- When my former employee is called during the process of a new job, what are they allowed to say/not say?
- What is an ‘at-will’ employee?
- What is my next step after I have been wrongfully terminated?
- What constitutes discrimination in the workplace?
- If I sign my assets over to my children now, will they have to claim as income and be taxed?
Generally speaking, you are eligible for a public defender if you are a juvenile or are an adult charged with a crime in which prison time may be required and you are considered “indigent.” Continue reading
The ability to have a record expunged depends on a variety of factors, including the type of crime you were convicted of and whether or not the crime is your first and only offense. Continue reading
It is very rare for a civil suit to also be filed for most criminal matters simply because most criminals don’t have financial resources. Continue reading
If you have concerns about your attorney, talk with him or her openly about your concerns. Ask questions. As in any relationship, communication is the key to improving the relationship. Continue reading
Attorneys generally work on a flat fee, contingency, or hourly basis. Continue reading
If you do fire your attorney, the discharged attorney still has obligations to you. He or she must cooperate with you or with your new lawyer in making the transition. Continue reading
If you are not happy with what your attorney is telling you, you can obtain a second opinion. Continue reading
The Fair Debt Collection and Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, deceptive, and unfair debt collection practices. Continue reading
The civil and criminal systems are each governed by separate Rules of Procedure, which are materially different in many respects. Continue reading
You will receive a Summons that advises you that you have 28 days to file a written answer with the attorney who filed the law suit against you, and three days from that date to mail or file a copy of that Answer with the Court which issued the Summons. If you do not do both of those things, a Judgment can be taken against you. Continue reading