Kylie Phillips

If you rent a house or an apartment, it's very beneficial to know the laws that protect tenants. Hi, my name is Sally Riddell and when I moved into my first apartment, I wanted to make sure that I knew all of the laws concerning the rights of tenants. I researched tenant laws and I also spoke with a family friend who is a lawyer to make sure that I understood my responsibilities and rights as a tenant. Because I knew this information before I started renting my apartment, I felt confident when signing my rental agreement. If you're considering living in a rental home or apartment, I suggest that you read my blog first. If you are already renting, this blog will also help you if you ever have any concerns.

You Need To Ask These Questions Before Hiring A Workers Compensation Attorney

30 September 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Have you become injured while at or because of work? Are you thinking about hiring a lawyer to help you get compensation for your injuries? An attorney may be the fastest or only way for you to get what you deserve. But if you've never had to hire a lawyer before, it can be confusing trying to figure out how to make sure that you get the right lawyer for your case. Read More …

3 Tips For Getting Your Divorce Decree Modified

23 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have been divorced for several months or years and have issues with the divorce decree, you might be able to get certain things changed in it through a post-divorce modification. This is not an easy task to accomplish, primarily because divorce decrees are usually final; however, there is still a chance you could do this if you have a good reason for asking for it. Here are three things that will make it easier for you to accomplish a change in your divorce decree. Read More …

Personal Property As Part Of A Sale: Hammering Out An Acceptable Contract

23 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Trying to sell a house in a buyer's market can be frustrating for sellers, and many times the sellers will throw in extras to get the house to sell or the buyers will ask for more advantages and benefits as part of the sale. For example, a buyer might say that if you leave the container fruit trees in the backyard (instead of taking them with you to your new home), they'll buy the house at your asking price. Read More …

4 Strategies To Avoid Paying Spousal Maintenance After Divorce

3 August 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are against the idea of paying spousal maintenance after a divorce, there are some strategies you can employ to escape this duty and hopefully save money. However, you may have to adjust your lifestyle or have a plan prior to getting married if you are to successfully do so. Read on for 4 tips on how you can get out of paying alimony after divorce. Prove your spouse was unfaithful Read More …

How Timeshares Are Handled in Bankruptcy

21 July 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you have a timeshare (joint investment in a property) and you need to file bankruptcy, you may wonder what will happen to it. Owners of timeshares usually file bankruptcy when they can no longer pay the mortgage. You have the option of keeping the timeshare or surrendering the timeshare. Here is some more information on timeshares and bankruptcy. How Bankruptcy Treats Timeshares Bankruptcy treats timeshares as luxury items or as leases depending on the type of timeshare and the type of bankruptcy you file. Read More …