Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is A No-Asset Bankruptcy Case?

Debt is becoming a common four-letter word that plagues most American households, especially since the economy has been in recession for quite a long time now. The national U.S. debt is quickly approaching $18 trillion and the average household credit card debt is approximately $15,950. It is no wonder that there were a total of 619,069 chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in 2014. If you're considering filing for bankruptcy, chapter 7 may be the best option, as you will be freed of all debts as long as you surrender all of your assets. Read More 

3 Factors That Could Reduce Your Risk Of Divorce

No one enters marriage thinking their union will be short-lived, but the fact of the matter is that 60% of marriages for couples between the ages of 20 and 25 end in divorce. If you are looking for ways to reduce your likelihood of becoming divorced, statistics show that some factors could work in your favor. Here are three factors that could reduce your risk of divorce in the future. Read More 

You Thought You Were Your Child’s Father – Now What?

It's one of the biggest emotional blows a parent can be dealt. You may spend years raising a child, going through highs and lows, only to find out that you are not your child's biological father. If you've found yourself in this situation, you're likely to be feeling pain, anger, and guilt -- especially if you're considering divorcing your spouse. What legal responsibilities do you have to a child who is not your own? Read More 

When Is It Time To Hire An Accident Attorney?

Not all car accidents require the services of an attorney. Some accidents are so minor that no injuries are sustained and no real damage is done. For some other car accidents there is no dispute over fault or who will be responsible for paying the bills. Still, there are many car accidents that warrant services of a lawyer, like the ones found at Kaston & Aberle. Knowing when to call an attorney can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars and hours or days of your own time. Read More 

Can The Fourth Amendment Prevent Police From Searching Your Car?

If you're getting pulled over by a police officer and things continue past the normal routine traffic stop, you might be wondering: is it actually legal for the police to search your car? Do they need some special clearance, or are they able to look into your personal property any time they feel like they want to? The United States Constitution provides some important protection in the laws stated in the Fourth Amendment, but they may not apply in some cases. Read More