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  1. Divorce

    In simple terms, a divorce is a legal end to a marriage. Marriage is a legal contract and technically a person, or both parties, requesting such a leg   [+]


  2. Wills/Trusts/Probate

    A will is a written document which leaves the estate, or sum total of posessions of a deceased person, to named persons or entities (beneficiaries, le   [+]


  3. Personal Injury

    Personal Injury occurs when a person has been harmed physically or psychologically by another person or a person's act of negligence. Auto accidents a   [+]


  4. Real Estate

    There are two major areas of Real Estate: Commercial and Residential. Commercial Real Estate refers to sites and buildings where businesses can operat   [+]


  5. Medical Malpractice

    Medical Malpractice is a specialty area of law that comes under the field of Personal Injury. Attorneys often further specialize for example only taki   [+]


  6. Landlord and Tenant

    When disagreements between landlords, or property managers, and tenants, or "renters" cannot be resolved amicably, Landlord Tenant attorneys become in   [+]


  7. Employee Benefits/Labor Law

    Labor Law and Employee Benefits, relate to earnings and retirements plans and employee rights under those areas. If you have not been paid by an emplo   [+]


  8. Criminal Law

    Criminal Law pertains to those statutes dealing with crimes against the public and members of the public, with penalties and all the procedures connec   [+]


  9. Workers Compensation/Disability

    A system whereby an employer must pay, or provide insurance to pay, the lost wages and medical expenses of an employee who is injured on the job.   [+]


  10. Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy is a federally authorized procedure by which a debtor-an individual, corporation, or municipality- is relieved of total liability for its d   [+]


  11. Civil Law

    In the United States, the term civil law has two meanings. The first meaning refers to a legal system prevalent in Europe that is based on written cod   [+]


  12. Tax Law

    "Tax" is a monetary amount that becomes due by law on a purchase or on earned income (money from jobs, business, or investments). Usually the amount i   [+]


  13. Credit/Collections

    It has become increasingly difficult to operate in modern society without acceptable credit scores, and because of this many people are trying to figh   [+]


  14. Business/Commercial Law

    Business and Commercial law governs the rights, relations and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.   [+]


  15. Adoption

    Adoption is the legal taking of a child into one's family which does not biologically belong to that adult or adults. This changes the status of such   [+]


  16. Discrimination/Employment

    Discrimination is referred to as the unequal treatment of persons, for a reason which has nothing to do with legal rights or ability. Federal and stat   [+]


  17. Social Security/Disability

    Social Security Disability (SSDI) lawyers specialize in helping applicants get benefits, especially after having been denied. "Disability" is defined   [+]


  18. Immigration

    Immigration law covers U.S. citizenship, loss of citizenship, and the admission, refusal, and removal of foreigners or "aliens". Legal immigration inv   [+]


  19. DMV Hearings

    The circumstance most commonly associated with the need to attend a DMV hearing is a DUI conviction or other serious moving violation. However, this i   [+]


  20. Foreclosure

    Foreclosure is the formal process by which a bank or lending company takes possession of property on which a buyer has stopped making loan payments. T   [+]


  21. Contract Law

    Contract Lawyers help people with drafting, understanding, and disputing contracts. A contract is 1) n. an agreement with specific terms between two o   [+]


  22. Class Action

    A class action lawsuit is one that is filed jointly by more than one person on behalf of themselves and a larger group of people "who are similarly si   [+]


  23. Insurance Litigation

    Insurance companies are regulated by federal and state entitites through laws, guidelines and independent commissions and regulatory bodies. These law   [+]


  24. Driving While Intoxicated (DUI)

    Driving Under the Influence or "DUI", is a serious charge and can lead to consequences that many members of the public are not aware of. A trip to jai   [+]


  25. ERISA/Long-term Disability

    Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, commonly referred to as "ERISA" is a set of laws that governs employee retirement funds. These laws a   [+]


  26. Patent Law

    Patent Law deals with an infringement of an exclusive right to the benefits of an invention or improvement granted by the United States Patent Office,   [+]


