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.

Bankruptcy Protection New York

Personal bankruptcy in New York is a legal way to give people with overwhelming debt a fresh financial start. Many people do not realize that there are five types of bankruptcy options available under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; however, for most consumers there are really only two viable options; Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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.

Beating a Speeding Ticket New York

You broke traffic laws and caught over speeding. There’s a police car chasing you and asking you to pull over. Now what? Before you succumb to nerves and get all panicky, take a deep breath and remind yourself that there are many ways to beat a speeding ticket.

How to Select a Property Tax Attorney New York

Ever wonder how to go about selecting the right property tax attorney? Here're a few tips.

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?

Judgment Recovery Services New York

The collecting of debts happens to millions of people every day in a variety of different ways. Judgment recovery services are a business that allows a company to attempt to collect a debt from an individual or a company. There are many ways that a debt can legally be attempted to be collected.

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.

How to Deal With Legal Matters on a Budget New York

The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape. - Ralph Waldo EmersonWhen it comes to trying to deal with legal matters while living on a budget, it can be both daunting and very worrying. This article contains helpful information from lawyer Andrew Flusche, on how you can deal with legal matters effectively whilst keeping an eye on the budget. Note that this article was written principally with US citizens in mind but much of this is still excellent advice applicable generally wherever you live.

How to Copyright a Song New York

Under international law, copyright is the automatic right of the creator of the work, this means that copyright exist as soon as you have a tangible version of the music, such as sheet music and/or CDs. Registering the copyright of your work makes it easier to be compensated in court if your copyright is infringed.

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.