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 If Your Child Is Injured In A Car Accident?

18 November 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

It's every parent's worse fear: getting a call that their child has been injured in a car accident. If you have experienced this fear in real life, you are not alone. Many people get the news that their child has been injured, and they want to know what to do next. When your child is injured, you may want to know if you have a personal injury case. You just might. Read More …

How Can You Beat A Traffic Ticket Far From Home?

20 October 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

You may have heard that police target drivers from other states for speeding tickets because those drivers can't come back to fight it. There may be some truth to this in more notorious speed trap areas, but being out of town doesn't mean you can't fight your ticket. Here's what you can do. Negotiate the Ticket Some areas may negotiate a ticket down to a lesser one. For example, you might get a speeding ticket with a $300 fine that you know will also cause your insurance rates to go up. Read More …

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 …