Kevin Silva

3 Tips for Giving a Deposition That Won’t Tank Your Case

Unless you'll be suing in small claims court, there are a number of things that will happen before your case will see the inside of a courtroom; one of which is you'll be required to give a deposition. This is where you meet with the defendant's attorney and provide testimony about the events that led to the lawsuit against the defendant as well as the damages and losses you sustained as a result. Read More 

How To Find The Perfect Lawyer For Your Whistleblower Case

Whistleblowers help the government stop fraud and recover money that has been stolen from taxpayers and the US Treasury. It is the type of fraud that can endanger patients and U.S. soldiers. This type of case is known as a qui tam, which is bought under the False Claims Act. The False Claims Act is a law that rewards whistleblowers and provides them with job protection. If you are planning to bring forth a fraud case, then you are going to need a good whistleblower representation lawyer. Read More 

Disability Claim Been Denied? Two Reasons Why You Need A Social Security Attorney

If you've recently applied for disability only to be denied, you may be at a loss concerning what to do.  Your bills might be piling up and you just don't know what's going to happen if you can't find a way to get an approval.  Although you can certainly appeal the decision, understand that doing so still isn't a guarantee.  That's why it's so important for you to get a social security attorney on your side after being denied disability. Read More 

5 Reasons You Should Hire A Bankruptcy Lawyer Before Filing For Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy may be one of your only options if you are extremely far in debt. However, before you actually file, it's a good idea to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer. He or she will provide you with the answers you are looking for that can help you get through bankruptcy. Here are five specific reasons to hire a bankruptcy attorney before filing for bankruptcy: Understand What Happens If You Do Nothing: The reason you may need to file for bankruptcy is because if you do nothing about your debt, you can potentially lose your home or other assets, such as your car. Read More 

The Basics of Child Support Payments

One of the most difficult aspects of a divorce can be when children are involved. Parents have to decide who will get custody of the children, what visitation will be like for the non-custodian parent, and the amount of child support that will be paid. There are guidelines that determine child support payments, and if you are going through a divorce with kids, it is important to understand the basics of it. Read More