I was recently asked to put together a new Last Will and Testament for my father and stepmother. Not a problem, I am a lawyer and can probably swing it. As I slogged through the creation of their documents, I realized that everybody really should take care of this kind of thing. Even many lawyers … Continue reading You Need A Will – Part 2, POA
Tune in for another batch of true crime stories from my days as a Public Defender. Some details have been altered to protect identities. Click here for the first few crime stories if you skipped over those ones. Next Case - "The Mother and Child Reunion is only a Motion away" - Paul Simon Not … Continue reading More Tales from the Crimeside
One drawback to being the lawyer in a family is that by default, you are looked upon for all things legal. This happens despite the almost guaranteed phenomenon that a lawyer will tend to specialize and become less and less familiar with legal topics outside of his or her specialty. Would you want your podiatrist … Continue reading I Bet You Need A Will
A Jurist is one who has thorough knowledge and experience of the law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar. First things first, a little definition/word origin refresher; A lawyer is a person who practices law, whereas a judge is a person who presides over the law. Lawyer - One versed in law, one … Continue reading What Makes A Good Jurist?
If your blog is going to thrive and grow, it has to at some point break out of its original parameters. I have decided to add some context(crime stories) from my days as a criminal defense attorney with the public defender. Some details have been changes to protect involved parties. "Dead Men Tell No Tales" … Continue reading Tales from the Crimeside