Charged With A Federal Crime? Things To Consider Before You Accept A Plea Bargain

If you've been charged with a federal crime, you will probably be offered a plea bargain. In fact, out of all federal criminal prosecutions, 97% are resolved by plea bargain. But before you accept a plea bargain offer that involves incarceration, there are a few important things to consider. Here's what they are. How will your life be affected by incarceration? Some parts of your life will continue outside of the prison during your incarceration, especially regarding your finances. Read More 

Personal Injury Claims On Public Transportation: 4 Things That Could Jeopardize Your Claim

Millions of Americans use public transportation in the United States every day. When you board a plane, a train or a bus, you don't necessarily consider the risk of an injury, but accidents are more common than you may think. For example, the fatality rate per billion passenger-miles for buses is 65 percent higher than aviation. However, if you suffer an accident on public transportation, you may not find it as easy to claim compensation as you would expect. Read More 

Premarital Agreements–What You Need To Consider When You Develop Yours

If you and your significant other are thinking about tying the knot, you're probably in a pretty happy frame of mind. One of the last things you want to think about during this time is what could happen if your marriage doesn't work out. Also, unless you have a significant bank account or some highly valuable assets to protect, it's likely that you wouldn't think about protecting yourself from divorce in a legal sense. Read More 

Charged With A DUI? Don’t Fall Prey To These Common Myths

If you've been charged with a DUI, it is important that you proceed very carefully in order to minimize the impact that this charge has on your present-day and future life. In addition to working with a knowledgeable attorney, one of the best things you can do at this point is educate yourself regarding DUI charges. Learning to separate fact from fiction is an important part of gaining that knowledge. Here's a look at some common DUI myths you don't want to fall for. Read More 

Understanding How Bankruptcy Affects Your Social Security Disability Benefits

Being unable to work due to a disability can have broad-reaching effects, especially when it comes to your financial responsibilities. You may even be forced to file for bankruptcy if your debts become too severe to be handled through other means. But if you currently receive Social Security disability benefits, then you're likely concerned about how Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy will impact your benefits. Disability Benefits in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Read More