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How to Set Up a Living Trust

Are you planning for the future? What will happen to your property after you pass? Will it go into months and months of probate while your family wait and pay hundreds in court costs and legal fees? Or, do you have a living trust? Are you considering setting up a living trust yourself? Living Trust A trust is an arrangement […]

Northwestern Ports – Labor Slow-Down Can Sink U.S. Economy

Since June 30th, 2014, over 13,000 International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) members employed by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have been at work without a signed labor contract. Using a dispute tactic called “work to rule”, the union workers follow the rule book (as they should) but to the extreme. This means that the port and dock workers work individually […]

The Nicaragua Canal: Little-Known. Largely Important.

Many have heard of the Panama Canal, but did you know that Nicaragua is planning to open a competing canal? Chinese investors have put forth a $50 billion budget into cutting a 172 mile waterway through Nicaragua to compete with the “American Panama Canal.” Meanwhile, the Suez Canal, which meanders through Egypt connecting to the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, […]

How Do Free Consultations Work in Personal Injury Cases?

Many personal injury attorneys offer free consultations. This allows a lawyer to learn more about the facts surrounding your case before deciding to take you on as a client. As the first step in the process of pursuing a potential personal injury claim, your initial meeting with an attorney will also be an opportunity for you to find out more […]

With The New Year Comes New Laws

Happy New Year! As many of you know, the legislative branch of our government creates the laws of this country and of this state. An interesting fact that most don’t know is that in South Carolina, the Legislature has an expansive role with a preeminent position in the South Carolina Constitution as the “dominant” branch of government. With that being […]

Searching for ‘Divorce’ After Christmas? You’re Not Alone

Family issues often come to a head around the holidays, and Christmas may have you mulling over the possibility of divorce. And you’re not alone. According to The New York Times, there is a “significant rise” in Google searches for “divorce” in the 10 days following Christmas.Times opinion contributor Seth Stephens-Davidowitz attributes this to holiday reflection on dysfunctional facets of […]

Legal How-To: Deciding Which Estate Planning Tool(s) to Use

Estate planning is complicated by the fact that every person (1) is mortal and (2) has his or her own arrangement of property, relationships, and assets. And until this whole ephemeral nature of the human condition problem is solved, it’s a bit easier to focus on the latter complication — sizing up your own situation and deciding which legal instruments […]

Are You Liable For Workers Who Are Injured on Your Property?

There are a number of kinds of service professionals you can invite on to your property to do work: landscapers, roofers, exterminators, etc. But what happens when those workers are injured on your property? Property owners do have certain responsibilities towards those who are allowed on their land, but this does not give workers freedom to be negligent or reckless. […]

Legal How-To: Build a Fence Around Your Property

A fence around your property can serve a range of purposes: marking your property line, keeping trespassers out, and/or providing privacy for your family. However, a fence can also be the source of a potential dispute with your neighbors. With that in mind, making sure that your fence does not violate property laws or local restrictions can help prevent potential […]

5 Thanksgiving Foods and Gifts You Can’t Travel With

Thanksgiving travel means air travel for many Americans, and air travel means abiding by the somewhat opaque rules set up by the TSA. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) still requires that many items must either be shipped or placed in checked baggage in order to make it to your final holiday destination. This leaves many Turkey Day travelers wondering: Can […]

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