2019

Changed Your Mind? How To Make A Change In Your Trust

Trusts are gaining popularity as a key component of a complete estate plan and it's easy to see why. Trusts can almost entirely replace the traditional last will and testament and is far superior in the way estate assets are handled. Trusts are actually simple and easy to work with documents and it may help those making estate plans to find out more about how flexible (or inflexible) a particular trust might be, so read on.

3 Times That You May Want To File A Civil Suit Against Your Nanny

In most cases, the nanny who works for you to take care of your children when you're not home will be a trusted ally and may even seem like an honorary family member at times. There may be a few instances, however, in which you're unhappy with the nanny and are contemplating legal action against him or her. While you should always call the police if the nanny has done something illegal, such as act in an abusive manner to your children, there are other times that you'll want to stick with civil law.

Two Tips For Dealing With Multiple-Jurisdiction Criminal Prosecution

Although the Constitution prohibits courts from prosecuting people for the same crime after they've been acquitted, one exception to this rule is when the commission of the crime spans multiple jurisdictions. Each jurisdiction involved can bring charges against the defendant, which may result in extending time in jail, higher fines, and other consequences. If you find yourself being prosecuted for the same crime in more than one jurisdiction, here are a couple of tips for handling the situation.