Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

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  • Motorcycle Injury Statistics

    Studies by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration consistently show that that operating a motorcycle on the roadways in America is a risky proposition, with accident rates much higher that other motor vehicles. Here are some startling and sobering statistics. The number of fatal cra... Read more

  • Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, 743 people were killed in 2013 in accidents involving bicycles, a decrease from the high of 772 in 2006, but a significant increase from just two years earlier, when the death toll stood at 682. The injury rate, which has hovered at or above 50,000 f... Read more

  • Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation (DCMWC)

    The Federal Black Lung Program, administered by the Division of Coal Minne Workers' Compensation, is a federal program that serves coal miners and their survivors who are currently receiving federal workers' compensation benefits, or who have filed a claim for benefits. The DCMWC handles all cla... Read more

  • The L-1 Visa Application Process

    There are two ways that an employer may obtain an L-1 visa, granted to allow certain individuals temporary residency status for the purposes of working in the United States—the blanket visa process and the regular visa process. With the blanket visa process, an employer meeting certain criteria f... Read more

  • Taxation of Non-Immigrants with H-1b Status

    An H-1b visa gives employers the opportunity to hire temporary foreign workers in certain specialty occupations. The H-1b is what is known as a "non-immigrant" visa, meaning that workers in the United States under this type of visa are not seeking permanent residency status, and may only stay in the... Read more

  • Texas Divorce Law—The Basics

    When you are considering filing for a divorce in Texas, it's important that you understand some of the basics before you file. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. Do You Have to Be a Texas Resident? If So, For How Long? The Texas courts do not have jurisdiction in a divorce proc... Read more

  • Divorce in Texas—An Overview

    Thinking about filing for divorce in Texas? Here are some things you'll want to know. Qualifications to File in Texas Texas law requires that one of the parties reside in the state for at least six months immediately preceding the filing of a divorce complaint. This applies to military personn... Read more