Your Residential Lease Agreement Is Binding, But It Might Not Cover Everything

Renting often comes with a residential lease agreement between you and the property owner. Many people aren't sure just how binding that lease agreement really is. Many also aren't sure what constitutes breaking the lease when the language of the lease is non-specific.  A Residential Lease Agreement Is Legally Binding A lease agreement is a contract, and like any other signed contract it becomes legally binding. However, your lease cannot contain language that specifically goes against your jurisdiction's landlord-tenant act. Read More 

Five Ways Lost Wages Are Calculated In A Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured through no fault of your own, you may be seeking to be compensated for your injuries. You may be eligible to receive compensation for your medical expenses, personal property losses, vehicle loss or damage, and lost wages. You may be wondering about how your lost wages will be compensated, since you are concerned about all the work you have been missing. Read on for more information about how lost wages are calculated for personal injury claims. Read More 

Real Estate 101: Five Reasons You Might Need A Lawyer

The real estate market is booming. Buying, selling, and inheriting: there are plenty of opportunities to see homes and make big decisions. Although it may seem like a very easy task, (buying, selling, or inheriting) it is usually more difficult than anticipated. Real estate agents can provide a lot of help to the newcomers in the real estate market; however, they can only do so much and are often unaware of the laws surrounding real estate. Read More 

Precedent For The Decedent: Important Terminology In Probate Courses

Probate courts are a unique branch of law with centuries of precedents governing how cases are handled. When you wade into the murky waters of legal terminology, you stand little to no chance of navigating your case effectively and efficiently. Many legal words have their roots in Latin and Greek. While you likely learned some Latin and Greek roots in school, you will be unequipped to handle the terminology of a probate case on your own. Read More