Starting Over - Life After Bankruptcy

Injured On The Job? 4 Worker’s Compensation Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you work in a manufacturing facility, warehouse, office, or grocery store, injuries on the job may occur. From a burn from a faulty machine or severe carpal tunnel syndrome to a slip and fall or accident on the forklift, the likeliness of a workplace injury is high. As a matter of fact, an estimated 4.1 million workers are injured or become ill each year on the job. These injuries can affect your physical health, but they can also lead to emotional distress and financial troubles. Read More 

Don’t Do These Things If You Are A Victim Of Hit And Run Accident

Being the victim of a hit and run accident can is frustrating, but you need to keep your cool so that you don't complicate your case. Here are three things you should never do in such a situation: Chasing the Other Driver Chains the other driver, either in anger or to identify them, is dangerous on more than one level. First, it will interfere with your ability to collect and preserve evidence. Read More 

Going Through A Divorce? Why You Definitely Need To Hire An Attorney

Divorcing from someone that you previously envisioned sharing a lifetime with can be a very difficult thing.  Along with the emotional aspect of the situation, you also have to contend with splitting up all of the things that you've worked to obtain together.  If you and your former mate are on relatively amicable terms, you may think that a lawyer is unnecessary.  You view it as an additional expense that you'll have to come up with. Read More 

Unusual Questions & Situations in Bankruptcy

If you are about to file for bankruptcy, you may have a lot of questions for your bankruptcy attorney. You can ask all the questions you want, since the attorney will know the answers. However, there are certain unusual questions and situations in bankruptcy that may present a problem for you, and you should carefully reflect on these before asking about them. Can You Keep One Credit Card and Continue Making Charges? Read More 

The Bail System: Unequal Justice Under The Law

Many lawmakers are beginning to attempt to take action in reforming the inequalities of the traditional practice of granting bail to defendants awaiting trial for criminal charges. This system was designed to allow criminal defendants to remain free until their trial so they can fulfill their obligations to employers and family, but it promotes a separate justice system for the rich and poor who are charged with the same crimes. Read More