Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Brief Overview of Drug Cases

Generally, there are two basic charges : 1) Possession 2) Sale 1) Possession has some variants such as possession for personal use and possession with intent to sell. Possession with intent to sell is a more serious charge because first, … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Mortgage Foreclosure

If a Summons and Complaint is served upon you to foreclose on your mortgage there are some things you can do to try to save your house. 1) Reinstate the mortgage by paying the arrears to bring the mortgage current. … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Search and Seizures Under the Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution grants people the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizures. The key  point in the above right is that the search or seizure, whether pursuant to a warrant or under one … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of The Veterans Disability Benefits System

The Law of Veterans Disability  is very complex and a full discussion  of it is way beyond the scope of this brief overview. There are 2 basic types of Disability Benefits- 1) Service Connected Compensation and 2) Non-Service connected Pension. … Continue reading

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Identification Hearing ( Wade Hearing )

The purpose of a Pre Trial  Wade Hearing is to determine whether the eye witness’s identification of the defendant as the perpetrator of the crime is correct. There have been numerous studies  and books  and articles published that come to … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 Guardianship

As people live longer these days a common problem is a person becomes mentally incapacitated due to Alzheimer’ s or other diseases and thus unable to take care of their personal needs and/or financial needs and thus are in need … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Civil Rights Cases

There are many different types of Civil Rights cases. This article will focus on some of the  more well known ones which are as follows : 1) False Arrest  and/or False Imprisonment : If a defendant in a criminal case … Continue reading

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