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5 Tips to Help You after a Car Accident

A vehicle accident can ultimately be among the scariest incidents one can ever go through in life.  After all, car accidents are among the leading causes of death globally.  Again, the emotional and physical trauma associated with car accidents can take a toll on life for many years. While you might not be able to forget the car accident you had, you can luckily recover from this scary incident and live life as you used to... ❯❯❯

The Length of and Legal Use for Federal Statutes of Limitation

The federal court system seeks to ensure that no proven crime prosecuted at its level goes unpunished. However, in many instances it can only punish crimes that are charged and tried within a timely manner. The statute of limitations for federal crimes varies and can in some cases mean that criminals are never charged or that they outright never see the inside of a courtroom for their offenses.  What Is a Statute of Limitation? A... ❯❯❯

How Much Does It Cost To Legally Change Your Name?

There is a myriad of reasons as to why a person may want or need to change their names. Changing of names is generally allowed for any reason expect to evade the law or commit fraud. Whichever your reason for wanting to change your name is, if you want to have a new name to appear on your legal documents; driver's license, social security card, passport, birth certificate, and bank accounts, you'll have to obtain a court order. When... ❯❯❯

5 Effective Defense Strategies Every DUI Offender Should Know

The United States Department of Transportation reported that in every 48 minutes there were numbers of alcohol-impaired traffic fatalities across the country. The law enforcement agencies in each state are now aggressively disciplining the citizens more to decrease the number of accidents. Consequently, sometimes, the police may immediately detain you for a small driving mistake or even nothing. Either way, ignorance is never bliss.... ❯❯❯

Green Card Through Employment

Getting a green card through employment allows over 100,000 foreign-born persons and their spouses and unmarried minor children to immigrate to the United States each year. Typically, an employer goes through the PERM process where they must advertise the job and demonstrate to the U.S. Department of Labor that no minimally qualified U.S. workers applied for the job.  The employer is required to pay the worker at the prevailing... ❯❯❯

How Does Unemployment Work in NY?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 378,557 unemployed NY residents as of April 2019. Those who have met a specific set of qualifications designated by the NY labor unemployment board are collecting unemployment benefits funded by NY labor unemployment taxes. The qualification, application, and collection processes associated with obtaining wage compensation benefits can be quite detailed, which is why... ❯❯❯

What to Do After Being Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace

No matter the nature of the organization, every employee has the right to a safe and secure workplace. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always eventuate. If things aren’t handled correctly, the workplace can become a place of unwanted interactions that lead to sexual discrimination, harassment, and even sexual assault. Fortunately, recent movements have helped raise awareness and increased the visibility of sexual assault as... ❯❯❯

Is It Legal to Hide My IP Address Using a VPN?

It goes without saying that the internet has changed the way we live, allowing us to shop, communicate and entertain ourselves with ease. However, it also makes us and our computers face a variety of security threats. To protect their computers and the information stored in them, many Internet users have begun to use strategies that allow them to surf the internet with less visibility. One way to do this is to hide your IP address. ... ❯❯❯

Eliminating Liability Resulting From a Foreclosure

When an individual purchases a home by utilizing a secured lender, they are signing both a promissory note and a mortgage instrument. The promissory note creates the monetary obligation for the borrower to repay the loan amount to the lender, while the mortgage instrument is what grants the lender the right to foreclose on the property if the obligation is not repaid. Often, when facing foreclosure, the focus is on the lender taking... ❯❯❯

4 Essential Tips for Opening Your Own Law Firm

You graduated from law school and went straight into working for a big firm. Within a few years, you see how it's run and decide you could certainly do that yourself if you had the capital and the clients. Before long, you have your capital raised and are ready to go for it. However, you're a little worried about branching out on your own and confused to boot. With that in mind, read on below for a few essential tips you might want to... ❯❯❯