  27. Administrative Law

    Administative law is the set of procedures developed by agencies (governmental bodies of the city, county, state or Federal government) involving rule   [+]


  28. Admiralty/Maritime

    Admiralty Law governs activities at sea or in any navigable waters. In the United States federal courts have jurisdiction over maritime law. Mariti   [+]


  29. Traffic/Moving Violations

    Moving violations, such as speeding or running a red light are often an expensive occurrence, but sometimes are worth fighting to keep car insurance i   [+]


  30. Construction Litigation

    Construction law is the body of law that deals with all matters relating to the construction process. These include such topics as building contracts,   [+]


  31. Education Law

    Education Law is one area within the broad category of Civil Law dealing with essentially every aspect of the U. S. federal and state educational   [+]


  32. Elder Care/Nursing Home Abuse

    When work and childcare responsibilities, or one's own physical limitations make it impossible to care for a parent or relation that needs assistance   [+]


  33. Consumer Fraud

    This area of law covers a variety of claims that concern deception and misrepresentation such as faulty merchandise, failure to fulfill contracts, or   [+]


  34. Domestic Violence

    Any abusive, violent, coercive, forceful, or threatening act or word inflicted by one member of a family or household on another can constitute domest   [+]


  35. Sexual Harassment/Abuse

    Sexual harassment is a form of Sex Discrimination that occurs in the workplace. Persons who are the victims of sexual harassment may sue under Title V   [+]


  36. Lemon Law

    Lemon Laws are statutes adopted in some states to make it easier for a buyer of a new vehicle that is not working properly to obtain compensation or r   [+]


  37. Entertainment Law

    The areas of law governing professionals and businesses in the entertainment industry, particularly contracts and Intellectual Property; more particul   [+]


  38. Loan Modification

    Loan modification is a process where the terms of a mortgage are modified outside the original terms of the contract agreed to by the lender and borro   [+]


  39. Appellate Law

    "Apellate Law" means "related to appeals". Appeal 1) v. to ask a higher court to reverse the decision of a trial court after final judgment or other l   [+]


  40. Legal Malpractice

    All lawyers are required to obey the guidelines of a code of ethics that are in effect where that lawyer practices. These rules, typically known as th   [+]


  41. Intellectual Property

    (See also Copyright) Intellectual property describes a wide variety of ideas created by musicians, authors, artists, and inventors. The law of   [+]


  42. Licensing Law

    Licensing Law is an amalgam of common law, case law, statutes and regulations – both federal and state - dealing with the protection of Intellect   [+]


  43. Mold Claims

    Mold is a fine, fungal, organic substance that grows in moist environments. Its presence can be absolutely benign - even beneficial - or trigger aller   [+]


  44. Mediation

    Mediation is the attempt to settle a legal dispute through active participation of a third party, called a mediator, in a discussion to find points of   [+]


  45. Copyright/Trademark Law

    Copyright law is 1) the exclusive right of the author or creator of a literary or artistic property (such as a book, movie, or musical composition) to   [+]


  46. Juvenile Crimes

    In the law a juvenile is defined as a person who is not old enough to be held responsible for criminal acts. In most states and on the federal level,   [+]


  47. Surrogacy and Egg Donation

    Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproduction. It is also known as third party reproduction. Surrogacy is an arrangement whereby a woman agrees to beco   [+]


  48. Aviation/Aerospace

    Aviation law is the branch of law that relates to aircraft, flight regulations, safety agreements, and associated legal and business concerns. Some av   [+]


  49. Family Law

    The area of family law intersects with divorce law, but is much broader in scope dealing with on-going issues such as child custody, parental rights,   [+]


  50. Government Law

    When disagreements arise between an individual and a government entity, it is difficult to navigate the system on your own. The expression "You can't   [+]


  51. Agriculture/Environmental

    Environmental Law concerns the regulations, interpretation and enforcement of agreements and laws concerning air quality, water purity, species protec   [+]


  52. Product Warranties

    Product Warranties Law is an aspect of Consumer Protection stemming from a seller’s promises about a product that product he/she/it is selling.   [+]


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