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How to Set Up an Enforceable Contract Without Legal Help

Did you know that it's possible to create a legally enforceable contract without a lawyer's help? However, to ensure that the contract's valid, there are three things you need to ensure. Find out what they are here...
5 Types of Employment Discrimination You Should Know

Have you faced discrimination in the workplace because of your gender, race, religion or some other reason? Well, there are anti-discrimination laws in place to protect you, and they enable you to file a claim for damages. Learn more here...
The 10 Greatest Novels About the Law

From tales of vigilantism and courtroom dramas to narratives of oppressive legal systems, we take a look at some timeless law-inspired literature. Find out if your favorite book made Justipedia's list of the 10 greatest novels about the law.
Warrantless Arrest: 6 Instances in which It Happens

On TV, you often hear law enforcement officers say, 'We have a warrant for your arrest,' before taking somebody into police custody. However, there are times when they, and even ordinary citizens, can make a warrantless arrest. Find out more here.
Texas Labor Laws: Minimum Wage & Overtime Pay

Do you work in Texas? Depending on your occupation / employment contract, you could be either eligible for or exempt from the minimum wage and overtime pay. Learn about the criteria in this article...
Plea Bargaining 101

Most criminal prosecutions in the USA are resolved through plea agreements, which are an essential component of the justice system. If you're a defendant, there are certain things you need to know about plea bargaining. Find out more here...
4 Common Questions About Making a Citizen's Arrest

Making a citizen’s arrest may seem like a noble gesture, but it could land you in an expensive legal minefield. Here's what you need to know before undertaking such an action.
Need a Lawyer? Ask These Questions Before Hiring One

The best lawyer is someone who's experienced and not intimidated by the opposing counsel. But how do you decide who's right for your case? Read on for specific questions to ask before hiring an attorney.
10 Things to Know About a Chapter 13 Debt Repayment Plan

Filing a Chapter 13 repayment plan is a complicated process. While consulting an experienced bankruptcy attorney is the first step, there are several other factors to take into consideration. Learn more here.
Wage Laws: Know Your Rights as a Restaurant Server

The restaurant business is one of the most common violators of wage laws. If you work at one, it's important to understand your rights regarding tips, minimum hourly rates, work-related expenses, etc. This article covers what you need to know.
10 Different Kinds of Judges and What They Do

Certain kinds of judges have very specific responsibilities and job descriptions, so whether you're the plaintiff or defendant in a case, it's important to understand what type of judge will be dealing with your matter. Find out more here.
Disturbing the Peace: An Overview of Public-Order Crimes

Although victimless, a public-order crime is a breach of the peace and those charged with it can face fines or jail time. However, public-order laws have changed throughout history and what used to be illegal is no longer so. Learn more here...
10 Things to Know about Child Support

Trying to figure out child support? Here are 10 of the most important things to know and understand about the process.
Erasing Your Criminal Record: An Introduction to Expungement

Past convictions can follow people for years, but expunging them is a difficult, long-term process. Read more to find out if expungement might be available to you.
Top Tax Attorneys and Tax Law Experts to Follow on Twitter

Want to stay on top of new developments in tax law? We've compiled a list of the most influential tax attorneys and tax law experts who are talking about it on Twitter.
Everything You Need to Know About Evidence

Many different kinds of evidence can be used in a court case. However, they have to adhere to certain standards in order to be admissible. Here's everything you need to know about evidence...
5 Signs that You Need an Employment Attorney

While there are many reasons why an applicant may not receive a job, or why an employee finds themselves terminated, there are several tell-tale signs that could point to a law-breaking and/or biased employer.
Was I Assaulted? How to Know and What to Do About It

Being the victim of assault can be a traumatizing experience. To get the legal justice you deserve, you need to be aware of the different types of assault, as well as what to do after the incident.
6 Things Every Criminal Defendant Should Receive

Once charged with a crime, a person becomes a criminal defendant and the state has to prove its case against the suspect. Every criminal defendant has certain rights, whether caught in the act of committing a crime or not. Learn what these rights are...
Everything You Need to Know About Bankruptcy Credit Counseling

A good debt settlement firm can definitely help you work with creditors to improve your financial situation. So, how do you tell the difference between the quality firms and the sleazy vendors? Keep reading.
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A pretrial intervention program is one that allows a defendant in a criminal case to avoid a conventional trial and everything that it entails. Although specific Read more

Translated from Latin, mandamus means "we command." In a legal context, it is the term given to a court order issued to a lesser government entity or someone that Read more

A law license is a permit that a lawyer gains when they pass the legal bar of a state. The license allows the lawyer to represent others in the specific areas of Read more

A judge who sits on the bench of a district court is a district judge. The types of cases that such a judge would hear are limited to those that fall within the Read more

Tampering with evidence refers to what a person is charged with if they change or alter any piece of evidence in a court case. This includes destroying the evidence Read more
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