Child Custody Changes: What You Need to Know

Patents, Trademarks And Copyrights: Which Kind Of Attorney Do You Need To Protect Your Property?

Intellectual property is defined as anything that is the idea or creation of an individual or a collective, collaborative group. If you have created something and wish to protect your creation legally, you might be wondering which type of protection applies to you-- does it need a patent, a trademark or a copyright? Additionally, do you need the assistance of a copyright, trademark or patent lawyer? The following information should help you figure out exactly what you need and what kind of attorney you need to protect your intellectual property. Read More 

Your Guide To Defense Against Pet Death & Injury Claims

If you have been accused of contributing to the injury or death of another person's pet, you may very well find yourself in court. In addition to being asked to cover the costs of the pet's bills, you may also be sued to pay for emotional distress. In some cases, you may even be charged with animal cruelty or negligence. Unfortunately, this means you may find yourself in court fighting the charges. Read More 

Challenges You May Face When Taking The Bankruptcy Means Test

The means test involves an analysis of your income and expenses to determine whether you can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It is designed to prevent those with high incomes from having all their dischargeable debts wiped out since they are considered able to service at least some of their debts. There are lots of calculations that take place in the means test, and it's challenging for those who don't engage bankruptcy lawyers. Read More 

Make Sure Your Social Security Disability Claim Is Accepted The First Time

Applying for social security disability benefits is a complicated and lengthy process. Small mistakes in your application can cause it to be rejected. This would move you into the appeals process, which is even more challenging. Make sure your application has the best chance of being accepted the first time with these tips. Get Help From the Very Start The moment you decide to file for disability benefits, engage a social security lawyer, such as Prediletto, Halpin, Scharnikow & Nelson, P. Read More 

Tips For Choosing The Right Form Of Bankruptcy For You: Chapters 7 Or 13

If you are in dire financial straits, afflicted with constant bill collection actions and in danger of losing property through foreclosure, bankruptcy could be right for you. There are several different types of bankruptcy, with two of the most well-known being used by individuals (as opposed to businesses) being chapter 7 and chapter 13. While both chapters 7 and 13 have many similarities, the way that debt and property is treated are quite different. Read More