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.

What Environmental Regulations Might My Business Be Subjected To?

15 April 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

When starting a business, one of the questions you must not forget to ask is if your business will have an impact on the environment. Not only is this the right thing to do, but failing to comply with environmental regulations may also lead to expensive fines for your business.  Not all businesses are subjected to environmental regulations. However, you might be surprised at the businesses that are. For example, printing companies and dry cleaners must follow environmental regulations. Read More …

Two Ways To Access A Decedent’s Medical Records

3 March 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

When a person dies, their right to privacy—as far as their medical records go—survives. Thus, it's common for people to be denied access to family members' medical records, even when they're litigating personal injury lawsuits involving the decedent. If you find yourself running into a HIPAA wall when trying to get medical information on your deceased loved one, here are two things you can try. Ask the Estate Representative People who have been appointed as estate representatives for decedents gain a variety of rights that help them perform their duties as executors. Read More …

3 Reasons You Need To Hire A Child Custody Lawyer

29 January 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

When it comes to going through a divorce, dealing with child custody issues can be one of the most emotional and difficult things for a couple who shares minor children. Coming to an appropriate child custody agreement that keeps the best interest of the children in mind can be very difficult, so it is not recommended for parents to try to do so on their own. If you're going through a divorce or are already divorced and having issues regarding your custody agreement, one of the best things that you can do is hire an experienced child custody lawyer. Read More …

The Reasons To Plead Guilty When You Did Not Commit The Crime

20 December 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When charged with a crime, criminal laws state that you are not guilty of the crime until the court proves you are, and this often occurs through a criminal trial. Going through a criminal trial is risky, though, and it is also time-consuming and overwhelming; many defendants will accept plea bargains prior to their trials simply to avoid going through the trial process. If you are facing charges that you did not commit, you might want to accept a plea bargain instead, even though you are innocent. Read More …

3 Phone Calls You Need to Make After a Truck Accident

25 November 2019
 Categories: , Blog

It's scary to get into an accident with a truck. Trucks are much larger than passenger vehicles, which means they are more likely to cause serious damage. Along with causing damage to other vehicles, a truck accident can cause serious injury to the person in the smaller vehicle. If you have been in an accident that involved a truck, there are certain people you need to contact right away. Here are three phone calls you should make after a truck accident. Read More …