What is Hearsay?

Anybody who’s watched any law-based TV shows has heard the term “hearsay”.  Hearsay evidence is pretty common in civil trials, and it makes me crazy.  Not the actual evidence itself, it’s that many lawyers and even some judges don’t...

What Your Lawyer Can Do for You

I’ve decided to do a quick 3-part series about the proper role and limitations of an attorney.  These lists can’t be entirely inclusive, but will give you a general idea what you can and can’t expect from your counsel. What your lawyer CAN or SHOULD...
The Worst States To Get Divorced

The Worst States To Get Divorced

A few days ago, Forbes published an article called “The 7 Worst States To Get Divorced”.  The author, Bruce Provda, ranked states based on: cost of filing, minimum separation period, length of residency required, waiting period, and minimum number of days...