Maritime law may sound old-timey, especially if you don't own a boat or deal with water-based vessels. However, much of the world's commercial traffic operates under maritime law. Likewise, some personal activities fall into this category. You may wonder when maritime law governs an issue. Here is how you can tell. Navigable Waterways All activities on navigable waterways are subject to maritime law. In the U.S., the Army Corps of Engineers defines when a region counts as a navigable waterway.
10 May 2023
It's easy to become confused when faced with the many different types of child custody arrangements. The parenting plan is an important part of your divorce agreement and the decisions made about child custody will affect your family in a major way. Read below and become familiar with some common (and uncommon) child custody arrangements. How to Choose? It's better that you and your spouse choose a plan that is right for you and your children.
23 March 2023
As you shop and purchase various products, you trust that the manufacturers have taken all the necessary steps to ensure your safety. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Sometimes manufacturers release defective or unsafe products on the market. You are entitled to compensation when you come in contact with a faulty or dangerous product and sustain a personal injury. But first, there are several steps your personal injury lawyer will advise you to take.
28 February 2023
It's not always a simple matter to be paid what you should after an accident. If the other driver is at fault, their insurance company may use several common defensive moves. Being prepared is important so that you don't get discouraged. In most cases, the below defensive moves can be easily combated by a motor accident lawyer. Find out more and be ready for what they throw at you. You caused the accident
25 January 2023
If you ever get charged with something criminal, you probably will hire a defense attorney. They can help lessen the charge and even make it go away entirely in some cases. You just need to work with them in strategic ways to fully realize their services. Share Your Truth Regardless of what type of charge you're faced with, it's important to share your truth with a criminal defense attorney. They're not going to judge you or make you feel less worthy of their time.
3 January 2023
Most people never plan to be arrested. When it happens, the first thing on a person's mind is how to get from behind bars. One of the fastest ways to be released is to post the required bond that the judge has set. Unfortunately, most people do not have this amount of cash on them at the time of their arrest. Usually, the fastest way to have the police release you or a loved one is to hire someone to get you out.
1 December 2022
Whether you are dealing with family court or going through a divorce, one of the most difficult areas to navigate legally is child custody. You do not want to risk making any sort of mistake that can impact your child custody case. You need a quality law office to handle the case for you to ensure you get a fair outcome. Here are some ways an attorney can help you get through a child custody case.
3 November 2022
People take their elderly loved ones to nursing homes to ensure they get the highest professional care. Caregivers in nursing homes have a duty to offer help with daily living activities, social engagement, recovery from medical treatment, and ensure the safety of their residents. Thus, a breach of these duties violates the law and their contract of service, and they should face legal action. Various signs, including complaints about services, unexplained injuries, worsening medical conditions, and untidiness, indicate that your loved one is not receiving the best care.
5 October 2022
To be able to operate lawfully, a non-profit must remain in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. However, these laws can be very complex and unclear. There are specific filings that are required. Also, if you run a non-profit organization, you will have specific requirements you must meet to remain in compliance. Fortunately, a non-profit compliance lawyer will be able to assist you with this process. Fiduciary Duty
13 September 2022
Truck accidents are among the most damaging incidents that people can experience. Unfortunately, there are situations where victims do not have the information or previous experience that is needed to safely navigate the process of resolving a legal dispute that is due to a collision involving commercial vehicles and trucks. Calculating The Losses From A Truck Accident Case Can Be More Complicated Than Simply Getting A Damage Estimate There are many different types of damage that can occur during a truck accident.
15 August 2022