Business Litigation and Deaths on the Job: The Right Way to Deal with It
7 December 2016
As a business owner, you want to be sure that everything you do is on the up-and-up. You never know when you might end up in court over something and then have your whole business scrutinized by the law. That said, if you are currently involved in business litigation, specifically litigation involving a death related to your business, here is how you should deal with it.
Hire a Lawyer
Even if you wish to claim some responsibility for the death of an employee or customer, you will still need a lawyer so that you do not get burned.
What You Should Know About The 341 Bankruptcy Meeting
16 November 2016
When filing for bankruptcy, it will be required that you have a 341 bankruptcy meeting. Chances are that you have not heard about this meeting before, so here's what you should know about it.
What's The 341 Bankruptcy Meeting?
When filing for bankruptcy, everyone you owe money to will be notified of your filing. The trustee that the court has appointed will then schedule the 341 bankruptcy meeting. The purpose of having the meeting is so a creditor can explain why the debt they are owed should not be discharged.
Why Your Child May Be Better Off Being Tried As An Adult
27 October 2016
Most people assume that children should only be tried in juvenile courts. While there are numerous advantages to that approach, there are also some juvenile defendants that may benefit from the adult court process. Here are two examples of the advantages your child may receive by getting tried in an adult court:
Trial by Jury
In most states, juveniles do not have the right to get tried by the jury. If your kid is tried in an adult court, they may be tried by a jury and enjoy the associated benefits, such as these two:
Three Ways To Make Sure You Don't Get Wrongly Detained At A DUI Checkpoint
6 October 2016
The first step in preventing a DUI checkpoint arrest, of course, is to avoid drinking and driving. But in a world where DUI arrests are sometimes made wrongfully, that may not be quite enough. You'll have to understand the DUI checkpoint process in order to effectively protect yourself from this catastrophe. Since some of the things police officers look for during a checkpoint can have reasonable explanations other than drunk driving, you could (if you're very unlucky) get nabbed for driving under the influence when you're simply very nervous and emotional for other reasons.