If you are thinking about pursuing bankruptcy as a way out of debt and are leaning towards using Chapter 7, it is important for you to find out exactly how this branch works and the effects it will have on you. If you do not know a lot about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, here are five vital things you should know. The costs for filing There are fees you must pay to file for bankruptcy, and the main two fees are the court filing fees and the legal fees.
Do you feel like your workplace is essentially a boys' club? It is illegal for your workplace to discriminate against you based solely upon the fact that you are a woman. But proving gender discrimination is easier said than done. If you believe you are in a situation at work that you can no longer abide, here are some tips that might help you get control of the situation: Strength in Numbers
If you are trying to obtain an immigration visa or file a petition for a fiance visa, spousal visa or other visas to bring family members to the United States, you will need to fill out and file immigration petitions. While anyone who pays the filing fee can fill out and submit their own petitions, there are many benefits to hiring an attorney to handle the petitions and immigration case on your behalf.
No contest, or nolo contendere, is one of three possible ways to plead after an arrest. Pleas are usually entered during the arraignment or at a hearing soon after the arrest. What is interesting about pleas is that the defendant can change their plea at any time. Every action in the criminal process can have meanings beyond the obvious, however, and the way a defendant pleads can carry unintended consequences. Read on to learn more about pleas and no contest pleas in particular.
Do you know that you can be charged and convicted of planning, alongside at least one other person, a crime even if you don't actualize your plans? The charge you would face is a criminal conspiracy. Below are some of the defenses you can use against the charge. Disprove the Elements of Conspiracy For the government to convict you of criminal conspiracy, the prosecution must prove the following elements of the charge:
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.