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 Everyone Should Do Before They File For A Divorce

21 September 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

Are you currently considering a divorce? If so, there are a few things that you should do before you file for divorce.  Gather Important Documents The first thing that you'll want to do is start gathering all important documentation in your home and get them someplace secure. Ideally, take them to a place out of your home, such as your office or a lockbox at a bank. Start with your documents like your passport, birth certificate, and Social Security card so that you know that you have them and they are in your possession. Read More …

A Mistake With A Living Will Can Be A Huge One

14 August 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

Creating a trust is an important part of the estate planning process, but it is not enough to simply create this document; it must be prepared without error and with full consideration. Unfortunately, not every person understands this factor, and as a result, they end up creating a trust that is almost worthless. It is important to avoid any costly missteps that could affect your loved ones.  Self-Drafting A trust is a legal document. Read More …

Reasons To Find A Way To Settle Your IRS Tax Debt Now

21 July 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

Filing your income taxes each year and paying the taxes you owe might not be something you enjoy, but you cannot avoid it. The IRS expects everyone to pay their taxes, and they will come after you to get them if necessary. If you owe money to the IRS right now, here are some of the leading reasons you should find a way to settle this debt right away. The IRS Will Catch You Read More …

Do You Need A Lawyer For Your Workers’ Compensation Case?

19 June 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

Ask almost any worker if they need their job, and they will almost certainly say yes. Our society is built upon the concept of working to earn enough money to pay important bills and living expenses. For this reason, getting injured while performing essential duties at work is cause for compensation, and most employers are required to have workers' compensation insurance plans.  If you were injured at work, you may have a workers' compensation case. Read More …

3 Situations During The Summer That Require A Personal Injury Attorney

15 May 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

From trips to white, sandy beaches to barbeques to celebrate the Fourth of July, the summer season provides lots of opportunities for fun and excitement. Unfortunately, though, this time of the year also carries a significant amount of risk. Keep reading to learn a few of the accidents that are more prevalent during the summertime that could result in your need for the assistance of a personal injury attorney. Workplace Injuries Read More …