If you have been exposed to toxic mold in a building, you may be entitled to compensation from the liable party. Below are some of the legal principles you can use to seek toxic mold damages. Breach of Warranty Most jurisdictions have laws that require builders or contractors to guarantee their constructions for certain periods. The guarantee may be direct, meaning that it is expressly stated in the purchase contract, or it may be implied, meaning a reasonable person would assume the warranty is in place.
If you want a divorce, you will likely have a lot of questions about it. One such question many spouses have when preparing for divorce is approximately how long they should expect it to take. The exact answer is hard to determine, as many factors will affect the length of time a divorce takes, and here are several factors that will affect your case. Contested vs. uncontested One of the biggest factors that can affect the length of time of a divorce is whether the divorce is contested or uncontested.
Car accidents are messy, literally and figuratively. It's even messy when you weren't the one to blame. However, some wonder if they should engage a lawyer if they weren't the one that caused an accident. After all, if the other person's insurance is going to have to cover the costs of your repair and your insurance rates won't go up as a result, what's the point of spending money on attorney fees?
A chapter 7 bankruptcy filing is about more than just getting out from under a lot of crippling debt. The bankruptcy codes were written with fairness in mind and that means being fair to both the debtor and the creditor. The rules about how much each creditor is paid must be followed and all chapter 7 filers need to understand how this rule can affect them before they even file their paperwork with the courts.
The divorce process can be an all-consuming effort for many couples, and some may make the mistake of not thinking far enough ahead. If your child is young, their college education may seem like a faraway event that you still have plenty of time to plan for. Unfortunately, this type of thinking is ill-advised even when both parents are together. Read on to find out why it's more important than ever to make plans for your child's college education before the divorce is final.
When my ex-husband decided to contest my choice to homeschool our children, I knew that I had to defend my right as the custodial parent. Our custody agreement gave me authority over educational decisions, but he still took me to court. I spent a lot of time working with an attorney to find out how best to handle it, and I did a lot of research on the laws as they applied. If you're trying to defend your educational choices amidst your divorce, this site may help. I've built it to share everything I learned and explain the process that I went through to secure my rights.