Recent Legal Articles

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Rachel Elle

Can You Contest a Will? Understanding Will Disputes

You don't always need to accept a will as written. Contesting a will is possible and, when handled properly, can be a viable option.

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Bridget Coila

Shoplifting: Everything to Know About Retail Theft

Shoplifting is a serious crime, and it's also a common one. Almost every type of brick-and-mortar store has to deal with retail theft. Here's what to know about the consequences.

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Rowan Guthrie

Rights of Unmarried Parents: What to Know

Traditionally, fathers' rights regarding their children were linked to their wives. However, due to demographic changes, the rights of unmarried fathers have become more complicated. Here's what to know.

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Missy Nolan

Is It Legal to Record a Conversation or Phone Call?

Is it legal to record conversations, such as those with managers, police officers or debt collectors? Learn the legalities of logging verbal conversations without consent before you hit the record button.

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Rowan Guthrie

Mold, Pests and Other Issues You Need to Bring Up to Your Landlord

No one wants to live in a home infested by pests or mold, so tenants need to know their rights as well as their landlord.

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Sarah Stasik

Is It Legal to Record Video in Public?

Recording laws are complex and vary by state. However, there's some general guidance that can help you keep video recording within the confines of the law.

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Sarah Stasik

What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

Adults of any age may benefit from having a valid will. One of those benefits is saving your surviving loved ones from the stress of divvying up your estate if you pass away without a will in place.

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Rowan Guthrie

How to File a Complaint Against a Police Officer

Police officers are expected to uphold the law and respect the rights of the people they serve. Americans can file a complaint against a police officer they accuse of misconduct. Here's how.

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