Courtney Lewis

A Real Estate Attorney Can Help You Tackle Things You've Never Done Before

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Whether you are buying your first home or your 10th piece of property, there are a variety of different reasons why you might want to consider professional legal help. A real estate attorney who knows their stuff can prevent you from making a mistake or help you navigate through waters you've never been through before. Here are some of the different reasons why hiring a real estate attorney before your next transaction is a good idea.

12 April 2021

Top Reasons Why It's A Good Idea To Hire A Divorce Attorney When You Have Kids

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Most couples that are getting a divorce can benefit from hiring a divorce attorney, although some people do decide to handle it themselves or work with a mediator instead. If you have children, however, it's probably a particularly good idea for you to hire a divorce attorney; this might be the best decision for you for these reasons and more. You Probably Want to Keep Things Civil for the Kids

15 March 2021

3 Strategies To Keep Your Assets Out Of Probate

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Coping with the death of a loved one is challenging. The last thing you want to do is leave your surviving family members with the burden of dealing with the probate process. Probate is a time-consuming and costly process that could take years to resolve. The best way to protect your family from probate is to exercise proper estate planning strategies before your death. You can work with the right attorney to complete estate planning tasks that will prevent your assets from going into probate.

12 February 2021

The Creditor's Meeting Is Over: What Now?

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Bankruptcy is a process, and Chapter 7 bankruptcies are marked with a big milestone — the creditor's meeting. This meeting might come a month or so after you file and is probably the only time you must appear before any sort of official during the bankruptcy. Some people needlessly dread this meeting and are happy when it's over. The meeting might be over, but there are still things going on with your Chapter 7, and the final petition is still some time away.

13 January 2021

Hiring A Real Estate Lawyer For Your Transaction

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Those that are new to real estate transactions may greatly underestimate the complexity of the legal issues that can be involved with them. As a result, there are many legal services that individuals will need from an attorney that works in real estate law. Provide Invaluable Legal Guidance To New Buyers And Sellers Individuals that are new to the buying and selling process can need a number of important legal questions answered about their transaction.

10 December 2020

Were Your Miranda Rights Respected During Your Arrest?

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All people, no matter their legal history, have certain rights that must be respected. Criminal law attorneys everywhere make sure their defendants get justice after police wrongdoing. Every day, police officers around the country arrest thousands of people. In fact, in 2014 alone, over 11 million people were arrested across all 50 states. With so many arrests, officers are bound to make errors that could infringe on the rights of the people they take into their custody.

10 November 2020

Three Situations When You Need To Consult With A Workers' Compensation Lawyer

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Most companies are required by law to carry workers' compensation insurance for their employees. If you get hurt on the job, you can file a claim and receive benefits while you recover from your injuries. There are times, however, when you can run into problems with your benefits. When this happens, you should consult with an attorney. The following are a few situations when this can occur. You are denied benefits

15 October 2020

What Does It Take To Sue For Medical Racism?

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Although medical professionals are not supposed to discriminate against patients, the fact is, some people do not receive adequate care because of their ethnicity. This often leads to unnecessary suffering and other bad outcomes for those affected. However, suing for medical racism can be challenging for these two reasons. Proving Discrimination Can Be Difficult To prove you were a victim of medical racism, you must show the offender did not provide you with proper medical care because of your race or ethnicity.

16 September 2020

New Marital Status – New Name?

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With divorce comes an opportunity to make a fresh start in many areas of your life. If you have been using your husband's last name for a while, you might be ready to change that too. Read and find out more about what's involved in making this change with a divorce decree. Consider Keeping Your Married Name Just because you can doesn't mean you should but changing your name through a divorce is undoubtedly the easiest way to do so.

11 August 2020

How To Win A Dog Bite Personal Injury Case To Ensure You Get Compensated

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In the United States, there are thousands of dog owners who never have a problem with walking their dog or having people over to their house. These dogs are friendly and haven't posed a dangerous threat to anyone. However, there are times when a dog can bite and seriously injure pedestrians or visitors to a home. If you were injured in a dog bite incident, you could be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering.

15 July 2020