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The notion of showing up to arbitration to resolve a grievance can be nerve-wracking. Throughout the hearing, you will have to answer questions and the lawyers will submit pieces of evidence. They will also dispute all sides of your union arbitration case. Littleton Alternative Dispute Resolution, Inc. shares some basic facts regarding the process. Place of Hearing Arbitration...

The probate process basically determines the validity of a will, takes stock of all assets, and transfers these to beneficiaries once all debts and taxes are paid off. The entire process could be very time-consuming, costly, and often, unnecessary. In Washington, you could avoid the probate process with the following options: Joint Ownership If you own joint property with...

Among the most ambiguous terms utilized in immigration law is the “crime of moral turpitude.” For instance, a court in Utah could consider a specific conviction or charge as a crime or moral turpitude. But, a court in New York could consider a similar or even the same conviction not a crime of moral turpitude. Because of this, consular officials can make wrongful determinations,...

Whether it’s a civil or criminal case, meeting with your lawyer or even a team of lawyers can be daunting. And for some people, it can even be scary. Even if you know that you’re innocent, meeting with a legal team can be intimidating. But knowing what to prepare and how to prepare for it can help you make the most of your initial consultation. Consider these tips...

The legal system affects every aspect of the society, from buying a home and defending those with criminal charges to writing a will, processing a divorce, and making international investments. Lawyers form the backbone of this system and they provide the link between the society and the law in many ways. You’ll find different types of lawyers these days. But do...

Law firms, insurance companies, and healthcare facilities alike rely on the expertise of nurse consultants because of their ability to bridge the gap between the medical profession and the rest of world. It’s one of the many factors why institutions — even those not mentioned — look to legal nurses for help. Aside from handling legal matters, nurse consultants can...

When you send your old parents to a nursing home, you expect that they will be taken care of. But what if you visit them one day and find evidence of abuse or negligence? What will you do? Here are some scenarios in a nursing home that merits a medical malpractice lawsuit:Failure to Keep the Facility Hazard-FreeNursing homes are meant to be a safe environment for...

Being accused of a crime you didn’t commit is a situation no one wants to be in. You were caught off guard and altogether clueless of what’s going to happen. Besides, no one expects this kind of situations to happen just like that. Being in the state of shock, it’s so easy to commit mistakes that can dig a deeper hole than what you’re already in. Not only is it...

In a divorce, one of the most stressful aspects is the determination of who gets child custody. It is a lot easier to decide on the division or assignment of property, especially if you have made a prenuptial agreement right before your marriage, compared to deciding who gets to keep the kids. Usually, psychologists are called in by courts to help establish what is in...

In general, embezzlement laws in Texas fall under theft laws. However, it is basically financial theft of a defendant who is an employee of the plaintiff. Embezzlement occurs when an employee entrusted with her or his employer’s resources—financial or otherwise—steals some or all of those resources. It is often classified as a white collar crime, but doesn’t have...