Category Archives: Legal

One person died in this three-car crash. (KATU News photo)

Lessons Everyone Can Learn After a Car Accident

Life is a series of accidents. It’s when you get up and learn something from it that you can say you’re living it the right way. Accidents happen, whether you are careful or not. You could keep your car in tiptop condition, follow all road signs, drive at the suggested speed limit, and focus on the road. These lessen the risk, however, they do not 100% guarantee your safety while driving. Sometimes, you just have to accept the accident for what it is, and reflect on what happened. I had my Read more [...]

The best law schools in America in 2016

Looking to not only get a law degree, but from a school that will set you apart from the competition? In this post, we will discuss five of the best law schools in America, so if you wish to achieve great success like JD Dukes has, read carefully and take notes as you work your way through the article below... 1) Duke Duke's core strength lies in offering the types of law that will experience growth in the future. Specifically, two of these are environmental and international law, which will Read more [...]

How to Manage Property after a Divorce

Dividing financial assets between divorced couples can take a long time, and is often chaotic. After all, it’s easy to say that a matrimonial home is a shared asset that must be equitably divided. However, when this theory is practiced in real life, it becomes complicated. Generally, each spouse has the right to claim 50% of the home equity minus the amount contributed for the purchase of the home. To avoid any complications, you can check out the following tips. Keep the original mortgage In Read more [...]

Suzzanne Uhland for Your Bankruptcy and Chapter 11 Needs

Suzzanne Uhland has a long history, more than 20 years, or legal experience in the fields of Chapter 11 and out of court restructurings. She has become an expert in her field during that time and is often called upon for her expertise in the matter. Education Suzzanne received an excellent education, first at Stanford University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Economics and a Master of Arts Degree in Linguistics. She moved on to Yale University afterward – earning a JD Read more [...]

Workplace Racial Discrimination – Facts To Be Aware Of

We can define racial discrimination as any attitude or action, unconscious or conscious that subordinates individuals based on race. The US Civil Rights Commission highlights that this can happen at an institutional or individual level. There are tens of thousands of discrimination charges that appear in the country every single year. The good news is that most of them culminate into monetary benefits. However, according to New Jersey discrimination lawyer Ravi Sattiraju, it is important that Read more [...]
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How To Decide If You Need A Divorce Attorney

When you go through a divorce, you have a lot of decisions that you need to make. You need to think about what is best for you, your family, your finances and more. One of the decisions that is ultimately going to come up during a divorce is whether or not you need to get an attorney. Hiring a lawyer to help you with the divorce comes with many advantages, but is also a bigger expense. If you are not sure if you need to hire a lawyer, here are a few things to think about. Reasons You May Need A Read more [...]

What do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do ?

Some dire situations brought about by a number of things such as accidents, negligence, or human misbehaviour almost always require legal counsel and, most importantly, a criminal defense attorney. Why? Criminal defense attorneys do more than just ask a series of questions to witnesses in court – their job goes beyond that. They have to ensure that you get the best possible outcome from a settlement or, at least, lessen the sentence if a punishment was deemed fit. Criminal defendants are represented Read more [...]
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What a Workers Comp Lawyer Can Do for You

Workers compensation is an insurance type. Employers take it out in order to protect their employees’ rights. Basically, if an employee is injured at work or suffers from a job related illness, this insurance will cover the cost of expenses. According to the law, someone who is hurt at work is allowed to receive compensation but it is recommended to hire a lawyer specializing in this field to make sure you get the greatest benefits. What Are Work Related Injuries? When it comes to a workers Read more [...]

6 Ways Philanthropy Is More Conducive for the Economy

Philanthropy, when considering business, is the process of caring more for humanity than profit. Although many philanthropists don't share the same success as hard core capitalists, these individuals could be more conducive to maintaining the economy and even the future of economic growth. People such as Ehsan Bayat have made a great deal of success for themselves while helping humanity develop in many areas, which includes providing technology for locations that don't have 21st century tools. Improving Read more [...]

How the April 2015 pension changes may affect you

There is a radical overhaul of the pension system in the UK that is set to take effect next month, April 2015. There have been several aspects to George Osborne’s plans announced in the past year, and this article will outline some of the thing you should all know.   The investment charges that workers pay when they save into a pension are being examined for the first time and companies are under pressure to lower them. At the same time, more workers will save into a pension as the roll-out Read more [...]