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Alan James Brinkmeier

Alan Brinkmeier’s Legal Guides

425 total


  • What Will My Case Cost in Legal Fees?

    One of the most asked questions in the intial consultation about your legal dispute is, how much will it cost? While this is a good question, there is not a simple answer. This Legal Guide gives a pla

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  • eBay Sales: Do I Need to Report Profits on my Taxes?

    Concerning items sold by you on eBay, yes, you will have to pay taxes on profits. Tax on iprofit from item sold If you are selling old items you may not actually have profit. Selling an old baseball b

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  • Government Oversight: The Internet is NOT PRIVATE!

    An ever-growing amount of people use the Internet and continue to be unaware of the information being collected about them. Persons that use the internet to communicate should know that what you post

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  • Should I Write My Own Power of Attorney?

    Beware when you try to be your own lawyer. Do It Yourself is Not Advised I urge you not to use an online power of attorney form. Those guys that advertise "We put the law on your side" simply aren't t

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  • Two Weeks Notice: I resigned

    Many have ask this simple question about their job resignation. Question I gave two weeks notice that l was leaving my job. My employer said my resignation was effective immediately, and asked me to

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  • Illinois Used Car Sales Are "As Is”

    Illinois use car sales are "As Is" meaning the buyer is deemed to have inspected and accepted the vehicle in its current condition, as a general rule. Contract Most car contracts for used cars in Illi

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  • Tips on How To Hire a Lawyer

    Here are solid tips to help you to hire a lawyer. Check Background Always check background, experience, and disciplinary record before you hire the lawyer. You should inquire about the specifics of a

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  • Step Parent Adoptions

    The adoption process is fairly straightforward for stepparent adoptions, aside from the issue of getting consent. By Agreement Consent will be no problem if the biological father is willing to sign. P

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  • Why can't I sue over a HIPPA violation?

    The federal HIPAA statute does not provide anyone, including any person, with a private cause of action in the courts. How To Report The federal agency in charge of HIPPA is the Health and Human Servi

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  • Letter for Debt Validation Response

    Has a debt collector ever contacted you about a debt that you weren't sure was yours? Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a federal law regulating debt collectors, you can request the debt c

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