I field many calls regarding Social Security Disability and many of these calls surround what is required in order to get approved for benefits. That is somewhat of a loaded question, as there are a lot of factors that go into answering, so this article will serve as an overview in order to hopef... continue reading »
Many legal disputes arise from trees, fences, structures, docks, driveways, along your lot lines. The best advice within this article might be to introduce yourself to your neighbor as soon as you can since getting along with neighbors makes any legal issue easier to solve. Even if neighbors ... continue reading »
As the temperatures begin to drop and the leaves start to change, the following question starts to come up more and more during my estate planning meetings: What legal documents should I take with me when I am traveling? Not only do our snowbirds need to think about taking legal documents with ... continue reading »
It’s impossible not to have noticed or experienced the tremendous growth in the use of technology to capture our “signature” or, from a legal perspective, the act that symbolizes our affirmative consent or agreement to be bound.
With a few simple clicks on our computer or phone, we c... continue reading »
Although summer is winding down, warm weather continues (at least for a little while). With warmer weather, this brings people out of their homes and out into the community. With that, the streets are being shared with pedestrians and cars. As such, pedestrian injuries occur. This article will sh... continue reading »
It seems like a growing trend for people to buy a home prior to marriage or possibly with the intent of never getting married. Divorce can be an awful experience but at least there is a lot of legal precedent about how to resolve home ownership, possession and debts after the divorce. If you ... continue reading »
We often hear of restrictive covenants in an employment setting, and typically these take the form of a non-compete and non-solicitation obligation in an employment agreement. In such agreements an employee may also be subject to confidentiality obligations and restrictions on use of proprietary ... continue reading »
I often get questions from injured workers wanting me to give them an overview of how workers’ compensation works. In its most basic sense, workers’ compensation is when an employee gets hurt on the job and the employer’s insurance company pays for the injured workers’ medical bills and l... continue reading »
Legal terms can be confusing. When a lawsuit is started it is very stressful time for those involved. So when you don’t understand a lot of terms that are being thrown around during a lawsuit, it only adds to that anxiety. One of the most important elements in any lawsuit is dis... continue reading »
Many have heard of the Statute of Frauds; the main focus of this statute is that agreements related to land need to be in writing to be enforceable. Here are some common scenarios that are not often reduced to writing and can lead to problems.
Encroachment Issues: Neighbors often know an... continue reading »