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Eyewitnesses are often not lying when they point across the courtroom and “finger” the defendant. They believe that they’re 100% sure, but sometimes they're simply wrong. So how does an attorney prove that the witness was mistaken? Find out more here...
While filing for personal bankruptcy may seem like a viable option when faced with mountains of student loan debt, there are several factors that can make this option less appealing. Find out more in this article.
Researchers from Australia conducted a thorough study on traumatic brain injuries and found that these can have many residual effects in children. As a parent, here's what you need to know when your child suffered from such an injury.
One of the most challenging aspects of the litigation process, whether as a plaintiff or defendant, is having your deposition taken. Under ordinary circumstances, you are deposed only once and there are no do-overs, so it is important to be prepared...
If you've been arrested for DWI in Texas, you may be tempted to plead guilty. Unfortunately, many DWI convictions in Texas cannot be expunged, which means you'll have a criminal record. Here's how to determine the best course of action for your case...
Criminal defendants can make a bunch of mistakes between the commission of a crime and the trial. But some cause significantly more harm to their case than others. Read on for five of the biggest errors that lawyer Brian Fishman repeatedly comes across.
Does the Federal Government provide disability insurance for both long and short-term disabilities, or is this something that you have to purchase on your own? We've got the answer to this and more questions about disability right here...
When it comes to child support, there are several things for the non-custodial parent to consider: What happens if child support is not paid? Are there add-on expenses? When does child support stop? Learn the answers to these and more questions here...
Is your case going to family court? Whether the issue is divorce, custody, domestic abuse or child support, the key to a successful outcome is preparation. Learn more about that here.
If you've been charged with a crime, you may be scared and not sure what to do next. You might even be tempted to represent yourself in court, which is probably a bad idea. Learn why you should hire or at least consult a criminal defense lawyer.
If you've been served divorce papers, it doesn't mean that there's a war between you and the person who filed them. The two parties could still be amicable, reach an agreement and even finalize the divorce without ever having to step into court.
SSDI benefits are offered to those who have a severe mental or physical health condition that does not allow them to perform substantial gainful activity for at least 12 continuous months. Find out if you qualify for such benefits...
If you've been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity, you may have the right to seek compensation by filing an injury lawsuit. Whether you decide to file the injury claim on your own or hire a lawyer, there are specific steps to take.
Nothing lasts forever, including employment. If your job is coming to an end (voluntarily or otherwise), there are some legal protections that you may want to keep in mind. Read on to find out more.
Older people are legally protected by elder law, which covers nursing home abuse and neglect. In this article, we take a look at the different types of elder abuse, laws regarding dependent adults, and the criminal penalties for such abuse & negligence.
Don't always believe what you see on TV. In this video, Jonathan Lynn, an experienced criminal defense attorney, discusses some of the most common myths about arrests and criminal defense.
The amount of information available about disability benefits can be overwhelming and lead to confusion. If you don't know where to start looking, this guide to resources for disabled people can help you.
Most debts are eligible for a discharge under Chapter 7. However, there are some debts that the Bankruptcy Code exempts from a bankruptcy discharge. Find out whether or not your debts are dischargeable.
What should you do if you have been stopped and ticketed for running a red light, speeding, an illegal stop or for any number of other illegal driving actions? Sometimes, it’s best to just pay the ticket, but there are times when you should fight it...
Criminal records and arrest records provide important information about a person's history with law enforcement. Both of these are public information and can be accessed by anyone. In this article, you'll learn how to search for these records.
A sanction is a punishment or a penalty. There are different types of sanctions that can be applied for different types of reasons. In the context of the law, Read more
Lost wages are payment for an income that a person who has a disability would otherwise be earning. Lost wages are paid by disability insurance companies. Many Read more
Small claims court is used to deal with cases in which there is a lower value under consideration. The maximum limit of small claims courts in the United States Read more
Roe v. Wade 1973 is a landmark case in America that dealt with abortion laws. The result of the case was that the United States Supreme Court decided that women do Read more
An estoppel letter is a legal letter that is written and signed by a tenant for use by their landlord to confirm that certain circumstances are true with regard to Read moreView All