If you are currently facing criminal charges, you undoubtedly know that in the event of a conviction you will face a number of potential penalties. One of those penalties, in certain types of criminal cases, is a court order to pay restitution. Because restitution is not a penalty that is even an option much less [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Restitution appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Making the decision to end your marriage is certainly not easy. There is simply no way around the emotional and practical upheaval a divorce typically causes in the lives of everyone involved. You do, however, have some control over how adversarial and contentious the divorce becomes, as does your spouse. Ideally, the two of you [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Lawyer Explains a Marital Settlement Agreement appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
When you hear the term “pre-nuptial agreement” or “pre-marital agreement” you probably envision a high profile Hollywood divorce. After all, the average couple contemplating marriage doesn’t need a pre-nuptial agreement, right? Not necessarily true. At one time, pre-marital agreements were almost exclusively used to protect a wealthy man from losing his fortune to a woman [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Lawyer Explains the Benefits of a Pre-Nuptial Agreement appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you are the defendant in a criminal prosecution, and this is your first experience as a defendant, you are probably worried and confused. The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, particularly if you have never needed to learn anything about it in the past. One of the most important things you can [ ] The post Should I Tell My Criminal Defense Attorney If I m Guilty? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
In today’s electronic world, almost everything occurs in “cyber-space.” People communicate via email or social media, pay bills on their computer, and search for information using the internet. In short, in the 21st century we exist in a cyber-world. It should come as no surprise then to learn that cyber-crimes are the fastest growing category [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Cyber Crimes appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
For most people, reaching the painful conclusion that a marriage cannot be saved is not easy. The divorce proceedings that follow can be even more emotionally draining if the parties take an adversarial stance with each other. If, however, the parties remain amicable, it is possible to work out a mutually agreeable Marital Settlement Agreement [ ] The post Do I Need a Divorce Attorney If We Have Already Reached an Agreement? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you have made the difficult decision to end your marriage, the next step is to begin the legal process of divorce. If you have never been through a divorce before, navigating the legal system may seem intimidating. Having an experienced divorce attorney by your side will make the entire process easier, and ensure that [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Lawyer Explains Discovery appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.