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The "Jane Doe rape kit" - why it makes a big difference

About the author: Mladan Novosenici is a former defense attorney with over 10 years of experience. He is one of the co-founders of itsGOV.com - the leading forensic science and crime scene investigation network. A "Jane Doe rape kit" is the common name given to the forensic examination of a sexual assault victim who chooses to remain anonymous. Basically, it enables rape victims to have... [Continue Reading]

5 Essential Steps to Create a Living Trust

Most people don’t know the first thing about creating legal documents. Even if you know more than the average person, it may be limited to basics like the fact that you need a notary public to witness signatures made by the appropriate parties. It is for this reason that most of us continue to pay lawyers to draw up paperwork for us as needed. Of course, sites like Docracy.com have... [Continue Reading]

How Fathers Can Protect Their Rights in Cohabiting Relationships

It’s been quite a while since the movie ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ addressed the social issues associated with divorce, and in particular, whether or not a father is just as qualified as a mother to raise children in a single-parent household. In fact, it has been 35 years since this pivotal film forced viewers to rethink their views on who, exactly, makes for a good parent. And... [Continue Reading]

Growing your Business Abroad

Growing your Business Abroad The goal of any business is to become as successful as possible. For many businesses, that means expanding overseas. When you widen your audience, you stand to gain a lot more profit. However, there are many potential pitfalls you need to be aware of when taking your business abroad. Companies such as www.vpnotaries.co.uk can help to limit potential problems. ... [Continue Reading]

Expungement of Criminal Records Vs. Pardoning: What’s the Difference?

The legal world can be full of legalese and terms that no one outside of a legal profession would understand. However, there is a good chance that you have heard of expunging and pardoning. Even still, you are probably having a hard time finding the difference between the two. The truth is that there are many differences. In fact, they are almost two completely different legal methods of... [Continue Reading]

Infographic: The Mystery of Genetic History

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What are Internet Lawyers?

With the increasing use of the Internet by businesses there are many legal problems that arise specifically because of this technology. For instance, when you have a website, then you need a contract between your company and the users of the website. If your website is hacked, this can lead to legal problems that need to be resolved. Additionally, traditional laws such as copyright laws and... [Continue Reading]

Property and Debt: How Are Both Divided in a Divorce?

In an ideal world, everyone would end up with their perfect marital partner the first time walking down the aisle. But divorce, it seems, is a necessary evil. After all, if we did it up old school, people would just accuse their wives of treason and have them beheaded rather than going through divorce, a la Henry VIII. Sometimes we think that love is enough (it usually isn’t). Sometimes... [Continue Reading]

5 Personal Injury Medical Bill Tips Following a Car Accident

Getting into a car collision can be scary, jolting and life altering. If you suffered an injury after a collision, it can be even more life altering. And when the dust finally settles, it is important to file an insurance claim, because there is a good chance that your medical bills are mounting. When it comes down to it, filing a claim to have your medical bills covered is relatively easy and... [Continue Reading]

Common Law and Corroboration: Scottish Criminal Law Vs. English Criminal Law

Scotland’s existence as part of the United Kingdom has always been a somewhat awkward and uncomfortable situation for all involved. With an unwieldy doubling of parliaments and other aspects of government under the world’s most successful (and permanent) personal union, Scotland has been in a unique position for centuries. This unique position has allowed Scotland to preserve its... [Continue Reading]