A guardianship is a legal decision made by the court regarding who is allowed to make decisions for another person. The “guardian” is the person who is legally allowed to make decisions for the “protected person”. Guardianship may be necessary for young or old people, there is no age restriction. Follow the link below to learn more.
The calculation of jail time involves many different factors such as the severity of the crime, and if someone was a first offender. Click the link below to learn more!
Did you know that only about 4-5% of personal injury cases go to court? That means that about 95-96% of personal injury cases are solved pre-trial. Follow the link below for more information like this.
Oh no, someone was injured at work! Do not panic. Linked are eight things that should be done after a workplace injury. We’ll add one more: get in touch with a workers’ compensation attorney.
Have you heard of the 27/65 rule? This is a rule regarding basic traffic tickets. With your first ticket, you can likely expect a 27% increase in your insurance for the next 5 years. If you receive a second offense within those 5 years, you can likely expect a 65% increase in your insurance. Follow the link to learn more about this rule.
It is important for workers to understand that it is their right to work in a safe environment. Most employers are required to provide employees with job safety training and any equipment necessary to keep the employee safe. Contact our office if you have been injured at work and want compensation.
Getting pulled over can be scary if it is your first time or if you know you were doing something against the law. We have compiled a list of 5 things you SHOULD do during a traffic stop. Follow the link to learn what they are before you need them!
Divorce can be tough. Not only for each spouse, but also for any children, pets, or other family members that may be involved. The divorce process is accomplished by negotiation, mediation, and/or litigation. At Gatzke and McFadden Law Offices, we strive to be conscientious of the cost to you, as well as finding a resolution.
Power of attorney is an important part of a comprehensive estate plan. Unfortunately, it is too often overlooked. Learn more about the benefits of having a power of attorney in place.
SSDI is a type of disability benefit that covers disabled workers who have paid into Social Security through FICA taxes. People receiving this benefit typically have earned enough “credits” or quarters of work to qualify.