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Legal Help For Leaseholders When Extending a Lease

Legal Help For Leaseholders When Extending a Lease

The Leasehold Valuation Tribunal (LVT) deals with disputes between leaseholders and freeholders, which are normally concerning how much the leasehold is to pay for an extension. The can however also be about: – insuring the building – how much you have to pay in service charges – the quality of services provided – how much […]

Advantages of Using a Real Estate Lawyer When Selling a Home

Advantages of Using a Real Estate Lawyer When Selling a Home

Although most people hire a real estate agent when selling a home, many times they do not think to hire a real estate lawyer. However, hiring a lawyer is often a prudent practice, as there are many different services that they can provide that a real estate agent cannot. A real estate lawyer will help […]

How To Avoid Speeding Tickets In 3 Easy Steps

How To Avoid Speeding Tickets In 3 Easy Steps

Before I bought my radar detector, I had this burning desire. I really wanted to be able to have a peace of mind and make sure I could avoid tickets. Like me, you may share those wants. You might have a burning wish to avoid speeding tickets, for instance. You would not be alone in […]

Drunk Driving – Myths, Facts, and Breaking the Law

Drunk Driving – Myths, Facts, and Breaking the Law

Although most people don’t realize it, alcohol is a drug. In fact, alcohol is the most commonly found drug in fatally injured motorists. While it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages, many teenagers still do. This becomes even more of a problem when a drinking teen […]

Questions To Ask Estate Planning Lawyers

Questions To Ask Estate Planning Lawyers

Planning the distribution of your assets can be a daunting task if handled alone. It’s hardly surprising that many individuals seek legal assistance to face the challenge. Choosing estate planning lawyers is not always simple, but it can make an otherwise difficult experience much easier. Working with estate planning attorneys can reduce the time spent […]

Do I Really Need a Probate Lawyer?

Do I Really Need a Probate Lawyer?

For many people, managing the estate for someone who has passed away is something that they either haven’t thought about or have never had to deal with in their lives. However, it is almost inevitable that at some point in your life, you will be faced with a situation in which someone you know dies […]

Can I Request That a Cab Driver Speed?

Can I Request That a Cab Driver Speed?

When you’re taking a taxi, you might be in a hurry. The problem is that almost everyone that gets into a cab seems to be in a hurry. Everyone wants the driver to go as fast as they can to get them to their meeting, their date, or their appointment on time. The truth is […]

Review of Personnel Files by Truck Drivers – FMCSA Regulations

Review of Personnel Files by Truck Drivers – FMCSA Regulations

Determining whether a truck driver has the right to review his/her personnel file depends on the circumstances. Under FMCSA regulations, a driver has the right to review investigation information provided to a prospective employer by a previous employer under 49 CFR 391.23. Also, some states have enacted laws that provide employees with the right to […]

DUI and Your Friends

DUI and Your Friends

We’ve all heard the mantra “friends don’t let friends drive drunk.” Truer words could not be spoken. It is a true friend who recognizes that their friend is not in a state where they can safely operate a car, and that it would be in their best interests if they took a cab or found […]

How to Reinstate Your Driver's License After a DUI

How to Reinstate Your Driver's License After a DUI

A typical Virginia DUI conviction involves fines, community service and/or jail time, as well as suspension of your driver’s license. This suspension period will vary depending on how many prior Virginia DUI convictions you have had, as well as the damage involved in your conviction. When You Are Eligible for License Reinstatement After a Virginia […]

Avoiding a DWI Conviction – Do Not Talk Or Perform SFSTs

Avoiding a DWI Conviction – Do Not Talk Or Perform SFSTs

Too often people who encounter the police don’t understand that they have a right to remain silent. Police do not need to inform a person of these rights, unless police place the person into custody and wish to interrogate that person once in custody. A DWI or DUI or Drunk Driving stop is a very […]

How To Get Out Of A Speeding Ticket In Court – Here Is The First Crucial Step

How To Get Out Of A Speeding Ticket In Court – Here Is The First Crucial Step

It stinks getting a ticket, but if you are trying to figure out how to get out of a speeding ticket in court, that means you’ve taken the first key step. You’ve decided you are not going to take it laying down. You can beat them at their own game by blowing holes in the […]