Legal Topics Posts


How International Subrogation Can Mitigate an Insurer’s Loss

Posted: November 28, 2016 in In Court, International Law, International Litigation, Service of Process

International subrogation should not be overlooked by insurers as a source for recovering their own losses. Even when a loss is caused by an “Act of God,” insurers are wise to consider how third parties may have contributed to the resulting damages.

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How to Get Quality Legal Translations

Posted: October, 2016 in International Litigation, Legal Translation, Translation

If you’re in need of legal translation of a document, it’s important to hire a professional in this field. But you can’t just hire anyone and then sit back and expect to get the best results.

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Why Verbatim Transcription is Crucial to the Legal Industry

Posted: August, 2016 in In Court, Legal Topics, Legal Transcription

If you need to turn an audio file into a typed document, you need transcription services. But what kind do you need in particular? There are two main types of transcription services available and while each serves it purpose, for those in the legal industry, there is only one clear choice.

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Certified, Notarized and Sworn Translations: What’s the Difference?

Posted: July, 2016 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation, Translation

If you require legal translation, it’s important to know whether you need the document certified, notarized, or sworn. Not sure of the difference between these three types of translated documents? Read on to learn the basics.

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Top Languages of US Immigration Court

Posted: June, 2016 in Immigration, In Court, Legal Topics, Legal Translation

Each year, the US immigration court representatives hear dozens of languages on a regular basis. But which languages are most popular? And what happens when people speak an indigenous language while in that court?

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The 4 Rules of Legal Transcription

Posted: April, 2016 in Legal Transcription

The legal industry often requires transcription services, with verbatim transcription being the most common style used.

Like anything else involving the law, there are very specific rules that govern legal transcription. Before you have any legal conversation transcribed, make sure you understand legal transcription requirements.

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Why Demand For Medical Interpreters Is Increasing

Posted: March, 2016 in Legal Interpreting

Medical professionals have made it clear that they need the help of medical interpreters these days.

But why has that demand increased, and why can’t just any general interpreter do the job? It’s time to consider the answers to these questions.

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The Importance of Back Translation for Legal Documents

Posted: October, 2015 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation

If you wish to do absolutely everything you can to avoid making a potentially expensive or embarrassing mistake, consider back translation for especially complex legal translations.

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How to Format Documents for Legal Translation

Posted: August, 2015 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation

Legal translation requires an understanding of both another language and legal terms. But beyond that, it also requires translators to format the translation very carefully.

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The Growing Need for Police Interpreters

Posted: December, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Legal Topics

While linguistic diversity is an integral part of the US, it can make legal matters, especially interactions with police officers, more difficult.

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