Achieving the Best Possible Outcomes in Legal Cases

  • Steps to Follow After a Slip and Fall Accident

    22 June 2016

    Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere and at any time. If you are in one, the actions you take after the accident go a long way toward protecting your personal injury claim and receiving your compensation. For this reason, the following steps should be undertaken from the time of the accident to filing an injury claim. Report the accident It is important to report a slip and fall accident to the owner of the premises immediately after the accident.

  • Tips for a Successful Property Transfer Transaction

    21 June 2016

    Purchase and sale of property are sensitive transactions in the real estate industry. If done in the wrong way, a property transfer transaction can derail the entire buying or selling process. Whether you are selling or buying property, you want to ensure that the transaction runs smoothly and that both parties are satisfied. How do you do this? Here are some tips on how to undertake a successful property transfer transaction.

  • Why opt for collaborative divorce?

    15 June 2016

    The decision to call it quits in marriage comes after a long inner struggle. When both spouses agree that they have irreconcilable differences, they might want to consider getting a collaborative divorce rather than a contested divorce. Read on to discover why. Understanding collaborative divorce Essentially, a collaborative divorce involves a team methodology to marriage separation. Rather than treating every matter as a distinct fight to be won, as is the norm in a traditional contested divorce proceeding, a collaborative divorce brings to the table both spouses and a team of experts who work together amicably to arrive at an agreement that suits each party.

  • When You Might Rely on a Lawyer to Help You File for a Divorce

    14 June 2016

    In most areas, couples are allowed to file for a divorce on their own, without the help of a lawyer. This can certainly save them money, but it's not always the best choice. There may be delays in your paperwork and hearings if you don't file things properly or don't provide adequate proof of certain claims, and you may also be assuming you know how the law works in your case.

  • How your criminal defense attorney can put up several defenses against eyewitness testimony

    13 June 2016

    If you've been charged with a criminal offense in court, it can be very stressful. Hearing that there's an eye witness to the crime that you allegedly committed can cause you great anxiety. However, there are various ways that your criminal defense attorney may challenge such eye witness testimony. Expose bias If the eyewitness personally knows you, there may be some enmity between the two of you which may cause the eyewitness to incorrectly identify you as the suspect.

  • How to expose hidden possessions in divorce settlements

    13 June 2016

    Property division is arguably the most stressful aspect in a divorce proceeding. During property division, the two divorcing parties must agree on the best way to share out marital property, debts and funds. Often, spouses experience suspicion and distrust during this process, given that one of the spouses may sometimes attempt to conceal the identity of assets from the other spouse. If you are going through divorce and feel that the other spouse is hiding assets from you, get in touch with a family law solicitor.

  • When Buying a Home Requires Help From a Property Lawyer

    10 June 2016

    When you are planning on buying a home, you probably have not considered needing legal help. However, there are many situations where just getting help from your real estate agent isn't enough. Here are some reasons to consider getting help from a property lawyer. They Can Perform a Title Search While a title search isn't always done by an attorney, it is helpful when you are buying a home. The title search is done to ensure the property being sold is not only owned by the person selling the home, but that there aren't any liens or judgments on the property.