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The Abstention Doctrine Pullman Rule

In the United States we are blessed – or cursed-with a legal system that contemplates parallel judicial processes. We have a federal court system and each state has a separate state court system. Since 1941 there has been considerable recognition of circumstances under which a federal court may decline to proceed though it has jurisdiction […]

United States K-1 Visas, Immigrant Visas, and Adjustment of Status

The purpose of this article is to enlighten readers about the pros and cons of processing a US K-1 fiance visa versus an Immigrant spouse visa. For American Citizens who have an alien fiancee, the K-1 visa is a commonly utilized travel document for bringing the foreign loved one to the United States. In a […]

DUI, Reckless Driving And Their Differences

Year after year, the number of accidents on the road increases and these accidents can be because of a couple of reasons and among these reasons are reckless driving and DUI. Sometimes people think that reckless driving and DUI is just the same thing which is definitely wrong. There are some differences between the two […]

The REAL ID Act of 2005

The REAL ID Act of 2005 changed the existing U.S. federal laws on the standards of issuing state driver’s licenses and identification cards. The Act addressed issues such as security and authenticity of identification along with other immigration issues related to terrorism. The provisions of the REAL ID Act include: Changing the visa limits for […]

Improving Dispute Resolution by Advocating the Moral Path

Because the process provides an opportunity to better examine a dispute in detail, moral issues come up frequently in mediation. When one party believes that its side of the case is the right one and that the other is wrong, instead of looking for a resolution, they tend to come to the table with a […]

Copyright Law and Society

With this message I have created a copyright. Should this post become as popular as say a Beatle’s song I could sue for royalties from everyone who forwards it. The copyright on the post lasts 75 years and if I register the copyright it will last as long as 100 years. Even what is in […]

How to Become a US Citizen

It is a matter of pride to gain citizenship in a country like the United States. United States being one of the greatest countries in the world, many people around the world crave to become citizens of such a famous country. Though being a permanent resident allows certain privileges in the US, becoming a US […]

In Real Estate Law, What Is a Covenant?

Properly defined, a covenant is a promise made in a deed. In practice, though, and contemporary legal discourse the word is used rather more loosely to mean simply an obligation affecting landowner, regardless of the obligation is created by deed. The covenant may be positive, or it may be negative. A positive covenant requires an […]

How Workplace Lawyers Can Protect Your Rights

Every day, there are a large number of people who become injured at work or who are wrongfully dismissed by their employers. Unfortunately, these occurrences are so commonplace that there is a demand for more workplace lawyers who will do everything in their power to protect your rights whilst at work. But what sorts of […]

Things to Look For When Choosing the Right Trademark Attorney

If you own or operate your own business then you may be getting recommendations to get trademarked. A trademark will help protect the name of your company or the name of any products you have or slogans you may use, so no one else can use them. This will prevent a company from coming in […]