Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

  • Cut Out Of The Will: Do You Have Options?

    Being a beneficiary of a will can be an awkward position. Benefiting from someone else's death can cause conflicting feelings of gratitude and guilt. However, being "cut out" of a loved one's will can be devastating, emotionally and financially. If you have been left out of the will of your parents or a spouse, the emotional issues will linger, but you may have legal options. Parents If you are left out of a parent's will, it may not be meant as an insult.

  • 3 Reasons To File For Bankruptcy Before A Divorce

    Although there are many reasons for why a marriage may not work out, one of the leading causes involves finances. If you've decided to get out of the relationship and also seek financial freedom and relief, you might be at a loss as to whether you should file for divorce first or file for bankruptcy first. While there are many pros and cons to each option, filing for bankruptcy first can really help your financial situation.

  • How Can You Avoid A Judgement?

    There are several options to explore if you want to avoid a judgement when you are late on repaying a debt. Some of these actions may be performed before a judgement is rendered, while others require legal recourse after a judgement has been granted. What is a judgement? A judgement is a legal acknowledgement of a debt and an enforcement of repayment of the debt. When a debtor falls behind in repayment of a debt, and the creditor seeks to force repayment, the creditor will file for a judgement in a local civil court.

  • FAQs About Invoking The Right To Remain Silent

    Even if you have not been involved with the criminal justice system, chances are you are familiar with Miranda warnings. A key component of Miranda warnings is that you have the right to remain silent. Unfortunately, there is some gray area regarding your silence that could hurt your defense. If you are facing criminal charges, here is what you need to know about invoking your right to silence.  Do You Have the Right to Remain Silent?

  • Do Anti-Bullying Laws Exist?

    Bullying was just once something that happened in school to almost everyone. It has now become a major issue, especially when cyber bullying is taken into account. More individuals are taking their own lives over bullying and this has resulted in the government stepping in. Leaving parents to question, are anti-bullying laws now in existence and what do they mean for their children? 49 States Have Anti-Bullying Laws There is currently no federal law against bullying, but 49 states have created their own law against it.

About Me

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Hello, I'm Christina Miller. Have you ever been fascinated with why the law works the way it does? Ever since I was in junior high, I had an intense interest in anything related to our legal system, whether it be a crime drama on television, a judge show or a legal case covered on the news. I followed it all. As time progressed, I began learning about how the actual legal system worked and not just the fictionalized version of our legal system. This has lead me to start writing my own blog posts about law that I hope will help others.