Legal

The Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

The Bill of Rights are the basis of our freedoms and protection from the government allowing us to live the way we are.

CarFax Woes ? Top 5 Things To Watch For

More than a few times a week we get telephone calls from car buyers who received a ?clean? CarFax report from the dealer from whom they purchased a vehicle. Weeks or months later, the unfortunate buyer learns that the car had been in a prior wreck or, worse, that it may have been bought back by the manufacturer but not ?branded? as a lemon under state law.

What is a trademark anyways?

We're not necessarily talking about Elvis' trademark sideburns or Catherine Hepburn's trademark voice, but that's not too far from the path.

Compromise Agreements and tax

Many employees pay too much tax on their Compromise Agreements. Some solicitors are not aware of how payments will be treated for tax purposes and their clients end up paying far more than they need to.

What Are Living Trust Scams

If you are considering a living trust, be careful. There are scam artists everywhere.

DNA Profiling: Its Uses in Court

Stronger evidence in courtrooms?it?s what every attorney, defendant, and plaintiff dreams of. Beginning in the last 1980s, this is exactly what began to surface through DNA profiling.

The Death Penalty, Is it Good Or Bad?

I am and always have been the pro death penalty, however, even though I am pro death penalty, I probably would not be willing to pull the switch or push the button. I do not think that this makes me a hypocrit. Please bear with me while I explain.

Aviation Accident Lawyers & Lawsuits

Although today?s air travel is one of the safest forms of transportation, aviation accidents still happen and can become a living nightmare for those involved.

California Contractor License Bond

Before a contractor can receive a contractor?s license in California, the contractor must register with the California Contractors State License Board and pay a Contractor's License Bond or a cash credit.

Courtroom FEA: But my expert has hand calculations

It is very important that design engineers do hand calculations. It is very important that engineering expert witnesses do hand calculations. Hand calculations are good. But they aren't good enough in a high stakes courtroom battle.

Courtroom FEA: Does FEA apply to my case?

Many attorneys hire metallurgists to study failures across many industries. Similarly, finite element analysis is regularly applied to a vast array of products. As discussed in previous issues of Courtroom FEA, FEA applies when something bending or breaking is an issue.

Estate Planning - Rules and Trustees

Reviews problems associated with forming a trust such as deciding the powers which the trustee(s) have and do not have relative to the assets placed into a trust.

Understanding Tort

Tort law is different from the laws of contract, restitution, and the criminal law. Contract law protects the parties involved when expectations arise from promises, restitution prevents unjust enrichment and compensation for wrong doing, and criminal law punishes crimes that are so severe (like murder, rape, fraud) that society has a direct interest in preventing and dealing with them. Note that many wrongs can result in liability to both the state (as criminal activity and proceedings) and to the victims (as torts).

Scaffolding Accidents in the UK

We all know how hazardous shoddy scaffolding can be. Insecure bracing, poor materials, unsafe construction, lack of attention to safety board regulations ? all lead to scaffolding accidents all over the UK.

How to Behave in Divorce Court

If you or your spouse are unable to agree on the terms of your divorce, everything will be decided by a judge in a final court trial. You have a right to request a jury trial. In many states, including Florida, the ?bench trial? is the trial of choice for a divorce case. A bench trial has no jury. So in a typical divorce, the judge is the most important person in your life. So it is best to always "play to the judge" throughout your case.

Do You need an Accident Lawyer in Ohio?

An Accident lawyer Ohio helps you to claim the compensation for the agony or sufferings you have due to the accident met and also claim for the property loss due to accident.

Free Online Searches For Criminal Records ? A Must Have

When conducting due diligence research work, part of the process is free online searches for criminal records. You will be amazed to know how much you can learn through the Internet alone. A diverse medium, the Internet offers several web portals to tons of public record information which can help you with your free online searches for criminal records. Below are some of these websites, along with brief descriptions of the type of information they contain.

Attorneys

First, you need to consider all areas of the law. Once you have narrowed your choices down to a three you should start seeking as much information on those choices that you can possibly fund. You will also want to determine what type of firm you want to practice. Maybe you want to do corporate law where you have the opportunity to make partnerships or maybe you want to head out on your own.

Commercial Litigation Financing

A person who suffers a personal injury caused by another person can go in for litigation cases. Similarly, companies too are often involved in litigation. The reason can be attributed to the competitive market and ?unfair competitions,? too. Here the simple disputes in the conduct of business and commercial transaction sow the seeds for litigation.

What is Fair Use?

Determining protection can be complex. Fair use is often disputed, and it is difficult for legal scholars to understand, and even more difficult for publishers to decipher. When determining fair use there are a few questions that help determine whether a copyright violation has occurred.

Advice on Claiming Compensation for Accidents at Work

If you are involved in an accident at work, it will be necessary for you to show that your injuries were caused by the negligence of your employer. Your employer is also responsible for the actions of work colleagues who cause accidents involving injury.

Mississippi Child Support Laws The Magnolia State

The child support enforcement office is able to assist custodial parents in locating a non-custodial parent, enforcing child support, establish paternity, and any other assistance the custodial parents may need.

Choosing A Process Server

In civil court matters, a process server is someone who serves or delivers legal documents, ie. subpeonas, summonses, court orders, various legal notices and in some cases writs. Process servers normally fall into one of four (4) categories:

Becoming A Policy Advocate: How To Make Your Voice Heard On Laws That Effect You

Each of us at some time in our lives has become outraged when hearing of a new bill being introduced by our legislator(s). Even worse and because of that bill, we hear that a new law has been enacted and will become effective in the near future. How the heck did that happen we might ask? I didn?t even know that kind of law was up for consideration you might think. It seems sometimes that all of a sudden we?re to abide by this new law whether we like it or not. I can assure yo...

Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits - Lawyers

With more and more of the United States population aging, nursing home and elderly communities are constantly expanding to help accommodate more patients.

Why Attorneys Should Consider Using Video Depositions

Mr. Peer, owner of Peerless Communications Legal Video Services, explains the advantages of using video depositions inside and outside of court.