What Is a Prenup and Do You Need One?
A prenuptial agreement isn't only for the rich and famous. Experts weigh in on how it can help people "uncouple" smarter.
6 Gray Areas of Public Records Law
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) law primarily concerns public records held by federal agencies and does not necessarily create a right of access to records held by Congress, the courts, or state or local governments, though there are comparable state statutes, which nevertheless enable the various states to administer which of their public documents can be seen and which are protected.
Why Is Massachusetts Public Records Law So Confusing?
Part of the reason we have the Freedom of Information Act and public records law is to create accountability for those who govern us in the United States.
What Is A Non-Disclosure Agreement?
In an effort to keep the goings-on at the White House hush-hush, it’s alleged that President Donald Trump insisted all staff sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). These documents are meant to keep former and current staff members from sharing details of anything and everything that happens during their tenure, but NDAs can’t always keep someone from spilling secrets, especially if such secrets relate to matters benefitting from whistleblower protection.
What Does An FBI Background Check Entail?
News online, in print, and cable networks kept a close eye on Brett Kavanaugh, the now-appointed Supreme Court Judge, during the recent public hearings on his nomination.
7 Legal Terms Every American Should Know
Statistically speaking, most Americans end up in a courtroom at some point during their lives. Even if you’re not among the nearly 80 million individuals in the FBI’s criminal database, you may have to appear before a judge for traffic violations, divorce and child custody matters, non-payment of debts, and other civil lawsuits – or at the very least, you’ll be called to serve on a jury.
What To Wear To Court
What you wear to court matters. A lot. Appropriate attire shows respect for the judge, the people in the courtroom and your situation. Dressing in a respectful and modest manner conveys that you understand the seriousness of the occasion.
Split: The Confusion Surrounding Multiple Personality Disorder
Director M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, Split, is receiving criticism for its portrayal of mental illness. The film stars James McAvoy as a man with multiple personalities who kidnaps three girls.