If you'd like to apply for disability benefits, you likely have done some homework to check if you qualify. Most people use free online resources to know the set standards for disability and determine if their condition matches the set criteria. But even with the unlimited details on the internet, taking it all in can be difficult. Besides, the social security world is complex, so if you try to apply on your own, you may fail. [Read More]
Common Defenses Against Domestic Battery Charges
Domestic battery can be a vague charge. You may even wonder exactly what you should expect when you face off in court, as the definition of battery can range wildly, including a broad spectrum of events as part of your charge. Are you trying to defend yourself against domestic battery charges? These are some of the possible defenses you may use in court. The Incident Was an Accident One of the first things you might claim is that the entire incident was an accident. [Read More]
Facing A Felony? File A Motion To Suppress Evidence
When you face a felony, you want to find any shred of evidence that can be thrown out of court. This will weaken the prosecution's case against you, making it less likely for you to face a felony conviction. You may need to file a motion that will suppress evidence in the case to fight a felony in court. Not sure what this means? Here's what you need to know. What Evidence May Be Suppressed? [Read More]
What Is a Pour-Over Will?
A pour-over will ensure that specified assets are transferred to a predetermined trust immediately upon your demise. Say you have a trust fund, but you still retain control over some real estate properties that are not in the trust. You can craft a pour-over will such that the real estate properties are automatically transferred to the trust if you die so that you can avoid the intestate succession laws of your state. [Read More]