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After a Felony Conviction, What Rights Do You Lose?

 A felony conviction is a grave occurrence in one's life. Life after incarceration for many ex-convicts can prove very challenging because of the many state-imposed limitations. “Former convicts tend to have very limited options due to curtailment of certain liberties,” a criminal defense lawyer noted. Forfeiture of rights depends on the jurisdiction and nature of the crime. Upon release from... ❯❯❯

DUI Laws in Florida—Drunk Driving Penalties

DUI Laws in Florida—Drunk Driving PenaltiesIMAGE CREDITS Drunk driving is nothing new but if in Florida, you must be prepared to face the penalties and the punishments that come with the law violations. If you are about to go behind the wheel or are already driving, this blog will enlighten you about the drunk driving laws in Florida. Without much ado, let’s begin. What’s the Punishment if I Get Caught Drunk Driving? Driving Under... ❯❯❯

What is a Court Martial?

When it comes to court proceedings there are so many different types that it can be hard to keep up. With those that are in the military, there is a form of judicial hearing that is called the court martial. If you are dealing with a court martial, you may want to consider a civilian court-martial lawyer.   What is a Court Martial? Court marital is a term that is used when someone in the... ❯❯❯

The Difference Between a Felony and Misdemeanor

Felonies are the most serious types of crimes you can commit and will typically result in large fines and long prison sentences. Misdemeanors are less serious than felonies. Misdemeanors can involve some jail time and smaller fines, but these are usually only temporary punishments. Crimes can be escalated to felonies based on different actions. For example, if you get a DUI and are only slightly... ❯❯❯

Most common awards for attorneys

We all love to be recognized for our hard efforts and good work and lawyers and law firms are no different. There are a huge number of different awards that a lawyer or a law firm can get and knowing a bit about them can help your law firm stand out.   Common Awards for Attorneys Some of the most common awards are Best Lawyers and SuperLawyers. These are both awards that are given to lawyers... ❯❯❯

How does the Fair Labor Standards Act protect American workers?

To improve working conditions in America, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), was established 80 years ago. As workers and businesses adapt to the 21st-century workplace, the law has changed over time. In an interview with SHRM Online, Steven Pockrass from Ogletree Deakins, an Indianapolis attorney, stated that the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was passed in 1938, has had a significant impact... ❯❯❯

Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer Vs. Using a Public Defender

If you are faced with criminal charges, you have some decisions to make. You will need to decide what to plead, whether or not you take the punishment suggested by a prosecutor, and whether or not you should have a lawyer. You have two options for a lawyer, either a criminal defense lawyer in Sioux City or a public defender. There are pros and cons to both, and it is important to weigh the... ❯❯❯

Top Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are involved in an accident, be sure to hire a personal injury lawyer. Even if you or others have not suffered any obvious harm, experts recommend that you see a lawyer. Offer benefits can have many benefits, the following are some of the benefits of hiring a personal injury lawyer.  They are professional and objective:  Car accidents and injuries can cause a lot of pain and emotional... ❯❯❯

What to Know About Taking Time Off Work After a Car Accident

What to Know About Taking Time Off Work After a Car AccidentIf you’re ever hurt in a car accident, it can have a significant impact on your life. When you’re an accident victim, you may find that you are left paying medical bills, repair expenses, and you may have to take time off work as you recover. Those are some of the reasons that if you are hurt in an accident, you should talk to a personal injury attorney. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you... ❯❯❯

What is a "Strong" Trademark? The Four Types of Trademark and the Legal Implications of Each

What is a "Strong" Trademark? The Four Types of Trademark and the Legal Implications of EachTrademarks are widely used in the business world to protect different elements of branding which make an organization uniquely identifiable. Of course not all trademarks are the same, and as well as being different types to consider, there are also varying degrees of trademark strength to take onboard. Here is a look at the ins and outs of this issue so that you can make best use of trademarks... ❯❯❯

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