What To Do After A Hit-And-Run In Virginia

Being on the receiving end of a hit-and-run can be extremely scary, particularly if you receive an injury or a large amount of damage to your car. Leaving the scene of an accident can carry up to a five year prison sentence in Virginia, so it is a very serious crime. If you have been involved in a hit-and-run, you should do everything possible to help police identify the perpetrator. Here are the steps you should take after the accident occurs. Read More 

Considering Bankruptcy But Have A Second Mortgage? What You Should Know About Lien Stripping

If you've been thinking about filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may want to talk with a bankruptcy attorney about how to handle your home mortgage balance. If you have more than one lien on your home, you may want to talk with your attorney about the options available to you for dealing with those additional loans. You may even be able to have those loans eliminated under the terms of your bankruptcy using a process called lien stripping. Read More 

6 Things You Must Do In A High Net Worth Divorce

Anyone who plans to file for divorce should hire a qualified divorce lawyer, but it's especially important to do so if your spouse has a high net worth. Someone with a high net worth typically has at least $1 million in liquid assets, or assets that are easy to convert to cash without losing any of their value. If you plan to divorce someone with a high net worth, there is a lot more money at stake in terms of alimony payments, child support, and division of marital assets. Read More 

Unfair Disability Denials: What You Should Know About Your Rare Medical Condition

If the SSA or Social Security Administration unfairly denies your disability claim because it doesn't recognize your rare medical condition, you need to consult an attorney right away. The SSA denies over 70 percent of first-time disability claims each year. A number of the denials pertain to medical conditions the administration deems unrecognizable according to its stringent approval standards. If this happens to you, you can fight back. Here are things you should understand and know about your case. Read More 

Are You Guilty Of Distracted Driving?

Most people don't get behind the wheel of their car with the intention of killing someone. Unfortunately, due to some of the poor habits that people choose to exhibit while they drive, they become a killer. Each day 9 people die, and more than 1,100 people are injured because of the habits of distracted drivers. This has had such an impact, that many states have passed laws to address these behaviors. Read More