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!
18 January 2018
Has your property been hit by a severe storm? If so, you are probably having thoughts like, How could this happen? or This only happened in other cities! You might even have a surreal feeling, not wanting to face what has happened to your belongings. Or, it might be that you are past all of those feelings and you are ready to get down to the business of picking yourself up and restoring your home and your belongings to where they should be.
15 December 2017
Having a teen driver is always a harrowing experience for any parent. Even worse is the fact that their child's potentially bad driving could result in them getting in an accident. If another person is involved, the parent may be in trouble and require an accident lawyer. Teen Accidents Are Very Common It is estimated that teens make up 12 percent of all distracted drivers killed in car accidents and that those under 20 are easily the most distracted.
19 November 2017
Medical doctors are required to provide their patients with an established standard of care. When a doctor is negligent or fails to do this, you may opt to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Of course, lawsuits are not at all simple. If you are the victim of medical malpractice, you might struggle with your next steps. This guide will help you understand what to expect. 1. Medical Malpractice Is Not Simply a Bad Reaction
23 October 2017
Although getting a reverse mortgage may have seemed like a great way for you and your spouse to get some extra money to fund your golden years, it can quickly become a burden if the two of you decide to divorce. Here are two ways legally separating from your spouse can impact your reverse mortgage. The Lender May Call in the Loan Early One of the primary benefits of a reverse mortgage is it doesn't come due until the last surviving spouse no long occupies the home.
25 September 2017
There are some people who do not know how to control their anger and choose to put their hands on someone else to express themselves. When this happens, the victim of the abuse can take the person to court to sue them for the damage that they caused during the attack. If you have been attacked and are considering a personal injury lawsuit, use the following guide to learn what steps to take to make sure that your court case goes as smoothly as possible: