Category Archives: Articles

The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

By | January 25, 2013

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 arise when signing something using an e-signature:

Steps to Take Following a DUI Arrest

By | June 13, 2012

Have you been arrested for DUI? This article explains the rights and the proper procedures to take. Adhering to them will place individuals in a much better position during court trials. First, let’s examine what constitutes a DUI arrest:

Divorce Myths: Top 30 Misunderstood California Family Law Principles (Part Two)

By | June 8, 2012

In reviewing readers’ posts on Lawguru.com, I frequently come across questions and comments that reveal misconceptions about California family law legal principles. In an effort to set the record straight on how the state’s family law legal system works, I’ve compiled a list of the top 30 family law myths that I’ve encountered, along with responses I have formulated… Read More »

Divorce Myths: Top 30 Misunderstood California Family Law Principles (Part One)

By | May 3, 2012

In reviewing readers’ posts on Lawguru.com, I frequently come across questions and comments that reveal misconceptions about California family law legal principles. In an effort to set the record straight on how the state’s family law legal system works, I’ve compiled a list of the top 30 family law myths that I’ve encountered, along with responses I have formulated… Read More »

Three Legal Tips for Dealing with Tenants Who Don’t Pay

By | March 16, 2012

We’ve all heard of bad landlords – people that seemingly take no interest in their property, are slow to respond to complaints, and generally don’t get around to cashing rent checks until a month and a half after the fact. But few of us think about things from the other end: the perspective of the landlord.

What Is a Parent LLC, and Why Do You Need It?

By | March 14, 2012

In today’s trigger-happy age of litigation, it’s easy to see why people work hard to keep themselves free of liability. After all, liability is a big part of what ultimately requires so many people to pay big money in settlements and court awards when they’ve been sued. And it’s a big part of the reason people use Limited… Read More »

I Signed a Non-Compete Form. What Now?

By | March 2, 2012

When you’re hired by a company with access to a lot of privileged information, it can be an exciting time. You’re ready to learn from their experts, develop your own skills for your career, and generally make yourself a greater asset to other companies in the future. You can be so excited at this point that you nearly… Read More »

What You Must Know About Pet Custody After Divorce

By | February 27, 2012

When it comes to the big issues – the cars, the homes, even the kids – divorce is a messy thing. But you’d be surprised just how messy a divorce can be even when it comes down to fighting over something relatively simple, like who gets custody of which pets. In some cases, one spouse might be more… Read More »

How to Legally Rent Out a Room in Your House

By | February 24, 2012

Renting out a part of your house or apartment, or subletting, is a great way to earn extra (and generally passive) income – income that can help supplement your own rent payments. But too many people take the illegal route, housing people in areas that they should not be housing them. When they’re found out, not only does… Read More »