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Small Claims Court – What is it and do you need a lawyer?

Many times I get a call that goes something like this: I lent $2,000 to a friend, and he is refusing to pay me back. I want to hire you to sue him. Or: A plumber was at my house to fix something and ended up making it worse, and now the new plumber said that it will cost an additional $800 to fix … [Read more...]

Lessons from Casey Kasem’s Death

Recently Casey Kasem died in a hospital moments after a judge gave Kasem’s daughter permission to authorize the removal of Kasem’s feeding and hydration tubes. For those old enough to remember Casey Kasem’s Top 40 countdown every Sunday, it is also easy to remember Terri Schiavo. For all of us, … [Read more...]

Sometimes You Can’t Turn Lemons into Lemonade – Understanding Louisiana’s Lemon Law

Buying a new car can be exciting. Choosing all your options, waiting for the delivery, and then finally dropping off your old junker that has been giving you problems, and driving off the lot in problem-free new car. But what do you do when you discover that your problem-free new car isn't exactly … [Read more...]

Can he sue me? / Can I sue him?

I am often asked the question, “Can he sue me for that?” or “Can I sue him?” and my answer is always the same: Yes. Anyone can sue anyone else for any reason. As long as the plaintiff (the one doing the suing) is willing to sign a Petition (the paper that initiates a lawsuit) and pay the filing fee, … [Read more...]