Legal Insights

  • The Difference Between DUI and DWI

    DUI and DWI charges tend to, unfortunately, be quite frequent and yet, a lot of people still tend to confuse the two. Even the damage it would do to a driving record can be quite similar.Be that as it may, there are some key differences between DUI and DWI. Not to mention different penalties that depend on the state in which it happens. That means that the distinction and various rules aren’t always straightforward.So without further ado, here is everything you need to know about both DUI ...
  • What Should International Students Consider When Applying for a Student Loan?

    Studying abroad may be one of the most beneficial experiences for a college student. Many people who decided to attend university in a foreign country agree that it was one of the best decisions of their lives. Besides being a priceless opportunity to pursue an exciting educational program in a completely different environment, it’s also a great way to improve your language skills, meet new people, and learn more about other cultures.However, unless you apply to one of the tuition-free univers...
  • Drug Crime: What do you need to know?

    Drug crime is taken seriously by law enforcement and can result in harsh penalties It is crucial to understand the specific charges against you and the possible defenses that may be available, If you are charged with a drug crime. Protecting your rights and fighting for a good outcome in your case can be easier with the assistance of an experienced drug criminal defense lawyer. Drug offenses are serious and can result in harsh punishments such as prison time and heavy fines. Understanding the p...
  • How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You When You’ve Been Arrested for a Crime

    When you’ve been arrested for a crime, it can be difficult to know what to do next. You could be facing large fines, felony convictions, or prison time, and you’ll want a criminal defense lawyer to help you with your case. It’ll be challenging to represent yourself, no matter how smart you are. How a Criminal Lawyer Defends an Arrested or Guilty Party Most people who are looking to hire a defense lawyer want to know if admitting guilt is the right choice. Some aren’t even sure if hir...
  • How Can an Attorney Help Me Prove that the Other Driver was At Fault?

    After a car accident that was not your fault, you will be owed compensation from the other driver's insurance company. But to get that compensation, you will need to prove that the other driver was at fault. Unfortunately, doing so is not always easy. There are some cases where the other driver’s culpability is obvious, such as if they were speeding or driving drunk. However, other causes can be more difficult to prove, such as if the driver was fatigued or distracted while they were drivi...
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About SSD

    According to the United States Census Bureau, more than 56 million Americans of all ages lived with a mild disability or severe disability in 2010. While many people with disabilities can still work, they need to face greater challenges when finding work. It has been stated that for almost 12 million people with disabilities, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income provide critical assistance. Read more here. The Social Security Office of Retirement and Disabili...
  • What are the Different Types of Divorce?

    A divorce can be one of the most challenging experiences anyone undergoes. While we’ve all seen dramatic divorce cases play out on television and in movies, not every divorce is as complex or involves as much fighting. In fact, some divorces are even amicable when the two parties can agree to terms and how they’ll divide assets. Of course, even if a divorce seems like it may be simple and straightforward, you’ll want to hire experienced Denver divorce lawyers to represent your interests. T...
  • What You Need To Know About Real Estate Syndication

    Investing in the real estate market may be one of the most lucrative moves you could make. So, if you're interested in this venture but lack enough resources or skills to pull it off, you may consider real estate syndication. Definition Real estate syndication, property syndication, or real estate partnership—you may use these three terms interchangeably to mean this; an alliance between several investors with a common goal of making a real estate investment. Often, the properties are of a...
  • 5 Legal Considerations When Buying NFTs: A Guide for New Investors

    Non-Fungible Tokens have been around since 2017. But, only in 2021, the $69-million-sale of a Beeple artwork and frenzy around Jack Dorsey’s first tweet have made it clear: NFTs are already taking the world by storm. At the same time, just like most innovations in their early adoption phase, NFTs carry significant risks for sellers and buyers alike. And, the lack of regulations surrounding NFT transactions makes the legal implications of buying NFTs all the more complicated. Let’s start ...
  • 4 Tips For Choosing Providers Of Environmental Permitting Tools

    When it comes to environmental permitting, a process that needs to be properly completed in order for your construction project to even be possible, you certainly want to do everything the right way. While that can be a bit complicated, it certainly doesn’t have to become a nightmare. All you need is a useful tool or two that can help with due diligence and environment permitting, and you’ll be able to complete this process rather quickly and, most importantly, successfully. Given the ex...
  • How to Determine Whether You Should File a Whiplash Injury Lawsuit

