Legal Guide (Page 23)
Complying With New Smoke Alarm Legislation
As of January 2022, the legislation for smoke alarms in all properties has been updated. This means all dwellings leased or sold must comply with this new legislation in order to follow the law. It is important for all landlords to make sure they meet these legislations before they take any actions. This can be done by hiring a professional like Glasshouse Home Safety, for instance, who will be... ❯❯❯
Accidents and Injuries at Amusement Parks
Summertime in New Jersey is, of course, the busiest season for most amusement parks. But an increased crowd means a higher incidence of accidents and injuries, unfortunately. From rides to unsafe fairgrounds, there are a number of ways for people to potentially get hurt during what is supposed to be a fun day out. Thankfully, however, paying the price of admission doesn’t mean you’re... ❯❯❯
Dui vs Ovi: What Are the Differences?
Road crashes cause about 1.35 million deaths each year. That said, the introduction of vehicle technology begs the question of whether self-driving cars will increase traffic deaths. Before we talk about technology, however, we need to examine DUI vs OVI, which refers to driving under the influence of alcohol. Many people believe these terms mean the same thing, but what does... ❯❯❯
Why You Should Pay Attention to Lawyer Rating
The internet age has made accessing legal services accessible, but sorting through them can be challenging. Not all lawyers are the same, and we should all be seeking out the best. Reputation and legal practice rating systems are essential. You need to make sure on properly hiring a lawyer to represent you. Otherwise, you will spend time and resources for a lost cause. But, how do... ❯❯❯
Human Trafficking Statistics By State
Many victims find themselves in the human trafficking industry every year. This is considered modern slavery, where most of the individuals are underage. This is an issue that has received widespread concerns from various groups and the media worldwide. The crimes committed can be human exploitation, child sex trafficking, and many more. The entire process might be complex and dynamic, but... ❯❯❯
Do You Have a Common Law Marriage in Colorado?
Colorado is one of a very few remaining states which still recognizes common law marriages. And that has resulted in confusion, and litigation, as people often think that simply living together for a certain period of time means they are common law married. That is not true. A Colorado common law marriage is much more than just living together in a romantic relationship - it requires the intent... ❯❯❯
Settlement Agreement And Redundancy. Is There A Difference?
If you’re exploring your legal options following an offer for a settlement agreement or a redundancy, you probably want to know what the difference is between them. It’s all a bit confusing and overwhelming on the surface – especially for anyone not a lawyer. My goal today is to provide you with an easy to digest guidance on the differences. Before I get too much... ❯❯❯
Drink Driving Laws in NSW Australia
Despite drink driving being criminalised in NSW, Australia since 1968, it remains a factor in one in every seven vehicle crashes in New South Wales, Australia, where a person loses their life. Based on our experience as drink driving lawyers, we have put together a guide with information about NSW DUI laws. Learn about the different types of drink driving offences, penalties, and suspensions in... ❯❯❯
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... ❯❯❯