The appointment and eventual confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court captured the attention of those in the media and the public at large. Any new member of the court is able to offer a huge impact on the cases they hear and the legal areas they concern, capable of tilting the ideological… Continue reading How Supreme Court May Continue to Impact Family Law
Assume that we have a Client who is mentally sound but physically feeble and the following happens: The Client’s hand is guided as he places his name on the document and the person who guides his hand writes out the Client’s name in a manner that bears no resemblance to his customary “signature” from long… Continue reading Assisted Signatures: How to Execute a Document When the Client Needs Help Holding the Pen
As a criminal defense attorney, I am often asked if someone needs a lawyer for traffic offenses. The answer is complicated. Sometimes it is okay to represent yourself, but sometimes you will be doing yourself a disservice by not hiring an attorney. This article will address some of the pros and cons of representing yourself… Continue reading Do I Need a Lawyer for Traffic Tickets? A Perspective From a Lawyer
1. Thinking it’s too Late to Plan. Even after a loved one has moved into a nursing home, steps can still be taken to protect assets. With nursing home costs as high as $7,000 a month, giving up on protecting your assets can be very costly. Solution: Schedule a meeting with a qualified elder law… Continue reading The Top 10 Medicaid Planning Mistakes
Consumers who suffer due to the purchase of faulty vehicles are protected by the lemon law. Attorneys that deal with lemon laws are lemon law lawyers. Most vehicles are manufactured by huge manufacturing companies and it is not always possible for a common man to stand against these giants. This is where you need the… Continue reading Lemon Law Lawyers And What They Do
Some law firms will perform copyright searches in an attempt to learn whether an image or work might infringe someone’s copyright. Copyright searches aren’t like other IP searches. Trademark searches are performed to see if a potential mark is likely to be registered or face obstacles during prosecution. Patent searches are performed to see if… Continue reading What Is a Copyright Search?
Should a blog post on someone’s website end up verbatim in a newspaper or magazine publication? Is taking the dialogue from a television news show and publishing it in print an acceptable practice? With technology and media being what they are today, this type of thing happens all the time. Publishing duplicate content on the… Continue reading Is Media Plagiarism Between Mediums Acceptable?
If you wish to buy or sell a property, or a house, then, you will have to undergo the conveyancing process. And, if you want to minimize all your hassles and worries and want to have a smooth sailing, then, it’s vital that you hire a skilled legal representative, who will ensure that the process… Continue reading It Is Sensible to Hire Conveyancing Experts to Handle the Entire Process for You
The Fast and the Furious movie franchise has achieved a status of popularity that I am sure far exceeds the expectations of everyone involved in the making of these films. The producers of these movies may have had an inkling that they would be doing a sequel, but I doubt it ever occurred to them… Continue reading Street Racing – A Dangerous Pastime
Attempting to explain the nuances of Pension Aid & Attendance and the Florida Medicaid ICP program in this article is simply not practical. So the next few paragraphs will lay out the basic concepts. Once those concepts are understood, IT IS CRUCIAL THAT THE READER GAIN PROFESSIONAL HELP BEFORE IMPLEMENTING ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES. Let’s start… Continue reading Two Types of Relief For Parental Care / V.A. Pension / Medicaid ICP