<![CDATA[Injured Helping Blog - Blog]]>Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:21:09 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[What To Expect When Contacting A Family Law Attorney]]>Sat, 21 Nov 2015 06:30:09 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/what-to-expect-when-contacting-a-family-law-attorneyDivorces, custody battles and other family situations that play out in court are serious, but they aren't something you need to go through alone. Hiring a family law attorney helps you have someone in your corner. You should look for several things when choosing a lawyer.

Your Lawyer Should Keep You Informed

Your attorney helping you with something that directly affects your life, and that means you need to know what's going on. A good attorney will call you regarding new developments and be available within a reasonable time frame to answer any questions you may have.

He Will Prepare You for the Case

When you hire a family law attorney, he should help you prepare for the case. Common situations to plan for include

• What the judge will ask of you
• What the other party's lawyer will say
• What your options are if the court doesn't rule in your favor

He Will Follow the Law

A lawyer must maintain client confidentiality and should not make you feel uncomfortable. If you have reason to believe your information isn't safe, or if your lawyer suggests you do something unethical to win your court case, then it's time to find another lawyer.

Whether you need help in a court case or guidance through the adoption process, a professional can help you through your situation. To learn more about hiring a lawyer in Temple, visit this website.

<![CDATA[Important Reasons to Call a Defense Attorney]]>Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:20:18 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/important-reasons-to-call-a-defense-attorneySometimes, unexpected things happen, and sometimes, good people find themselves in bad situations. You could be arrested for driving drunk, or maybe someone you love was caught with an illegal substance. If you or someone you love has an upcoming hearing in criminal court, it is a good idea to call a defense attorney for several reasons.

The key to a good defense is knowing what the prosecution is going to say about you. You’ll be made privy to that information regardless of whether you represent yourself in court, but without a degree in law, you might not understand what it all means. If you go up the prosecution yourself, you could miss important loopholes or other issues with their evidence that could lessen your sentence or even have your case thrown out.

The prosecution isn’t the only issue you need to worry about, though. Court hearings also require a lot of paperwork, all of which must be filled out exactly right and presented online or at the courthouse — depending on the case — within a certain timeframe. Misfiling important paperwork or missing hard deadlines could get you into even more trouble, but an experienced attorney can ensure everything is filed how it should be, when it should be.

If you have a professional lawyer on your side in the courtroom, you have a higher chance of a favorable outcome. Even if your alleged crime is small enough that you won’t end up in jail, any type of arrest record is a negative when it comes to finding a job or even leasing many apartments. Your attorney could help you lessen your sentence, and depending on the situation, might even be able to get the arrest taken off the record.

Perhaps the most important reason to have a criminal attorney on your side during your hearing is simply for the peace of mind, not just for you, but for your loved ones. Being arrested and going to court is stressful enough, but trying to handle paperwork, court dates and other complicated legal information without the proper experience makes things even worse. If you work with an attorney, you will be able to relax some in the knowledge that a professional is doing as much as possible to help your case.

If you or someone you love has been arrested on felony or misdemeanor charges, you need help fast. Visit this website for more information about a criminal defense lawyer in Belton.

<![CDATA[Lawyer accused judges of 'incompetence and ignorance' in pleading, ethics complaint alleges]]>Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:17:18 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/lawyer-accused-judges-of-incompetence-and-ignorance-in-pleading-ethics-complaint-allegesA North Carolina lawyer is facing disciplinary charges in part over some off-color remarks he made in his pleadings about opposing counsel and a panel of state appeals court judges....read more
<![CDATA[What To Do If A Loved One Passes From Negligence]]>Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:10:31 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/what-to-do-if-a-loved-one-passes-from-negligenceHas a special person in your life passed away as a result of negligence? The negligence may have occurred while your loved one was in the care of other people in the hospital or at a nursing home. Regardless of where or how it happened, there are steps you need to take to get justice for your loved one. Although they may no longer be alive, you can make sure that such negligent acts do not happen again by holding specific people responsible for what they’ve done.

Reach Out to an Attorney

The first step to getting justice is speaking with an attorney who takes on these wrongful death cases. It’s often difficult to pursue these cases if you do not have the legal experience or understanding. You’ll need to have someone who understands what you are going through and is willing to help you take legal action those guilty parties.

Questions a Lawyer May Ask You

The wrongful death lawyer may need to ask a series of questions about the case to understand what happened. Some of the questions often include:

• When did the death take place?
• How long was your loved one in the care of the person or people?
• What are some of the events that took place leading up to the tragedy?

Answering these and other questions honestly is important. Check out the website to learn more about the wrongful death attorney in Escondido.

