DWI (driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol) charges can either be misdemeanors, or felonies. What's the difference between the two? Generally, the penalties for a misdemeanor are less harsh in terms of fines and potential jail time than they are for a felony. Whether you'll be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony DWI usually depends on the circumstances. The way that you're charged is usually determined by the circumstances of the situation.
Does a physical or mental health condition prevent you from working in order to support yourself? If so, you may qualify for monthly social security disability benefits. In order to collect these benefits, you will first need to submit an application to the Social Security Administration. However, before you rush off to file this application, there are a few facts that you should know. The Social Security Administration Operates Two Disability Benefits Programs
There's no getting around the fact that legal cases cost money. In the United States, the average hourly cost of legal representation by an experienced attorney is approximately $284. To those with few financial means, initiating legal action can seem like a nearly impossible task. Fortunately, many attorneys are willing to take on a variety of legal cases on a pro bono or contingency basis. The following explains the differences between the two and disadvantages that each form of representation offers.
The elderly population (those aged 65 and older) has increased by a factor of 11 in the 20th century. With American's population growing older, elder law is becoming more and more relevant in today's society. There is an assumption that all people have basic rights, but those who care for the elderly are often overlooking these rights. Here are 3 commonly overlooked rights of the elderly that you should watching out for in the future.
If you are have been convicted of a crime and are facing court, it is important that you have appropriate courtroom decorum. One of the things you need to understand is when and if it is appropriate to speak when in the courtroom. In general, your attorney will speak on your behalf and will instruct you not to say anything. However, there are a few situations when you will be able to speak.
When you sell stock photography, there is always a risk that someone may use your image in a way that you didn't permit in the licensing agreement. When that happens, you need to protect your licensing rights. The best way to do that is to work with a copyright and licensing attorney. I've spent a lot of time researching fair use and licensing restrictions. I hope that the information here helps you to not only understand your rights as the creator but also to learn how to document and enforce those rights and seek legal resolutions when they are violated.