Category Archives: Articles

Understanding the Difference Between Attorney-Client Privilege and Duty of Confidentiality

By | September 18, 2015

The terms ‘attorney-client privilege’ and ‘duty of confidentiality’ can be confused easily by lay people and attorneys alike. While many lawyers knowingly use these terms interchangeably, they are different from each other in many ways and have different implications in legal settings. If you’ve tried to understand the difference between the two many times but have failed,  you’ve… Read More »

How Law Professionals Can Enhance Their Income

By | September 15, 2015

A career as a lawyer is considered to be one of the most sought-after professions. However, becoming a lawyer is no longer a sure path to a life of social and economic privilege. From being accessible around the clock and developing client relationships and businesses to compromising on work-life balance – the profession of a lawyer is not… Read More »

How You Can Become a DUI Lawyer

By | August 13, 2015

DUI or driving under influence is becoming an increasingly common criminal offence which involves persons driving motor vehicles under the effect of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication. A driver can be convicted of DUI when he/she is found with blood alcohol content exceeding the legal levels i.e. between 0.05% and 0.08% (depending on the jurisdiction). An intensified… Read More »

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 »