Personal injury lawsuits are a great way to get the compensation that you deserve. However, there are some laws that you should familiarize yourself with before proceeding. Every state has different laws about how such lawsuits should work, so here are some categories that can vary drastically from state to state. Damage Caps First of all, you need to worry about how much money you can actually get. Some states will heavily restrict your damages, while others will be much more liberal.
If you've spent the last several decades building up a small limited liability corporation (LLC) but have decided it's time to retire and enjoy the fruits of your labor, you may be loath to leave the future of your business in the hands of your current partners—particularly if this business is emblazoned with your name. Are you able to dissolve an LLC without the consent of your partners or other stakeholders?
If you and your partner are choosing to live together without the benefit of marriage, you are part of a burgeoning movement. More couples than ever are forgoing marriage vows and simply living with each other. If you prefer this casual arrangement, however, you should strongly consider taking steps to make your relationship legal. Instead of a marriage certificate, you might want to explore a domestic partnership agreement to help protect your rights when it comes to the legal ramifications of a committed relationship.
If you are going through a divorce, it can be difficult to determine whether or not you need a divorce attorney. If you and your spouse are separating on good terms, there is a chance that you can come up with a fair settlement arrangement on your own without any disputes. However, in general, having a divorce attorney by your side is also the best case scenario. Here are five things to know about divorce attorneys that can help you become more comfortable with hiring one:
Many accident victims are surprised when they learn that they can't use police reports as evidence during the trial. However, this shouldn't be surprising given that the police were not there when the accident happened, so the report is nothing more than hearsay. Fortunately, there are still many other ways the report can help you pursue your injury claim. Here are four examples of how you can use the police report.
Have you recently been let go from your job? Do you feel that the termination was illegal in any way? It is time for you to stand up to unfair employment practices by your former employer. An employment attorney helped me get through an impossible time more easily. I had no idea how serious the repercussions for terminating my position could be for the company, nor did I know how much the company would owe me for doing so. Thankfully, the attorney took the time to answer each and every question that I had and discussed all of my options. I have included much of what I learned on my website to help others learn what they could be owed if they were unlawfully terminated from their jobs.