Uncategorized / 04.01.2017

According to a Todd Spodek, an NYC divorce attorney, a divorce occurs every 36 seconds in the United States. That translates to 876,000 divorces a year, actions that will to some extent touch the lives of half the nation's 73 million children under 18. "Child custody" is thus more than a catchphrase in today's family law climate. It involves a dizzying number of issues as judges work to arrive at the most equitable solutions for the parents and legal guardians. The website Findlaw (family.findlaw.com) says that child custody, child...

Uncategorized / 27.09.2016

If you have been arrested and face criminal charges, then it is crucial to understand all your options. First and foremost, you will want to have an experienced attorney who can provide you with the best possible legal representation. As a defendant, you will have the option to hire a private, criminal attorney, or the court will appoint you a public defender. The Differences Between a Public Defender and a Private Criminal Attorney Public defenders and private criminal attorneys are both licensed to practice law. However, there are several differences...

Uncategorized / 23.09.2016

When you're accused of commiting a crime, it can be tempting to go with a public defender. No one wants to spend 10's of thousands of dollars, hiring a private attorney. Quite frankly, it's a huge expense. It can feel like a cheaper, and easier, route - going with a public defender. In the event you cannot afford an attorney, you can opt for a public defender. These are attorneys who are being paid by the court to represent clients. Often, they are attorneys who practice privately, and...

Uncategorized / 22.09.2016

There are millions of pedestrians walking the streets of New York City every year. In New York City, there are hundreds of pedestrians that are injured or killed due to motor vehicle accidents every year. In the past few years, there have been hundreds of individuals who have been killed in New York City due to pedestrian accidents. The New York State government reported that an estimated 8% of traffic accidents in New York are pedestrian related, and these type of accidents pose a higher risk of injury...

law / 21.09.2016

In today's modern world, ride sharing has become not only an extremely popular way to get around a city, but also one of the most confusing in the event an accident occurs. For many people, this can be the beginning of a complex legal case, calling into question if the Lyft car company's insurance will pay for the victim's medical bills, as well as many other legalities that must be taken care of promptly. When this is the case, hiring the services of a lawyer who has experience...

Uncategorized / 20.09.2016

This article is by Steve Raiser, a top rated New York personal injury lawyer. In today's world, roads are more crowded than ever. Whether it's automobiles, motorcycles, large trucks, or other vehicles, there's no doubt it is harder to stay safe when out on the road. This is especially true if you are a pedestrian, and while drivers have an obligation to act in a safe and responsible manner while behind the wheel, that doesn't always happen. As a result, more and more pedestrians are injured each year...

law / 15.07.2016

Divorce attorneys typically charge in one of two ways. They can choose to charge you for each hour worked, or they can choose to charge you a flat fee. The method they elect to use to charge you, will typically depend on the amount of work required. For example, if you have a tough case, it's safe to expect that the divorce lawyer you hire will expect to be paid on an hourly basis. Because he cannot safely estimate the amount of work required - it's a risk, for...

law / 04.07.2016

If you have never been injured in an accident, you may feel overwhelmed by the recovery process. You likely just want to focus on your recovery and not have to worry about receiving a payout from your insurance company. The unfortunate reality is that many injured victims face difficulty when they ultimately file a claim for compensation. The adjuster may not believe the facts of their case, or the adjuster may deprive them of rightful compensation. In this case, you need to have access to a personal injury...

law / 19.05.2016

Why You Need a Los Angeles DUI Attorney In today's world, many criminal offenses are beginning to be taken more seriously than in the past. One of these is driving under the influence, better known as DUI. Whether under the influence of drugs or alcohol, both law enforcement agencies and the courts have taken a much stronger stand in recent years in an effort to curb the growing number of arrests. Viewed by police, courts and citizens as a crime against the community at large, DUI is a crime...