Utah Intestacy Law will govern the distribution of property of the majority of those people who die in Utah. Intestacy is a fancy word for dying without a will or a trust. The Utah State Legislature decided over 60 years ago what would happen to a person’s property if they did not make those decisions… Continue reading Utah Intestacy Laws Explained
A criminal defense attorney is there to represent those accused of committing crimes. These can be misdemeanors or felonies. While the punishment ranges from a simple fine to life in prison or a death sentence, these specialized lawyers play a part in the process. In fact, the U.S. Constitution requires their presence within the courtroom,… Continue reading What Exactly Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
The concept of Internet jurisdiction can be complicated and unclear. What happens when a dispute arises over an item or service purchased from your business through the internet? If that dispute turns into a lawsuit, it could be with an individual residing across the country from your business. What happens then? If you live in… Continue reading Where Internet Jurisdiction Can Get Your Business Sued!
Separation allows for the end of accumulation of community property, so each spouse can acquire property separately. However, it does not terminate the duty of highest good faith and fair dealing that every person owes to their spouse. This applies to all marital assets of whatever general character. However, there are several tools an estate… Continue reading Dissolving a Marriage – Estate Planning and Divorce
Having a qualified immigration attorney to protect you is becoming more critical. Each day, politicians and news media are spotlighting immigration issues. The debate surrounding the Deferred Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the fate of DREAMers continues. Threats against immigration quotas and so-called Sanctuary Cities are heating up. The president’s proposed construction of a border wall… Continue reading Immigration Lawyer
INTRODUCTION This paper gives a modest contribution to the issue of computer programs copyright and its protection under South African law. It uses as a case study the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal in Haupt T/A Soft Copy v Brewers Marketing Intelligence (Pty) Ltd and Others 2006 (4) SA 458 (SCA) (the Haupt’s… Continue reading Computer Programs Copyright Protection in South Africa
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was enacted in 1998 to update copyright law in matters dealing with the electronic/digital environment. Its principle features focus on limitations on infringement liability for service providers and prohibitions on circumvention of technological protection measures. Online education environments are greatly affected by the act provisions. Educational institutions are generally considered… Continue reading The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending sessions of our state legislature. I am a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association and also the facilitator of my local support group and I am devoted to all causes that will help those who have this horrendous disease and those who are caregivers and family members. Our agenda… Continue reading Priority Legislation for Nevada
Good letting agents are always working with landlords to encourage safety. This includes everything from safety certification to risk assessment surveys. A risk assessment in the UK addresses the 29 points of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, HHSRS. This includes security as well as any means of escape, I.e. whether any security lock… Continue reading How to Protect Your Tenants’ Health, Your Landlords’ Liberty and Your Letting Agency’s Reputation!
Now that you have decided which estate planning instrument (a will or a trust) you will be using and you have selected your trustee or personal representative, who do you want to leave your property to? What property do you want to leave to each beneficiary? When should each beneficiary receive your property? The answers… Continue reading Selecting a Beneficiary: Who, What, When