How Do Lawyers Effectively Manage Required Transcriptions in 2017?

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Guest Post by Rachelle Wilber Paralegals have been a vital resource in the legal industry for many decades. Attorneys often have large caseloads and doing the actual research and required paperwork for a legal case can be very time-consuming. Attorneys Read More …

WHY AN EFFECTIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE IS INDISPENSABLE

black Image of scales on white background with the words, "calibrate the scales" overlaid. As with any set of scales, the scales of justice must, from time to time, be recalibrated. Total balance is never achieved, but all in the criminal justice and legal systems must strive for it as much as possible.

Guest Post by Rachel Stinson “The reason why an effective criminal justice is indispensable is that it delivers justice for all, by condemning and punishing the guilty and helping them to stop offending while protecting the innocent.” “The central reason why Read More …

Fight against Crime in Australia….

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Australia – a dreamland. This is certainly not going to happen, except that a kangaroo bounces across the street in red. This is probably the somewhat transfigured image of us against the Fifth Continent. But unfortunately it is not much Read More …

Tips to Reduce Court Fees With Mediation

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Mediation can be defined as a structural process in which you are assisted by a third person under circumstances when you are not able to reach a mutually acceptable agreement. It can also be termed as a vulnerable process. Good Read More …

Learning the Law: 4 Good Reasons to Hire an Attorney

Image of gavel on post. Four good reasons to hire a good attorney.

  It can be difficult to decide when you need to hire an attorney. Many people think that it is best to handle their own legal matters. However, doing this can be quite costly. There are a number of cases Read More …

How is the Deceased’s Wealth Distributed After Probate Process?

How is the deceased's wealth distributed?

Given that there is no final divorce ruling on the date of the inheritance, the surviving spouse inherits the deceased husband. Specifically, the Civil Code states that “the surviving spouse is summoned to inheritance in any of the classes of Read More …

President Trump Proves There are Two Sets of Laws

This poster, showing Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona well illustrates the matter of what to do when law enforcement engages in civil disobedience. Should they be treated as any other citizen? Or should there be a higher standard? Image credit: Arizona New Times

Remember when Bill Clinton lied in Federal Court and everyone was in an uproar about it? That was wrong as wrong can be. It is called perjury. In fact, in a court of law, there is really only one other Read More …

What Should You Look for in a Criminal Defense Attorney?

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One of our readers wrote in to provide an interesting infographic for our readers. Anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney will find this of use. The fact is that many people at some point in their life will need Read More …

Should Confederate Monuments be Removed from Public Spaces?

image of Nazi flag superimposed over Confederate Flag. Caption reads, What does it say about so-called American's who fly the flags of vanquished enemies?

Opinion by C J Oakes The recent tragedy in Charlottesville has raised the issue of Confederate monuments in public spaces again. This has been an issue for decades, but after a petition to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert Read More …

Charlottesville Aftermath: When Does Hate Become Criminal?

image of fist with H A T E tatooed on fingers with police banner Hate Crime Do Not Cross shown over. caption reads, At what point does hate become a crime? When the leadership fails to take a definitive stance to oppose hatred.

Opinion by C J Oakes For those who have been in hiding the last few days, hate is making headlines in the United States perhaps more than ever before in our history. The news includes North Korea planning a possible Read More …