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Will I Get Jail Time if this is My First Probation Violation?

April 22, 2018     By
Probation violations often depend on the severity, if a crime occurred in addition to the original and the circumstances of the first violation....

What Should You Do If Your Florida Employer Refuses To Pay Injury Benefits?

April 22, 2018     By Coye Law Firm
Employers or their insurance carriers may resist covering an employee's on-the-job injury. If they refuse or are slow to pay benefits for a...

Family Services Investigation Dismissed - Can It Be Expunged?

April 20, 2018     By
When the departments attached to family services launch an investigation, the family is put into a file with all necessary and included details...

Firearms Denied after Domestic Violence Charge

April 20, 2018     By
When a person is convicted of a domestic violence charge or the responded in an order of protection case, he or she may be stripped of the legal...

Ask Yourself These Questions if You’re Injured on Someone Else's Property

April 20, 2018     By Kaplan Lawyers, P.C.
When you’re injured on someone else’s property, depending on the circumstances, that owner (or renter) could be held responsible for paying you...

Defamation: A Publication's Free Speech versus Your Individual Privacy

April 20, 2018     By
Defamation of any kind is a serious offense that could pose a problem for the perpetrator when the target seeks legal action against the...

How Financial Aid Is Affected by Gifts and Inheritance

April 20, 2018     By
The vast majority of college and university students depend on financial aid to help them fund their education. When a college student receives...

Common Dental Negligence Lawsuits

April 20, 2018     By
Common forms of negligence usually lead to litigation claims against the dentist or the practice when the patient suffers injury during his or...

Encouraging Someone to Commit Suicide: Criminal Liability in New York

April 20, 2018     By
New York has responded to the trend of encouraging another person to commit suicide by criminalizing this act. If you or a loved one is facing...

Key Laws to Know about Car Accidents in Washington, D.C.

April 20, 2018     By
Car accidents occur every day in Washington, D.C. It is important to understand Washington, D.C. laws pertaining to car accidents and how they...

My Car Was Totaled and They Are Accepting Liability for the Car Accident. Do I Still Need an Attorney?

April 20, 2018     By Lem Garcia Law
Even though a car accident is clearly the other party’s fault and you were hit very hard, we highly recommend that you at least speak to an...

Violations and Lifting a Restraining Order

April 20, 2018     By
The lifting of a restraining order is a complex matter if there are violations of the order by the target when he or she needs to interact with...

Can You Be Fired for Talking about Your Job on Social Media?

April 19, 2018     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
The right of employees to communicate with other employees is protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The NLRA protects an...

Will Ongoing Employment Bind an Employee to a Non-Compete Agreement?

April 19, 2018     By
Competitive businesses may be concerned that employees who terminate their employment might give their new employers information about the...

Mistakes to Avoid While Waiting to Be Divorced

April 19, 2018     By
Many spouses are separated while they are waiting to file for divorce or for the legal divorce process to conclude. While physical separation...

Government Taking of Personal Property Without Criminal Charges

April 19, 2018     By
Federal forfeiture laws permit certain authorities to take property from a person without charging him or her with a crime which constitutes a...

Defending Against Charges of Domestic Abuse

April 19, 2018     By
The accusations of domestic abuse often lead to severe circumstances for the accused, and defending against the charges is important to retain...

Failure to Contest Paternity

April 19, 2018     By
Paternity is a complex matter when the father is unknown or has no certain claim on a child within a relationship or marriage. He may lose...

Detailed Brain Scans in North Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Cases

April 19, 2018     By
North Carolina personal injury victims often sustain serious traumatic brain injuries. These injuries can disrupt a person’s life dramatically.

Social Media and Personal Injury Claims in Alberta, Canada

April 19, 2018     By Handel Law Firm
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle collision, your social media accounts may cost you significantly financially.

Accommodation of Religious Practices in the Workplace

April 18, 2018     By
Employers must accommodate workers within the company for religious practices that demand certain processes, days off or attire in the building....

What Source of Laws Addresses Unfair Competition?

April 18, 2018     By
When learning how to deal with unfair competition practices, it is important to know what laws address these matters in the courts and how to...

Lawful and Unlawful Accumulation of Money

April 18, 2018     By
Many crimes occur that permit a person to accumulate money through illegal activity, crimes other than theft and scam and schemes. By...

Failure to Assert Parental Rights

April 18, 2018     By
When the father of a child in a marriage or relationship does not assert his paternal rights, he could lose participation in or visitation with...

Warning Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

April 18, 2018     By
Many of the country’s seniors live in nursing homes and rely on caregivers to take care of their basic needs, such as feeding them, helping them...

