Legal Articles

How To Take Someone To Small Claims Court



Small claims courts deal with many cases, and lawsuits can be filed against people, corporations, partnerships, or other entities. Each state also sets the maximum amount that individuals can sue in a small claims court. So if you’re planning to attend small claims court and need some more information, we’re going to discuss some tips […]

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What is Jury Nullification?



Jurors not only can determine whether someone is innocent or guilty of a crime, but they also have the power to determine whether the law under which an individual is being prosecuted is a just law or even a constitutional law. But, of course, they can also choose to ignore the law or choose to […]

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Guide to Court Ordered Mediation



People often go to court to resolve their disputes, but the court process can sometimes be long and stressful with no agreeable results by either party. Mediation can be one of the solutions to whatever the issue may be, so in this blog post, we will be discussing what court-ordered mediation is and much more.  […]

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Workplace Retaliation – What It Is And How To Handle It



Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough when you have to deal with the stresses of the workplace. The following blog post will explore what constitutes workplace retaliation and how it may impact your career. What is Workplace Retaliation Retaliation is any act taken by an employer or supervisor against an employee, applicant, contractor, […]

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A Guide on Lemon Law for New & Used Cars



Buying a car can be a tricky experience, whether it’s new or used. You may ask yourself a few questions. Am I getting a good deal? What’s the best make and model that is right for me? Is the dealership giving me a fair deal? So many more questions can go through your mind. You […]

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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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