Nearly everyone knows about the statute of limitations; it's a legal stop sign meant to prevent filers from suing another party if a certain amount of time has elapsed since the accident or injury. When it comes to personal injury cases, every state has statutes of limitations that vary from as little as 1 year to up to 6 years. Most states have a statue of limitations of 2 years. If you have been injured because of someone's negligence, and fear that you have exceeded the statute of limitations in your state, you might be interested in learning about 5 main exceptions. [Read More]
Three Reasons You Should See A DUI Defense Lawyer Before A DUI Civil Suit
Getting into a car accident is scary no matter who you are and when it happens. Though car accidents happen on a regular basis, losing control of your vehicle or having a vehicle come at you is an event that can shake you up emotionally. If you got into a car accident due to a drunk driver, one of the ways to collect money for damages and hold them responsible is in civil court. [Read More]
How Severe Will My DUI Penalties Be?
One of the most nerve-wracking things about awaiting a DWI trial is not knowing how severe the penalties will be. There is a wide range of potential penalties depending on how the judge views your case. But there are things you can do to make sure that the penalties are on the lighter side. DWI Sentencing Depends On How Many Offenses You've Had If you are a first time offender, you're in luck. [Read More]
Immediate Actions To Take If You Are Faced With An Unexpected Divorce
If you are suddenly faced with a divorce that you didn't see coming, this can be a shocking experience. While you will need time to work through a breakup emotionally, there are few logistical things you should be sure to get in order. Here are four immediate actions you should take if you find yourself in the middle of an unexpected divorce. 1. Get Your Assets in Line If you don't have a clear picture of your finances, you might not set yourself up for settlement that you deserve down the line. [Read More]