Does a Spouse Commit Civil Theft by Taking Funds From a Corporation Jointly Owned With Her Spouse?

  Incorporating a business offers shareholders a number of key protections by creating a legal separation between the business’ assets and the shareholders’ personal assets. Yet when a corporation is jointly–and solely–owned by two spouses, it can be tempting to see the business’ assets as part of the marital estate. However, the fact that the […]

How to Become a Legal Guardian of Person, Estate or of Both

  A legal Guardian is someone with the legal authority to care and make decisions for a minor child or incapacitated adult.  Becoming a legal guardian over someone else involves filling out a number of forms and going through one or more court proceedings to be sworn in as the Guardian. It is extremely important […]

Understanding How Property and Assets are Divided in a Divorce

Divorce is already a stressful process, and is often further complicated by the division of assets and property in a marriage. When pursuing a divorce settlement, you should clearly identify marital assets, and consider any other components that may affect or contribute to property division. Laws vary by state, so this is something you should […]

How a plea bargain / plea deal / plea agreement works.

The terms – plea bargain/deal/agreement are interchangeable.  The best way to explain how it works is just to look at the nature of the word “bargain,” “deal” and “agreement.”  The terms in the business world mean that each side, the seller and the buyer, get something that they like.  Just like buying a car, at […]

What Will Happen If I Stopped Paying Alimony? | Daniel J. Wright Law

If you are ordered by a judge to pay alimony after divorcing your spouse, you are legally responsible to complete this financial duty. There are both financial and legal consequences if you fail to make payments. If you are curious to learn what could happen if payments are not made, please read below for more […]

Competent Legal Counsel

Competent Legal Counsel Rockville, MD  I understand the challenges my clients face in criminal defense, business law, family law matters, and more. In any area, it’s important to seek competent legal counsel sooner rather than later. Check out this chart that shows my areas of expertise!

Five Ways to Settle Business Disputes

Business Law Lawyer Rockville, MD  Business law issues and concerns can be very complicated, invoking numerous aspects of your firm’s overall business strategy and potentially involving numerous state and federal laws. We can use these five steps to negotiate any business disputes: Stop yelling, start talking  Get to the root of the problem  Re-evaluate goals/plans  Use […]

How Body Language Affects Negotiation

Body language is the unspoken and non-verbal mode of communication. We communicate through smiles, frowns, grimaces, eye contact, poise, and gestures. The value of body language is just as important in business negotiations. We can connect to people by establishing a sense of rapport by matching body language patterns. By mimicking others, it can create […]

Workable Solutions for Family Law Matters

Family Law Lawyer Rockville, MD  Family law matters such as divorce and child custody change lives forever. We help clients come up with workable legal solutions that won’t damage the fabric of their family. More than anything, we are here to provide the legal services clients need to put their family law problems behind them and […]

Challenging Tasks for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorney Rockville, MD  The most challenging and pervasive task of the criminal defense attorney will always be to change the minds of other people. And there are three realities of any juror’s mind that blocks persuasion and make them predictably irrational: The most challenging and pervasive task of the criminal defense attorney will always […]