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Crime Definition, Types, and Samples

While almost everyone knows what it is like to be suspected of committing a crime, many do not know what a real crime is. For some, a negligent act can already be considered a crime. Add to this the jargon that only the legal folks can understand and you will see why there is much confusion about what a crime really is. Defining crime can be best done by identifying the common types of crimes. In so doing, you...

Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Life: Avoid These Legal Split-Up Mistakes

Divorce is a painful process that could cost you your savings, the company of your children, and even your emotional wellbeing. While you may find it hard to behave rationally in navigating this painful process, you need to find the strength to get through the process without losing control of your finances or emotions. If you’re headed for a legal split up, Denver divorce attorneys share the things you need...

Welcoming Your Foreign Fiancé to the Country and Settling Down

No words can describe your happiness and excitement! You and your fiancé will finally be tying the knot, and you have decided to live in Utah. But there’s a problem. Your fiancé is not a United States citizen and is currently living outside the country. But as they say, love conquers all. This should not be an obstacle to marrying your special someone. Immigration attorneys in Utah’s Buhler Thomas Law,...

Victim Receives $3.35 Million for Brain Injuries Sustained During an Accident

An online media source reported recently that a resident of Texas who sustained traumatic brain injuries had agreed to settle with the defendant for an amount totaling $3.35 million. Mr. Thomas East filed his claim before the 73rd Bexar County District Court in Bexar County in Texas after his pickup truck was hit by an 18-wheeler on Christmas Eve of 2012. But before the case can go to trial, defendants agreed...

The Advancements in Paralegal Profession

Since the role’s creation in the 1970s, the paralegal profession has evolved significantly. The original tasks of assisting attorneys in research and administrative work have expanded, with paralegals taking important roles in big firms, government offices, nonprofit organizations, and insurance agencies. They have also become more educated and professional, making them important members in the legal field. Courses...

The Anxiety of Dealing with Divorce When You’re Pregnant

There is probably nothing more difficult than dealing with pregnancy and divorce at the same time. The Denver-based divorce attorneys from Matthewsfamilylawyers.com understand how difficult this will be. There’s also no saying if it will last shortly or for the whole of the gestation period. Where to Focus It might be crude, but when it comes to soon-to-be former husbands and unborn children, treat the situation...

The Lawyer Dream: Which Field Suits You?

Are the TV series Law and Order, Suits, The Good Wife, or even the film Legally Blonde among your inspirations? Have you ever considered going to law school and becoming one of the finest litigators, prosecutors, or even court judges in your city or state? Like most disciplines, law has various fields that professionals and members of the Bar can focus on. Here are the five most common fields in the US that...

Appropriate Defenses for Moving and Non-moving Offenses

There are two types of traffic violations: moving and non-moving offenses. Both of these can be committed when you’re unaware of the traffic laws. Know the impact of these violations on your driving records. Moving Violations These involve the safety of the people on the road, as well as the peace and order among motorists. This is considered a heavy offense, which you commit while the vehicle is still moving....

Public Defender vs. Private Attorney: Why Go Private?

If you’re accused of a crime, you can hire a private lawyer or ask the court to appoint one to represent you. Depending on the nature of the offense, you either get a public defender or a court-appointed lawyer. A public defender is a full-time employee representing the accused who can’t afford a private attorney, while a court-appointed lawyer runs a private practice and is occasionally hired by the court...

Legal Nurse Consultants: Leading the Field

With the ever increasing competition in the job market, people are asking themselves which career options would be best for them. Even after finishing school, some still go for further studies to differentiate themselves from others. Legal nurse consultants are some of the most sought after professionals today. With the unique skills and knowledge they possess and their great career prospects, it’s no wonder...