At What Age Should a Child Have a Say-So in Shared Parenting Agreements?

April 17, 2018     By McNeely Stephenson
A broken relationship is hard on everyone. When two people have decided to build a life together and made the attempt, having that life ripped...

How Can I Get Child Custody?

April 17, 2018     By
When the parents of a child are no longer together, they may disagree about who should have custody of their children. They may think that they...

Potential Defendants in Medical Device Cases

April 17, 2018     By
When the victim of a medical device case needs to pursue legal action for compensation, he or she must do so with a specific person or company,...

After a Car Accident, Do I Have to Use the Repair Shop that the Insurance Company Sends Me To?

April 17, 2018     By Lem Garcia Law
If you’ve been involved in a car accident and are dealing with the insurance companies yourself, it is important for you to know that you do not...

ERISA: Independent Medical Reviewers and the Award or Denial of Benefits

April 17, 2018     By
When benefits are necessary for someone in an ERISA program, the role of independent medical reviewers in these decisions where benefits may...

Types of Elder Abuse

April 17, 2018     By
When people think of abuse, they often think only of physical abuse. While physical abuse is one important form of abuse, it is not the only...

Back Together with My Abuser – Can I Drop an Order of Protection?

April 17, 2018     By
When an order of protection starts, it is possible to drop it based on certain circumstances, but the judge or another judge will still need to...

Breach of Contract Examples

April 16, 2018     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Business contracts are the private law that binds businesses and people. Entered into voluntarily, each party has the power to bargain for their...

Settlement or Court? The Choice Is Yours

April 16, 2018     By The Evans Law Firm
People who suffer an injury in an accident may be able to get compensation that covers their medical costs, lost wages, and other non-economic...

Why It Is Important to Lift a Restraining Order

April 16, 2018     By
Lifting a restraining order is often important for certain individuals for a variety of reasons, but some of the essential ones are due to the...

Uniform Code of Military Justice and In Rem Orders in Divorce Cases

April 16, 2018     By
For military service members, each person that serves with the military must follow the Uniform Code of Military Justice or the UCMJ of which is...

What Is Elder Financial Exploitation?

April 16, 2018     By
Elder financial exploitation targets elderly individuals, often because of a perceived vulnerability on the part of the abuser. Exploitation may...

Do I Have to Serve Time if I Violate Probation?

April 16, 2018     By
Probation violations may lead to a number of penalties, but the individual may need to go back to jail or prison if his or her probation ends....

Federal and State Money Laundering Crimes

April 16, 2018     By
It is essential to know what laws exist throughout the country as well as the state where a person lives when it comes to money laundering so...

What Is A Letter Of Protection? Learn More About The Pros And Cons Of Using A Letter Of Protection Or LOP

April 13, 2018     By Coye Law Firm
If there is no insurance coverage available to help pay for your health care and/or wage loss after an accident, a letter of protection may be...

California Personal Injury to the Elderly

April 13, 2018     By
The personal injury to the elderly is often more severe than to any other type of person when suffering from the physical harm. The forms of...

Higher Tax Liability Proposed for Cryptocurrency

April 13, 2018     By
Due to the changes in tax law with the Administration, cryptocurrency may face higher liability in taxation as well as alter the ability to...

Suing Nursing Homes for Abuse or Neglect

April 13, 2018     By
A nursing home can be held legally liable for damages that its residents suffer due to abuse or neglect. Loved ones may be able to file a...

How Can I Get Visitation Rights?

April 13, 2018     By
Unwed fathers may be able to get visitation rights by presenting a petition to court. This process can be complex and often requires the...

Sentencing Guidelines for Taxpayers Convicted of FBAR Violations

April 13, 2018     By
Having foreign assets or income could lead to severe consequences when the individual does not disclose these details to the Internal Revenue...

Fundraising: Failure to Distribute Funds and Continued Use of a Persons's Image

April 12, 2018     By
Using the likeness of another person usually requires permission and monetary disbursement to the individual affected as long as the likeness is...

False Allegations of Domestic Violence and the Effect on Child Custody

April 12, 2018     By
When the mother or father receives charges of domestic violence, he or she may lose temporary custody of the children in the marriage or...

Can I Travel Out of State while on Probation?

April 12, 2018     By
When on probation for a crime, it is important to follow all the rules that affect the person to include simple procedures such as remaining...

Best Practices for Sexual Harassment Investigations

April 12, 2018     By
Sexual harassment in the United States has had an insidious role in the workplace. Sexual harassment can impose liability on employers on the...

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 12, 2018     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
What is sexual harassment? Sexual harassment involves unwelcome offensive sexual advances, communication, or conduct in the workplace....

