By Bob Negele The limited job market for people leaving college with a four year degree has caused many to consider graduate school. For many of the people that have considered grad school, at some point they probably considered law school. Traditionally, a law degree has been one of the most versatile graduate degrees. A [...]
By Bob Negele Many of us view our pets as people. Few of us view our pets as appliances. Unfortunately for many, the law generally views pets as no different than any other personal property. We have developed a culture where the value of a cherished pet is beyond money. People will spend thousands of [...]
By Bob Negele The short answer, yes. First, it is important to use an all too familiar caveat- all states have different laws, and they evolve each day. This article will discuss what is generally true, not necessarily in your specific case. Let’s say you are an insured driver. Through no fault of your own, [...]
By Bob Negele It is, for many, an unfortunate fact of life that you will have to hire an attorney at some point. It isn’t often that people hire attorneys when things are going great for them. It could be for something as simple as compiling a will, or as complicated as a multi-year litigation [...]
By Bob Negele Admittedly, credit cards have the potential to get you into a lot of trouble. But, if used properly, credit cards can be a great way to shield you from theft and fraud. Debt and credit cards may look similar, and you may treat them similarly, but they have very different legal ramifications. [...]
By Bob Negele The race for the White House is heating up, and one of the most controversial (and least understood) topics is Federal Income Tax. We’ve all heard the reports about Mitt Romney’s tax rate and how that compares to the average tax rate. Without addressing the politics of the situation, below is a [...]
By Bob Negele Our legal system is a complex evolution that dates back hundreds of years before our country was even founded. Not surprisingly, many people have never had some of the most common legal concepts put into language they can understand. In order to have an intelligent informed opinion on things like tort reform [...]
By Bob Negele In many cities across the country, the majority of residents rent their apartment. What happens to a tenant if the landlord fails to make his or her mortgage payments and the property is foreclosed on? This question can only be answered with a fact intensive consultation on a specific situation, but there [...]
Foreclosing on a home can be complicated as there may be many steps to complete the process. Often, people will turn to an attorney to offer them legal advice on their foreclosure options. The foreclosure process The first step may be to go through a default. This default generally outlines the debtors inability to uphold [...]
Filing for bankruptcy can be a tough decision, especially if your debts are coming from student loans. With the federal law on the new bankruptcy code, the student loan debt may or may not qualify for discharge. Sometimes finding the right bankruptcy attorney to offer law advice can be beneficial to your case if you [...]
11/07/12 •Future of Law School, Specialization?
10/24/12 •What About the Dog?
10/17/12 •If Your Insurance Covers a Car Accident, Can You Still Sue the Person Responsible?
10/10/12 •How to Interact with Your Attorney
10/03/12 •The Secret Safety of Credit Cards
9/26/12 •How Do U.S. Tax Brackets Work?
9/18/12 •How Can I Be Innocent in Criminal Court and Liable in Civil?
9/13/12 •Tenant in a Foreclosed Building: What are Your Rights?
7/21/12 •Filing foreclosure on a home property
7/20/12 •Avoiding student loan and filing for bankruptcy
7/05/12 •Getting the best settlement for your auto accident
6/29/12 •Do you have to pay child support after a divorce?
6/28/12 •What can filing for bankruptcy do for you?
6/15/12 •Auto accident car insurance claims and liability
6/14/12 •Getting an immigration visa for a foreign fiance
6/07/12 •Criminal record expungements: Getting a DUI removed
6/01/12 •Filing for bankruptcy for your business
5/31/12 •Getting legal citizenship as an illegal immigrant
5/25/12 •What is a personal injury claim?
5/24/12 •When is filing for bankruptcy right for you?