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!
12 July 2023
Personal injury lawyers handle different types of injury cases. Unfortunately, many people are only aware of a small number of the different cases that these attorneys handle. As a result, individuals may not know where to turn for help with their specific legal issues. You can avoid finding yourself in this same situation by taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with some of the different types of cases these lawyers routinely handle.
14 June 2023
Facing any kind of criminal charge can be frightening, and the anxiety and fear of the moment can lead to costly mistakes. One of the things that many defense attorneys want their clients to understand is the foundation of their right to remain silent. Unfortunately, many people lack a thorough understanding of their rights and inadvertently waive those rights before ever talking to a lawyer. Here are a few things that your defense attorney hopes you know before you are ever arrested.
4 May 2023
Your criminal trial doesn't have to occur at the same venue where it begins. You can request the court to move your case to a different venue. Below are the reasons you can use for such a request. Improper Venue A criminal trial's venue is the court where the criminal hearing occurs. The venue is usually a court in the county where the crime occurred. For crimes that occur in multiple locations, the venue can be any criminal court within the relevant counties.
30 March 2023
When a long-married couple divorces, it's not likely to be a quick and easy experience. Not only are the couples likely to be older, but they may also be dealing with larger financial issues and a lot of entangled assets. Read on to find out how a long-term marriage that results in divorce is different. How Things Differ for Long-married Divorcing Couples When a couple divorces after a long marriage, there are several special considerations that may come into play.
23 February 2023
While you don't need a lawyer to guide you through the divorce process, you shouldn't underestimate the help you will get from an experienced attorney. While a lawyer can help any divorce go smoothly, there are times when you really do need expert help. When should you hire a divorce lawyer? Your Spouse Has a Lawyer If your spouse has retained a lawyer and you don't do this, then you are at an immediate disadvantage.