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If you rent a house or an apartment, it's very beneficial to know the laws that protect tenants. Hi, my name is Sally Riddell and when I moved into my first apartment, I wanted to make sure that I knew all of the laws concerning the rights of tenants. I researched tenant laws and I also spoke with a family friend who is a lawyer to make sure that I understood my responsibilities and rights as a tenant. Because I knew this information before I started renting my apartment, I felt confident when signing my rental agreement. If you're considering living in a rental home or apartment, I suggest that you read my blog first. If you are already renting, this blog will also help you if you ever have any concerns.

Do You Need An Attorney If You Were Drinking And Driving?

21 May 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are arrested for driving and driving, you are entitled to an attorney, but that doesn't necessarily mean you need one for your case. Here are some things to know about hiring an attorney for a DUI case. Why You Need an Attorney First of all, you should know how an attorney can help you when you have a DUI case. If you are arrested for a DUI and try to defend yourself, you are at a higher risk of losing your driver's license or ending up with the DUI on your record. Read More …

What You Should Do After Being Arrested

4 May 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

It's important to take precautionary measures when arrested, even if it is because of a false accusation. You run the risk of accidentally incriminating yourself and giving the police a reason to be suspicious. Make sure you take the appropriate steps after being arrested by doing these 3 simple things. Do Not Speak To Anybody Without Your Lawyer Present If you've ever watched a cop show on television, you are most likely familiar with Miranda rights. Read More …

Why So Many SSDI Claims Are Denied And How To Avoid This Fate Yourself

16 April 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are getting ready to file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), then you have likely been warned by friends or family to expect the process to take a long time and likely result in an initial denial from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The good news is that this does not have to be your fate! The reality is that most claims denied by the SSA are denied due to: Read More …

Mental Health Diagnoses That Could Qualify Your Loved One For Disability

8 April 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Do you have a family member who struggles with mental retardation or autism? If so, you may be able to help them receive disability assistance from the government. Since this can sometimes be difficult to do, you may want to consult with a disability attorney, such as Bruce K Billman, to help you through the process.  Disability for Mental Retardation Also known as an intellectual disability, mental retardation can qualify you for disability. Read More …

Digital Asset Planning For Online Workers

27 March 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

According to a study conducted in 2014, about 53 million Americans are classified as freelancers. About 1 in 5 Americans work from home, and that number is expected to increase significantly over the next half decade. Whether you run a small blog that brings in a few dollars of fun money every month or a full-fledged Internet business selling products or services, it's essential that you include your digital assets when doing your estate planning. Read More …