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Did you know that the average student loan debt amount is over $37,000? To cover this increasingly expensive amount, you’ll will likely need some sort of financial aid. Each year, many new graduates leave college excited to begin their journey in the workforce or to continue their education at the Master’s level.
If you damage someone’s car while it is parked, there are a number of steps you should take to avoid serious legal trouble. Accidents happen all the time out on the road. However, there are also times when they can happen when you are doing something as minor as backing out of a parking space. If you damage someone’s car while it is parked, you are required to make them aware o ...
Through my consultations over the years with individuals and families who are struggling with debt, I’ve come to learn about a formidable foe to those individuals and families. That foe is procrastination. I get it. You are overwhelmed with money and financial problems. You may be facing a downsize at work, unemployment, divorce, or an unexpected illness.
Having watched a lot of Law & Order, most individuals believe that upon arrest, they will be provided at least one free phone call but that isn’t exactly true in Pennsylvania. Upon arrest, there is no immediate right to a phone call in Pennsylvania. Within a reasonable time of being arrested, the Police officer must either release the defendant or bring the defendant befor ...
Victims of human trafficking or sex trafficking may be owed compensation from those who turned a blind eye. Hotel chains, truck stops, and even some websites which facilitate or turn a blind eye toward human trafficking can, in some cases, be held liable for the victim’s damages through a civil lawsuit.
According to a recent Forbes article, Millennials may not be doing so badly when it comes to handling their finances. That’s interesting news considering about one-third of Americans—77 million people—have a report of a debt in collections. Further, the average adult owes around $5,178. Despite a poor economic outlook since Millennials began entering the workforce (rising stude ...
Getting into a car accident can be frightening, and in the aftermath of the crash, you could be in shock. But, in order to recover the compensation you deserve, you should immediately gather evidence related to the wreck and fill out common insurance forms and paperwork. By doing this right away, you can avoid many common insurance issues.
Georgia police officers face daily danger when they are on highway patrol duties. Often they are victims of the accidents they police. Recently in Georgia’s Forsyth County, a deputy was transported to a local hospital after another car hit his patrol vehicle. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office reported that the deputy, Ron Reeves was sitting in his patrol car on the shoulder of Ga.
Fired for a Social Media Post? You Can Fight for Unemployment In the current era of rampant social media usage and a divisive political climate, it has become increasingly common for employees to face discipline over social media posts. This has created a new legal conflict between the rights of employers and employees.
When big rigs crash, the results can be devastating. Recently, two 18 wheelers crashed on Cleveland Highway in Cohutta in northern Georgia. One of the drivers was reported to be seriously injured. He was flown by helicopter to Nashville. The accident occurred just after midnight on Nov 30, reported WDEF News 12 Now. The seriously injured driver was identified Jacob L.
The U.S. General Services Administration is spending money on information technology. Lots of money! As the nation still reels from Russian election meddling and North Korean hacking scandals, Uncle Sam wants to modernize its IT infrastructure. Over the next 10 years, the GSA has invited 81 small businesses to participate in $15 billion of government spending.
A few years ago, the Fourth District Court of Florida rendered an opinion in Caribbean Cruise Line, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County, Inc., 169 So.3d 164 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015) regarding Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (referred as to “FDUTPA”) (Florida Statute s. 501.201 et seq.).
Clients have been asking me about investing in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently provided some helpful advice. You do your best to keep up with the latest financial news. You’ve been hearing more about cryptocurrencies and asking yourself “Hmmm.” Of course, it’s not just Bitcoin.
I recently saw this heartbreaking article regarding Vietnam veterans titled “Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care.” Maybe it is because I just watched the Ken Burns’ Vietnam documentary but this article really struck a chord with me. If you haven’t seen it, this is a “must-watch.
Yesterday, Governor Wolf signed HB 359 into law, which will take effect in 60 days and provides protections for hunters, (1) where they mistakenly kill a bear or elk, (2) where they are erroneously hunting in the wrong area and take a game animal that is out of season, and (3) where the hunter is current on a payment plan established by a court.
Receiving compensation for a car accident that wasn’t your fault can be difficult and complex. Drivers who get into accidents generally let their insurance companies decide settlement amounts, but sometimes, in order to fully recover, you need more than the insurer is willing to give you. If you cannot reach an agreement, you may have to go to court.
Family court can be very overwhelming. Even more so if you are representing yourself and do not have an attorney. There are plenty of facets of the law that are unclear, and you don’t want to take the chance of making a mistake in times like these. A family court attorney is familiar with cases like yours and the laws that apply to them.
Harris County continues to lead the nation in sex buyer arrests for the second year in a row. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced that more than 100 alleged sex buyers (johns) were arrested in a mont ...