What Should Be In A Real Estate Contract?

One of the most common jobs at a real estate law firm is putting together contracts to enable buying and selling. Making a property deal requires more than simply supplying the title and providing payment. Let's look at 5 sections that need to be in every real estate contract. Information About the Property It's important to clearly describe a property in a manner that ensures both parties are agreeing on the same thing. Read More 

What Everyone Should Know About Using A Trust For Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, you may think that all you need is a will and everything will be settled after you pass away. However, a trust can be a better way to take care of your estate for everyone that will have to deal with it. Here is what you need to know about using a trust. What's A Trust? Think of a trust as if it were a company. Read More 

The Role Of A Trustee In A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

The Chapter 7 bankruptcy process does not typically take longer than six months from start to finish. Many people prefer this branch because it goes so quickly, but people also like it because it offers a lot of advantages over other branches. If you decide to use this branch, the court will choose a trustee to manage your case. If you are not sure what a trustee is or what his or her role is, here is the information you should know before you head into a Chapter 7 case. Read More 

Be Prepared! What Your Car Accident Attorney Needs From You

From minor fender benders to devastating high speed accidents, car accidents are not only terrifying, but also very inconvenient. Injuries and property damage have the ability to cause a huge disruption to everyday life. Hiring an attorney that specializes in car accidents is a step that many people choose to take after an accident in order to try to get some compensation for the damages. When you get in an accident, it's important to never admit fault. Read More 

Caps On Personal Injury Awards

Some personal injury awards are subject to caps or limitations. Below is an overview of such caps. Rationale for Caps There are two main reasons for damage caps. First, some people get excited by huge injury awards and file frivolous lawsuits with the hope of winning a jackpot. Allowing limitless injury awards would continue to encourage such people to file their lawsuits. Some of them would win settlement awards — especially when a jury is set to try the case — because some juries make emotional decisions. Read More