Legal Articles
  • Why Mediation is Effective in Resolving Sexual Harassment Claims
  • by Perry Goldlust
  • At an alarming rate, court systems all over the country are currently overloaded with sexual harassment claims, some of which that are over-inflated or a case of miscommunication. However, for both the accuser and the accused, a suitable alternative to litigation exists. With mediation, both parties can effectively resolve the sexual harassment claim "in-house."
  • Top Reasons to Do Your Estate Planning Now
  • by Peggy Hoyt
  • There is no time like the present, and that is especially true in the world of estate planning. Although it is preferable to live a long and healthy life, it is always prudent to plan in advance to ensure your wishes are carried out as you desire.
  • Stay At Home Parents
  • by Carol Jean Romine
  • The article explains stay-at-home parents (and their children) are at risk of living in poverty in the event of divorce. It also gives recommendation in order to prevent this from happening.
  • Can You Benefit from Lemon Law Arbitration?
  • by Henry Abelman
  • The article explains why lemon law arbitration is an effective way to resolve your problem if you are stuck with what you believe to be a lemon vehicle.
  • OWVI (Operating While Visibly Impaired) Law in Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • Operating while visibly impaired means that a person driving an automobile was not able to do so without showing signs of impairment. There is no minimum blood alcohol level to quality for this charge. This means that if your bodily alcohol content is under .08, say .06, you can still be charged with OWVI.
  • Kentwood, Michigan Criminal Defense
  • by Shawn Haff
  • The most common criminal charges issued in Kentwood, Michigan are domestic violence, retail fraud, driving on a suspended license, possession of marijuana, use of marijuana, assault and battery, Operating While Intoxicated (OWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and finally child abuse in the fourth degree.The first court appearance anyone has when they are facing a criminal charge is the arraignment process.
  • Were My Miranda Rights Violated?
  • by Shawn Haff
  • This is a question I get asked sometimes by my clients regarding issues dealing with their arrest. I find that many times there is a misunderstanding by my clients as to what their Miranda rights actually are and whenMiranda applies. This article will explain what the "Miranda Rights" are, when they apply and how these rights came into existence.
  • Discharging Student Loan Debts in Oklahoma Bankruptcy
  • by Meagan Kerr
  • Bankruptcy law in Oklahoma is always changing. Not too long ago the prospect of discharging student loan debt in a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy was near zero. But, lately the bankruptcy courts are beginning to ease up on the harsh non-dischargeablity attitude towards student and educational debts. This is largely because this type debt is at such a high level that individuals can no longer make the payments required to pay the loans.
  • Alimony and Oklahoma Divorce Law
  • by Phillip Sanger
  • This article is about Oklahoma family law and alimony. Not all marriages in Oklahoma that end in Divorce will be alimony cases. The Family Court Judges in Oklahoma will look at the length of the marriage, the ability to pay and the need of the person asking for alimony.
  • Helping Your Accident Injury Lawyer Help You With Medical Documentation
  • by Jay Sadd, Esquire
  • Helping Your Atlanta Accident Injury Lawyer Help You With Medical Documentation If you plan to file a claim for injuries you sustained in an accident, it's important to maintain good medical records and other supporting documentation. An Atlanta accident injury lawyer can help you understand how. At the accident injury law office of Slappey & Sadd, LLC, our attorneys have decades of experience and a proven track record. 404-255-6677
  • Preparation is the Key to a Successful Divorce
  • by David Johnson, P.A.
  • The worst enemy of the successful divorce is, arguably, denial. Too many people fail to prepare for the possibility because they do not wish to admit that their relationship is over. The possibility of reconciliation is not in any way affected by a little preparation on your part. In fact, one of the smartest things you can do is to properly prepare for divorce, as soon as you even suspect that you may be heading down that road.
  • OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) Law in Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • The state of Michigan is taking a tough stance against those caught operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Police in Michigan on a regular basis crack down on those who have had too much to drink and get behind the wheel. There are many issues a person arrested for OWI needs to be aware of in Michigan. This article will address those issues.
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges In Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges in Michigan result in some of the toughest penalties upon conviction in the state of Michigan. Police officers and prosecutors take these charges extremely seriously and vigorously go after those accused of these felony charges. Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges (CSC) are broken up into four categories. This article will examine what those four categories are and the penalties from them.
  • Methamphetamine Laws in Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • Michigan has some extremely harsh laws regarding the delivery and manufacture of Methamphetamine. Michigan's laws are also extremely tough regarding the operation or maintaining of a laboratory involving methamphetamine. The article will go over the maximum punishments for these laws and what to do if you get arrested on any charge relating to methamphetamine.
  • Relocating Your Children After an Oklahoma Divorce
  • by Charles J Kania
  • This legal article explains some legal issues with relocating you child after an Oklahoma Divorce. Many parents dont realize that once the divorce is finalized Oklahoma family law requires that in order for either parent to move outside of 75 miles with the children they must get permission from the other parent.
  • Defending DUI Charges in West Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • Getting arrested for DUI, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a terrifying experience. Many people who get arrested for DUI are worried about going to jail or prison and wonder what will happen to their driving privileges if they are convicted at trial or enter a guilty plea. Many people are also extremely worried about losing their job.
  • Should You Go With a Public Defender?
  • by Shawn Haff
  • There are many good lawyers who work as public defenders. They have a lot of trial experience, they file a lot of motions and they usually aren't lawyers who just graduated from law school and passed the bar. When I have had questions on a tough criminal defense issues, the main person I turned to for answers is a public defender who has handled thousands of cases.
  • Marijuana Laws in Michigan
  • by Shawn Haff
  • There are quite a few criminal laws on the books in Michigan that deal with Marijuana. This article will go over these laws and identify the maximum incarceration time and fines a person can face for these criminal charges. This article will also cover and explain the 7411 deferral program that is available to people charged with possession and use of marijuana.
  • Probable Cause Hearing
  • by Shawn Haff
  • There have been changes made to Michigan's probable cause hearing process. A probable cause hearing is also known as a preliminary exam in Michigan. This article will examine what those changes are, when they will take effect and why these changes were made to amend how preliminary exams are run.
  • Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney or Wrongful Death Lawyer
  • by John Dow
  • A personal injury law firm should be concerned with maximizing results for clients, not obsessed with financing the next media campaign in order to bring in more clients. A client's well-being, not the weight of a law firm's high-dollar advertising budget, should dictate a representation. At The Dow Firm, P.C., we are content to make a difference in the lives of the folks who entrust us with their cases.
  • Never Talk To Police
  • by Shawn Haff
  • It is never in your best interest to talk to police officers if they are investigating a felony or misdemeanor crime in which you are the suspect. The police are not your friends! They only care about arresting someone they think committed a crime.
  • What To Look For When You Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney
  • by Shawn Haff
  • There are many crucial aspects that a person should consider when they are looking to hire a criminal defense attorney. This article will focus on some of the most important aspects a person should always consider before they make a crucial decision that will have a huge impact on their future.
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