Do you have to attend court for a child custody hearing but do not know what to expect? Here is what to know before the court date.
The Plaintiff Always Goes First
If you are the person that initiated the divorce, then you are considered the plaintiff in the case and you will be the one that makes that argument first. You will be giving the opening arguments before your spouse is able to, and you'll be the first one to call any witness to help defend your desire to have child custody.
Were you the victim of a personal injury, and are currently out a lot of out-of-pocket costs for your medical bills? If so, you are likely wondering how long it will take to receive a settlement from an injury lawsuit. Here are some of the factors that can play a part in how long the process will take.
How Complex Your Case Is
Sometimes injury cases are fairly straightforward. If you were in an auto accident where the defendant went through a red light and hit you, the case will be pretty clear cut and it will be easy to settle.
If you suffered a slip and fall accident that you feel is not your fault, there may be a responsible party that you can seek compensation from. Here are some questions about slip and fall accidents that you may have.
Can A Sidewalk Be Considered Defective?
It is possible that your slip and fall happened from something as simple as tripping on a sidewalk that was defective. It could be from a concrete slab that was raised higher than the adjoining slab, leading to a dangerous condition where your foot got caught and you took a terrible tumble.
A foreclosure is one of the most dreaded things among homeowners. Scammers know this and target those who are facing imminent foreclosures. Below are some common foreclosure scams.
In this case, the 'rescuer' offers to pay out your mortgage in exchange for the property's title. They sweeten the deal by agreeing to rent out the house for you until you can settle your debt to them. The problem is that the rental terms are likely to be prohibitive — the scammers count on this because they want you to default.
Imagine you are listening to the radio in your car, stopped at an intersection when you hear a crash from somewhere behind you. Then you hear another and another. Next thing you know, your car is careening toward the one in front of it, to no fault of your own. You have now become part of a chain reaction car accident.
Chain reaction car accidents happen every day, and yet many people are unsure of what to do when they are involved in one.