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!
15 January 2021
Equal pay for equal work is a contentious issue between workers and employees. That's especially the case when an employer appears to be providing unequal pay on the basis of sex, race, disability, or age. It's reasonable to wonder, though, whether your claim stands a good chance of success. The following examines several things that often factor into equal pay cases. Covered Forms of Compensation A wide range of types of compensation are covered by the two dominant laws that cover pay equality.
14 December 2020
When you and your ex-partner are trying to figure out how you will raise your child, you might decide that it is cheaper to handle several aspects of your child custody arrangements out of court. For example, you might decide to come to a child support agreement on your own. While this might be more efficient and less expensive, there are several reasons why this might backfire. Your Child Support Agreement Won't Be Enforceable
12 November 2020
As a parent, you might have carefully chosen a daycare facility to take your child to, and you might think that you should be able to trust the daycare to provide your son or daughter with the best possible level of care. Unfortunately, though, there is the possibility that your child could be injured while at daycare. If this happens, then you might need to take legal action by hiring a personal injury lawyer.
15 October 2020
It is usually a traumatic experience when you are bitten by a dog. For many people, the experience is a shock because they didn't see it coming. If this ever happens to you, there are a few things you should know. If the dog is still loose, call the police Sometimes a dog will be loose, and after biting a person, the dog will be apprehended by the owner, but just as likely, the dog will wander off.
11 September 2020
Landlords have certain responsibilities for their tenants. A landlord who shirks their responsibilities becomes responsible for the injuries or damages their negligence causes. Below are some examples of injuries for which landlords might be responsible. Toxic Exposure Landlords must keep their tenants safe from toxic substances or prevent their tenants' exposure to the substances. Consider lead, a toxic substance widely found in construction materials. Since lead is poisonous, landlords must take relevant measures to prevent exposure to tenants.