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?
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.
Working for someone that makes you feel uncomfortable is not good, but when that person begins making sexual advancements towards you, discomfort becomes another feeling altogether. Your boss may have begun saying things to you that made you feel uncomfortable, but when he or she makes advances that include touching or pressuring you, you may have a case of legitimate sexual harassment. Learn more about what you should do if you find yourself in this situation.
As a veteran that suffers with a disability, receiving disability benefits is something you are most likely looking into. Unfortunately, even after contacting your VA and filing a claim, you could be denied benefits and not be sure why. Now that you have the denial letter, the next step should be hiring a lawyer that can help you appeal the claim denial and figure out if you are entitled to compensation for these three situations.
When a person defaults on a federal student loan, the Department of Education will garnish up to 25 percent of his or her wages. While you can file bankruptcy to stop the garnishment, the relief will only be temporary. Student loans are not discharged in bankruptcy, so the government can and will attach your wages again once the case ends. It's possible to stop the garnishment by taking part in the government's loan rehabilitation program.
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.