If you recently ended up in handcuffs because the police found you in possession of illegal drugs, you're obviously not having the best week of your life. That said, you should keep your head up. Being charged with a crime is not the same as being convicted of a crime and depending on the circumstances, you might be able to avoid conviction. Here are three strategies for fighting a drug offense in court. [Read More]
The Toys R Us Bankruptcy And What It Means For Employees
A few months ago, Toys R Us, an international retail toy chain, announced that it had filed for bankruptcy. The company was over its head in debt, trying to stay open just long enough to prosper through the holiday season. Not much was mentioned in regards to how the store was going to manage things after the holidays, or what the bankruptcy filing meant for employees. Bankruptcy lawyers, and those that know and understand how this process works, had a good idea of which types of bankruptcy were filed, and what would happen next. [Read More]
3 Ways To Effectively Use Court Reporting In Your Practice
Court reporting has played a critical role in documenting trial proceedings for many years. The speed and accuracy with which a court reporter is able to capture live conversation is incredible, and you can harness these skills to provide better services to your law firm's clients in the future. Here are three ways that you can effectively use court reporting in your legal practice. 1. Use court reporting for depositions. [Read More]
Are There Healthcare Decisions A Proxy Cannot Make For The Patient?
One concern many people have when making a living will is that the individuals they assign to be their healthcare proxies will make decisions for them they find objectionable. While this is a valid concern, it's one you don't need to worry too much about, because your healthcare proxies will typically be barred from making certain serious decisions for you. Here's what you should know about this issue. Decisions That are Prohibited [Read More]