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How should I testify at my deposition?

Before every case goes to trial, witnesses will be required to give a deposition. This is the out-of-court sworn testimony that is used to gather evidence beforehand, and may, in some cases, be used during the trial, as well. As the person who is being deposed, you are known as the ‘deponent’. We posted last… Read more »

5 Things to Know In Making a Case for Premises Liability

In commercial buildings, private residences, or on public property, faulty design, shoddy construction, poor maintenance or dangerous clutter can lead to slipping, falling, or even being struck by a falling object. Here are some things to know as you decide if you have a case for premises liability. 1. Two Basic Liability Rules.    … Read more »

5 Things To Know About Parenting Coordinators

Navigating the already challenging world of parenthood with someone you’ve had such a stormy history with is not easy. Even the most amicable of divorced couples face differences in opinion that can be incredibly difficult, especially for the children involved. And for high-conflict scenarios, an unbiased party is a necessity to work through charged situations…. Read more »

For gay couples, divorce comes with extra costs

Eun Kyung Kim TODAY Aug. 6, 2013 at 4:01 AM ET When Jason Dottley and his husband ended their marriage last year, neither bothered to hire a lawyer because the couple agreed they had nothing to fight over. “Lawyers are what you get when things get difficult,” Dottley figured. He had no idea just how… Read more »

Federal judge says lesbian Army veteran can sue government over denial of spousal benefits

LOS ANGELES – A lawsuit brought by a lesbian Army veteran and her wife over the denial of disability benefits can move forward over the objections of the Department of Justice, a federal judge in California ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Consuelo Marshall refused to dismiss Tracey Cooper-Harris’ challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage… Read more »

Simon Law Group | Best Motorcycle & Personal Injury Law Attorney Arizona

Arizona motorcycle accident law has many exceptions, and is different than those for car accidents or truck accidents. The Simon law Group – Arizona’s best personal injury law firm has been exclusively handling auto negligence cases, including countless motorcycle accident cases, for more than 29 years. We can help Arizona motorcycle accident victims and their families… Read more »