Can I Fight My DUI Charge?
If you are facing DUI charges at the moment, you might be wondering whether or not you should plead guilty. Although pleading guilty will cut down on time and get the case closed sooner, it does entail a list of penalties and consequences. This can include hefty fines, community service,Continue Reading
In order to solemnize a legal marriage in the United States it is necessary to open a non-immigrant visa of the K-1 category. K-1 Visas are issued to the future spouses of US citizens who come to the United States for the purpose of marriage. The status of the “K”Continue Reading
Your Stress-Reducing, Health-Promoting, Ridiculous Divorce Quiz
As you may have noticed, keeping perspective during divorce can be a challenge. So, over the years I’ve sometimes used humor to help clients meet that challenge. The silliness isn’t intended to make light of divorce’s miseries; to the contrary, it’s meant to ease them. And quite often, it works!Continue Reading
Utah Intestacy Laws Explained
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 theyContinue Reading
What Exactly Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
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 requiresContinue Reading
Where Internet Jurisdiction Can Get Your Business Sued!
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 happensContinue Reading
Dissolving a Marriage – Estate Planning and Divorce
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, thereContinue Reading
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 proposedContinue Reading
Computer Programs Copyright Protection in South Africa
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)Continue Reading
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
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.Continue Reading