Legal Resources Posts


Barristers and Solicitors: What’s the Difference?

Posted: January, 2014 in International Law, Legal Resources

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Although they are all attorneys, English and Welsh lawyers are classified as either solicitors or barristers — and each play a different role in serving clients.

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The Benefits of a URAC-Accredited Medical Transportation Company

Posted: July, 2013 in Legal Resources, Uncategorized

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When it comes to making arrangements to get to medical appointments on time, choosing a transportation service might be the furthest thing from a patient’s mind. However, understanding the difference between independent and accredited medical transportation companies plays a big part in ensuring promptness and safety.

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How to Handle Termination of H-1B Visa Employment

Posted: April, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Resources

H-1B visas are valuable to many immigrants. Only 65,000 are allotted each year. If you are lucky enough to obtain an H-1B visa, you would be well-advised to hold on to it.

But what if you are fired from the job sponsoring your H-1B visa?

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Which US Presidents Were Lawyers?

Posted: February, 2011 in Legal Resources

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What do Barack Obama, Richard Nixon and Thomas Jefferson have in common? All studied and/or practiced law before they became US presidents.

In honor of Presidents Day, we’ll take a look at these three presidents and 22 others who progressed from reading law books to leading a country.

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Law Students: Win $500 in the First LLS Writing Contest

Posted: November, 2010 in Legal Resources

Are you attending law school in the United States? Could you use a little extra cash?

If so, then here’s some good news: LLS is holding its first ever writing contest, and we’re giving $500.00 to the winner!

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Political Candidates Consider Language in Campaigns

Posted: October, 2010 in Legal Resources

Many savvy candidates on the ballot in November are getting their message out in more than one language.

Having campaign information available in more than one language is an easy way to appeal to a broad base of potential voters.

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How to Prepare Legal Documents for Discovery & Litigation

Posted: October, 2010 in Legal Resources

Business litigation is common, and that’s why it’s important to learn about legal document discovery.

Being prepared for legal document discovery does more than put your mind at ease — it can protect you from legal penalties if a claim arises!

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How Invalid Puerto Rican Birth Certificates Affect the I-9 Process

Posted: September, 2010 in Legal Resources

Not having a valid birth certificate could affect your eligibility to work in the US.

Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, only certified copies of Puerto Rican birth certificates issued after July 1, 2010, will be acceptable for the I-9 process.

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Animal Owners Provide for Pets in Their Wills

Posted: August, 2010 in Legal Resources

Studies show that the majority of pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family. So it should hardly be a surprise that animal owners want to include their pets in their wills.

More people are putting pet provisions in their wills to make sure that Fluffy will be taken care of. But is it legal?

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What Happens When a Person Dies Without a Will?

Posted: July, 2010 in Legal Resources

Many people put off creating a will for many years.

Sometimes they wait too long.

Whether you are young or old, rich or poor, you should consider creating a will or trust. If you die without one, an already difficult situation can become a complicated legal mess for your loved ones.

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