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,

Why You Need Lawyers for Construction Companies

If you work in the construction business, it is likely you already know in detail about the value of sound legal advice in this area of the industry. The construction business has to routinely function while remaining compliant with a number of laws, rules, and regulations that operate at national

Getting divorced? Here are a few things to consider

It seems as though marriage is taking a side step to dating and not becoming too seriously committed. With all the crazy hook up apps and one night stands to be had why would anybody want to go through the messy process of divorce? The truth of the matter is

Why You May Need an Immigration Lawyer and How to Get Started With One

Over 43 million people live in the United States but were born elsewhere-are you one of them? If so, you’re in good company and should take comfort in the fact that many people immigrate to the United States for new and additional opportunities. But what if you aren’t done with

Are You in Need of a Personal Injury Attorney?

When you are in need of a personal injury lawyer it is always important to make sure that you find someone who is experienced in the services that you need. And while there are many personal injury attorneys who provide services to all clients, it is often to your advantage

3 Tips for Finding a Construction Lawyer

If you own a construction company, it’s important to remain protected. This doesn’t only mean keeping your workers and equipment safe. It’s important to focus on the protection of your entire construction business. Unfortunately, there are times when almost every construction company has to deal with legal issues. When these

What to do After a Drunk Driving Incident

The idea of car and truck accidents is a concept that is far from reality for most of us until tragedy is shoved into our lives: a classmate killed in a drunk driving accident, heavy machinery like cranes and semi trucks in construction accidents on the local news station, a