Legal Guide

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Major Causes Of Juvenile Delinquency and Ways to Help

Some teenagers turn to a life of crime, but why? Research shows that many young people turn to crime in their youth because of issues in their lives. Please keep reading to learn why adolescents may get involved in criminal activity and how it can potentially be prevented. Family Problems The family, especially the parents, plays a critical role in how children develop. Unfortunately, some... ❯❯❯

What Happens When You Are Booked in Jail?

Most people have a preconceived notion of what happens when you are booked in jail. This article aims to break that down by explaining the process step-by-step, looking at the entire process of being arrested, charged, and brought before a judge in Canada. Your Guide to What Happens When You’re Booked in Jail Being Charged with a Crime The initial step to being arrested is either you... ❯❯❯

The Beginner’s Guide To Child Custody

Divorce can be an incredibly stressful and emotionally draining time in your life. Very few enter into a legal partnership with the expectation that it will come to an end, so having to readjust your entire life can be difficult and jarring. To complicate matters, divorces have the ability to impact more than just the two individuals who are choosing to end their marriage. In theory, while a... ❯❯❯

Your Guide to How a Class Action Lawsuit Works in Canada

Class action lawsuits are major legal cases that can change the dynamics of government departments, companies and industries. Without them, major atrocities, institutional crimes, minorities and environments would have suffered tremendously. While class action lawsuits are common in the United States, there are just as many in the great north of Canada. Here’s how they work in this great... ❯❯❯

Your Guide To The AALS Suspension Program

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is against the law in Canada. Despite this, however, there are reports stating that roughly 50,000 people are charged with DUI-related charges. While no one would intentionally place themselves or others at risk, perceptions of how impaired one actually is can skew judgement, causing someone to take to the road with too much to drink. This can have... ❯❯❯

Teenager Car Accident: What Are Your Rights?

A young person, newly behind the wheel, doesn't have the experience and muscle memory that comes with time spent driving. As a result, they aren't as adept at dealing with quick-thinking situations, and distractions can easily pull their attention off the road. Experiencing a teenager car accident can be confusing and overwhelming, making it difficult to think. That's why it's important to... ❯❯❯

Ways to Find the Best Tax Attorney for Your Business

You know taxes are part and parcel of a functioning society. The minute you become an adult in the eyes of the law and make money, you pay taxes. It is a taxable entity when you start a business, whether small or large. While people have tried evading taxes and saving money, the long-term repercussions are not worth it. It is better to know your state's tax policy and abide by them. However,... ❯❯❯

7 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Attorney for Wrongful Dismissal

Losing a job in the current state of the economy is devastating. But being dismissed from a job due to circumstances beyond control is devastating on a whole other level. As a result, individuals may develop frustration and anger, which can negatively affect their career and personal lives. Many employees are unaware of their rights when they are wrongfully terminated, so they don't question... ❯❯❯

What Happens When A Felon Is Caught With A Gun In New Orleans

In Louisiana, a felon in possession of a firearm is charged with a felony offense that carries up to 15 years in prison. In New Orleans, the District Attorney's Office prosecutes these cases aggressively and will typically offer plea bargains—such as five years probation—to reduce the sentence.  Felon in possession of a gun is one of the most serious crimes you can commit. If you... ❯❯❯

How Can I Contest A Will (And Win)?

Have you recently lost a loved one, are going over their last will and testament, and are questioning some of the things you are seeing. This is common. If you feel the need to contest a will, be sure to read this helpful information first. Common Reasons For Contesting A Will Testator Incompetence Evidence that a testator was incompetent or showed signs of incompetency when the will was... ❯❯❯