Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

  • Tips for Leaving an Abusive Marriage

    Domestic violence is not limited to physical abuse. Domestic violence can also be emotional and financial. Regardless of the type of abuse you are enduring or whether the perpetrator is male or female, when you make the decision to leave the marriage, you have to make the right moves to protect your future. To help you move in the right direction, here are some tips for ending your marriage.   Talk to Your Divorce Attorney

  • Could Researching Potential Employees on Social Media Open You up to a Lawsuit?

    Running a background check on your prospective employees is just good business sense—but you have to be smart about how you do it in order to avoid running afoul of theEqual Employment Opportunity Commission's rules against discrimination. This is where the current trend of Googling your applicants' names and poring through their Facebook pages can backfire and leave your company vulnerable to a lawsuit. Here's how you can still find out the information that you want and need without putting your company at risk of a discrimination claim.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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