Legal Guide (Page 14)

The 5 Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury law is interesting, because there are so many mitigating circumstances involved in each case. When it comes to actually filing a personal injury case and taking a certain individual or party to court, you have to be sure that you were not at fault. These types of claims are usually filed in civil court – not criminal court – and there is no jury. The judge is the sole person to decide if the defendant owes monetary damages to the plaintiff... ❯❯❯

Legal Separation Vs. Divorce: Understanding the Differences

You might not think there is much difference between separation and divorce, aside from that piece of paper that says you’re still married. But when you take the steps to legally separate from your spouse, you’ll find that there are actually several key differences, and it’s important to understand the legal ramifications of separating versus divorcing. In both cases you’ll probably split your household, which is to say, you’ll arrange for and maintain... ❯❯❯

Different Legal Aspects to Consider When Getting Married

Getting married is a big deal. Not only is it a momentous life occasion, but it is also a big legal occasion as well. Being married doesn’t just bond two people together under the tenets of religious and social law – it also bonds two people together under the tenets of the actual law. This is something that is very important to consider when you get married. If you do not consider the legal aspects now, you may regret it later. When it comes down to it,... ❯❯❯

Personal Injury Law: Factors for Determining Legal Responsibility

Personal injuries can be devastating, especially when they lead to lost income or tremendous medical bills. When the injured party doesn't believe that he is at fault for the accident that caused the injury, he can initiate a personal injury lawsuit. When the court system is determining who is at fault for the injury, several key questions are asked. Depending on the answers, the injured party may be able to collect a substantial amount of money in... ❯❯❯

Benefits of Hiring a Document Shredding Company for Your Law Office

When you have a law office, there is a good chance that shredding documents is simply part of maintaining an efficient and well oiled firm. Purging documents is important for a number of reasons. For instance, if you have case files that are past a certain date, or if you have a collection of files for cases that have been closed, there is a good chance that you want to shred them immediately – mainly to make room for new documents. In law, it is... ❯❯❯

Family Law: Different Types of Child Custody

When two people decide to get a divorce, things can get pretty messy, not only emotionally, but legally, as well. The division of assets and separation of a household, however, are nothing compared to the anguish of trying to sort out the custody of the couples’ children. And there are several legal parameters in the field of family law pertaining to types of child custody. This can be more than a little confusing for parents trying to sort out how... ❯❯❯

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Top 5 States With Controversial Gun Law

If you read the news, it seems that every day there is another shooting. People are wondering whether people are getting crazier and more violent, or if gun laws are getting more out of control. It seems that both theories may hold some water, but the issue is often too black and white to come up with one answer. However, it is important to know that gun ownership is a fundamental right and when you start to strip away those rights, you are basically... ❯❯❯

How to Know If You Are Eligible for Criminal Record Expungement

We’ve all done stupid things that we’ve regretted, sometimes immediately afterwards and sometimes not until much later. But if we’re lucky, we didn’t get caught, we learned our lesson, and we didn’t make the same mistake twice. Unfortunately for some people, their criminal misdeeds get them arrested, indicted, and even convicted, creating a permanent record that will follow them for the rest of their lives. This can make it hard to secure gainful... ❯❯❯

Believing the Ads: What to Do if You Have Mesothelioma

Be it television, radio or the Internet, it's hard to escape advertising by lawyers looking for clients who have mesothelioma, a cancer form caused by exposure to asbestos,. The year 2009 holds the record for the highest television advertising spending by lawyers - more than $5 million each in many cases. The size of the market they need to reach out to is not a large one, either - only about 3000 people are diagnosed with this form of cancer each year. ... ❯❯❯

New Toy-Labeling Law Signed in Manila

The desire to protect one’s children from harm is practically a universal law, which may be why there are so many judicial laws in place concerning the health and safety of children, particularly when it comes to consumer goods intended for use by kids. And while some countries are slower than others to develop such regulations, the hope is that they’ll all come around eventually, creating laws that prohibit the sale of harmful consumer goods that are... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Conducting a Basic Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scenes are very delicate. You want to make sure you take the time to thoroughly inspect the area when investigated any crime scene in order to ensure all relevant evidence is appropriately collected and all clues are identified to help police, scientists, lawyers, and investigators work together to solve a crime. Here are 5 essential tips for conducting a basic crime scene investigation. First you will need to have a keen eye. Look for common... ❯❯❯

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How to Prevent Hidden Marital Assets From Going Undetected During Divorce

When you first get married, you never even consider the possibility that you could one day be facing your spouse in divorce court, wondering where all the marital assets have disappeared to. And while your younger, love-struck self would never dream that the person you married would hide away assets just in case of divorce, the older, wiser you is starting to wonder. After all, if you have any notion of the income you and your spouse were earning, as well... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Family Law Attorney

Any time you enter a relationship, get married or decide to have children you do so with only the best of intentions in mind. The future is bright, and you’re building a family with the person of your dreams. Although you won’t want to hear it at the time, the reality is that plenty can go wrong to darken those bright visions for your life. A family law attorney can help you navigate through some intensely emotional situations. So just because you are... ❯❯❯

Are you being compliant? 5 safety rules you may have overlooked

As anyone who’s worked on a construction site will tell you, safety must come first. After all, there is perhaps no other working environment which offers the same potential for injury to anyone who doesn’t show respect to the necessary procedures. Full training should always be provided by your employer, but if you’re looking for a little bit of guidance, then these tips should help to get started: Ensure that you get on or off equipment in the right... ❯❯❯

Construction Site Safety - the Basics

If you’ve never worked on a construction site before, the chances are it might seem like a bit of an intimidating environment. Whilst anyone who is sensible and takes their own safety and the safety of others seriously should be fine, there isn’t any point denying that construction sites can be hazardous. So we’ve put together this essential construction site safety guide to ensure that you, and all others working around you, stay safe whenever you’re on... ❯❯❯

What Is a Structured Settlement?

A structured settlement is an amount of money paid periodically. It usually comes from successful settlement after a lawsuit. When a large amount of money is won structured settlement companies will come in to advise on a plan that will mean the money is paid over time instead of one lump sum. If you want to buy settlement plans then it can mean that you won't be paid the full amount you received in compensation as the rest goes to settlement company.... ❯❯❯

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Criminal Defense Attorney

Just because an attorney has a criminal justice degree, it doesn’t mean that he or she is completely competent to practice law. Whether you are being charged with a crime or one of your loved ones has been charged with a crime – whether it be a \misdemeanor or a felony – finding the right legal defense is critical. There are a number of things to look out for – if you want to increase your chances of winning your case – when a criminal lawyer is provided... ❯❯❯

Obama’s Plan for Climate Change to Face Legal Challenges

If you were to poll a majority of Americans from all ages and walks of life, chances are you would come away from the experience wondering why more hasn’t been done to alter climate policy. Most people agree that environmental sustainability is a crucial issue, and that greenhouse gas emissions and our addiction to fossil fuels is slowly but steadily leading to climate changes that are impacting people around the world. Even President Obama declared green... ❯❯❯

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