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Can Bankruptcy stop foreclosure on my home? - Bankruptcy can stop foreclosure proceedings, end harassing debt collection efforts, allow a homeowner to pay missed mortgage payments, and may, in some cases, help a homeowner save their home permanently, but filing bankruptcy does not save every troubled homeowner. learn more

Contractor Problems

What legal way can I get a contractor to finish work on my house? - For the sake of this question we will assume you have a written contract which defines the scope of work, good payment terms, and reasonable risk allocation clauses. If you have a valid contract, you have performed your obligations, but the other party has failed to perform their contractual obligations, you may have the right to sue for breach of contract. learn more


Can I get a divorce without going to court? - If you and your spouse can agree on the major divorce issues your divorce will be considered an uncontested divorce and you will be able to complete your divorce without having a trial. The good news is an uncontested divorce can be completed much more quickly and cost much less than a highly contentious divorce case. learn more

Workers Compensation

Do I need a worker's comp lawyer?

Some workers who are injured at work, however, will need to hire a workers' compensation lawyer to ensure they receive the compensation they need to fully repay them for their work injuries. When do you need a lawyer? Read more to find out the situations where you might want to seek legal help. learn more

Personal Injury Claims

How do I know if I have a personal inury claim? - Not everyone who is injured has a personal injury claim. There are very specific requirements which must be met to win your personal injury case. Before filing an injury claim it is important to discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer. Keep in mind, there are statute of limitations for filing every type of injury claim, including medical malpractice, car accidents, bicycle accidents, product liability, and premise liability.


If I am convicted of a crime can I be deported? - It is not unusual for many immigrants to have concerns about when and why the United States government may choose to deport them, especially if they are here illegally. One of the most common questions asked by immigrants is, "Can I be deported if I am convicted of a crime?" Yes, you can. But whether or not you will be deported depends on the crime. For instance, if you are arrested and convicted of a misdemeanor, and it is the first one you have committed, you may not be deported. If, however, you have committed an aggravated felony, you may be deported.

Drunk Driving

Do I really need a DWI lawyer? - A prosecutor may not mind taking the case to court if they know you do not have a lawyer representing you. On the other hand, they may be more willing to offer a plea bargain to avoid a trial if you have hired a skilled defense DUI lawyer. Additionally, the DUI lawyer may have a working relationship with the prosecutor or have the legal knowledge, experience, and skills to negotiate a plea agreement.

So do you need to hire a DUI lawyer? The answer is generally yes, especially if you think the state would be willing to offer some type of plea bargain, you wish to plead not guilty and challenge the DUI charges, or you think the state's case is weak and you want to fight the charges in court.