Your phone rings. A caller informs you that you have missed jury duty, and in order to avoid going to jail, you must pay a fine. When you explain that you have not received any notice, scammers, posing as an agent of the court or an officer, try to get you to “verify” information about yourself. … Continue reading Trending Now: Jury Duty Scams
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is the legal term for when a person operates a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 % or above, and measures how physically impaired that person is while driving. It is a more serious charge than a DUI which indicates a lower degree of impairment, although in some … Continue reading DWI: What Happens If You Get Behind The Wheel While Intoxicated?
Q: While vacationing over the summer, my car was returned by the hotel’s valet with visible damage. Who is responsible for the cost of repairs? A: In most cases, the establishment is responsible for damages caused by the valet service, so you should first discuss the issue with the hotel manager. However, if anotherguest … Continue reading Valet Parking
With summer in full swing, both travelers and airlines are preparing for vacation season. Here are a few facts that can help you navigate any conflict that may arise while planning your summer travels: Conflict What You Need To Do Overbooking If the airline informs you that you have purchased a ticket for an overbooked … Continue reading Passenger Bill of Rights: What You Need to Know When Plans Change
If you’re headed to court in any capacity, whether as an attorney or simply as someone involved in a legal matter, it’s important to follow the generally accepted rules of courtroom decorum. You may not think etiquette can make or break your case, but following simple DOs and DON’Ts for courtroom behavior can certainly strengthen … Continue reading Put your best foot forward in court
Students and their families who are navigating the college financial aid process can also find themselves victims of identity fraud. The Federal Student Aid program, a division of the Department of Education, offers some advice on how to avoid fraud during this process. When applying for aid at the official Federal Student Aid Website (www.fafsa.gov), … Continue reading Applying for Financial Aid – Identifying Pitfalls
Law offices are made up of many components, and paralegals provide an important part of the support attorneys offer to clients. But what exactly do they do? Paralegals have received formal training and are able perform certain legal tasks in support of and under the supervision of an attorney. Paralegals can handle much of the … Continue reading Paralegals — Part of the Legal Resources Solution
In March 2015, the Member Services Department at Legal Resources was awarded a Silver Stevie® Award in the Front Line Customer Service Team of the Year category at the ninth annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Building on last year’s bronze award in the same category, this year’s Stevie Award winners are the … Continue reading Member Services Wins 2015 Stevie Award!