Little-Known Issues That Can Trip Up A Self-Bailout Attempt

19 May 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're facing arrest and want to arrange for bail as soon as possible, you may think that it's better to be able to take care of it yourself instead of having a friend or family member get you a bail bond. Many jails are now accepting credit cards, and some will allow officers to bring you to an ATM to get cash if that's the only way to get the money (bail isn't always super high and often can be charged on the average credit card). Read More 

Reasons To Hire A Divorce Lawyer

17 May 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Going through a divorce can be a very frustrating and emotionally draining experience. There are so many different aspects of a divorce that can be difficult. While you are going through the divorce, you are going to need a little bit of help. For the most part, spouses are fine with paying their fair share in alimony or child support, but most people just do not want to be taken advantage of. Read More 

Charged With DUI: The Importance Of Getting An Attorney

15 May 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you have been stopped while driving under the influence and arraigned on charges, it's important to get legal help. If this isn't your first charge, your consequences may be more severe than the first time you were charged. The punishments for driving under the influence get worse for every subsequent offense, and an attorney will be able to talk with you about the circumstances that led to your arraignment. If you cooperated with the official that stopped you, your attorney may be able to get your charges reduced or dismissed if your field sobriety tests showed minimal to no impairment. Read More 

Do I Need A Social Security Disability Attorney?

10 May 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Deciding whether or not to work with a social security disability attorney is an important decision. If you're facing this decision, it pays to understand the benefits and costs of working with an attorney. First and foremost, the charges that a disability attorney can charge are regulated by federal law. Typically, an attorney will charge 25% of your backpay (the first check you receive after being approved that goes back to the date the disability began) or $6,000, whichever is lesser. Read More 

Exciting Career Options For Trained Court Reporters

4 May 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Once you are trained in stenography and become a certified court reporter in your state, there are few limits on where you can go. Whether you have completed a home study court or attended a leading school offering court reporting courses, you are free to work directly with lawyers, within the court system itself, or expand into other related fields. From closed captioning to supervising a large team of seasoned court reporters, the road you take can go in a number of different directions. Read More