How to File a Class Action Lawsuit

By | January 21, 2011

As someone who’s been wronged, you might feel that the world out there feels bigger during tough times. When you’re just one person who’s trying to restore justice to a small group of people, it might appear like an overwhelming task. But one tool at your disposal – the class action lawsuit – is often an effective way… Read More »

How to Settle Your Personal Injury Case

By | January 21, 2011

Having a personal injury case in the first place can feel like a big burden. Once you’ve been victimized in some way, you have to find a lawyer, you have to deal with that lawyer, and you have to worry about many aspects of your life you weren’t worrying about before: issues like making income, handling medical expenses,… Read More »

Winning Your Personal Injury Case – Strategies for Success

By | January 21, 2011

Let’s face it: there are a lot of misconceptions about the law these days. Between TV courtroom dramas and true-to-life news stories reflecting only the most unique and special cases, there’s a lot out there that can make you think your personal injury case is something it isn’t. In all honesty, many people simply don’t understand the finer… Read More »

Can I simply rely on an oral will?

By | May 13, 2008

Oral wills, or nuncupative wills, are permitted in many states under limited circumstances. However, a form of guidelines should be utilized if you are planning on making an oral will to be assured that it will be honored.

Why (and when) could I utilize a codicil to my will?

By | May 13, 2008

At times, circumstances in our lives may change. This can be due to a remarriage, birth, death, divorce, change of address, change of executor or guardian, or other situations where our present will may not cover everything that we now believe it should, but for the most part, it is still factual. We may have acquired additional assets… Read More »

When do I need a will, and what are the dangers of not having one?

By | May 13, 2008

Theoretically, anyone with assets should have a will. A person without a will is said to have died intestate. When someone dies intestate, his or her assets generally pass as follows:

What is an LLC?

By | May 13, 2008

A limited liability company (LLC) is a form of business organization set up to offer liability protection to its members. When difficulties arise, LLC members may lose their investments in the company, but not their personal assets. LLCs are often better than a limited partnership, because in a limited partnership, one partner is personally liable for the partnership’s… Read More »

Why do my favorite websites have “terms of use” agreements?

By | May 13, 2008

To prevent misuse and abuse of those visiting, most reputable websites today have “terms of use” agreements. Those agreements must be read and agreed to before utilizing the services which the website offers. This is why you will see, for example, a complete set of guidelines that you must understand and agree to before selling or purchasing something… Read More »

When should I obtain a receipt?

By | May 13, 2008

The simple answer to the question of when you should obtain a receipt is always. When you sell something or give something away which has any value, either monetary or personal, you should obtain a signed receipt from the person receiving it.

When might a quitclaim deed be more appropriate than a warranty deed?

By | May 13, 2008

When any property transfers from one owner to another, a deed of transfer must be recorded with the local registry in the appropriate city or county. Generally, when one party purchases property from another party, a warranty deed is written, signed, witnessed and recorded. However, this may not always be necessary.