Category Archives: Miscellaneous Legal Topics

How To Know When to Download a Legal Form

By | January 11, 2012

Downloading a legal form – if you’ve never done it – can be quite the learning experience. Not only do you see how easy it can be, but you start to get more knowledge about the same legal forms you were curious about. You get a deeper understanding of the legal process of contracts and signed documents.

Is Your Attorney Doing a Good Job, or it it Time to Change?

By | December 6, 2011

Having a lawyer represent you can be exciting, especially if it’s a new experience. They have a lot of legal knowledge and legal access that you don’t, which makes them seem like an expert even if they’re not an expert in particular. It’s also good to know that you have someone in your corner, who is thinking about… Read More »

Three Acts of the United States that Protect – or Restrict – Your Internet Privacy

By | October 7, 2011

When it comes to the Internet, many people have two words for the government: butt out. In hindsight, it’s easy to see how the government can be uncertain as to how to regulate the Web. The technology seemed to spring up overnight, and these quick changes to our daily lifestyle immediately brought up new questions. Is the Internet… Read More »

Five Ways to Avoid Legal Entanglements Over a Lifetime

By | September 23, 2011

In life, there are no guarantees. You might find yourself in a car accident at age 70 even if you’ve never even had a fender bender before. You might struggle with a marriage after 30 blissful years. Legal entanglements, too, can sneak up on you.

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

By | July 20, 2011

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 legal problems by themselves, fighting for their rights can feel like an uphill battle. Luckily, this is not the end of the story. Pro bono… Read More »

Gulf Oil Spill – What Are Your Rights?

By | May 5, 2011

We all know that the oil spill that took place in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 was a devastating ecological event on par with some of the more notable pollution disasters of our time. The news fed us images of oil-slicked birds and dead fish washing up on shore and we immediately knew there must have been… Read More »

How to File a Class Action Lawsuit

By | January 21, 2011

As someone who’s been wronged, you might feel that the world out there feels bigger during tough times. When you’re just one person who’s trying to restore justice to a small group of people, it might appear like an overwhelming task. But one tool at your disposal – the class action lawsuit – is often an effective way… Read More »

Credit: Credit Score, Identity Theft and Credit Report

By | December 14, 2010

Your Credit Score There’s a lot of hype these days regarding knowing your score and identity fraud, like the catchy commercial to get your “free credit score” by signing up for a credit monitoring service.  Do your wallet a favor and don’t. Most of your credit is made up of:  what types of credit (for example, mortgages, car… Read More »

Credit Card Debt

By | December 14, 2010

When you get into trouble, document the reasons for your hardship and sent your creditor a certified letter.  Make sure you tell them that they are not to call your place of work as your employer does not allow you to take personal calls.  Tell them not to call your relatives, friends or neighbors.  They want money which… Read More »

Health Care Fraud

By | November 19, 2010

No one likes to be ripped off.  Whether you got less than you thought you purchased, or poorer quality, or found out that the seller was in a scheme and you were the pawn, these things make people angry, and rightfully so.  This is fraud. About 150 years ago, in March of 1863, President Abraham Lincoln was hacked… Read More »