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.

What To Expect From An Initial Consultation With A Personal Injury Lawyer

If you're looking to file a personal injury lawsuit, then certainly you'll want an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side every step of the way. Before you decide on hiring just any personal injury lawyer, however, you'll want to schedule an initial consultation. This will give you an opportunity to find out more about what the lawyer can do for you while also giving him or her the chance to learn more about your case. Read More 

3 Ways You Can Help Your Family Avoid Probate After You Pass Away

Probate is the term used for the legal process of distributing a person's wealth and assets to their beneficiaries after they have passed away. Unfortunately, probate can take months to settle - even years if the will is contested. The good news is it doesn't have to be that way. Here are three ways you can help your family avoid probate after you pass. 1. Distribute your wealth and assets while you are alive. Read More 

Getting The Most Out Of Accident Settlement Negotiations

Following a car accident, you may go through days, weeks or months of recovery time. You may accumulate a lot of medical bills, and you may be out of work during recovery. There may come a time when you must negotiate with the insurance company. Here, you will learn a little about how to get the best settlement during negotiations. When to Begin Negotiations Negotiations should begin as soon as you are physically able, and when you have obtained the documents needed to proceed. Read More 

3 Tips For Making It After Being Released From Jail

Lock them up and throw away the key. This is an expression that is commonly uttered when referring to someone who deserves punishment. As a society, we rarely focus on how to help someone re-enter society once they have paid their debt. Since the major point of having jails and prisons is to rehabilitate people who make mistakes, this is a conversation that should be had more frequently. If you are one of these people looking to rejoin the world after spending some time behind bars, this guide is for you. Read More