Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

CCRC vs. Assisted Living Communities: The Real Difference

Whether we are talking about CCRCs or rental retirement communities, some offer more in the way of amenities and services than others. Naturally, newer communities will typically offer the latest and greatest in terms of amenities, but even well-established places fight to keep up and often renovate and add new services plus amenities to keep pace.

A NEW APPRECIATION FOR CAREGIVERS…

Although I have counseled estate planning, conservatorship and estate administration clients for years and thought I knew the hardships that caregivers faced, the adage about "walking a mile in someone else's shoes" has proven that I had no idea how difficult it is to care for a loved one.

What You Need to Know About Probate Estate Administration in Minnesota

This article summarizes the basics of probate law in Minnesota and gives helpful tips for those with questions regarding the probate process.

The President Should Preserve not Attack the Rule of Law

Would you want the President or Attorney General to personally intervene in your criminal case for political reasons? I wouldn’t. That’s why, as a former DOJ prosecutor and Special Asst. to the Asst. Atty. General, Criminal Division, I have joined with over 2,000 DOJ former prosecutors and officials to support efforts to prevent political interference in criminal cases.

SHOULD GUN OWNERS BE FINGERPRINTED?

The head of the Illinois State Police is calling on legislators to take action requiring gun holders to provide a set of fingerprints upon renewal of their Firearms Owner Identity Cards.

MENTAL DIVERSION FOR CRIMINAL CASES

MENTAL DIVERSION FOR CRIMINAL CASES

THE UNDERDISCUSSED POWER OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE IN AN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

THE UNDERDISCUSSED POWER OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE IN AN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

SORNA Found Unconstitutional Despite Amendments

On June 22, 2018, a Montgomery County Judge ruled that the retroactive application of the recently amended Pennsylvania Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act (“SORNA”) is Unconstitutional.

Defamation Law in Ontario

A step by step explanation of defamation law in Ontario.

WHEN IS POLICE FORCE CONSIDERED EXCESSIVE?

Your rights under the United States Constitution do not vanish when you are arrested or charged with a crime. Specifically, the Fourth and Fifth Amendments to the federal Constitution guarantee your rights to be free of unlawful searches and seizures and not to be forced to incriminate yourself.

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