Attorney-client privilege is a legal guarantee that safeguards your privacy and makes it possible for an attorney to represent you in the best way possible. At its most basic level, attorney-client privilege means your attorney cannot be forced to share your private information with anyone else – not your family members, not your employer, not even to law enforcement - with a few specific exceptions.…continue reading
It took only a few minutes for a tornado to rip through Jacksonville, destroying homes, businesses, utilities and public facilities. The cleanup efforts began the morning after the March 19 storm, and they are expected to continue for months. Hundreds of volunteers have been working throughout the community to clear debris and restore some semblance of normality. Homeowners and business owners will continue to reach out to professionals to help with this work, and now is the time to…continue reading
Having a car accident is something many of us would prefer not to think about. However, knowing what to do in case of an accident can make a big difference in how it will affect your life. Taking a few simple steps can protect your legal liability and make sure you are not cheated out of the resources you deserve to recover.
Driving a car is a complex job that requires a person's full attention. Unfortunately, distractions such as cell phones, GPS devices, bluetooth players and smart watches tempt us to take our eyes off the road and increase the chances of serious accidents. We're all aware of the dangers of drunk driving, but state legislatures are now passing laws to crack down on the hazards of distracted driving.…continue reading
2018 is here, and for many of us the start of a new year is a time to reflect on ways we can make our lives better. If you’re looking for some good New Year’s Resolutions, I have a couple you might consider. First, I suggest you take a good look at your will. If it’s more than five (5) years old, there’s a good chance that your circumstances in life may have changed. Births, marriages, deaths, retirements and promotions are just some of the events that can alter your decisions about whom…continue reading