Many people just assume that alimony (or spousal support) is a deal issue. It's easy to understand this assumption, since it has traditionally been the female who is awarded alimony and many more women work and earn their own money now. Alimony still exists, and it is still an important form of financial support for those who need it. Read on to learn more about how alimony is awarded and the three types commonly used.
In some cases, your injuries may fall under both personal injury claims and workers compensation claims. For example, dog bite cases are typically personal injury claims, but if they happen during the course and scope of your accident, they may also be workers compensation claims. Likewise, if you are driving for work and are involved in a car accident, you may be unsure whether you have a workers compensation claim or a personal injury claim.
Being charged with a felony is one of the scariest things you can experience. If you are found guilty, you will not only face prison time but also face a much more difficult life with fewer opportunities after you are released. A skilled criminal defense attorney is your number one line of defense against unjust charges and (depending on your unique situation) may be able to get your charges dropped, change the charges to something less serious, or work on a plea bargain for more lenient sentencing.
If you get into a heated argument, it can quickly escalate into a serious violent experience. One can easily get hurt when tempers flare. If you hurt someone and he or she decides to report his or her injuries, it is considered domestic violence and you will be charged as such. In order to get the best defense possible, you will need to retain a domestic violence attorney as soon as possible.
When every means of legally entering the country seem to be exhausted, there is a last-resort opportunity that might help you bring a family member into the country. A humanitarian visa is available under special circumstances and could potentially be used to buy time to explore other options. If you have a family member who has been denied a visa or green card, here is what you need to know.