people in the office can overindulge and use poor judgement. This can often lead to an act of harassment that can impact several people in the workplace. Read More