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We see many potential clients whose biggest issue is that their wages are being garnished by one or more creditors. The potential clients ask whether bankruptcy can stop the garnishments. The answer is yes! Wage garnishments can be devastating to someone who is struggling financially. Fortunately, when a debtor files bankruptcy, the automatic stay is put in place.
Andreas Bachmann, a former Credit Suisse banker, was spared prison and instead received probation after cooperating with the IRS and U.S. Department of Justice. Bachmann was sentenced this month after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud the IRS. Prosecutors say he helped wealthy Americans evade U.S. taxes by hiding money in offshore accounts.
Determining Liability In a Missouri Rear-End Accident Rear-end accidents account for nearly 30 percent of all auto accidents in the United States. Rear-end accidents have the potential to cause serious injury, especially to the neck and back, spine, or head. For this reason, many rear-end accident cases result in personal injury lawsuits so that injured victims can recover fro ...
I hope you have been enjoying some of the recent posts about insurance claims litigation innovation. In response to these articles, I know that a lot of you have reached out to me, so this article is for you – the First Party Property Insurance Blog Community. I have such an impressive list of subscribers to this Blog, including executives and adjusters from virtually all of ...
Even minor injuries such as soft tissue injuries can cause significant pain and discomfort. While some car accidents cause minor injuries, others cause significant injuries and property damage. Even minor injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, can cause significant pain and discomfort. Soft tissue injuries resulting from a car accident are quite common and refer to any injur ...
As a Miami immigration lawyer, I often receive questions from green card holders about what they can and cannot do. One of the most common questions that I receive is, “How long can I stay outside of the United States and still keep my status as a lawful permanent resident?” Below are the answers to this, and other frequently asked questions.
Here, a lawyer is heretical to question why employ expensive paralegal. Finally, the speech recognition is so good that you do not need it. And make the mail for shipment? Since you can take students. Can you do that? Lawyers provide services, they sell knowledge. Since the lawyer is right in his post. But to whom we sell because knowledge? To people. And the usually want personal contact.
This is a sad, sad story. It is a reminder of why the government must always be vigilant in how it conducts its business. Particularly, with how the IRS collects taxes and enforces the Tax Code. The story begins in 2007 and is still winding its way through the courts. A recent decision by a U.S. District Court Judge in Indiana, however, let the IRS off the hook.
There are many websites that claim that for a very low fee they can help you file bankruptcy. Chances are they are not lawyers and do not represent you in any legal capacity. They will take your information and input that information into bankruptcy documents, sending you the documents back so that you may file them with the proper bankruptcy court.
If an employer violates OSHA regulations and a worker is injured or killed as a result, our attorneys may be able to help. OSHA, also known as the Occupational Safety & Health Administration was formed in 1971 as a result of the passing of the OSH Act of 1970. This agency was created to protect workers from unsafe and dangerous work situations, especially those that work in ...
Zachary Chesser, a Muslim convert from Virginia, filed a lawsuit against the FBI and his mother claiming they violated his parental rights. After Chesser’s initial lawsuit was dismissed as frivolous, his lawyer recently appealed the judgment and urged a federal appeals court to revive Chesser’s child custody rights on March 26, 2015, according to the Associated Press.
“Excellent Attorney” Gets 10 Years for Bilking Elderly Clients A 63-year-old New Jersey lawyer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from her clients, most of who were elderly. Barbara Lieberman, now disbarred, was sentenced this month to prison after pleading guilty last November to a single charge of money laundering.
Cambridge Expands Succession Planning Partnership Program Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:56 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Cambridge Investment Research Inc., an independent broker-dealer, is expanding a current offering by a sister company, Continuity Partners Group to provide capital for succession planning and acquisitions to its affiliated advisers.
Can a Chicago DUI Defense Lawyer Suppress Evidence In a DUI Case? by Attorney Uche | Mar 30, 2015 | DUI Law News & Topics | The answer to the question posed above is “in some cases, yes.” When evidence is successfully suppressed, it is inadmissible in court, which can often lead prosecutors to drop cases or judges to dismiss them due to a legal insufficiency of evidence.
If you are reading this, the chances are that you either need a personal injury lawyer, or have a lawyer, but are concerned about his or her abilities to bring about the best possible result for you. Either way, if you have been seriously injured, you need to keep reading. If you have not been seriously injured, some of the following information may be helpful to you.
In what should turn out to be very good news for consumers throughout the country, an agreement was announced by all three of the major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union) (CRAs) with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. This agreement will change the way that the credit reporting agencies handle errors and list unpaid medical bills as part of ...
Does My Car Accident Injuries Have To Be Serious in Order to Sue? An actual injury is an essential element of any personal injury lawsuit. Sometimes, car accident victims may not think that their injuries are severe enough to justify a lawsuit. After all, car accident victims who are well-insured generally have any medical expenses or vehicle repairs paid for regardless of whe ...