What Are My Options If I Can't Afford a Bankruptcy Attorney?
Learn about your options if you cannot afford to pay bankruptcy attorneys' fees.
What Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and How Do You File?
Get a quick overview of the process and steps involved in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.
How to Protect Your Home in Bankruptcy
Learn about the laws that protect your primary residence in bankruptcy.
How to Start an LLC in 6 Simple Steps
A simple LLC start guide, with answers to common questions.
Advantages and Disadvantages of LLCs
A quick summary of the pros and cons of forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Legal Issues to Consider When Starting Your Business
A sample of some of the legal concerns you may want to address with your attorney before you start your business.
Car Accident Injury Claim Basics
If you've been injured in a car accident, start here to learn more about your claim options.
What Is No-Fault Car Insurance and How Does a Claim Work?
If you live in a "no-fault" car insurance state, you'll likely make a claim with your own insurance company after a car accident.
When to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident
Usually, car accidents involving serious or long-term injuries require an attorney to get the most desirable outcome.
What If I Can’t Afford an Attorney?
Defendants facing possible jail time are entitled to a court-appointed lawyer if they can't afford one.
Common Defenses to a Criminal Charge
An experienced criminal defense attorney holds many tools to use as potential defenses during the pendency of a criminal action, from poking holes in the prosecution’s case to raising defenses specific to the defendant’s conduct or case.
What Are the Consequences of a Probation Violation?
A probation violation can carry serious consequences. The judge can continue the probation term with or without modifications, such as adding conditions or extending the term, or revoke probation and send the person to jail or prison.
Calculating Your Social Security Disability Payment
Your monthly disability payment is based on your average lifetime earnings before you became disabled. The severity or type of disability does not factor in, although payments from other sources can.
SSI Disability Eligibility: Income Limits
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a disability benefit available to those with very low income and little in assets. Here are the rules on financial eligibility.
How Long Do Social Security Disability Benefits Last?
Assuming your disability doesn't improve and you remain unable to work, your benefits should last until you reach retirement age, at which point you'll switch over to retirement benefits.
Legal Requirements for Divorce
There are a few legal requirements which must be met to file for a divorce in most states.
Although divorce is common throughout the United States, the divorce process varies depending on the couple’s situation. Here is an overview of the basic divorce process.
Workers' Compensation & Job Related InjuriesMore
Workers' Compensation & Job Related Injuries
Workers' Comp Benefits: Are You Eligible?
If you’re injured or get sick on the job, you probably have the right to workers’ compensation benefits, including payments for your medical expenses and some lost wages.
When To Lawyer Up - Workers' Compensation
If your injuries are not clearly work-related, require extensive medical treatment, involve long periods of time off work, or result in permanent disability, you should call a workers' compensation lawyer.
Can You Get a U.S. Green Card? Eligibility Quiz
An introduction to whether you might be eligible for a U.S. green card (lawful permanent residence) based on family, employment, or other categories.
When Significant Misdemeanors Bar DACA Eligibility
People convicted of either a felony or what USCIS calls a “significant misdemeanor” are not eligible to file for DACA. Learn more about that standard here.
How To Find an Excellent Immigration Lawyer Near Me
Red flags indicating that your lawyer is not going to serve your interests well.
Roundup Lawsuits: History and Settlement Updates
A look at the legal basis for lawsuits over Roundup, and a summary of high-profile court decisions.
How Medical Malpractice Settlements Work
The settlement process in a medical malpractice case often looks a little different from that in a typical injury-related claim.
Medical Malpractice: What You Need to Prove
How a medical malpractice plaintiff establishes a health care provider's liability for a mistake in the treatment setting.