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How Long to Criminal Trials Typically Last?

Let’s just start by saying that there’s really no such thing as a “typical” criminal trial. These courtroom proceedings could be related to any number of criminal charges, such as selling narcotics, domestic disputes that turned violent, theft, arson, and even murder. And as you may know, the wide variety of charges that could be related to a criminal trial come with... [Continue Reading]

A Newcomer's Guide To Finding A Great Lawyer

At some point in your lifetime, you might end up needing the aid of a great attorney. If this occurs to you don't panic. Using the services of a great attorney, you can readily and rapidly solve any legal problems in your whole life. Use the following suggestions to locate a great lawyer. Try to find reviews on attorneys online. Getting a lawyer that you could trust and value can be very... [Continue Reading]

How To Prepare For Your Personal Injury Case

The most important aspect to remember in regard to your personal injury lawsuit is that being organized will make or break your case. Let’s take your classic slip and fall case—you are at the grocery store, an employee forgets to clean up the mess the broken milk carton created, you slip and break your tailbone. You are officially furious! So you do what every rational human being... [Continue Reading]

Prescription Errors & Your Case For Medical Negligence

Just because you are unhappy with your doctor or nurses’ treatment doesn’t mean you automatically have a medical negligence claim.   A quick refresher on medical negligence will tell you that in order to have a successful claim, your doctor or nurse must have been negligent in a way that their ‘duty of care’ fell below the standard expected of them. That is,... [Continue Reading]

Selecting a Criminal Defense Lawyer: 5 Things to Consider

There are a number of things to consider when selecting a criminal defense lawyer. In fact, your entire future could be at stake. Hiring the wrong legal counselor to guide you through the murky waters of the legal system can be a tragic yet common mistake. When facing a cunning prosecutor and gullible jury that could send you away for a long time, you need feel complete confidence in both your... [Continue Reading]

O.J. Simpson Is Ridiculous

O.J. Simpson’s murder trial is quite possibly one of the most memorable courtroom dramas the American public has ever seen. The former football star and actor, O. J. Simpson, was tried on two counts of murder following the June 1994 deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman. Some experts have described this case as the most publicized criminal... [Continue Reading]

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case Based on Negligence?

Have you or someone you love been in an accident? You know that accidents happen. People get injured every day. Some injuries are minor, while others are life-threatening. In any case, if someone's negligence caused the accident, it is only fair that person helps pay for the resulting medical bills as well as reasonable pain and suffering. How do you know if you have a personal injury case... [Continue Reading]

What is cohabitation?

If you are in an opposite-sex relationship, your rights as a partner depend on whether you are married or living together. Living together with someone is also referred to as cohabitation. In general, you will have fewer rights if you are living together than if you are married. This information covers co-habiting relationships, as described above. It doesn't cover lesbian and gay partners... [Continue Reading]

Tips To Keep In Mind When Lawyer Shopping

It's no joke that the right lawyer makes all the difference. You have to weigh your case and your options, and you have to know how to find the right attorney for your needs. Consider the following helpful advice concerning knowing what to look for in an attorney and how to secure the right one. Make it clear up front that you would like your legal fee agreement in writing from your lawyer.... [Continue Reading]

Obama’s Greenhouse Gas Plans Face Challenges in Court

President Obama took office back in 2008 with a clear mandate. The voters spoke loudly and clearly about their desires, and he was adamant that his administration would follow through. One of the cornerstones of his presidency, according to his address to the country given during both his first and second inaugurations, would be a movement towards environmental improvements and green energy... [Continue Reading]