A Law Career

  • Two Tips To Help You Get An Attorney When You're Low On Cash

    9 January 2016

    If you're currently facing criminal charges, one of the most critical things you can do is obtain a criminal defense attorney.  However, if you're low on funds, you may think that getting a good lawyer is out of your financial reach.  Don't let your budget limitations keep you from getting the quality representation that you deserve.  Use this information to learn more about how you can hire an attorney when you're low on funds.

  • Why Your Child May Be Tried As An Adult Criminal

    21 December 2015

    As a rule, minor criminal offenders are tried in juvenile criminal courts, but there are exceptions to this rule. If your child is facing a criminal offense, you should be prepared for the possibility of him or her being tried as an adult. Here are some of the laws that may make this possible: Judicial Waiver In some states, criminal court judges have the power to refer juvenile offenses to adult criminal courts.

  • What You Need To Know About Wrongful Foreclosure

    4 December 2015

    In the year 2014, there were more than one-million foreclosure filings made. While many of these foreclosures represented buyers who failed to meet the terms of their mortgage agreement, the harsh reality is that some of these filings were made against innocent people in a process known as wrongful foreclosure. Wrongful Foreclosure At its core, a wrongful foreclosure is a situation where a lender completes a foreclosure filing against a borrower based on misinformation or predatory lending practices.

  • How To Help Your Young Family Member Seek Out Emancipation After Parent/Child Domestic Violence

    17 November 2015

    Teens experiencing abuse from parents is a serious situation that should be rectified immediately. If you have a teenager in your family who is going through an abusive situation, you should report any violent incidents to the proper authorities immediately. If your family member decides that they would prefer to go through the emancipation process rather than being permanently placed with another family or in foster care, here are some steps to help them take to work out their permanent plan.

  • How To Financially Plan For A Disabled Child's Care In The Long Term

    30 October 2015

    If you're concerned about the long-term well-being of children who have developmental disabilities that make it difficult for them to support themselves, then it's important to take some steps to handle this issue. Here are a few ways you can do this. Setting Up a Quasi-Revocable Living Trust If you're also worried about your own long-term mental state, a good approach is to set up a quasi-revocable living trust to care for the child in the long term.

  • It's All Your Fault: Understanding A Fault-Based Divorce

    14 October 2015

    When you're filing for divorce, it's going to be your decision whether you file for a no-fault or a fault-based divorce. Your attorney may suggest one over the other, but understanding what constitutes a fault-based divorce is important before you file. After all, fault-based and no-fault divorces both require that you have some legally valid grounds to file for divorce, but the grounds required for filing a fault-based divorce are limited.

  • Divorce And Credit Card Debt: The Basics

    29 September 2015

    Getting divorced is a difficult experience in the best of circumstances, but it's even more complicated when a large amount of credit card debt is involved. Credit card obligations cannot be ignored, however, even when a marriage is dissolving. Not dealing effectively with this issue could put your financial future at risk. This article looks at some of the basic facts you need to know concerning this serious topic.  Responsibility  Perhaps the key question regarding the issue of credit card debt and divorce is whether you are responsible for the debt.