Lawyers and Legal Advice Archive

Why Age Discrimination Claims are on the Rise

As if the tough economy didn’t present enough challenges for workers, the number of age discrimination cases is increasingly on the rise. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the number of charges filed …

Ohios House Bill 276

The HB 276 Bill, also known as the School Bullying Bill was signed by the Ohio state governor on December 26, 2006. This law was the first to address student bulling on school grounds in …

Durable Power of Attorney Explained

Durable power of attorney, or DPA as it is sometimes called, is a document that legally empowers another to act for you should you become incapacitated and unable to act for yourself. The document names …

Bankruptcy Chapter 7 13

Bankruptcy is not a dirty word. It exists as a means to provide a financial “fresh start” for consumers and businesses experiencing financial hardship that seriously affects their ability to function and thrive. It is …

An Overview of Driving under the Influence

An Overview of Driving Under the Influence Driving Under the Influence (“DUI” or, as it is known in some states, Driving While Intoxicated or “DWI”) is the criminal offense of operating a motor vehicle while …

An Introduction to the Doctrine of Parliamentary Supremacy

Parliamentary supremacy, also known as Parliamentary sovereignty, is a principle in some countries with British parliamentary-style democracies, according to which sovereignty rests with the legislative assembly, rather than with the executive or judicial branches of …

Appealing a DUI conviction

DUI stands for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. To test whether someone is intoxicated is done by measuring a person’s blood alcohol content or blood alcohol concentration referred to as BAC. This …

Foreclosure Redemption Rights in Rhode Island

Buyers of foreclosed properties and homeowners who are facing foreclosure should be aware of foreclosure redemption rights in Rhode Island. Since Rhode Island is a non-judicial (e.g., no court proceedings) foreclosure state, there are only …

Choosing a will Executor

The executor of your will is someone not only you need to trust, but also those friends and family members who, in the dark time after your passing, will have to work directly with them. …

The Abcs of Bankruptcy

If your are tired of the constant phone calls of creditors and you are doing everything in your power to pay your bills but the income is no longer enough, or unexpected medical bills keep …

Process Servers and the Courts

A Process Server is an individual whose function is the service of court process or legal notices to a particular party in a case or proceeding in a court or administrative body. It is part …

What to do after a Mo Dwi Arrest

Your life may feel out of control right now. For lack of more eloquent terms, you’re probably freaking out. You had a bit too much to drink and you got pulled over. Is your life …

Legalities of Recording Phone Conversations

Recording a phone conversation can be very useful in a number of different situations. You may have trouble remembering some instructions that were given to you by your boss over the phone. You might need to …

Evaluating Lawyers a Bikers Perspective

Lawyers, from mesothelioma lawyers to personal injury lawyers, to just plain and simple general practice lawyers, are there too many? Should there be regulation as to how many lawyers can practice at a time? Perhaps …

Nevada Tenant Landlord Laws

There are a few tenant and landlord laws that exist in Nevada with the purpose of shielding the renters and landholders. A number of rights are also set aside for the renters. The rights of lessors …

Plea Options

Whether you plead guilty or no contest, your plea counts as a finding of guilty and a conviction on your record. But there are differences between the two that may prove important to you. There …

Overview of West Virginia Tenant Landlord Laws

Although local areas may have additional landlord-tenant or housing laws, West Virginia’s state landlord-tenant law is very simple and easy to understand, both for the tenant and the landlord. There are only eight things that …

So you got a Dwi Here’s what you need to do

Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DWI, DUI or IMPAIRED) is the most dangerous cause of accidents and deaths motorist face daily. Everyone in America who drives knows and understands the consequences …

Overview of Mississippi Tenant Landlord Laws

In all 50 states, including Mississippi, tenants and landlords have certain duties and responsibilities which they owe to each other.  Determining exactly what those rights and responsibilities are can sometimes become a difficult and confusing …

The Latest Laws concerning Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy law in the United States is a federal statutory law contained in the Title 11 of the United States Code. It provides for developing a plan to allow a debtor who cannot pay his …