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What Type of Counseling Can a Court Order?

If you are charged with or convicted of a DUI in Arizona, there are many counseling and treatment options available. Deciding on what the best option is for you and the timing can be crucial to the outcome of your case. At Phoenix DUI Law, we have gathered the greatest team of DUI lawyers in Phoenix to help you assess the options and decide what treatment option is best for you.   What... ❯❯❯

5 Non-Disclosure Agreement Negotiating Tips

In this era of online and mobile accessibility, sharing information has become something that is difficult to police. Just look at WikiLeaks and their seemingly endless supply of classified government documents. And if the government can’t even stop their most protected information from being shared, what chance do businesses have of keeping their secrets secure? Well, there is one option:... ❯❯❯

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Probate Lawyer

Dealing with probate law can, for some, be a complicated and stressful process. End of life decision-making is always a challenge, which is why choosing the right probate lawyer is so vital to the process. A good probate lawyer will help you navigate the legal landscape while making it as easy as possible for you to execute the articles of your will. Below are five tips to consider while you... ❯❯❯

Obtaining a Green Card by Marriage: 5 Things You Should Know

Just about all of us have watched a movie or television program where someone talked about marrying someone else so that the individual could obtain their green card. But the reality is that this isn’t something that just happens onscreen. This is also something that transpires on a regular basis within the United States too. And while there are some people who legitimately fall in love... ❯❯❯

Common Personal Bankruptcy Pitfalls to Avoid

One thing that none of us ever really plan to do is file for bankruptcy. Yet sometimes, when our bills become overwhelming and we don’t see how we can legitimately pay off all of our creditors, personal bankruptcy is really the best way to get a fresh start. If this is something that you’re strongly considering doing, in order to make the process as smooth for you as possible, we... ❯❯❯

Laws for Buying and Carrying Knives in the UK

In the UK, buying and carrying a knife is a little bit different than anywhere else in the world. Understandable so, the United Kingdom has stricter rules about weapons in general – who can carry them, when it’s appropriate to carry them and when you can use them. These laws have earned the UK one of the lowest homicide rates in the world. When it comes to carrying knives, it is... ❯❯❯

Why Legal Document Shredding Is Essential for Law Firms

If you are a partner at a law firm, you probably know that shredding documents is not only necessary – it’s the law. Most states have laws mandating that documents need to be shredded after a certain amount of time. There are even some federal laws that require you to shred documents that contain information that is top secret or confidential. Not only do these documents feature names... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Performing a Thorough Criminal Record Check

If you are an employer, a landlord or if you are a worried parent, you may want to do a background check. Whether you check out the background of a prospective employee or babysitter for your kids, it is important to know exactly what you are doing before you do the check. For instance, you may check the background of one person and not come up with anything – there is a good chance that you... ❯❯❯

How Criminal Lawyers Fight Drug Possession Crimes

New Jersey Marijuana Possession Laws and Penalties The laws governing drug possession such as marijuana possession vary considerably across the United States. What is legal in one state could be a felony in another. In New Jersey, the law that treats the possession of 'controlled dangerous substances' is the New Jersey Statute: 2C:35-10. It has two subsections that specifically deal with... ❯❯❯

Should Affluenza be an Excuse?

Jessie O'Neill’s popularized the term “affluenza,” in her book “The Golden Ghetto: The Psychology of Affluence.” According to O'Neill, the condition is an unbalanced or harmful relationship with money or its pursuit, which manifests in a variety of ways such as behavioral disorders (general lack of discipline), rampant materialism, neurosis, “emotional and... ❯❯❯