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Russians Protest Adoption Ban

Russians Protest Adoption Ban

 Russians Protest Adoption Ban      At least 20,000 Russians marched through Moscow in January to protest a Kremlin law banning US adoptions of Russian orphans in a move the opposition hopes will breathe some life into the faltering protest movement. Follow the link to read more.   Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/13/russians-protest-against-anti-u-s-adoption-law/

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First A patent application is a legal document and you cannot expect to “spend one evening filling it out,” the better written the patent, the better the protection your patent will produce. Think of it as a contract for your invention, a contract that you or someone you […]

How Does A Lawsuit Work?

How Does A Lawsuit Work?

How Does A Lawsuit Work? Civil lawsuits arise out of disputes between people, businesses, or other entities, including government entities. Civil lawsuits generally proceed through distinct steps: pleadings, discovery, trial, and possibly an appeal. However, parties can halt this process by voluntarily settling at any time. Most cases settle before reaching trial. Arbitration is sometimes […]

What Constitutes A Contract?

What Constitutes A Contract?

What Constitutes A Contract?   A contract intends to formalize an agreement between two or more parties, in relation to a particular subject. Contracts can cover an extremely broad range of matters, including the sale of goods or real property, the terms of employment or of an independent contractor relationship, the settlement of a dispute, […]

How to Collect Debt Owed to Your Business

How to Collect Debt Owed to Your Business

  By Tanya Roth Since the recession is in a very long, slow recovery, we are all still facing circumstances that can be difficult. Many small business owners are dealing with the fallout from a shaky economy and its effects on everything from production to hiring (or lack thereof). One thing small businesses may now have […]

Don’t Drink and Drive But Do Know Your Rights

Don’t Drink and Drive But Do Know Your Rights

If you drink and drive, no matter how conservatively, there is a real possibility that you could be stopped, arrested, and convicted of drunk driving. First, most people do not realize how few drinks it takes to exceed the legal standards of .08 % or .1 % Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). For the average sized person, three or four drinks could easily place them in the “drunk-driver” category. However, based solely on a police officer’s claim that you were “impaired,” even though your BAC was below the legal threshold, you can be convicted as a drunk driver. The only additional evidence needed would be proof of some measurable amount of alcohol in your system.

An Example Traffic Case

An Example Traffic Case

An Example Traffic Case     A friend of mine recently called and said she received a ticket in York County, South Carolina. She wanted to know what her options were.  Almost two years ago she received a ticket in Gaston County, North Carolina. Being a busy working mom with two kids and under time […]

While You Will Need An Attorney, You Will Also Need To Understand Basic Malpractice

While You Will Need An Attorney, You Will Also Need To Understand Basic Malpractice

This report provides a brief overview of the issues surrounding medical malpractice law, the legal changes that states have made over the past thirty years and some newer proposals for changing medical malpractice law

How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?   Bankruptcy will likely be a little bit worse in terms of point impact, but in terms of your ability to qualify for credit, they are probably about the same. You likely won’t qualify for new credit if either is present in your credit history, or if you do […]

How do I incorporate my business?

How do I incorporate my business? Once the decision to incorporate your business has been made, the legal process begins with the preparation of a certificate of incorporation. Whereas in the past this was prepared by three or more legally qualified individuals, today only a single incorporator is needed. The incorporator may or may not […]