Lawyers and Legal Advice Archive

A Summary of the Human Rights Act of 1998

The Human Rights Act of 1998 also referred to as the HRA contains a list of eighteen different rights that all UK citizens are entitled to and that their government should abide by and uphold in their courts …

What to do if Spouse Contests your Divorce

A divorce is a stressful, often tragic situation for everyone involved. Too often, the resulting legal entanglements that make enemies of former spouses, can be even more devastating when there are children involved. Anticipating a …

Real Estate Law Steps to Preparing a Valid Deed

A deed  is a “written document which transfers title (ownership) or an interest in real property to another person.  The most common types of deeds are: Warranty Deed A general warranty deed should contain the …

The Law and Rampant use of Facebook

Facebook is very popular. People use it, and other social networking sites, to keep in touch with family and friends, to post photographs and keep them informed. Users might think that their social network use …

What to do if your Spouse Contests a Divorce

It is extremely rare that someone actually contests a divorce. If you want a divorce, and testify to the proper facts, the court will grant a divorce. The court will divide the property; settle issues …

Get a Felony Expunged in California

The process of having a felony “expunged” is actually called “dismissal” is the court system. In essence it means that a plea or finding of guilt is retro-actively overlooked and the case is dismissed. It’s …

Rhode Island Tenant Landlord Laws

With the financial crisis, the housing market has experienced over the last 3 years, people are finding it hard to secure a loan for a mortgage. As a result, more people than ever are discovering …

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 …

Step by Step Instructions for us Citizenship

Foreigners who come from all over the world are seeking to become citizens of the United States. Persons either are born United States citizens or become one by naturalization. However, to become a citizen of …