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by barrister (non-practising) and writer Tim Kevan



Updated: 2018-02-22T05:27:35.414+00:00

 



How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested

2018-01-31T10:49:57.958+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Making a will is not that difficult and you can even buy a will preparation pack from several UK retailers or online if you want to. The problems come later when someone may believe that to contest a will is the best approach to getting their share of the inherence. If the will was not drawn up in a legal manner, then (image)



Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer

2018-01-23T15:43:47.608+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Everyone expects the best treatment and a speedy recovery whenever they visit a hospital or a medical practice. While our healthcare system is one of the best in the world, accidents still happen, and suitable treatment may not be what you get during your visit. Even worse, you may be the victim of a medical negligence (image)



Types of Cyber Crimes

2018-01-18T14:48:22.287+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Computer crimes or cyber crimes, as they are recognized nowadays, take place in many forms in each corner of the world. Because the technology advances in a fast manner in nearly any sector, the same thing is available for cyber frauds which affect many of us. Even though legal authorities are struggling in this sense, (image)



The Role of Technology in Law.

2017-12-15T14:15:55.441+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Technological advancements over the recent years has made life easy and enjoyable. Communication and social interactions have been made simpler since people can interact in real time even when they are worlds apart. Technology has not just simplified communication, it has impacted other spheres of life as well. (image)



Why it can be helpful to hire an attorney with a specialty

2017-12-08T15:20:01.721+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When you’re looking for an attorney — whether you need a personal injury, divorce, real estate attorney, or anything in between — there are a lot of factors to consider. You have to think about price, reputation, geographic location, and the way that the attorney interacts with you and others. With all of these factors (image)



4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Lawyer (in the USA)

2017-12-08T15:10:15.501+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post We are faced with legal challenges every time and it is only with a good lawyer that you will be able to deal with the challenges successfully. Some of these challenges carry hefty penalties such as jail sentences and the loss of property and you need a good lawyer to help you get justice from legal proceedings. But how(image)



How can a law firm differentiate itself?

2017-11-22T15:06:13.273+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post In this increasingly competitive legal landscape, firms are on the look-out for new ways to attract and keep clients. Our recently published report, ‘Standing out from the Crowd’, offers insight into what in-house lawyers value the most.  Among the 200 in-house lawyers we surveyed, price got a score of 7.5 out of (image)



When Accidents are Serious

2017-11-10T15:22:00.749+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Have you been in a car accident? If it was more than your average fender-bender and left you under piles of automobile repair bills or medical bills, it may be time to take your accident to court. When car accidents are more serious than the everyday ‘oops’, insurance companies might not cover the amount that you feel (image)



Local rules for mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia

2017-11-10T14:50:25.449+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Opening a company in Malaysia can be a bit difficult for foreign investors from European and Western countries because of the local laws, but also the different culture they will find here. However, this doesn’t mean they have to look somewhere else, they just need to inform themselves and ask for assistance in most cases(image)



How to buy a company in Spain

2017-11-10T14:44:58.547+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Businessmen who want to start companies in Spain have several choices, perhaps this is one of the greatest advantages of opening a business here. Apart from the registration of a new company, there are two other possibilities for foreigners to own companies in Spain: to buy read-made companies, usually known as shelf (image)



How to Find the Best Lawyer for Your Case.

2017-10-25T14:02:17.541+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Lawyers play an important role in the society. They fight for fairness in the society and help the oppressed to seek justice. The society is full of bad people with bad intentions and without the law and proper lawyers, people may not get what’s rightfully theirs and oppression will increase in the society. People may (image)



How to Decide if You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer (in the USA)

2017-10-25T13:53:47.726+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Everyone experiences injuries at some point in their life. Most people even end up in the hospital at some point, and many people go through physical therapy or at-home medication regimens before healing. In most cases, it’s just a part of life, and injury is just a natural hazard of going out into the world. However, (image)



Who is Eligible for Parole in the UK?

2017-10-06T13:11:58.547+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Persons who are detained for different criminal offences in the UK can apply for parole and be released before the sentence is over. There are particular conditions to obtain a parole, which we are going to describe in this article.  Who can apply for parole in the UK? From the beginning, it is good to know that (image)



Three Things That a Personal Injury Lawyer Can do For You

2017-08-23T07:19:33.292+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post People don’t always realize the value of a great lawyer. In fact, some people even attempt to take on legal cases on their own. If you’re a victim of personal injury, a personal injury lawyer may be exactly what you need. Find out what an attorney can do for you. 1. Tell you how to handle the situation Any situation(image)



Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

2017-08-04T06:29:57.158+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This is approximately one out of every ten deaths in traffic accidents in the United States. Since the big heavy-duty trucks present a big threat on the (image)



5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

2017-06-28T16:46:13.525+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your debt troubles worse by not filing for bankruptcy. Obtaining help from a bankruptcy lawyer could make your financial troubles go away. Here are five signs that you (image)



NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS

2017-05-01T11:05:03.900+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Fast-expanding precision search technology firm Nalanda Technology is spearheading its move into the legal sector with the launch of Nalytics.com - a dynamic high precision enterprise search and discovery solution which has been engineered specifically to support law firms in precision data search.  According to a (image)



Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wales

2017-02-16T13:06:03.123+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat offenders and end up being slapped with big fines and lengthy bans, but most receive either the offer of a speed awareness course or a Fixed Penalty Notice –(image)



CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the years

2016-11-16T09:36:17.926+00:00

Heads-up for a great site about breakfast cereals and their various gifts over the years. It's at www.cerealoffers.com and is packed full of wonderful information and pictures of the boxes and the gifts which could be found inside. There is also a For Sale page containing a variety of items which might be of interest. (image)



Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist

2016-10-19T19:36:42.593+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Getting injured at a site of employment is a terrible thing to experience. Not only is the pain and embarrassment often difficult to bear, there are many legal decisions that you’ve got to make, at the precise moment you are least able to make them. If you have a job that is risky, it is important that you know (image)



Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

2016-09-21T15:41:59.863+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the points. However, motorists are beginning to realise that they can now challenge these notices, and more are choosing to do so. Challenging your motoring (image)



Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

2016-07-25T10:17:06.720+00:00

Fairlinch campsite in Braunton is now open! Special Summer reduction for family pitches 2 Adults + 2 Children £20 per night. Visit their website here.  (image)



The Qualities of a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

2016-05-27T13:14:36.191+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When people are confronted with personal injury for themselves or for family members, they want a lawyer who gives them the legal support they need to get on with their lives. The way to achieve this is to find the best personal injury lawyers in Toronto. Lawyers who specialize in personal injury such as the lawyers at (image)



Drink driving charges: circumstances for defence

2016-04-19T21:15:55.602+00:00

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post You might think that being charged with drink driving means you will definitely be disqualified but you might be wrong. There may be a valid defence to your charge. However, you’ll need to make sure you contact a professional, such as those at http://drinkdrivesolicitor.com if you want to avoid conviction and keep your (image)