26 01, 2015

DO I NEED A CEDAR RAPIDS PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM OR CAN I HANDLE MY CASE MYSELF?

2017-06-06T14:16:24-05:00

  When someone calls our Cedar Rapids personal injury law firm for a free initial consultation, we always ask questions to determine whether this is a case a caller can handle themselves.  We do this for two reasons: 1) It has been our experience in over 20 years of handling serious personal injury cases at our Cedar Rapids personal injury law firm that being honest with a new caller helps save the caller an attorney fee when the facts of their case are such that the caller can handle the case themselves; as you can imagine, the caller appreciates our honesty and more often than not, rewards our firm by calling back in the future should they (or their friends or family members) get in a future accident where we can help;  and 2) Our Cedar Rapids personal  injury law [...]

DO I NEED A CEDAR RAPIDS PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM OR CAN I HANDLE MY CASE MYSELF?2017-06-06T14:16:24-05:00
5 01, 2015

Interference With Inheritance: What To Do When Someone Is Stealing Your Inheritance

2017-06-06T14:16:40-05:00

   We’ve all heard the horror stories: someone suspects a brother, sister, or some other relative or person is stealing assets from an older relative which, indirectly, may mean someone’s inheritance is being stolen or taken as well.  While the story varies a little, it typically goes something like this: Our Cedar Rapids personal injury law firm gets a call from a brother, sister, niece, nephew, or some other relative—or even a non-relative—who states that their brother or sister or some other person has become an “attorney in fact” or “agent” under a Power of Attorney (POA) for the purpose of “taking care of the affairs” of a parent, grandparent, or some other person.  The caller has been ignoring the fact that it seems, little by little, that the agent under the POA is taking advantage of the situation, and [...]

Interference With Inheritance: What To Do When Someone Is Stealing Your Inheritance2017-06-06T14:16:40-05:00