Category Archives: Articles

Top 10 Ways To Torpedo Your Texas Personal Injury Case

By | September 21, 2010

Failing to notify the police after the accident & and giving a statement before speaking to a personal injury lawyer Failing to timely obtain medical treatment and hiding all injuries from your doctor and failing to cooperate with your doctor Signing insurance company documents before calling a lawyer or attorney and allowing the insurance company to get your… Read More »

Filing the I-751 Petition When Separated

By | September 21, 2010

When a foreigner marries a U.S. citizen and is granted an I-551 Permanent Resident green card, often the card is only good for two years.  Why?  Because they were married less than two years when the card was issued and the U.S. government wants to monitor their case to see if the marriage lasts. When a two year card is issued, it is called… Read More »

Texas Workplace Injury Claims 101

By | September 21, 2010

In Texas, there are two types of work place injury claims.   If the employer carries workers compensation insurance, then you should call 800-252-7031 and request paperwork to file a worker’s compensation claim.  You will need to file a Form DWC 041 with the Texas Department of Insurance: Division of Workers Compensation. If the employer makes a business decision… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons To Hire a Dallas, Texas Traffic Ticket Lawyer

By | September 21, 2010

1.   Keep the traffic ticket off your driving record (will keep auto insurance costs down and prevent Texas DPS surcharges) 2.   Reduce the amount of money owed on the traffic ticket 3.   In most cases, go to court for you 4.   Lift traffic ticket warrants so you are not arrested 5.   Help you locate and dispose of old… Read More »

California Dog Bite Law

By | September 21, 2010

A dog bite can be a traumatic event resulting in serious injury. Multiple deaths are reported each year as a result of the most vicious attacks.  Often a bite will result in permanent scarring, nerve damage and a significant risk of infection. Many times there is psychological harm that lasts well beyond the physical injury.

Asset Protection with Estate Planning

By | September 20, 2010

What’s the single hottest topic in California estate planning?  Here in Sacramento foreclosures are a popular topic but not so much for people with assets.  Estate tax law changes are always in vogue for people with money.  However, the number one hottest topic, the numero uno point of concern, the biggest area of questions is in the area… Read More »

Everyday Cases Show Tax Cheats Get Caught

By | September 20, 2010

Every day, in cities across the country, people are being prosecuted or convicted of tax crimes. You should view these cases as warnings and act accordingly. Thomas and Brenda Ellis of Richmond, Va., had what many would consider a great business for cheating Uncle Sam. They were the owners of Buzz Thru Car Washes, an automated car wash… Read More »

Drunk Driving and Other Arrests

By | September 20, 2010

With the summer almost here and in anticipation of those fine weekends which we will be enjoying crabs and beer and going to the ocean for fun and relaxation, the Maryland State Police are out there looking for the drunk driver. With their speed traps, sobriety check points, and the staking out of watering holes, they will amass… Read More »

Choosing a Lawyer

By | September 15, 2010

The help of a knowledgeable lawyer can prevent small problems from becoming large ones, give you the peace of mind of defining your problem, and suggest ways to handle the situation. My suggestion in finding a lawyer is to ask someone who has had a similar legal problem. Once you have identified your legal problem, you will be… Read More »

You Signed Your Revocable Trust, But Did You Fund It?

By | September 15, 2010

A properly funded trust will avoid probate upon your death and provide management of your assets without court involvement should you become disabled or incapacitated.  Although your Last Will and Testament may provide that all assets spill over into your trust for further disposition, that occurs only after they pass through probate. Assets under the trust umbrella need… Read More »