<![CDATA[Don’t Make a bad Night Worse]]>Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:51:18 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/dont-make-a-bad-night-worseNo one leaves the house on a Friday night planning to get a citation for driving while impaired. Strangely, many of those cited neglect to retain the legal representation that could significantly assist. While there is a cost associated with hiring an attorney, not contacting one could cost even more.

1. First DWI - Knowing Your Options

A first time offender can easily get lost in the legal system. You may not know what options can be negotiated on your behalf. A DWI attorney can help determine the best option available to you.

2. Repeat Offender – You Can’t Afford Not To Have a Lawyer

The legal system will not look kindly on a repeat offender. Even if you’ve had experience with the legal system, you need someone to be your advocate.

3. Costs of Not Having an Advocate

In addition to punitive fines, restrictions to your license and vehicle, jail time or community service, the confines of your time could result in loss of employment and skyrocketing insurance premiums. While there are no guarantees you can avoid these consequences, your chances of minimizing their impact increase with proper legal representation. Click here to learn find a DWI attorney in Jacksonville that may be able to lead you to money-saving solutions to your DWI citation.

<![CDATA[A Picture Showing the Impact of a Side Vehicle Collision]]>Tue, 10 Nov 2015 06:28:56 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/a-picture-showing-the-impact-of-a-side-vehicle-collisionDespite best efforts to drive safely and be aware of other motorists, vehicle accidents frequent occur. Some of them result in serious injuries or severe vehicle damage.
<![CDATA[Five Ways To Tell A dog Is Dangerous]]>Tue, 10 Nov 2015 06:26:51 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/five-ways-to-tell-a-dog-is-dangerousIf you’re a dog lover, it may be very tempting to pet every doe-eyed pup that passes you in the park. There’s nothing wrong with petting a passing dog as long as you’re in tune with ways to know a dog is dangerous.

1. Silence is not Always Golden

When an animal gets quiet and tense, he is probably uncomfortable and may react unpredictably. Pass on petting this pooch.

2. When a Bark Means You’ve Been Marked

A dog’s barking can be playful, or it can be a warning. A dog with steely focus and a guttural growl should be avoided.

3. Whale Eye

A precursor to the obvious signs may be when the dog tilts his head and shows the whites of his eyes. Some breeds naturally show more of the whites of their eyes than others, but if you see more white than usual, beware.

4. Nose-butting

If a dog charges with his nose, take that as a preliminary warning. The next charge may involve teeth.

5. Raised Ears

A dog that’s feeling peaceful will have ears that drape in a relaxed fashion. Ears that are tense and raised can indicate stress or fear, which can be followed by aggression.

Caution should be used when approaching any animal. If you have been injured by an animal, click here to learn more from a dog bite lawyer in Jacksonville.

<![CDATA[Federal employee is indicted for alleged lies about Confederate flag picture in workplace incident]]>Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:20:52 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/federal-employee-is-indicted-for-alleged-lies-about-confederate-flag-picture-in-workplace-incidentA former employee of the Army Corps of Engineers has been indicted for her statements to a federal inspector investigating how a picture of the Confederate battle flag ended up on the desk of an African-American co-worker....read more
<![CDATA[The Cost of Cutting Corners]]>Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:15:20 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/the-cost-of-cutting-cornersIn practice, crosswalks are often considered suggestions as bustling citizens scurry through their days. Eager pedestrians forego the safety of designated crossing areas in exchange for a shortcut. It never seems like a big deal until one day the inevitable happens. Even with lightning fast reflexes and extraordinary periphery vision, walking without the aid of a crosswalk is dangerous for many reasons.

1. Lifetime Injury

The National Safety Council estimates that a pedestrian succumbs to a jaywalking injury once every eight minutes. In the time it would take you to vacuum your house, another person had an unfortunate encounter with a moving vehicle.

2. Death

Every eleven minutes someone else meets an untimely end because he or she wasn’t willing to take the extra few steps that may have saved a life.

3. Financial Blow

In some areas jaywalking tickets can be as low as $25. In less tolerant jurisdictions, tickets can be up to $200. A quick jaunt across the street for a $10 lunch can become exponentially more expensive by ignoring a crosswalk.

Fatigue or a shortage of time may discourage one from using designated crossing areas, but the risk outweighs the inconvenience. Click here to learn more from a pedestrian accident attorney in Wilmington.
<![CDATA[Florida Bar refuses to ease admission for out-of-state lawyers]]>Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:58:08 GMThttp://injuredhelping.weebly.com/blog/florida-bar-refuses-to-ease-admission-for-out-of-state-lawyersProposals to ease the way for out-of-state lawyers to practice in Florida are off the table....read more