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!
8 September 2017
A person who violates your privacy, for example, by revealing your embarrassing or secret information, should compensate you for the ensuing damage. Here are some of the damages you can collect from such a claim or lawsuit: Emotional Distress Having someone invade your privacy is distressing, especially if the invasion involves a disclosure of embarrassing facts. For example, rape is a traumatizing experience that nobody should ever have to relive. Therefore, if you are a rape victim who has managed to keep your ordeal private for a long time only to have someone reveal your experience, it's clear that you will be emotionally distressed.
3 September 2017
If you have received a speeding ticket and you want to dispute it in traffic court, you might want to think about hiring a speeding ticket attorney to help you. Even though you can technically represent yourself and your defense in court on your own, you might not want to do that. Here is why: You Might Not End Up With Points Against Your License Not all traffic tickets result in points against your drivers license, but some do.
23 August 2017
There will be two legal ways of ending a marriage if it finally comes down to making this big decision. You can have your marriage annulled or get divorced. Annulments are not always possible since they are typically used for short marriages. However, be aware that an annulment will either invalidate the marriage or make it like it never happened. You'll need to have a strong case to present to a family court judge if you want to move forward with an annulment.
14 August 2017
Getting hurt while you are on the job cannot only result in a serious injury, it can also lead to long-term absence from work. In many cases, there is no need to hire an attorney. However, some cases can be complicated and will benefit from legal help. If an attorney is not in your budget, there are some ways to get free or low cost legal assistance. The following are some strategies you can consider:
27 July 2017
When most people consider estate planning, the first thing that comes to mind is a last will and testament. In all likelihood, nothing will ever replace the will as the premier estate instrument, but you should understand that you can do a better job of planning for your estate using methods that are far superior to a will. Read on to learn how simple and easy it can be to minimize a will and create a better estate plan.