What is ‘Medical Payments Insurance Coverage?’

By Jedidiah McKeehan Medical payments insurance coverage, or “Med Pay” is something that you may have never heard of, but it is an important part of most car insurance policies. So what is med pay coverage? Med pay coverage is coverage that will pay for medical costs related to an auto accident regardless of who […]

What Does It Mean to Continue a Case

By Jedidiah McKeehan I would be lying if I told you that the legal system is fast moving system.  Although some cases can get resolved in a matter of weeks, it can often take months, if not years, for a case to go from beginning to end. Although, there are many factors that play in […]

What is a Failure to Appear?

By Jedidah McKeehan Every day, in almost every county, in every state, in the United States, a criminal defendant is not present for their scheduled court date to address their pending criminal charge(s). Maybe the defendant simply forgot that they had court that day, maybe they got sick and are in the hospital, or maybe […]

Tips on Completing the Paternity Form at the Hospital

By Jedidah McKeehan As a father of two young children, I still remember my time at the hospital surrounding their births. Lots of excitement and happiness, but there was also quite a bit of forms and paperwork to complete. One form I remember filling out with my wife was the paternity form which stated who […]

Where Can You Find a Notary?

By Jed McKeehan From time to time I will draft documents for individuals that they will take with them and they will need to go get someone else’s signature on those documents for the documents to be fully executed. Or I might email documents to be printed off, signed, and returned to me. In addition […]

What Does It Mean To Redact Something?

By Jedidiah McKeehan “Redact” or “redacting” are legal terms you may have heard, or you may have heard of them in some CIA or other politically centered movie.  But what do these terms actually mean? Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines “redact” as, “to obscure or remove (text) from a document prior to publication or release.” So […]

Explaining police reports

By Jedidiah McKeehan Police work is often glamorized and over-dramatized in tv shows and movies.  The police are often in car chases, conducting these really intense interrogations, or using big white boards to connect the dots of how a crime syndicate works. While some of that goes on, not much of it goes on.  If […]

What does it mean to file something under seal?

By Jedidiah McKeehan You may or may not have realized this, but almost all court documents are public records.  If you really wanted to, you could show up at the courthouse and peruse court filings.  In fact, bored reporters may do just that, looking to find a juicy story from a filed lawsuit. Most cases […]

Do’s and don’ts for when you are pulled over for speeding

By Jedidiah McKeehan Okay, so maybe you were driving faster than you should have been.  You see the blue lights behind you.  Let’s walk through the do’s and don’ts from that point forward. Do: Pull over as soon as possible.  Pull way over, not just barely out of the way of traffic. Don’t: Keep driving.  […]