What To Talk Over Before Renouncing Citizenship
7 January 2019
Moving to a new nation can be well worth it, especially if you have more opportunities in the new place than you had at home. For some countries, moving and becoming a citizen means that you must give up the prior citizenship that you had in your birth country. If you have gone through receiving citizenship in one country and you now need to renounce your citizenship for back home, you will need to make sure that all of your affairs are in order first.
What Is Actually Covered By Civil Rights Law
28 November 2018
Civil rights law can seem very abstract to people, and folks often struggle with figuring out when a particular case ought to be taken to an attorney who works in the field. Under American law, a civil rights case is one that includes questions about discrimination that allegedly occurred as a result of a victim's race, ethnicity, religious identity, perceived physical or mental disabilities, or age. The main laws that have empowered people to pursue such cases are fairly recent, and they include the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Tips For Dealing With A Past Injury After A Workplace Injury
18 October 2018
When you're hurt on the job, your attorney and a team of medical professionals and investigators will build a case that reveals the extent of your injury and how it may be affecting your life. Doing so can be straightforward if you were perfectly healthy before the workplace injury, but challenges can arise if you've been living with an injury suffered some months or years ago. A past injury won't prevent you from making a successful workers' compensation claim, but it will be an obstacle that you and your team will need to properly navigate.
Review Your Estate Plans After These Major Life Events
10 September 2018
Estate planning is important to consider once you reach adulthood. Having legal documentation that declares what will happen with your assets in the event of your passing and that names who will serve as the executor of your estate will save your loved ones considerable turmoil and expenses. While it's important to make these plans, this isn't a document that you should keep locked away and never reconsider. A variety of changes in your life should compel you to review your estate plans and, in some scenarios, consult your attorney about making some changes.