Understanding Hiring Laws Before Acquiring Your First Employee

April 12, 2018     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
As a new startup or entrepreneur, you may have reached a stage of completion towards the formation of your business.

Prenups - New Albany, Indiana

April 12, 2018     By McNeely Stephenson
Several recent media reports have pointed out an interesting phenomenon of modern culture: Millennials, the group of young people born beginning...

Four Critical Topics to Discuss with Your New York Divorce Attorney

April 12, 2018     By
New York divorce cases can be complex and involve many topics. Each case is unique. It is important to have a firm understanding about the...

Seven Ways a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

April 12, 2018     By Stephen Gustitis, Attorney at Law
There are many ways a criminal defense attorney can help you. We've listed 7 ways here, but there are many more!

Georgia Personal Injury to the Child

April 12, 2018     By
The injury to a child in Georgia may occur due to negligence just the same as any other harm befalls a citizen of the state, and this could lead...

Joining a Mass Tort Case for Defective Medical Devices

April 12, 2018     By
When the defective medical device harms enough individuals, these groups may band together and create a mass tort case to pursue financial...

To Settle, or Not to Settle,That Is the Question

April 12, 2018     By Law Offices of Steven H. Heisler
If you’ve been seriously injured because of the negligence or intentional act of another party, you should consider retaining an attorney to...

Texas, Guns, and the Law

April 12, 2018     By Guajardo & Marks, LLP
While opponents and proponents of gun possession have argued its interpretation for more than a century, the Supreme Court has ruled that the...

Vocational Assessments for “Any Occupation” Provision in ERISA Cases

April 11, 2018     By
When processing of an ERISA case occurs, the claimant needs to undergo an assessment after a standard 24 months to determine if he or she has...

Probation Violations & Possible Consequences

April 11, 2018     By
Violations of probation are not always severe, but the consequences could require the individual to perform additional tasks, go back to prison...

Virginia Criminal Law Proceedings

April 11, 2018     By
When a person is facing criminal charges in Virginia, it is crucial to know what laws affect the proceedings and how to defend against the...

Trucking Laws and Truck Accident Claims

April 11, 2018     By
When a person is involved in a car accident, he or she may be confused during the aftermath of the accident. However, accidents caused by...

Chemical Plant Hazards Jeopardize Workplace Safety

April 11, 2018     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A.
When a major chemical plant explosion occurs, it usually makes the national news due to the devastating nature of the accident.

Intentional Interference with Economic Relationships and Unfair Competition

April 11, 2018     By
When a company engages in intentional unfair competition practices that seek to redirect or alter an economic relationship that interferes with...

Opening a Representative Office in Italy

April 11, 2018     By Arnone & Sicomo
The representative office is the easiest operating mode for foreign companies.

Is an Insurance Company Offering Less than You Deserve?

Insurance is one of the most unwelcome regular expenses. You may feel like you’re just throwing money away, year after year, until one day, you...

Virginia Personal Financial Loss

April 10, 2018     By
Personal injury due to financial loss in Virginia may occur due to economic, non-economic and loss of personal property incidents. It is...

Unfair Competition Cases Involving Trademark Infringement

April 10, 2018     By
Trademark infringement is a serious offense to a company with an established brand with a long member in the public’s eye. However, when the...

Standardised Trade Secrets Laws coming into force in June 2018 in the EU

April 10, 2018     By Giambrone Law
The factors that define a trade secret amount to three fundamental principles. The trade secret must be secret, if the information within the...

North Carolina Car Multi-Vehicle Collisions

April 10, 2018     By
The weather often affects what happens on the roads in states with heavy rain or snow fall, and this may lead to multi-vehicle collisions with...

What Should I Bring in for My First Car Accident Case Consultation?

April 10, 2018     By Lem Garcia Law
It is important that you come in prepared for your first consultation for your car accident. On your first visit, you will have a lot of...

Free Range Parenting Legal in Utah

April 10, 2018     By Hebets & McCallin
Freedom versus safety is a common and important debate that informs how we design laws and regulations, but when it comes to kids, the questions...

When Liability Extends Beyond a Drunk Driver

April 10, 2018     By The Stoddard Firm, LLC
Did you know that every day in the United States 29 people die from alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes? This astounding figure might make you want...

2018 Workers’ Compensation Trends

April 10, 2018     By Gross and Kenny, LLP
2018 is slated to bring many changes to the Workers’ Compensation industry.

Can You Get Deported for a DUI or Crime?

April 10, 2018     By Chudnovsky Law
If you are a non-US citizen that needs to know crime or DUI immigration consequences, this guide is for you. Here we review deportable crimes,...

