If you made mistakes as a teenager that could potentially hurt your career as an adult, learn from my family's experience on how to help with that situation.

Things To Consider When You Are Thinking About Emancipation

25 February 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Families are often thought of as the building blocks of society, but not every home is a happy one. Some teenagers find themselves in situations where they might be better off living apart from their family. In certain situations, taking legal action to make the separation permanent may be required. This separation is completed by filing for emancipation. If you are thinking about emancipation, there are some important factors you should consider prior to legally filing a petition with the court. Read More …

When Divorce Takes A Backseat To Financial Issues

24 January 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you and your spouse are experiencing two very closely related issues, you may need to take legal action of one kind or another soon. Both divorce and bankruptcy can be huge stumbling blocks, sure to change your life in a big way. You may be wondering what you should take care of first: the divorce or the bankruptcy? Read on for some guidance on which major issue to tackle first. Read More …

How To Know If Your Car Accident Case Is Worth Pursuing

3 October 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Many car accident cases are settled without much hullabaloo; the victims don't even have to file lawsuits for their injuries. However, if you have been injured in an accident, you may have no option but to file a lawsuit if the responsible party doesn't seem willing to compensate your damages. Here are some tips you should use to confirm that your lawsuit is worth pursuing before taking action: Confirm the Defendant's Liability Read More …

Four Signs A Career As A Court Reporter May Be Right For You

17 September 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

Court reporters may not have as much notoriety as judges or bailiffs, but they are an essential component to the proceedings of the court room. It's the reporter's job to transcribe all that is said by the attorneys, witnesses, judges, and other attendees of a hearing or trial. Not everyone is well-suited to this job, and it definitely has its challenges. Here are four signs that a career as a court reporter may be a smart choice for you: Read More …

6 Common Misconceptions About Private Disability Insurance

11 September 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If your employer offers private disability insurance, you may be thinking about taking a pass. Whether this decision is based on myth, fact, or finances, it's best to make sure you know what you're passing up. Here are six common misconceptions about private disability insurance and why having this extra coverage is a good idea. #1. You won't ever need it. No one wants to believe anything bad will ever happen to them, and thinking along these lines is a form of denial that can cost you down the road. Read More …

About Me
teenage mistakes that could ruin adult careers

My son has had the goal of becoming an attorney since he was about 14 years old. Unfortunately, he made a very poor decision with a group of friends when he was 16 that put his future plans in jeopardy. When my son told me what had happened and we received the citation, I knew that we had to hire an attorney to help him through this. I could not see how a small incident such as this should hurt his chances for success when he is an adult. Thankfully, things worked out for us, but it was a long journey which you can follow on our blog.