About Me
A Meaningful Job

When I was a kid, many of my friends wanted to be firefighters, teachers, and policemen when they grew up. Interestingly, I told everyone who was interested that I wanted to be a lawyer. I was fascinated with crime shows. While watching my favorite television programs as a child, I was captivated by actors who played the roles of tough, successful lawyers. No matter what they were facing at trial, they always discovered the truth in every case. While I majored in business instead of law, I still have an amazing appreciation for the work attorneys do today. On this blog, I hope you will discover the importance of lawyers in our society. Enjoy!


When Do You Need to Hire a Workers’ Comp Attorney?

11 December 2023
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Sustaining an injury on the job can be a very stressful experience. In addition to the physical pain and disability, there are also financial concerns, including lost wages and medical bills. Fortunately, the workers' compensation system is in place to offer relief in these situations. Unfortunately, filing for workers' compensation can be a challenging and frustrating process.  Your Work-Related Injury Is Serious Not all work injuries require an attorney. For minor injuries that require little or no treatment and no time off work beyond your first shift or your first medical evaluation, you may not need a lawyer. Read More …

Five Ways a Workers Compensation Lawyer Can Help You in a Workers’ Comp Case on Chemical Exposure

26 October 2023
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As an employee, you have the right to work in a safe and healthy environment that is free from dangerous chemicals or substances. Unfortunately, not all employers prioritize their employees' safety, which can lead to chemical exposure and related health issues. If you have suffered harm due to chemical exposure at work, you might qualify for workers' compensation benefits. Nevertheless, navigating the legal system and filing a claim can be daunting and complex unless you have the assistance of a workers' compensation lawyer. Read More …

Who Gets Retirement Accounts During Divorce? 5 Factors

31 August 2023
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Along with the marital home, retirement accounts are some of the largest assets many American couples must divide during divorce. So, who gets your or your spouse's retirement funds? This can be a very tricky subject, and a lot is at stake. Here are five key factors that could impact it.  1. Common Law and Community Property  Each state sets its own rules as to who owns marital property. In general, common law states assign ownership to whoever is on the title, deed, or account. Read More …

3 Agreements To Prevent Marital And Divorce Complications

19 July 2023
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People describe relationships as matters of the heart, but marriage, separation, and divorce are legal matters. Complications often arise when partners disagree on their responsibilities or expect different things during marriage or if a marriage ends. Below are three legal agreements to avoid such complications. 1. Prenuptial Agreement A prenuptial agreement (prenup) is a contract between two people planning to get married. The contract comes into effect once you get married. Read More …

What Is The Point Of Probate?

1 June 2023
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The probate process is a fundamental feature of America's system of estate law. A probate court provides the framework for processing a deceased individual's estate. From the outside, though, it's easy to wonder what the point of probate is. Courts want to accomplish the following during probate. Verifying the Will  A judge's first goal is to verify whether a person had a will. If a will exists, then the court's next concern is confirming that it has the most recent and honest version of the decedent's last will and testament. Read More …