The Appeal Process In A Criminal Case: How It Goes Down
29 August 2016
After committing a crime, a person is usually punished by the courts. Sometimes, though, the punishment that one gets may not seem fair. If you strongly believe that you deserve a lighter sentence or that your case deserves another look, then you should file for an appeal.
An appeal is defined as a petition made to a higher court by the defendant or appellant to overturn the ruling of a lower court.
3 Reasons You Need an Estate Lawyer
25 August 2016
Estate planning is a vital process which will ensure your assets are divided as you wish them to be if you pass away or are seriously incapacitated. However, the process of estate planning can be complex so it is important that you seek the advice of a will and estate lawyer. Below are 3 ways a will and estate lawyer can assist you.
Establishing Power of Attorney
Power of attorney will allow an appointed person the power to act on your behalf in relation to legal and financial matters if you become incapacitated and cannot make your own decisions.
Sexual Harassment and the Law: 3 Things You Must Know
22 August 2016
Sexual harassment is often responsible for some of the serious disputes between colleagues at the workplace. Unfortunately, not all employees are as informed as they ought to be about this unsavoury situation. For this reason, cases of harassment often go unreported and problems continue.
Below is a discussion on three things that every employee needs to know about sexual harassment at work.
It's Not All About Sexual Advances
Contrary to what many employees think, sexual harassment does not necessarily have to involve unsolicited sexual advances or a demand for sexual favours.
When Do You Need an International Law Firm for Your Business?
22 August 2016
When running a business, no doubt you'll eventually need some legal advice on your business practices, personnel, and the like. However, there are times when it's good to choose an international law firm for that business as opposed to someone who is only skilled with local business law. Note when it's good to hire a law firm that specializes in dealing with legal matters that are beyond your standard local needs and why this can be so important.