Unusual Tax Deductions That Held Up In Court

30 June 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Reporting taxes is a process that feels like it's littered with rules and pitfalls. Every tax lawyer has stories about unusual deductions that people tried to claim, and there are always some surprising ones that actually held up in court. Let's take a look at three real situations that required the help of a tax attorney to sort out. Is It Really a Business Expense? In 1984, a couple, John and Joana French, wrote off expenses for the maintenance and use of a private plane. Read More 

3 Benefits of Using a Private Process Server Instead of the Sheriff’s Department

28 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you need to have legal paperwork served on an individual, you have a few options. Depending on the paperwork, you may be able to ask a friend or family member to serve the paperwork. However, many people want to keep their friends and family out of their legal issues. If that is the case, you can have the sheriff serve the paperwork or a process server. While a process server costs more than using the sheriff's department, there are many benefits associated with using one. Read More 

Medical Board Inquiries And Complaints: What Physicians Need To Keep In Mind

25 April 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

State medical boards are there to protect both the public at large and the professional reputation of physicians in general. They make certain that physicians who shouldn't be practicing have their licenses revoked. However, the medical boards can also sometimes be a little too aggressive in their approach, and a physician can end up with his or her license in jeopardy unfairly.  If you're a physician, here's what you need to keep in mind about protecting your medical license and livelihood: Read More 

What Does A Real Estate Lawyer Do? Do You Really Need One?

21 March 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are buying a home, you most likely will be advised to contact a lawyer, and not just any lawyer, but one who deals in real estate matters. If you are a new homebuyer, you might wonder why this is a necessary step and perhaps think hiring one is more money than it's worth. But there are really important reasons that every home buying transaction should include a real estate lawyer or legal service. Read More 

Why Companies Should Hire Defense Attorneys When Addressing Workers’ Compensation Claims

11 February 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you own a business that involves a lot of inherent dangers, your workers will experience accidents from time to time. Unfortunately, this comes with workers' compensation claims. If you're worried about dealing with them alone, contact a workers' compensation defense attorney, like those at Dawson & Associates, LLC. They can assist in so many ways.  Detect Fraudulent Reports  Sometimes workers go through extraordinary lengths to fake an injury at work so they can receive benefits. Read More