Legal New York

This section of articles provides handy information on a wide variety of current Legal topics and issues. In addition, some of the most famous lawsuits are explored and analyzed.

How to Know when to Fire Your Lawyer New York

How many professionals tell you when to fire them? Not many. This article describes when lawyers should be fired. It is about protecting your own interests, not about attacking a profession. On the whole, most lawyers are acting in your best interests and care about the results for you. Occasionally, however, there are lawyers who are not doing the best by you, or you may simply not be getting on with your initial lawyer in a major way. Here are some things to consider to help you reach a decision about firing your current lawyer and looking for a new one. Naturally, this is not legal advice but is just general guidance to help you make your own informed decision.

Employment Discrimination Settlement New York

An employment discrimination settlement is the final legal agreement that resolves all issues of a discrimination charge in New York. Once a settlement is reached between the employer and employee or potential employee, no further legal action can be taken.

How to Select a Criminal Defense Attorney New York

When you or someone you know are charged with a crime, selecting the right lawyer for the case can be the hardest part of the whole ordeal. Issues of ability, price, and experience are all important. Equally important, however, is the relationship and attitude of the lawyer and his or her staff. "A lawyer is like a good pair of hiking boots: when the fit is wrong it is a long, rocky road to walk; if the fit is right it isn't quite as hard."

How to Copyright an Idea (US) New York

Enacted by the US Congress in 1790[1], copyright gives you the exclusive right to reproduce, sell and distribute your original material. Discover whether it is possible to protect your next million dollar idea and secure a copyright.

How to Copyright a Book New York

Follow these steps to register your book, manuscript, online work (websites), poetry, or other text. Be aware that under international copyright law you automatically own the copyright in any literary or creative work you make yourself. Registering your copyright makes it easier to prove you claim if your work is plagiarized.

How to Create a Living Will New York

Living wills are becoming popular despite the fact that people think they have certain limitations. But, what exactly are these living wills, and why are they extremely necessary?

How to Hire a Trial Lawyer New York

The following contains legal services information you should know about how to hire a good trial lawyer. Read on if you or a loved one is interested in legal help and advice regarding trial law.

Tax Issues for Domestic Partners New York

Additionally, we all know lawyer fees are not cheap. In fact, it can cost a same sex couple thousands of dollars in legal fees to get similar financial rights as those awarded by a marriage. While a marriage license on the other hand, usually costs under about $50.

How to Decide if You Have Hired the Best Attorney for Your Issue New York

When you feel your attorney is not adequately representing your interests or doing the job for which he or she was hired, there are steps you can take to help you determine whether or not this is the best attorney for you.

How to Think Like a Lawyer New York

Lawyers are known for being logical, sound and good at getting the point across. While thinking like a lawyer sounds like a great skill to have, not everyone can afford to go away to law school for 3 years to do it. The article will help, whether you are starting your legal career, or just want to be good in an argument.