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!
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.
12 August 2020
Today, most people dedicate more of their time to plan a holiday, where they'll eat dinner, or which car they'll get instead of thinking about estate planning. Although these aspects of life are essential, you still need to think about what will happen to your assets once you are gone. After all, you worked so hard to own everything you have, and it's only fair that you give it to whomever you want.
16 July 2020
If you have a car accident, you might think the easy thing to do is to try to handle it yourself first. If you have a problem, you can always call a lawyer. The reality is it doesn't work that way. If you make a mistake, it could have permanent consequences that no lawyer can fix. Here's what can go wrong. Missed Insurance Deadlines When you have an accident, the first step is notifying your insurance company.
15 June 2020
Now that malls are opening back up, you may be heading out to shop again. If you do, watch your step. Malls had to close their doors several months ago. That means management might not be prepared for customers. If that's the case, you'll be at risk for accidents and injuries. If you're injured while shopping at the mall, don't take chances. Making mistakes may cost you your right to compensation.
30 April 2020
No one wants to do jail time. Most of those arrested will do almost anything to avoid incarceration, and fortunately, most judicial authorities agree with that sentiment. Jails are already overcrowded, dangerous, and expensive to maintain, so most states now have a laundry list of jail alternatives for those who meet the qualifications. Read on and see if one of the below options sounds better than jail to you. Special Courts – Many counties now offer those accused of certain crimes a chance to change their lives without having to go to jail.