Legal Articles

The Exclusionary Rule



The United States Constitution was drafted to protect some of the very freedoms that we enjoy today. In this article, we will take a look at one of the legal rules based on constitutional law, which is the exclusionary rule.    What is The Exclusionary Rule? The exclusionary rule is a legal principle in the […]

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Illegal Eviction – The Consequences & How to Avoid It



Many people would love to have a friendly and easy-going relationship with their landlord or their tenants, but sometimes a landlord must seek to evict tenants to maintain a safe and well-managed property. However, many landlords who are in disputes with tenants are unaware of the proper legal process to run an eviction and can […]

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California Landlord-Tenant Laws



Do you know of any disruptive tenants or a landlord you just don’t know how to deal with? As a property owner, there are landlord laws and tenant laws that you have to consider. These laws are state and federal and do change with time from area to area and from state to state. Both […]

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What is Duress?



Learn how duress is applied in contract and criminal law, what elements are necessary to prove it, and how coercion differs.

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Conservatorship vs Guardianship



Learn the differences between conservatorships and guardianships and how they apply to the care of an incapacitated adult.

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Housing For Felons



From participating in the Section 8 housing program to protections against discrimination of individuals with felony criminal records, learn more about housing for felons in this entry.

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How to Fill Out Form W-9



If you’re a contractor, freelancer, or vendor, you’ll need to submit Form W-9 to ensure a smooth tax season. Learn all about the form here.

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Section 42 Housing



One of the basic comforts in life is having a solid roof over your head. Unfortunately, securing a safe place to live is more difficult for some due to financial struggles. To help those with individuals, certain programs have been put into place that not only provide easier access to safe living conditions, but also […]

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Types of License Classes



Taking a vehicle out on the open road means different things for different people. For some, heading out for a drive is a form of recreation. For others, a vehicle is necessary to get to work or, in the case of professional drivers, work itself. Just like there are many types of driving, there are […]

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What Can You Do If a Judge is Unfair?



One of the mains goals of the U.S. legal system is to treat everyone with fairness and equality. Unfortunately, several factors can impact this goal, resulting in a less-than-fair situation. One of these scenarios can involve a biased or unfair judge. While this may seem like a problem that is out of your hands, there […]

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How to Sue an Apartment Complex



From blasting music late at night to something as simply frustrating as not cleaning out the lint trap in the laundry room, living with a bad neighbor or two while living in an apartment complex is certainly difficult. Dealing with a landlord or rental company that is actively violating your rights as a tenant, however, […]

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Is Giuliani Facing Being Disbarred?



During the rally immediately before the Capitol Hill riots, Giuliani said, “If we’re wrong, we will be made fools of, but if we’re right, a lot of them will go to jail. So let’s have trial by combat!” And who could have possibly thought those words just might get Giuliani disbarred? Any sane person, actually. […]

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Biden’s Newly-Threatened Impeachment… Wait, What?



Let me recap this roller-coaster that’s been the last week for you real quick. Ready? Trump tries to get Pence to overturn certification, Pence nopes the F out so Trump incites a mob, mob storms capital, Giuliani is facing being disbarred for his comments at the speech, Trump debates pardoning himself, Trump gets impeached a […]

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Trump Refusing To Pay Lawyer Rudy Giuliani



Another bill Trump refuses to pay. Who could have ever possibly predicted or seen this coming? (That’s sarcasm.) But, then again, I suppose former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani didn’t see it coming… somehow. Giuliani spent the past few months traveling across the country on behalf of Trump. He’s filed suits with the Supreme Court […]

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Trump Is  – Officially – The First President To Be Impeached Twice



The House voted last week (Wends Jan 13th) to impeach Trump. Making him the first president in history to have the, uh, antithesis-of-honor of being impeached a second time. If you’re not familiar with how impeachment works, the articles of impeachment now go to the Senate for the Senate to debate. However, Majority Leader Mitch […]

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Trump Plans To Run 2024, But Can He Pardon Himself?



In a statement where Trump chastises the rioters he so whole-heartedly incited, called “special”, and said he loved the night before, Trump hints that he plans on running again in 2024. Wow… this just keeps going. Here’s the short version of what Trump said; “While this represents the end of the greatest first term in […]

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Will Trump Get Indicted Or Impeached (Round 2)



If you think that Trump doesn’t deserved to be impeached, barred from holding office ever again, and charged with – bare minimum – inciting domestic terrorism, I have a number for you: 6,200. That’s roughly the number of nuclear missiles Trump has access to launch pretty much whenever he damn well decides he wants to. […]

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What Happened At Capitol Hill: A Blow-By-Blow



We already covered why the lynch-mob style crowd marched on Capitol Hill, but what actually happened during the riot at the Capitol? Well, quite a bit, actually. So much that America – once again – is front-page news in other countries. Getting public criticism that, as an American, I don’t disagree with. Namely the US […]

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Why People Marched On Capitol Hill: A Blow-By-Blow



If you’re like the majority of the US, you’re probably feeling pretty shell-shocked by the events on Capitol Hill yesterday. What happened? Why did it happen? And – most importantly – will it happen again? In an effort to break this down as thoroughly as possible, I’ve had to break this article into two sections. […]

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Suing Your Landlord: How, When, Why, & Should You Bother?



So your landlord sucks. Now you want to know if you can sue them, how you’d go about doing that, and what you can expect to get, right? Before you consider suing your landlord, consider what you might have to sacrifice to win. Not every battle is worth dying for. And this one may or […]

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