What To Do if You Are Arrested or Under Criminal Investigation

April 10, 2018     By Chudnovsky Law
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges or a criminal investigation, you need to be very careful and smart in how you conduct yourself....

17 Best Criminal Defense Strategies

April 10, 2018     By Chudnovsky Law
There are many legal criminal defenses available to fight criminal charges and win. And long treatises written on strategies and techniques in...

Obese Employees Potentially Protected by California FEHA

April 9, 2018     By
It is in 2017 that the Court of Appeal in California pushes through protections for obese workers as a disability due to the physical cause and...

False Claims and Defective Medical Devices

April 9, 2018     By
False claims that deal with medical devices and defects could occur through no less than two types of incidents where either the patient makes a...

What to Expect at a Probation Revocation Hearing

April 9, 2018     By
It is when a person violates his or her parole either grossly or repeatedly that his or her probation will face revocation and he or she may...

New Law to Soon Relax Texas Business Naming Rules

April 6, 2018     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
Without great fanfare, last June Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 2856 into law.

Can You Be Fired For Attending Rehab for Alcoholism?

April 6, 2018     By Murphy Law Group, LLC
Is Alcoholism A Disability? Alcoholism can be considered a covered disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer may...

Missing an Appeal Deadline in ERISA Cases

April 6, 2018     By
It is important to understand what deadline is appropriate for an ERISA case for an individual when he or she needs to make an appeal. During a...

Military Members’ Duty to Provide Support

April 6, 2018     By
It is often when a military member divorces his or her spouse that he or she must provide support to the other spouse and any children from the...

Failure to Diagnose Issues and Dental Malpractice

April 6, 2018     By
When the dentist is unable to diagnose the tooth or mouth issue correctly and appropriately, he or she could become involved in a dental...

Compliance Program of the Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Act

April 6, 2018     By
A person or business must remain in adherence to the Anti-Money Laundering Act in Canada so that no legal violations occur where the company or...

What Are Common Conditions of Probation?

April 6, 2018     By
In criminal proceedings, a person may be given probation. This punishment may be given instead of or in addition to jail time or other criminal...

What Makes a Crime Money Laundering?

April 5, 2018     By
Money laundering occurs when a person funnels funds acquired from criminal actions into legitimate businesses’ revenue streams. This permits the...

Dental Malpractice Caused by Embedded Broken Instruments

April 5, 2018     By
When surgery is necessary to adjust or resolve a matter in the mouth, it is possible for the dentist to leave some part of his or her equipment...

Consequences of an Order of Protection against You

April 5, 2018     By
If an order of protection is taken out by someone, the target must adhere to the rules of the order or face possible charges in court and severe...

Seller’s Obligation to Disclose Certain Material Conditions

April 5, 2018     By
It is important for a seller to disclose various material conditions to potential buyers to avoid litigation at a later time if the purchaser...

Protecting a Child’s SSI Benefits When They Receive an Inheritance

April 5, 2018     By
Disabled children may qualify for SSI benefits. These benefits can be particularly helpful in families that do not have much income. Sometimes a...

Should I Make a Will and Trust Part of My Estate Plan?

April 5, 2018     By
Wills and trusts both serve important roles in estate plans. They serve different functions and may be recommended in different situations. Some...

Why Register a Trust in Cyprus?

April 5, 2018     By A.G. Paphitis & Co LLC
Cyprus still keeps a high position as one of the most attractive jurisdictions for international tax planning in the world. Transparency of tax...

How Can a Lawyer Help with Abuse in a Nursing Home?

April 4, 2018     By
Unfortunately, millions of elderly individuals are abused every year. Many families have to make the difficult decision to place their loved...

An Over-Medicated Nursing Home Resident Is Docile and More Profitable for the Facility

April 4, 2018     By Louthian Law Firm, PA
Over-medicating, or chemically restraining, nursing home residents to make them easier to manage is a poorly kept industry secret. This practice...

What Is Aggravated DUI?

April 4, 2018     By William C. Head, PC
Aggravated DUI is a second type of "Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol" charge (DUI-DWI). Since an important 1964 Study from Grand Rapids,...

Combatting Sexual Harassment after #MeToo Movement

April 4, 2018     By
In October 2017, an actress launched a social media campaign to draw the public’s attention to sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. The...

Social Security Offset Provisions and Wrongful Denial in ERISA Cases

April 4, 2018     By
Most ERISA plans, as well as any supporting insurance policies for individuals, have certain provisions that will let the person offset...

Misappropriation of Personal Image and Possible Remedies

April 4, 2018     By
Stealing or misappropriating the likeness of someone’s image may lead to legal action against the perpetrator when no permission is given or...

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