Legal Guide

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Possession of a Controlled Substance in California

Carrying certain drugs — even if you have a prescription — can put you in a potentially difficult situation with law enforcement. In California, carrying a controlled substance without a prescription is against the law, and you can face serious legal consequences. For those struggling with a substance use disorder, if certain criteria are met, charges may be expunged after successfully... ❯❯❯

What to Do After a Car Accident

Do you know what to do after a car accident? Even a low-speed collision can leave you feeling shaken, but it is important to know what to do so that you can make sure that everyone is safe and that appropriate action is taken. There are a few key steps that should be taken after being involved in a car accident and this could make a big difference, especially if you decide to go down the legal... ❯❯❯

6 Common Reasons Why Motorists Are Pulled Over

Do you know the most common reasons why people are pulled over by the police while driving? People think it will never happen to them, but being pulled over by the police is common and there are several reasons why this might be. No matter whether you believe you have done anything wrong or not, you must always pull over and cooperate with the police while also knowing your rights. This post will... ❯❯❯

Has your employer let you down in San Francisco? Then get workers' compensation arranged ASAP

If you live in a busy place like San Francisco, then it is likely that you have run into employer issues before. Such a busy and competitive place means that there is always someone looking for employment. Employers use this to their advantage, looking to try and get staff to go above and beyond the call of duty simply because they know the threat of replacement exists so significantly. However,... ❯❯❯

Your Guide to the Common Causes of Maritime Injuries

Did you know maritime injuries are a frequent occurrence in the workplace? A maritime injury is an injury suffered while working aboard a ship or while performing maritime jobs. Maritime injuries can range from minor cuts and bruises to catastrophic events, resulting in permanent disability or death. Not only do maritime injuries occur frequently, but they also come in many forms. Read... ❯❯❯

A Simple Guide to A Notice Of Intended Prosecution

If you exceeded the speed limit or violated other traffic rules, be sure to get the appropriate document. A NIP is an official document issued by the police to a person who has violated traffic laws. You can get more information about the notice of intended prosecution in the post, which provides a straightforward guide on proceeding in this situation. By current legislation, the driver is... ❯❯❯

Why is Drunk Driving So Dangerous?

Accounting for roughly a third of all motor vehicle accident fatalities in the United States, drunk driving is incredibly dangerous. Even if you’ve just had one or two drinks (and think you feel fine), driving after drinking can slow down your reaction time and impair your ability to make quick, smart decisions. For these reasons and more, drunk driving is a dangerous—and... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Intellectual Property Rights

A Guide to Intellectual Property Rights Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are legal rights given to creators of original works such as inventions, literary and artistic works, designs and scientific developments. These creations of the mind are then protected from being used by others without the creator’s permission. It is important to establish rightful ownership of your creations as a business in order to prevent your work... ❯❯❯

3 Tips for Navigating a Family Business and Divorce

3 Tips for Navigating a Family Business and Divorce It was nineteen ninety-seven, and Karen Soh was in a difficult position. Her marriage to her husband, Steven, was on the rocks. She knew that it was only a matter of time before one of them asked for a divorce. She had thought about asking for one herself a number of times, but one thing kept holding her back. It wasn’t the children, little Kit and Michael. Although she knew it would be... ❯❯❯

Parental Alienation as Domestic Abuse

Using children as weapons of war We often think of parental alienation as a post-relationship phenomenon. In fact, it’s something that happens within the context of on-going relationships every bit as much as it happens after a relationship ends. In either case, it is a manufactured manipulation that hurts everyone—except, of course, the alienator—from the abused partner to the... ❯❯❯