Legal Articles

How Long is a Life Sentence?



What is the average lifespan in prison? How long do inmates usually serve their sentences? These are questions that many people likely have, but don’t know where to find the answers. In this blog post, we will dive into the statistics of life expectancy in prison and explore some of the factors that play a […]

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What is Entrapment?



Entrapment is a terrible issue, and while the police are expected to serve and protect citizens, some claim police officers have entrapped them. Entrapment may sound simple, but it’s not, and there are also many ways an officer can entrap someone. So in this article, we will be discussing what entrapment law is and more.  […]

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A Guide to the Types & Classes of Bankruptcy



For many people, the thought of filing for bankruptcy is a terrifying one, and there can be tons of questions going through someone’s mind, like am I going the right way by doing this? or what are the pros and cons of bankruptcy? Some people may have also gone through bankruptcy and told a story, […]

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A Simple Guide to Medicare vs Medicaid



“What’s the difference between Medicare vs Medicaid?” is one of the most commonly asked questions. A lot of confusion stems from those two letters at the end of both words–is medicaRE for the poor or medicaID for the elderly? In this article, we’ll discuss the difference between these two government health insurance programs, what each […]

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What are the Miranda Rights?



“You have the right to remain silent,” these seven words are called the Miranda Warning. You may have learned about them in a high school history class or from a popular tv show about law enforcement. These words refer to the constitutional requirement that police officers are required to give to a detainee. In this […]

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Property Management Law



The term Property Management Law is broad, and some people may ask specific questions like where can they find laws about their property? Or how can these laws impact them? Each state has different laws regarding property management. Hence, a property management agreement between the property manager and the owner must be present; this is […]

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How Arbitration Works



In today’s system, many people may find that the court system isn’t the answer to resolve a particular conflict, so they choose to go through arbitration. Most times, an approved arbitrator is a retired judge or a well-experienced lawyer, and there are also no juries in the arbitration proceedings. So in this article, we will […]

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What is the Fourth Amendment?



In the United States of America, everyone has the right not to have their goods or personal materials searched or seized without probable cause. Did you know that this is a violation of your fourth amendment rights? The fourth amendment is considered very valuable to our liberty, and its primary purpose is to protect people’s […]

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How To Start a Sole Proprietorship



There are three legal forms of business ownership, and a sole proprietorship is just one of them. This type of business is sometimes called a proprietorship, sole tradership, or individual entrepreneurship. There are also many advantages of having a sole proprietorship, like being your own boss. In this article, we will look at what a […]

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What Does Emancipation Mean?



In the United States of America, a child is considered a minor until they reach 18 years old. Before that time, it is up to their parents or guardians to make decisions for them on what they want and don’t want. However, this does not mean that minors can’t have any say in what happens […]

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How Does Escrow Work?



When someone is going through the home loan process, homebuyers typically ask many questions, and one of the most common questions is regarding an escrow account. What is it? What is the process, and who can have one? In this article, we will go in-depth and discuss the question how does escrow work?  What is […]

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What is Racketeering?



There are various crimes involving racketeering, and many famous individuals in society are being charged with this crime. Racketeering can sometimes also be a complex charge that carries severe punishments and jail time. So in this article, we will answer the question what is racketeering, as well as go over some examples. What is Racketeering?  […]

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How To Get an EIN Number



An EIN (employee identification number) is required for any company that has employees, or if you’re planning to start your own business, it is also necessary to have one. EINs are also known as the social security numbers of any business. So in this article, we’re going to discuss what an EIN is, why you […]

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What is a Credit Freeze?



Are you concerned about freezing your credit or even identity theft? Some consumers have chosen to make that decision for their safety because many people have fallen victim to identity theft due to data breaches. So, in this article, we will answer the question what is a credit freeze, as well as discuss the benefits […]

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The 14th Amendment Explained



The 14th amendment is a constitutional amendment that defines citizenship, equal protection and due process for all people in the United States. These rights are given to anyone who lives on American soil, but not necessarily those born on American soil. The 14th amendment was ratified in 1868 as part of the reconstruction era following […]

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What is the Security Exchange Commission?



The market structure is constantly changing, and new challenges have to be dealt with. There are dishonest individuals out there, and the marketplace creates those rules to protect everybody and create fairness. Therefore, in this article, we will be discussing the security and exchange commission.  What is the Security Exchange Commission? The government created the […]

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Restitution Law – What it is, How to Avoid it, and Tips on Asking for It



In any kind of case involving money, restitution law comes into play. So there are many questions that someone can ask, like how does restitution law work? Why do we need it? And so many other questions. Sit back and relax. These questions and more will be answered as we take a more in-depth look […]

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Should I Freeze My Credit?



There have been many questions about security freezes, and daily, millions of Americans fall victim to breaches of secure data. Many people may wonder what they should do about it and the pros and cons of freezing their credit. So, in this article, we’re going to discuss security freezes and answer the question: should I […]

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Living Will – The Pros & Cons You Need to Know



Medical situations happen unexpectedly, and unfortunately, many of us could face a medical emergency someday. However, in some medical emergencies, patients cannot declare to their loved ones or doctors what treatments they want or who they would like to speak on their behalf in this situation, etc. In this article, we’re going to discuss what […]

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What does it mean to be acquitted? 



What is an acquittal? In criminal law, an acquittal means that the accused is free from the charge and it occurs in a criminal case where a defendant is found not guilty by a judge or jury. This doesn’t mean the accused is innocent, it only means the prosecution failed to prove its case beyond […]

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