Fighting a Charge of Brandishing a Firearm in Public

A firearm doesn't have to go off for it to be used improperly. In some cases, gun owners find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they are simply brandishing a firearm. Because this type of charge often depends on eyewitness testimony, you should speak with a criminal defense attorney because you may be able to cast doubt on the assertion that you were brandishing a firearm. 1. Understand What Brandishing Means Read More 

Avoid These Child Custody Mistakes When Seeking A Divorce

Some couples decide that divorce is the best option instead of staying married in an unhappy partnership. When you have kids, divorce can be a bit more complex and you need to make special custody arrangements. It's important to make the right choices as you go through the divorce process so that you don't make child custody mistakes. Hiring a divorce custody lawyer can help you have more success. Here are some child custody mistakes that you will want to avoid when seeking divorce:  Read More 

The SSDI Back Pay And Legal Representation Connection

One thing most people know about applying for Social Security is that it takes a long time. The time from when you stop working until the date you are approved can take months and months. All the while, your benefits are accumulating, and this money is known as back pay. Read below to find out why back pay is linked to the way you can have legal help with your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) case. Read More 

When To Hire A Tax Attorney

Sometimes it can be hard to know when to hire a tax attorney over a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) when it comes to your personal tax preparation.  In some respects, both tax attorneys and CPAs perform many of the same functions, but there are some salient differences between the two.  Most importantly, a tax attorney is your personal advocate when it comes to anything tax-related.  A CPA may perform calculations, and help with the mechanics of filling in an individual box on your federal tax return, but tax attorneys can provide greater guidance when it comes to the how regarding your taxes. Read More 

Gender Discrimination At The Workplace

When you live in a small town that doesn't have many businesses in it, finding a job can be a difficult task due to there not being a high demand for employees. After someone is finally able to find a job in such a situation, it is usually a great relief, and they do everything possible to hold on to the position. However, just as it is more difficult to find a job in a small town, it can also be difficult for an employee to find workers. Read More