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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.

Divorce Tips: Things the Court Considers before Granting Custody

24 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Divorce may be necessary, but it can also bring up custody issues. You talked to your divorce attorney about your decision, and now you are wondering how to improve your chances of getting custody of your children. The following tips should help you understand what the court may consider and the factors you need to pay attention to. Your Children's Age You really cannot do much about your child's age, but a judge will take it into account. Read More …

4 Facts You Should Know About Plea Agreements

7 August 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Plea agreements are more or less an American phenomenon and are somewhat controversial. They are used to keep the courts from being overcrowded and to speed up the judicial process, but they do have their limitations. If you been charged with a crime and are offered a plea agreement, there are some things you should know about them, so that you can make a more informed decision. 1. Some types of plea agreements are illegal in your state/jurisdiction. Read More …

3 Mistakes To Avoid In A Slip And Fall Case

24 July 2015
 Categories: , Blog

While no one expects to slip and fall, it can happen when you least expect it. Whether it be walking through the aisles at the grocery store or coming out of the bathroom stall at work, accidents can happen in the most unexpected places. If you find yourself injured after a slip and fall accident, there are a few things you need to do to make sure you don't jeopardize your accident claim. Read More …

4 Consequences Of A DWI Conviction

8 July 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is a serious crime; not only can you face stiff legal penalties if arrested for DWI, but you also put other drivers on the road in grave danger. In 2013, 10,076 fatalities were recorded due to auto accidents involving a driver impaired by alcohol, which was 31% of all traffic related deaths in that year. Anyone convicted of a DWI can expect major repercussions from the legal system, as courts in most states are cracking down on drunk driving. Read More …

Win The Case: Getting The Maximum Compensation For Pain And Suffering

22 June 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

While a personal injury case can lead to clear, measurable damages, such as a medical bill, personal injuries can also lead to problems that are harder to assess. For example, it is difficult to factor in the ways that the personal injury prevents you from returning to your everyday life. But you deserve to receive the maximum compensation for pain and suffering and you can receive a greater degree of compensation by following these steps. Read More …