Lawyers: Popular Perceptions and the Reality

Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, lawyers earned an average salary of $130,880 as of 2012? Lawyers do pretty well for themselves, and representations on televisions, and in popular culture, largely contribute to an overall negative opinion of those in the legal profession. What is the reality of the situation,

Are You in Trouble with the Law? Four Sources for Finding a Good Lawyer

Did you know that, according to the NAACP, the United States comprises only 5% of the world’s population but accounts for 25% of its prisoners? The fact is that huge numbers of Americans are arrested, brought to court, and incarcerated on a daily basis for a wide variety of crimes. According to the FBI, the

What Is the Bankruptcy Filing Process Like When You Have a Lawyer?

Approximately 1,221,091 Americans were overwhelmed by debt, and filed for bankruptcy in 2012. There are certain warning signs that indicate you could also be in danger of needing to file. If you use a credit card to pay for another credit card, if you are only able to afford the minimum payments, if you are

Thing to Consider When Looking for a Divorce Lawyer

A divorce can be a stressful and heart wrenching event in your life, regardless of the circumstances. And the effects can be felt long after the lawyers have been paid and all the correct paperwork has been filled out and signed. Doing what you can now to make the process as easy and efficient as

What Can You Do About Divorce Costs?

An average United States divorce, from start to finish, costs about $15,000. There are, of course, many variables that can make that figure fluctuate, some of which you can control and some of which are out of your hands. Here are a few of the big factors, how they affect the cost of your divorce,

Drunk Driving Is the Cause of Many Personal Injury Accidents

Drunk driving and distracted driving are the cause of many injuries and fatalities in America. In fact, drugs other than alcohol, both legal and illegal, are involved in approximately 16% of motor vehicle crashes. As a result, a number of Americans find themselves in need of assistance from personal injury

Learn More About Reasons for Divorce and How This May Impact Your Business

Individuals as well as couples choose to divorce for a variety of reasons. Some of these divorces may be contested while others are more amicable and uncontested. Given the high incidence of divorce within the United States, it’s interesting to note that there are some overlapping reasons. Recent information shows

A Guide to the Laws Of Commercial Real Estate

The court of law is without a doubt a world of confusion if you are someone who is on the outside looking in. This is why so many people go out of their way to have a lawyer on retainer for basic purposes. Anything can happen at any time and

Why Personal Injury Attorneys Are Important

The world of law is incredibly complex and incredibly confusing unless you are someone that makes a living in this field of work. This is why so many people will prefer to default to lawyers and attorneys when they need help and legal representation. This is also why so many

When You Need a DUI Lawyer

When to call a DUI lawyer? If you’ve been driving under the influence and have been caught, it might seem like everything is pretty open and shut. No need to call for a car accident attorney, right? Maybe not. If you’ve been charged with a DUI or DWI and are

Estates, Estate Lawyers, and Everything In Between

In the year of 2012, the Economic Census conducted a study to determine the number of real estate brokerage firms across the nation of the United States. This census revealed that there were just about 86,000 real estate brokerage firms operating across the nation. These real estate companies are really