You can only pick and choose what bills to pay so many times before you encounter problems. While keeping a roof over you and your family's head is probably high on your list of "must pays", the time may come when even the rent has to wait. For those contemplating a bankruptcy filing, you may be hoping that you will be able to keep your landlord at bay. The success of that happening has a lot to do with what steps your landlord has already taken to have you removed from the rental property.
- It is important to make sure that you know your rights, as well as know when it is time to hire a civil rights attorney to protect yourself. By hiring a civil rights attorney, you can also try to receive some sort of closure on the injustices that were done to you, and to help ensure that no one else will have to go through what you went through. Still not sure of what situations may call for the hiring of a civil rights attorney, keep reading.
- You may have noticed that consumer bankruptcy comes in two different versions: chapter 13 and chapter 7. They are very different and serve different purposes, so knowing some facts about each type should be mandatory reading before you make your final decision. Read on for a quick primer about each type and decide for yourself. Chapter 13 Known as a debt reorganization plan, this type of bankruptcy is best for those who want to work with their creditors to pay off at least a portion of their debt obligation.
- If you are injured on the job, you may be able to file a workers compensation claim. However, there are times when you may be injured during the scope of your employment, but not while doing your actual job. In these cases, as long as the injury occurred during the scope of your employment, you can file a claim and receive the compensation you are entitled to. So how do you know what the scope of employment is?
- If you've ever had a traffic ticket before you might think that getting charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a piece of cake. You may have been able to simply pay for the ticket and be on your way. However, a DUI is a beast of a different animal and should not be taken lightly. If you're convicted of such a charge you could face ramifications that affect so many other aspects of your life.