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 August 2022
If you have been in an accident, many things could go through your mind. You may be worried about your injuries, the damage to your car, and how you will pay for everything. You may also be considering filing a lawsuit. Filing a lawsuit is a big decision, and it is important to weigh all of your options before making a decision. One option you should consider is settling the case outside of court.
14 July 2022
When working with a bail bondsman to get out of jail when charged with domestic violence, the judge will give you a list of conditions and requirements that you must abide by. Failure to abide by the conditions of bail is deemed a violation and may result in a revocation of your release from jail. Because of this, it is crucial that you understand the conditions of your bail in full.
16 June 2022
Did you take a personal injury case to court but were denied the compensation you need to fully recover? Can you still find success through an appeal? Here's what you need to know about this often unfamiliar part of the legal process. What Is an Appeal? The U.S. legal system is designed to provide opportunities for injustices within its structure to be corrected. One of these tools is an appeal, which is the request for a higher court to reexamine elements of a trial in a lower court.
19 May 2022
Ask anyone about what you should do after getting into an auto accident and they'll give you a whole litany of things to remember. However, it's just as important to avoid engaging in actions and behaviors that could hurt your odds of getting money for your losses. Here are two things you absolutely should not do after an auto collision. Refuse Medical Attention In minor accidents, there's a tendency for people to downplay their injuries and refuse to get checked out by a medical professional while on the scene.
13 April 2022
If you're going through a divorce, and your attorney has recommended mediation, now's the time to prepare. Being prepared for the process can improve your chances of success. If you've never participated in mediation before, you might not know how to proceed. If this is you, read the list provided below. Here are four steps that can help to ensure effective mediation. Know the Mediator When it comes to mediation, the best thing you can do is choose the right mediator.