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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 
 

The dangers of not having a promissory note when loa…

When you make a monetary loan, it is always a good idea to have a promissory note setting forth the terms of the loan. A promissory note is also used in real estate...

Why should you have a formal partnership dissolution…

If you have a business partnership with one or more persons and someone wants to leave the partnership, a formal agreement is truly necessary to protect everyone involved. The technical term for this...

When is a limited liability partnership agreement ne…

As with a general partnership, a limited liability partnership requires an agreement so that each partner’s role, protections and expectations are clearly defined. The limited liability partnership (LLP) has been an ever-growing form...

When should a partnership agreement be created?

A partnership is created when two or more individuals decide to form a business or enter an endeavor together. The partnership agreement is meant to clearly define the terms of the partnership, clarifying...

Do I need a general power of attorney or a limited o…

A power of attorney is a document giving a trusted friend or lawyer the right to perform any legal act on your behalf. Anyone should be very cautious about utilizing these documents, as...

Why should I sign a consent form if my child is trav…

At times your child may have the opportunity to take a vacation or trip without you present. However, unexpected problems can always arise, which might require your consent. Let’s say, for example, that...

What is a mutual non-disclosure agreement?

A non-disclosure agreement is very similar to a confidentiality agreement – which document to use is often simply a matter of personal preference. Both require the stipulation that specific information will not be...

Can I use a form to change my name?

In a word, the answer is yes, you may utilize a form to have your name legally changed. There are many reasons why someone would want to change their name, the most common...

When do I need a mechanic’s lien?

If you own a business or perform services for someone, you expect to be paid, unless previous arrangements have been made for the donation of your time and materials. In order for your...

Why is a letter of credit important?

Guidelines for letters of credit are set up in Article 5 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Letters of credit are important for business entities and individuals alike. When a business is attempting to...