Five Things That You Should Do Before Your DUI Hearing

If you have been arrested for a DUI, there are some important steps that you should take before your upcoming hearing. Here are five things that you need to do before your court date in order to have the best outcome possible for your DUI charge. 1. Source a Good Attorney Don't try to fight a DUI charge by yourself. Sourcing legal representation will help you by either lessening your crime or possibly by overturning your charge. Read More 

Owner Financing a Home—3 Things That Could Go Wrong Without Professional Help

Are you considering buying a home by financing it through the owner? This could be the only option for many people, and in many cases, it works out just fine. But, If you do not have a lawyer working with you as you sign the papers and agree to the conditions set by the owner, you could find yourself in a world of trouble. Here, you will learn a little about what can go wrong if you buy a home using owner financing and don't have a real estate lawyer working with you. Read More 

2 Reasons Not To Represent Yourself In Court

Are you facing a seemingly uncomplicated civil lawsuit? If so, you might be tempted to save a little money and work pro se, or represent yourself in court. Unfortunately, life in the courtroom can be a lot different than things appear on your favorite legal docudrama. Here are two reasons not to represent yourself in court, and how an attorney can help: 1: Representing Yourself Can Take A Lot of Time Read More 

How To Protect Your Children During A Divorce

Going through a divorce can be very hard on the spouses. Additionally, it can be devastating for the children. This doesn't mean that every divorce has to be excruciating for the kids. In fact, there are many things that parents can do to help the children through the divorce process. Here are a couple things that parents should do to ensure that the child is taken care of both emotionally and physically during the divorce process: Read More 

How Is The Amount Of Alimony Determined?

Alimony (also referred to as maintenance or spousal support) is usually based on the needs and circumstances of the individuals involved. Although what each state factors in for alimony varies widely, the basic point of alimony is to determine if one of the two spouses has a legitimate and verifiable need for extra income. If you are in the middle of a divorce and are seeking alimony, these are some factors that will play into your case. Read More