Understanding Immunity When You’re A Witness In A Federal Criminal Trial

17 July 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Nobody really wants to end up on the witness stand in a federal criminal case. The odds are good that—if it has happened to you—you're only there because you've been caught up in the circumstances of the case and are under the threat of charges yourself. Here are some important things to know. It's very easy to get caught up in a federal criminal investigation. Federal laws regarding things like money laundering, racketeering, insurance fraud, and the like are so complicated that people can end up guilty of a criminal act without even realizing what they've done. Read More 

Criminal Sentencing — It’s Not As Straightforward As You Think

14 June 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

A criminal case has many stages. The final stage in most trials is sentencing. When a defendant is found guilty, the judge will hand down a sentence. You might think that sentencing would be the easy part of a judge's job, but the sentencing process is complex. Many factors must be considered when determining a sentence, and these factors are not taken lightly. A sentence will determine the course of a defendant's life, and judges want to ensure they are making the right recommendation based on the facts surrounding each case. Read More 

How Often Should You Amend Your Will?

14 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you already have your last will and testament prepared, you're ahead of most. Some surveys indicate that as many as 6 in 10 American adults don't have a will or estate plan on file. But life circumstances change, and the will you executed a decade or more ago may no longer reflect your wishes or desires. Once you have a will, how often should you amend it, and what life circumstances or changes should prompt a review with your probate attorney? Read More 

3 Great Reasons To Work With An Association Attorney When Running A Townhome Association

8 April 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have a townhome association, you'll eventually need help from an association attorney. Legal matters may come up that you don't know how to deal with appropriately on your own. Working with an association attorney will provide you with the following advantages.  Review Legal Documents  Any time you want to make policy or rule changes to your townhome association bylaws, you need to make these changes in an official document that's legally binding. Read More 

5 Steps To Take After An Auto Accident

27 February 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being involved in a serious auto accident can be stressful and very scary. Once you're able to react to the situation and get to a safe place on the side of the road, you need to make sure that you take the right steps. Taking the right steps after an accident can help to protect you. Here are the steps that you should take after you're involved in an auto accident. Read More