    You might have heard of whiplash before. You can sustain whiplash in several different ways. However, if you associate it with car wrecks, that’s usually correct. Whiplash from car accidents occurs every day, all across the nation.If you sustain whiplash in a vehicular accident, you may wonder whether you have any legal recourse. You might have a lot of medical bills related to the wreck, and perhaps you don’t have the money to pay for them. You might also have to miss work because of wh...
  • How To Write The Perfect Attorney Resume

    It's not a hidden fact that writing a resume is the first step to becoming an attorney at prestigious corporate companies or recognized law firms. However, just any kind of resume won't cut it — your resume has to be irresistible and outstanding. Nothing less.This is because the quality of your resume can either make or mar your chances of getting this job you crave. And what's more, there is a lot of competition out there. It doesn't get any easier. So, if you want to stand out from the comp...
  • Do Employers Check Credit Reports?

    A lot of people are in a period of transition right now when it comes to their careers. People are moving jobs and employers, and there’s a lot of shifting in careers. This has been the case since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.   That means that you might be going through the hiring process. While there are opportunities that can come with a new position, there can also be a lot of stress inherent to finding a new job.   For example, you may have to go through a background ...
  • How to Beat a Simple Assault Charge: Best Defense Options for Simple Assault Charge

    Being charged with an assault charge could be devasting for your career as well as your personal life. Acting in a moment of rage, even when you intended no harm, could get you charged with a simple assault charge. However, you can avoid having your life ruined by one bad decision with a few options.Below we have listed some plea options that may help you out. What is a Plea Agreement? A plea agreement is also referred to as a plea bargain. In a plea, you confess your crime and admit that yo...
  • Understanding the Process of Child Custody in Ontario

    If you're considering filing for child custody in Ontario, you should first understand the laws surrounding the custody of children in Ontario. This state's laws are based on a number of factors. If you and your partner had a child during your marriage, your best interests will be given priority. If you and your partner did not have a relationship, the court will consider whether the parents were able to adopt the child. However, you should also be aware of the laws regarding adoption and the ch...
  • What Crimes Can Not Be Pardoned by Canadian Law?

    Having a criminal record is very unfortunate as it interferes with your ability to lead a regular life or the life that you desire. It can get in a way of applying for a loan, traveling abroad, getting a job, and whatnot. Even if you are not convicted of the offense, you can still end up with a criminal record even if you were charged and detained by the RCMP for even a minor charge. In these cases, you can still apply to get a pardon with the Parole Board of Canada or PBC. In case your applica...
  • Can You Sue An Insurance Company for Not Responding?

    When your home is destroyed by a hurricane, fire, or another natural disaster, you have to find a new place to live, or you must pay for excessive home repairs. Every element of your life can be affected by losing a home, but you have insurance to protect you from catastrophic damages to your property. If an insurance company does not respond to your insurance claim, you may find yourself stuck with multiple bills that you cannot pay. You may wonder if you can take legal action against them....
  • What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?

    After being injured in an accident, you may be thinking about hiring a personal injury lawyer. However, you may feel unsure as to what these lawyers do and whether your case would fall into their area of expertise. Let’s find out. Find the Right Personal Injury Attorney for Your Accident Case Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C. recommends you take the time to look for the right personal injury attorney to defend you. Get recommendations from family and friends, and if that is not possible, c...
  • What is the Difference between a Dismissal and an Expungement?

    If you have been accused of a crime, you should do everything in your power to ensure your freedom. If you have been convicted of a crime, it can affect your ability to get a job and a home.   A Jefferson City Criminal Defense lawyer might be able to get a case dismissed for a person who has been accused of a crime. If a person has been convicted of a crime, a lawyer may be able to get a criminal record expunged. Dismissal A dismissal happens before a person accused of a crime is convic...
  • Why Are There So Many Personal Injury Accidents in New Port Richey?

    It’s no secret that Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the country when it comes to car accidents. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, Florida had the 2nd most accident fatalities in 2020. In fact, it has maintained its number-two spot since 2015, increasing from 10,578 to 16,135. That’s more than a 50% increase in accident fatalities in only five years. So how does this data relate to smaller cities in Florida like New Port Richey? Here are some statistics fr...