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Is Small Claims Court Worth It?

Is Small Claims Court Worth It?

When someone owes you money, you exhaust all means to collect that money. For many, they end up before a judge in small claims court. Now, you may feel that heading to court is going to resolve your problems. However, there are fallacies in this theory. You can go to...
4 Ways To Make Divorce Easier

4 Ways To Make Divorce Easier

Divorce is already a difficult situation emotionally, but when you add the legal aspect, it can turn into a full blown nightmare. However, some people have easier divorces than others. While some of these differences have to do with the nature of the divorce or the...

Hero and Civil Rights Leader Jack Greenberg, Dies at 91

Jack Greenberg is one of the most famous personality in civil rights struggle. He led the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. for 23 years. According to his wife he was suffering from Parkinson’s disease and being treated for it for many years. He joined the...

Technology Making Law Accessible?

  As we have talked about before, the amount of civil law lawyers available to the public is dramatically less than what is needed in this country. Civil cases do not have a right to defense, even though a civil case can end with a person going to jail, losing...

“Equal Justice Under Law” not Really Equal

  In the U.S. Constitution, the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law” is promise the the law will uphold justice equally for all in our courts. The National Center for Access to Justice created the Justice Index. From the website: “Justice depends on having a fair...

Texas Law Pushback

A controversial law has surfaced in Texas that requires full disclosure about exactly who is profiting from government contracts. On the first day of the new year, this law was put into effect, making it mandatory for vendors being contracted by the government to...
New Law Brings Shorter School Years?

New Law Brings Shorter School Years?

A new state law in Texas has been enacted that could change the number of days children must be in school. Instead of making it mandatory that children are in school for 180 days, with three days of staff development, it is now mandatory to have 75,600 minutes of...

Legal Tech Trends For 2016

As the new year approaches, so do innovative ideas in the tech world. Every year technology seems to advance more and more at a rapid pace. Technology has found a way to consolidate with the legal system and will continue to expand overtime. In 2016, you can expect...