Frequently Asked Questions

Litigation

Q. What does “personal injury” mean?

A. “Personal injury” refers to an injury to the body or mind. In the legal context, personal injury claims arises when injuries of this sort are inflicted upon the client by a third party, whether that third-party happens to be an individual or legal entity.

Q. I think I have a potential case. How much will it cost me to get my case reviewed?

A. At K. Perkins Law Firm, LLC, we review personal injury and other plaintiff’s cases (case where you would be seeking recovery for personal or financial harm) at no cost. Every consultation is complimentary and confidential, regardless of whether or not we take your case.

Q. What are Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations?

A. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is designed to help protect consumers from receiving unwanted, prerecorded or autodialed phone calls, as well as unwanted faxes. Some recipients of these unsolicited calls and faxes may be eligible for relief and monetary compensation pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 221, as amended by the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005.

Q. What is a Class Action lawsuit?

A. In a Class Action lawsuit, one or more people sue on behalf of a larger group. Class actions allow one person who has been harmed to represent an entire group individuals who have experience similar harm by the same entity. Where as it would be very hard for one person to manage the litigation, class actions allow hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people who have common issues to fight for justice.


Business Law

Q. What advice would you give to a company in financial trouble?

A. The most important thing is to preempt any problems when possible. Consult experienced professionals for help before there is a crisis. Taking action early is important to your plan’s success.

Q. Why would my business benefit from having a transactional attorney?

A. A transactional attorney can save a business significant amounts of money by explaining the regulatory steps required for transactions and any possible pitfalls or areas that might lead to a lawsuit.

Q. Why would my business benefit from having an attorney?

A. Kimberly Perkins is an experienced business attorney familiar with corporate law and business organization. This knowledge is crucial to establishing and maintaining a successful business.


Probate Law (Estate Planning and Wills)

Q. Do I need a will?

A. Anyone with property and assets that would need to be distributed in the event of death should have a basic will.

Q. What should I do if I have loved on that dies without a will?

A. When an individual dies without having a valid will in place, the law deems this person’s estate “intestate” and any property belonging to this individual is distributed under the state’s intestacy laws. In order to oversee this probate process, it would be advisable for you to hire a lawyer to help you become the administrator of your loved one’s estate.

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