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Don’t want trouble? Then you shouldn’t be looking for it. If the idea of getting a criminal record is scary, then at least you’re thinking about it with the right mindset—you should be scared. A criminal record is a taint on your life. Not only does it make it hard for you to get a job in the future, it’s also something that will be an almost permanent scar on your social standing. You’ll be known as “that person” in the neighbourhood with a criminal record, they’ll tell their kids to stay away from you, and you may...

There are several ways you could be cheated by your employer. Being paid a lower wage than is promised per the contract through illegal deductions or being forced to share tip jars with managers who aren’t working the floor are only a couple. A more common practice is asking people to work unpaid overtime, such as illegally classifying them as management so overtime isn’t paid, or refusing to record time worked over 40 hours. In all of these cases, your employer is stealing from you. They are cheating you out of money you should have...

The problem of white collar crime is on the rise. It might not be the most obvious type of crime that comes to mind, and you might not hear much about it on the news, but it is a problem right now, make no mistake. Read on to learn more about white collar crime and why it’s on the rise right now. What is White Collar Crime? White collar crime refers to crimes that tend to be committed by people who work high power jobs. These crimes are usually linked to money in some way. It could be a case of fraud or corporate embezzlement, to name...

With very specific exceptions, the vast majority of business owners would never intentionally engage in any kind of illegal activity. That kind of thing is not only bad for your business but bad for you life and the lives of those around you. However, a lot of the legal waters surrounding a business can be… murky, to say the least. Because of that, it’s often all too easy for very well meaning businesses to unintentionally end up on the wrong side of the law. However, unintentional or not, that kind of thing has some seriously...

If you’ve been injured in a car accident or other accident thanks to the carelessness of someone else, the chances are that you’re in the market for a personal injury lawyer. The problem is that there are tons of lawyers and law firms to choose from. Just do a quick Google search if you don’t believe us! Make sure you know the top things to keep in mind before you choose your personal injury lawyer. Below, we’ve laid out the top reasons that you need to think about, so keep these in your head while you’re shopping around. It’s...

Lawyers are an important part of life. Whether you like it or not, there are going to be times in your professional and personal life that you are going to need the advice of a lawyer. Law is all encompassing, and there is not just one kind of lawyer that can solve all of your problems. Rather, they are specialists in their fields. Typically, the average person will need to use these three types of lawyer in their lifetime. How can you make sure that you are using the right one for you? Personal injury lawyers No one wants to get hurt....

Image Source Whether you’ve been the victim of a serious crime or you’re simply trying to navigate the complicated waters of a broken down relationships, there are plenty of reasons that you might find yourself having to go to court. Whatever the reason is it can be a pretty scary experience overall. Even the idea of going to court is enough to make a lot of people nervous since they often imagine it to be like something from TV, filled with tension and confusion. While the representation of a court case in TV and movies isn’t...

When it comes to a personal injury, it’s going to be a tough time for anyone. You’re probably still recovering from your injury that was caused by someone else’s gross negligence, but there’s no better time to start looking for your personal injury lawyer than the present. And you’re going to need one if you expect to receive just compensation for your injury. But how could you even expect to choose the best personal injury lawyer with so many choices out there? Well, there are some top qualities you need to be on the lookout...

Just the thought of dealing with insurance companies probably makes you cringe a bit and start to roll your eyes. No one wants to deal with all of that paperwork and complicated technical language that comes with insurance. However, there are times when that is necessary. And one of those times is when your insurance company does some illegal activity that requires you to get in touch with an insurance lawyer. There are many different cases in which this kind of thing will be necessary and we’re going to go through four of the top situations...

It has been a whirlwind beginning to President Trump’s term in office. He has only had the keys for the White House for under two weeks and there’s already been more controversy than most people predicted, and let’s be honest: people predicted quite a lot of controversy. While it is too soon to tell whether the policies he has enacted during his first 11 days are a sign of things to come or simply a way for him to be able to say “look, I’m doing those things I said I would!”, it did surprise a number of commentators who really...