Legal Guide

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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... ❯❯❯

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... ❯❯❯