Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Attorney”

Podcasts – Supreme Court decision syllabus (SCOTUS)

I have been listening to the Supreme Court oral arguments for years now, but I recently noticed that no one provides the Supreme Court decisions in audio format. But now I found someone has made a podcast which is the reading of the Supreme Court decisions (opinion) summaries. By listening to these podcast below you will know what the Supreme Court decided, in their own words.

(more…)

QLTS OSCE courses help you become a profesional English Solicitor

Job opportunities are good for lawyers in the UK and by starting to become an English solicitor, you improve your opportunities to get more jobs. When you are eligible, it will be easier to practice law cross-border, getting work in England, European countries and more afield in countries such as Russia, South Africa Australia.

As a skilled English solicitor, you will end up in a better position to offer your current and potential clients with more legal services. Along with finding job as a solicitor in Wales and England, (more…)

Learn About Lawyer Retainer Fees

Depending on the nature of one’s legal problem, hiring a lawyer may be necessary. Just like a doctor, accountant or anyone who provides professional services, a lawyer must always be selected with great care. Part of the selection process should include a candid discussion about fees. The nature of your legal issue, the amount of time needed for research, filing papers and appearing in court, along with, the reputation and experience of the lawyer will help to determine what the billing procedure will be and the lawyer’s rate of charge. Types of fees can include: by the hour, a percentage fee, a flat fee, a contingency fee, or a retainer fee. Understanding lawyer retainer fees can help you control your finances better and help you make better financial decisions when working with your lawyer. Here is what you need to know about paying a retainer fee.

Most lawyers prefer to charge by the hour . So, if you speak with the lawyer on the phone, you could be billed for the entire conversation, even if the nature of the call had nothing to do with your legal matter. It’s important to know if your legal fees will cost more than you can afford and what you can do to help bring down the cost. (more…)

Are You Qualified for Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you are unable to work because of a medical condition, you might be qualified to receive disability benefits by means of the Social Security Administration. Prior to starting the application process, you will need to know a few things to consider.

Social Security disability insurance is welfare for workers who cannot continue working because of a serious medical problem. It is a disability insurance plan for workers.  If you played a part in Social Security in the jobs you have had by only paying for an employment tax known as the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), you will be insured for benefits. Keep in mind that your benefits are determined from your employment history. So, when you are no longer on duty and paying for FICA taxes, you will never get extra in benefits, even though your condition worsens. (more…)

How does Title Service work?

Buying a piece of property might be one of the biggest investments in your whole life. If you want to buy a home you are advised to examine the past and present ownership rights to find out if the individual you are buying the property from is the actual property owner , and if these include any limitations to their ownership property right .

Title insurance shields a home buyer and lender against future loss when you find title documents for the home you are buying, is actually inaccurate. Most lenders also need that you have title insurance. You just pay for title insurance at one time and it will have an effect until you finally sell your home or refinance.

Public records are investigated to locate all documents associated with the title. (more…)