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Free Legal Services: The Paralegal and Pro Bono Work

Posted: 08/21/2015 at 12:00 AM   /   Law

Just like lawyers, paralegals should also aspire to contribute pro bono services to those who are in need. In fact, the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) encourages such professionals to provide at least 24 hours of free legal services each year. Many families and individuals suffer today because they don’t have enough funds to […]

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Divorce

The Consequences of Divorce

Posted: 07/30/2015 at 2:18 AM   /   Law

Understanding the consequences of divorce requires the understanding of its nature. At its very core, divorce is about the severing of ties and breaking former obligations mandated by law due to the relations built by marital rites. What are the processes involved in divorce and what consequences await the spouses when all of it is […]

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Driving While Intoxicated

Committing DWI in Texas: What is Legally Drunk?

Posted: 05/13/2015 at 9:04 AM   /   Law

It is illegal for a car owner to drive while under the influence of alcohol. You have seen the commercials or probably heard about the crime on the radio. Many people know that it causes serious injuries and can kill people. But why are there still some who drink and end up driving themselves home? […]

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Sexual Harassment Vs Sexual Assault

Sexual Harassment vs. Sexual Assault: Know the Difference

Posted: 04/21/2015 at 8:17 AM   /   Law

From a certain point of view, there is no difference between sexual assault and harassment. Both cases are considered uninvited sexual behaviors, personal violations which result in harm upon the victim. Both occur in a single episode. These criminal laws are subjected to costly consequences. When charged with sexual assault or harassment, suspects face probation, […]

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The Humanity of Law

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 5:26 AM   /   Law

The practice of law is one of the most technical and impersonal professions. Lawyers need to discard their humanity for multiple reasons, as their jobs do not offer much room for sentiment. If an officer of the court shows even the slightest hint of weakness, they can be sure that the court will chew them […]

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Why the Holidays Might Not be All Fun and Games

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 9:08 AM   /   Law

Special occasions almost look like they were designed to produce accidents. The combination of alcohol, driving, bright lights, and the occasional champagne cork all look like ingredients for an accident-waiting-to-happen cake. Seasons to Insure Take a look at the celebration of Mardi Gras, for example. All those bright lights, hanging decorations, and the overall rowdy […]

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court reporting

Win a Court Case with the Help of a Good Court Reporter

Posted: 12/02/2013 at 8:48 AM   /   Law

Law firms often need to hire independent court reporting to help them with their case. Not all court reporters are the same, as they’re people with different skills and abilities. Here are some tips to ensure you hire the right court reporter to prepare your clients’ legal proceedings: Neutrality Everybody should have a fair trial. […]

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