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The Criminal Trial Procedure: A Brief Guide

The Criminal Trial Procedure: A Brief GuideThe very thought of a “court trial” can be daunting for many. It is necessary to gain legal advice  before and during court sessions. Moreover, it is important to understand how these trials work because by its very nature, court trials can cause stress for all involved parties. Notably, beyond reasonable doubt is the standard of proof used in a criminal hearing or criminal trial. This means that the evidence must prove that the... ❯❯❯

Marketing Ethics for Law Firms - A Quick Guide

Marketing Ethics for Law Firms - A Quick GuideThe legal profession is one that is heavily concerned with ethics and moral matters. In fact, such things are part and parcel of a lawyer’s typical day, be they a criminal lawyer, commercial lawyer, family lawyer or any other type. Legal professionals therefore have to exhibit high ethical standards in everything they do, and that includes their marketing practices. The idea of commercial lawyer marketing might feel “grubby” to one of... ❯❯❯

How to Make the Best Impression at a New Legal Job

How to Make the Best Impression at a New Legal JobCongratulations, you’ve just landed a new role as an in-house counsel for a company in Melbourne. It’s an exciting time because you’re the first in-house lawyer the company has hired, having just finished things with an outside firm. Everyone is keen to see how bringing an in-house legal role to the team will change things, but that also puts a lot of pressure and responsibility on your shoulders. To start, as a way to help secure... ❯❯❯

Why Accounting Services Are for Everyone

Why Accounting Services Are for EveryoneWhy is it that some people assume that accountants are only usually hired by huge multinational corporations, or by accounting firms? This is a totally wrong-headed attitude, because as you’ll discover when you read on, accounting services are for all businesses big and small, covering just about every sector you can think of. If it’s a business of any sort that either maintains a budget or makes profit from the exchange of goods and... ❯❯❯

How Can You File A Lawsuit Against An Automobile Company?

If you sustained injury due to a manufacturing defect of the vehicle in Philadelphia, you can sue the company. Any road accident caused due to a vehicle defect warrants immediate legal action by the victim.  Following such a collision, you are legally entitled to sue the car company. It is the responsibility of the automobile manufacturer to assemble automobile parts and spares following all the necessary safety precautions.  If it... ❯❯❯

Best Way to Handle Wrongful Death Claims

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it's especially hard when it happens all of a sudden because of someone else's negligence. In these kinds of situations, it's normal to feel overwhelmed by different emotions such as sadness, anger, and disappointment.  What makes things even harder and more complicated is the financial burden - medical bills, burial costs, loss of income, and other similar expenses.  In these cases, pursuing a... ❯❯❯

How to Prepare for Your Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation involves discussing and making decisions regarding property, child custody and support, and spousal support with a former partner or a mediator. The mediator is a professional in dispute resolution. They can be an attorney or a former judge. The mediator manages the conversation between the two spouses. They do not make decisions for them. They do not represent either party in the mediation. Mediation typically takes... ❯❯❯

3 Powerful Tips To Win A Lemon Law Case In Indiana

Are you tired of making multiple trips to your dealer service shop to repair the same issue in your car? Then your vehicle might be a lemon. Thanks to Lemon Laws, the lemon law, you may be qualified for a refund, cash compensation, a replacement vehicle. You do not have to live with a defective car while the law protects your rights. However, your claim must be concrete. You need a solid case to offer a favorable verdict and deliver a... ❯❯❯

Congressional Republicans Demand Investigation of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm's Financial Conflicts of Interest

Jennifer Granholm's personal finances are coming under fire once again.  Attorney Sam Dewey explains why two Republican lawmakers are demanding an internet watchdog investigate the stock trades of the Secretary for the Department of Energy. In a letter sent to the Energy Department’s Inspector General, John Barrasso and Cathy McMorris Rodgers—the Ranking Members of the Senate’s and House’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources,... ❯❯❯

6 Reasons to Engage an Attorney When Buying your First Home

Owning a home is an exhilarating experience and a dream come true for many people. If it's your first time buying a home, you may want to complete the process fast but may end up making costly mistakes. For this reason, it's vital to hire an attorney to guide you in the purchase process. That’ not all, though! Engaging a professional will save you time and thousands of dollars later on. Why need an attorney as a first-time homebuyer? ... ❯❯❯