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Law on Your Side

Law on Your Side

Each day in New York there are heart wrenching stories of injuries. These injuries occur everywhere. The train stations, the workplaces, the department stores, in the doctor's offices and hospitals, in automobiles, in boats and ... ......[Read More]
What Is My Responsibility After Receiving a Request for Entry of Default?

What Is My Responsibility After Receiving a Request for Entry of Default?

The primary goal of a civil lawsuit is to resolve a dispute in a nonviolent way. The parties do not have free reign in court, however. Civil procedure rules mandate issues regarding notifying the parties about claims and defenses and the way to ask for a default judgment. A default judgment may aris......[Read More]
About a Real Estate Purchase Contract

About a Real Estate Purchase Contract

A real estate purchase contract outlines, in writing, the agreement and obligations of a buyer and seller prior to the transfer of ownership. The contract also indicates the time frame for when those obligations are to be met. This is known as the escrow period.......[Read More]
Washington State Fraud and Bad Faith Statute of Limitations

Washington State Fraud and Bad Faith Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations in Washington for fraud is three years and six years for bad faith contract claims.......[Read More]
Alabama Small Claims Laws

Alabama Small Claims Laws

Small claims cases are typically handled faster than cases on the regular civil docket.gavel image by Cora Reed from Fotolia.comPrior to initiating a lawsuit, the party or the party's attorney must analyze the case and determine the proper court in which to file suit. Certain courts only.........[Read More]
Tenancy Agreements: Are You Wanting to Exercise a Break Clause?

Tenancy Agreements: Are You Wanting to Exercise a Break Clause?

Commercial solicitors often have to consider the practical aspects for a business tenant who may wish to implement the break-clause in their tenancy lease. Using the clause in favour of the business tenant of a ... ......[Read More]
What Laws Govern Employee at Will & Employee Rights?

What Laws Govern Employee at Will & Employee Rights?

Employments laws protect employee rights.Frauenportrait image by Yvonne Bogdanski from Fotolia.comWithout knowledge of your rights in the workplace, violations of these rights may happen more easily. In the United States, the doctrine of at-will employment offers a more casual business.........[Read More]
Credit Agreements & Law

Credit Agreements & Law

A credit agreement is an oral, Internet-based or signed contract between a lender and a consumer, according to credit reporting agency Experian. Federal and state laws govern such agreements as well as the potential consequences if a consumer refuses to pay the debt as promised.......[Read More]
How to Terminate an Agreement Document

How to Terminate an Agreement Document

If you signed an agreement that you now wish to terminate, you may face civil liability if you refuse to further perform your obligations. Nevertheless, there are a number of legal ways to terminate an agreement that you may be able to take advantage of. Among these are termination clauses, cooling-......[Read More]
How to Discontinue a Contract Due to Performance

How to Discontinue a Contract Due to Performance

A contract is a legally binding document between two or more parties. Contracts often stipulate that one party agree to perform certain duties or services in exchange for a consideration. Consideration is often, but not necessarily, monetary payment. If a party fails to perform to standards articula......[Read More]
How to Remove Libel or Slanderous Content

How to Remove Libel or Slanderous Content

Slander is any false information said about a person that causes damages to that person or their reputation. Similarly, libel is simply the publishing of false information to the same effect. Combined, the two actions fall under the legal umbrella of defamation and exist outside the protections of t......[Read More]
The Main Duty Of A Criminal Defense Attorney In Today’s Time

The Main Duty Of A Criminal Defense Attorney In Today’s Time

It has been observed that criminal defense attorneys actually don't get the due recognition and positive appraisal from individuals as they feel that criminal defense lawyers are defending guilty people. However, if you actually a ... ......[Read More]
Can Corporations Enter Into Binding Legal Contracts?

Can Corporations Enter Into Binding Legal Contracts?

Corporations have several attributes similar to people. For example, corporations are granted protections under the constitution similar to individuals and corporations are free to make political contributions and enter legally binding contracts. Although a corporation can enter a legally binding co......[Read More]
How to File a Uniform Partnership Lawsuit

How to File a Uniform Partnership Lawsuit

The Uniform Limited Partnership Act, which passed in 2001, was a resolution advising states to adopt uniform laws into their state codes or statutes. The idea was to make it easier to administer cross-border transactions and litigation between entities in different states. The rules to file a lawsui......[Read More]
How to File a Countersuit Against a Plaintiff in Small Claims

How to File a Countersuit Against a Plaintiff in Small Claims

Being sued can be stressful and choosing how to respond to a lawsuit depends on the facts of your case, but if you believe you have a claim (countersuit or counterclaim) against someone suing you (the plaintiff), you can file a counterclaim against that person in small claims court.......[Read More]
Home Equity Sales Contract Act

Home Equity Sales Contract Act

The Home Equity Sales Contract Act (HESCA) is a California statute passed to protect homeowners whose property is in foreclosure from "fraud, deception and unfair dealing by home equity purchasers."......[Read More]
Commonly Asked Legal Questions About Accidents at Work

Commonly Asked Legal Questions About Accidents at Work

Injuries suffered at work due to accidents are common and may have emotional and physical effects on an individual. It is important for an employee to be aware of his/her rights after being involved in ... ......[Read More]
How to Make a Contract Legal

How to Make a Contract Legal

Not all contracts have to be in writing to be regarded as legal or binding. A contract is nothing more than an agreement made between two parties where at least one party exchanged money or property to make the contract official. A contract can be something as simple as a college student exchangin......[Read More]
How to File a Legal Malpractice Suit

How to File a Legal Malpractice Suit

When you enter into an attorney-client relationship, you expect that your attorney will represent you in a fair and competent manner. Mistakes may be made in the course of the representation; attorneys are human and fallible just like anyone else. If the mistakes are grave, however, you may have a c......[Read More]
How to Make a Counterclaim to a Lawsuit

How to Make a Counterclaim to a Lawsuit

Filing a counterclaim to a lawsuit is just like filing a regular lawsuit in court. The main difference when filing a counterclaim is that you must file a counterclaim at the same time the original lawsuit is being filed against you in court. You must also file your counterclaim before the hearing da......[Read More]