When you move into a rental, you may be asked to put down a security deposit of several months' worth of rent depending on where you live. If you get evicted, you may want that money back. Here's information on whether you're entitled to it. You May Be Owed Security Deposit Money After an Eviction It is possible that your landlord will owe you money from your security deposit after an eviction.
29 October 2020
Are you in the process of buying a home, and are being told that you need a lawyer to help you do it? If so, you're likely wondering what the lawyer does and how they help out with the home closing process. Here are some reasons why you need a real estate lawyer. Perform a Title Search The first thing that a lawyer is going to do when you make an offer on a home is to perform a title search.
28 September 2020
A patent is a way for you to have a monopoly on a specific invention for a limited amount of time, which allows you to profit off of your idea until the patent becomes part of the public domain. If you feel like you are ready to move forward to get a patent for one of your inventions, it will help to know the following four requirements about them. The Invention Matter Must Be Documentable
27 August 2020
Being appointed personal representative for the deceased is both an honor and a big responsibility. Also called an executor, the personal representative has several duties to attend to in the period following a death while the estate is being probated. One large job of the personal representative involves dealing with the family home of the deceased. Read on for a list of duties to expect after a death when dealing with a home.
28 July 2020
If you're working out the custody arrangements for your divorce, pay close attention to foreign travel issues. This is especially important if your spouse holds dual citizenship. It can be next to impossible to get your child back once they're in a foreign country. That's why it's important that you take steps to prevent foreign travel, especially if there's a chance your ex will run with your child. Here are four steps you need to take to prevent your ex from leaving the country with your child.
26 June 2020
Being handed a life sentence can be devastating. Many prisoners are unsure of what the future may hold, and this uncertainty can make an already stressful situation much worse. The help of a consultant can be beneficial in navigating the prison system and learning to cope with a life sentence. Prison consultants fill many important roles, and each is designed to help an inmate transition to prison life as easily as possible.
22 May 2020
When it comes to personal injury cases, some cases are more serious than others. Lawyers often refer to these types of cases as catastrophic injury cases, because the injuries from the accident are so serious and so dramatically alter one's life. There are a few traits that set a catastrophic injury case apart from a regular personal injury case. Type of Injury The first thing that makes a catastrophic injury different is the actual injury types.
22 April 2020
One of the most common types of injuries to occur after motorcycle accidents are spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries are no joke, and they can cause permanent disability. If your spinal cord injury was caused by the negligence of another person, you may be eligible to receive compensation. What Makes a Solid Case? To prove that another person caused your spinal cord injury, you must first prove they performed negligent actions.
17 March 2020
If you are in the market for a real estate property, ensure you don't close any deal before researching the deed restrictions (restrictive covenants). Otherwise, you might buy your property only to find that you can't use it as you had intended. Deed Restrictions Explained Deed restrictions are legally-binding regulations that determine how a piece of real estate can be used and the nature of properties one can construct on a piece of land.
11 February 2020
The decision to file for bankruptcy is not always an easy one. You may struggle for months or years to work your way out of debt until it becomes clear you need to file for bankruptcy so you can build a strong financial future for your family or for your retirement. If you're wondering if bankruptcy is right for you, talk to a bankruptcy lawyer so you get accurate facts. Here are some things you'll want to have clarified.
14 January 2020