While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
16 November 2023
Filing for bankruptcy can be a tough decision, but representing yourself in court during the process can take the difficulty level to a whole new level. Too often, people try to file for bankruptcy on their own without consulting a bankruptcy lawyer. While this may save them money in the short term, it can end up costing them much more in the long run. Here are five cons of taking on a bankruptcy case without a bankruptcy lawyer.
22 August 2023
Are you a property owner who has been contacted about the need for an easement on your property? While some parties may have the right to make such a claim, you also have rights as a property owner to keep in mind. For best results when dealing with an easement request or claim, you should contact a real estate attorney. Here's how the right attorney can help you with this situation.
22 August 2023
When one imagines a personal injury claim, scenes of dramatic accidents might come to mind. However, for legal proceedings, emotion isn't the focal point. The crux lies in a less sensational, yet critical aspect: negligence. Proving negligence is the bedrock of many personal injury cases, and it can make or break a claim. Understanding the fundamental elements involved is essential for anyone navigating this legal terrain. Duty of Care Every individual has a legal obligation to act in a manner that does not cause harm or injury to another.
12 July 2023
Personal injury lawyers handle different types of injury cases. Unfortunately, many people are only aware of a small number of the different cases that these attorneys handle. As a result, individuals may not know where to turn for help with their specific legal issues. You can avoid finding yourself in this same situation by taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with some of the different types of cases these lawyers routinely handle.
14 June 2023
Facing any kind of criminal charge can be frightening, and the anxiety and fear of the moment can lead to costly mistakes. One of the things that many defense attorneys want their clients to understand is the foundation of their right to remain silent. Unfortunately, many people lack a thorough understanding of their rights and inadvertently waive those rights before ever talking to a lawyer. Here are a few things that your defense attorney hopes you know before you are ever arrested.