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!
13 April 2019
If you intend to divorce your spouse, you may do all you can to keep your children well-rounded and happy. One of the things you might do is encourage your children to spend time with other members of your family, including your parents. However, it's also important for your children to spend time with both sets of grandparents. Here are reasons to encourage a loving relationship between your children and their other grandparents.
6 March 2019
Imagine you and your family have just eaten at a new restaurant. The food seemed fine, but within a few hours of eating, you are starting to feel really sick. Depending on the severity of your sickness, you could be out of commission for a few days, or you may even end up in the hospital. Being sick could lead to losing money from not working, or you may end up paying expensive hospital bills.
29 January 2019
The purchase of a home can be exciting. Unfortunately, many people face the fact they may lose their homes because of financial issues. From the loss of their job to a disability or illness that prevents you from working to an accumulation of overwhelming debt that cannot all be paid, there are many reasons why someone will lose the ability to pay for their home. If you are facing foreclosure on your home, help is available.
21 December 2018
Paying your bills and staying above water can be difficult at times. It can be even more difficult when your employer fails to pay you your full wages. If you have noticed that your paycheck is not what it should be and your employer has not fixed the issue, you will likely need to take action. The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, was put in place to protect wage earners across the country.
8 November 2018
As people go through life, they sometimes forget how important it is to plan for situations that might arise later on. For instance, you must have a plan in place for what will happen to various things in your life during your elderly years, as well as after death occurs. Opening up a savings account and regularly depositing money into it is only one of the steps that should be taken to prepare for your future.