Everyone Should Learn a Little about Law
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Everyone Should Learn a Little about Law

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!


Everyone Should Learn a Little about Law

  • Family Campground Injuries: Five Reasons You May Have A Legal Case

    7 July 2015

    Family campgrounds are all about exploring the outdoors. Just because you're experiencing nature, doesn't mean you shouldn't be protected by modern developments. If you or a family member are seriously injured during a camping trip, then the campground owners or other campers could be liable for your injuries.By working with personal injury attorneys, you can determine whether your family should move forward with legal action. Taking the proper legal steps can help you receive compensation for injuries, damaged equipment, and emotional trauma that occurred during the trip.

  • Divorcing In Florida? What Can You Expect To Pay In Alimony?

    16 June 2015

    If you live in Florida and are considering filing for divorce from an unemployed, stay-at-home, or low-earning spouse, you may be concerned about the potential financial ramifications of this decision. Unlike most other states, even those that grant judges generous discretion, Florida courts have the ability to award "lifetime alimony" to a lower-earning spouse. However, this could soon be changing. Read on to learn more about what factors may be considered when determining alimony under current law, as well as potential changes to this law coming in 2016.

  • 3 Factors Used To Prove Wrongful Death Claims Against Law Enforcement

    26 May 2015

    Law enforcement professionals must use their skills and training to safely pursue, capture and transport people accused of committing a crime. Due to the highly volatile nature of these interactions, when something goes wrong in the process, the person in custody could end up with severe injuries leading to their death. When someone dies in police custody, or because of police actions, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death suit to receive compensation for the loss.

  • Filing For Divorce? Four Reasons To Consider Mediation

    24 March 2015

    When it comes to settling a divorce, the legal process can be lengthy and emotional. If your divorce attorney suggests the possibility of mediation, you may wonder if it's right for you. Mediation is a process in which you and your spouse will meet with an independent third party to negotiate the divorce and talk through your final settlement agreement. In most cases, an agreement obtained through mediation is approved through the court system without the necessity for an official hearing in the courtroom.

  • Does Failing To Disclose A Vasectomy Or Tubal Ligation Constitute Fraud?

    10 March 2015

    Marriage requires a certain amount of honesty, especially about something as serious as whether or not one wants to or can have children. Lack of honesty in this area can have dire consequences for a person's relationship and checkbook. If someone lies about or fails to disclose that he or she had a reproductive sterilization procedure when asked, that person could be sued for fraud. Reproductive Fraud Most of the time when couples go to court over reproductive fraud issues it's for failing to take proper precautions to prevent pregnancy.