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When it comes to mastering different jargon, legal terms can be just as long as they are confusing. Fortunately, understanding all of those legal terms doesn't have to be frustrating. I wanted to create an easy-to-read blog all about understanding legal terms and the legal process in general. After all, you never know when you will be called upon to face the court, which is why it is important to do what you can to understand the terminology. Check out this blog for great information that could help you along the way. You won't regret it, but if you don't know your stuff, you might not be prepared someday when you need it.

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Ready To Accept Paternity For A Child In California When You Aren't Married? Consider This First
27 January 2017

Unless there's a reason to remove the child from t

Commercial Fishing Injury? 6 Things That Your Company Should Have Done for Your Safety
5 January 2017

Second to logging, fishing is one of the most dang

What To Do If You Are Being Sexually Harassed At Work
19 December 2016

Everyone should be able to go to work without havi

How Can Divorce Affect Your Ex-Spouse's Immigration Status?
8 November 2016

If you and your spouse have recently come to the d

Unique Issues You May Face When Ending a Long Marriage
8 November 2016

Couples that have been married for a significant n

Ready To Accept Paternity For A Child In California When You Aren’t Married? Consider This First

Unless there's a reason to remove the child from the mother's custody, like drugs found in the infant's system at birth, the unwed mother of a newborn automatically gains custody rights over her child under California law. The unwed father, however, is in a different set of circumstances. If you're about to become an unwed father in California, this is what you should know about your choices regarding paternity. How can you establish your paternity? Read More 

Commercial Fishing Injury? 6 Things That Your Company Should Have Done for Your Safety

Second to logging, fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Commercial fishing takes the lives of approximately 80 out of every 100,000 fishermen each year and injures countless more. If you're a commercial fisherman, your company and captain have a responsibility to keep you safe. If they don't, you may be able to sue for damages if you get hurt. If you die, your family may be owed death benefits. Read More 

What To Do If You Are Being Sexually Harassed At Work

Everyone should be able to go to work without having to worry about sexual harassment, but sexual harassment is surprisingly common among workplaces of all different types. If you feel that you are being harassed at work, you could feel embarrassed, ashamed, frightened and angry. You might also feel as if there is nothing that you can do about the situation other than quit your job, which might not be a feasible option for you. Read More 

How Can Divorce Affect Your Ex-Spouse’s Immigration Status?

If you and your spouse have recently come to the difficult (but mutual) conclusion that living apart is better, you may be wondering about the best way to proceed with untangling your joint assets and debts and deciding child custody. These often complex decisions can be complicated even further if your soon-to-be ex-spouse is an immigrant, as divorcing a U.S. citizen can sometimes mean deportation for those who are in the U. Read More 

Unique Issues You May Face When Ending a Long Marriage

Couples that have been married for a significant number of years may find themselves drifting apart as they move into middle age and their children leave the house. Ending a marriage that has been intact for a long time presents some unique challenges that each partner needs to be aware of. Here are three issues you should take under advisement when filing for divorce to end your long marriage in the future. Read More