Bail: Your Get-oOut-Of-Jail Card
31 August 2016
Anybody who has been arrested and lands in jail can say that the first thoughts while in there always revolve around getting out as fast as possible. The mental anguish and panic that can immediately take over you pushes a person towards an immediate exit strategy. This is where your get-out-of-jail card comes into play: bail.
Bail can be liquid cash, a property, or a bond that the person in jail issues to the court in exchange for their release.
When You Should Call a Family Law Solicitor for Your Divorce
29 August 2016
You may have heard the saying that there is really no such thing as a friendly divorce, but may have dismissed it because you and your spouse have decided to split on very good terms. While it's commendable that you and your spouse are able to avoid the drama that often accompanies this type of breakup, you may be very naïve to think that you shouldn't consult with a family law attorney.
The Appeal Process In A Criminal Case: How It Goes Down
29 August 2016
After committing a crime, a person is usually punished by the courts. Sometimes, though, the punishment that one gets may not seem fair. If you strongly believe that you deserve a lighter sentence or that your case deserves another look, then you should file for an appeal.
An appeal is defined as a petition made to a higher court by the defendant or appellant to overturn the ruling of a lower court.
3 Reasons You Need an Estate Lawyer
25 August 2016
Estate planning is a vital process which will ensure your assets are divided as you wish them to be if you pass away or are seriously incapacitated. However, the process of estate planning can be complex so it is important that you seek the advice of a will and estate lawyer. Below are 3 ways a will and estate lawyer can assist you.
Establishing Power of Attorney
Power of attorney will allow an appointed person the power to act on your behalf in relation to legal and financial matters if you become incapacitated and cannot make your own decisions.