What Happens When The Government Is The Defendant?

Posted on: 28 July 2020

Filing an injury claim against a government entity or one of its designees is a somewhat different process than seeking compensation from an individual or a business. Let's take a look at how a personal injury attorney services provider might have to deal with this issue at the local, state, or federal level. Claims Against Municipalities or Counties These cases tend to be the ones that look the most like normal claims. [Read More]

How To Stop Your Ex From Dragging You Back Into Court Post-Divorce

Posted on: 9 November 2019

There are just some people out there that are confrontational people. They live for the battle, and they feel that they "should get their day in court." Unfortunately, a lot of these people are the ex-spouses of other people, and it creates a lot of tension and ongoing unpleasantness that does not have to be. If your ex is the type of person that seems to find a reason to drag you back into court year after year, here is how you might be able to get him/her to stop. [Read More]

Three Things You Should Know About Legal Representation After An Arrest For DUI

Posted on: 25 September 2019

You should always keep in mind that driving under the influence is a crime. You are arrested and charged like any other crime. This means you are entitled to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, you can use one for free from the public defender's office. However, if your income is such that you must hire your own attorney or represent yourself, you need to give strong consideration to hiring a private attorney. [Read More]

Factors Affecting DUI Sentencing

Posted on: 31 May 2019

Although DUI (driving under the influence) sentences vary across different states, the factors that determine the severity of the sentences are more or less the same. Here are some of the factors that determine your sentencing if convicted of DUI. BAC Alcohol impairs judgment, reduces reaction time, and even makes some people drowsy. The more alcohol in your blood, the more your driving will be affected. The volume of alcohol in your system is referred to as your blood alcohol content. [Read More]