If you are arrested for DUI, you must call the DMV to request a hearing regarding the suspension of your license. Sometimes, if you have too many points on your driving record, the DMV will hold a “negligent operator” hearing in which your license may be suspended, revoked, or restricted.
We represent municipalities, counties, and public agencies in both litigation and administrative hearings in a variety of cases such as personal injury, wrongful termination, property damage, and other areas.
Eminent domain allows federal, state, county or city governments to take ownership of private property and convert it to general public use. If the government entity proves the the interest of the public requires the use of said private property, it uses eminent domain to warrant the purchase of that property.
Inverse condemnation is done in contrast to eminent domain in which the property owner takes action when the government entity does not uphold or follow the eminent domain procedures.
Employment law involves the legalities in employer/employee relationship. This can include benefits, unemployment compensation, administrative violations, employment discrimination, and workplace injury.
Personal injury suggests any type of injury sustained in accidents. This kind of injury typically emerges from motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, usage of faulty products, or wrongful death claims.
A tort is a civil wrong that causes a plaintiff to suffer loss or damage, causing a pursuit of legal accountability for the individual who commits the tort. This can comprise of negligence, financial damages, injuries, emotional abuse, invasion of privacy, and other issues.
Medical malpractice happens when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional causes an injury or death to a patient through a negligent act or omission. Generally, the negligence is a result of misjudgments in diagnosis treatment, rehabilitation, or health management.
Elder abuse occurs when a single or repeated act of ill-treatment or suffering is inflicted on an older person in a relationship where there is an expectation of care and trust.
Internal affairs refers to the law enforcement agency that examines and questions happenings and probable suspicions of law violations and professional misconduct found in personnel and officers on the force.
White-collar crimes can be categorized as fraudulent acts carried out by business and government professionals.The acts may include corporate fraud, money laundering, mortgage fraud, and embezzlement.
Driving under the influence (DUI) is the crime of driving, operating, or being in control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs in which the driver is unable to safely operate or drive a motor vehicle.
An assault crime is the act of causing physical harm or unwanted physical contact upon a person. An assault crime can also be that of the offender presenting a threat or making an attempt to commit the act.
Domestic violence is the deliberate terrorization, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior committed by one intimate partner against another.
Sexual assault refers to sexual interaction or conduct that happens without permission from the victim. This includes attempted rape, unwelcome touching, forcing a victim to partake in sexual acts, and rape.
Murder is the killing of one human being by another unlawfully and with premeditation.
Corporate governance is the assembly of guidelines, practices, and procedures for use in directing and managing a corporation.
Mergers and acquisitions is a term used to identify the merging of companies or assets through several forms of financial transactions.
Investment management is the handling of financial assets and other reserves. Managing includes plans for obtaining and placing holdings, banking, accounting, and tax services.
Bankruptcy is a legal procedure through which people and entities unable to repay debts to creditors seek relief from their debts. It is mostly imposed by a court order.
Corporate compliance is the technique in which a company check lists and guarantees that it is following all the laws and regulations that apply to their business.
We assist in the establishment of contracts and agreements between two or more parties. A contract is a detailed agreement with terms and conditions, are compellable by the court. An agreement is an arrangement between two or more parties.
Estate planning is the groundwork of responsibilities that assist to manage an individual’s asset base in the occurrence of their demise or death. The planning includes the inheritance of assets to heirs and the disbursement of estate taxes. Most estate plans are set up with the help of an attorney experienced in estate law.
A will is a document that guides who will obtain your possessions at your death and it assigns a legal representative to accomplish your requests. By contrast, a trust can be used to initiate allocating possessions before death, at death, or after death.
Power of attorney is the power to act for another person in indicated or all legal or financial matters.