When the question is, ‘Is bankruptcy right for me?’

For many people, declaring bankruptcy is not only a financial decision; but sometimes a personal one. Therefore, no one can really advise someone if bankruptcy is right for them. However, factors against it such as the stigma of filing bankruptcy have considerably lessened over the years. Moreover, the federal government has deliberately carved out a […]

Law Corner: The what, where and when motorists should record statements after a car accident

On occasion, individuals visit my office quite sometime after a car accident has occurred to discuss their case. During our conversation they inform me they have already provided a recorded statement to the other party’s insurance company. When I ask why a recorded statement was provided, the reply goes something like “well, the accident wasn’t […]

Family law update, vocational expert services, vocational evaluations, their role in family law and imputation of income

Family law update, vocational expert services, vocational evaluations, their role in family law and imputation of income

Family law is always premised on what is in the best interest of the child, without exception. The law requires both parents to share their individual income with their dependent children, during divorce proceedings and even upon divorce. But what happens when the primary income earner during the marriage all of the sudden begins earning […]

Recorded statements after a car accident; what, where and when?

Recorded statements after a car accident; what, where and when?

Occasionally, individuals come to my office sometime after [as in weeks or months] a car accident has occurred to discuss their case. During the conversation they inform me they have already provided a recorded statement to the other party’s insurance company. When I ask the individual why a recorded statement was provided? The reply goes […]

Honestly, I do not recall what the lawyer said

Honestly, I do not recall what the lawyer said

There are alternatives for settling legal disputes other than litigation including arbitration, mediation and neutral evaluations. American depositary receipt alternatives are usually cheaper and more quickly resolved than litigation. Parties to lawsuits become increasingly concerned in resolving their legal disputes as the disputes drag on and become more expensive. This has lead to other methods […]