Archive for the ‘Civil Litigation and Appeals’ Category

Fighting to Keep a Loved One on Life Support

Over the past few years, there have been several news reports about families fighting against doctors and hospitals to keep their loved ones alive. Sadly, even when someone suffers from irreversible brain damage, making it impossible to sustain life without support, it is beyond painful for families to make the decision to let the individual […]

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Posted on:
August 8th, 2018

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals

Do My Neighbors Have the Right to Farm?

After a lot of debate, you decide to buy or build a home in the country. Surrounded by nature and only a few neighbors, you anticipate living in tranquility. However, before doing anything, you need to know the laws about farming. After all, your ideal situation is to enjoy a life of peace, but what […]

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December 10th, 2017

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals

How Hard Is It to Win a Defamation Lawsuit?

When it comes to lawsuits, a defamation case can be very challenging. For example, unless you hire an attorney who works on a pro bono basis, this type of lawsuit can be costly. The reason for this is that to win, there is a lot of fact-finding involved, which often requires the assistance of an […]

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Posted on:
March 27th, 2017

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals
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Marijuana Use as a Contributing Factor for a DUI

The rules of marijuana use are becoming increasingly blurred as some states have adopted laws making this substance legal. In New York, possession of marijuana is still illegal, although some state bills are going through the legislative process that if passed, would make medical marijuana legal. However, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal […]

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Posted on:
January 6th, 2016

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals | Criminal