Loitering and prowling are the acts of standing around idly or hanging around an area with no apparent purpose. Individuals seen loitering may be reported by other citizens and stopped by police and questioned. Loiterers may be let go without any consequences or with just a warning if the police officer judges that they do not pose a threat to …Read More »
Extortion occurs when a person threatens another individual to receive money, goods, or services in exchange for not carrying out the threat. The offender uses some sort of leverage to induce an individual to cooperate, such as threatening to inflict physical harm, release secret information or information harmful to a person’s reputation, or accuse the person of a crime. Extortion …Read More »
The Difference between Assault and Battery
Assault and battery are both crimes that both involve hurting another individual. Depending on the severity of the crime, both assault and battery can be charged as misdemeanors or as felonies. Like other crimes, the penalty for an assault and/or battery conviction will be more severe if the perpetrator has a prior conviction. Even relatively minor assault and battery cases …Read More »
One of the fundamental areas of family law relates to parental rights. This area of family law covers a wide range of topics all dealing with the relationship between a parent and child as well as the rights of a parent in regards to their child. Having children is a great responsibility and parents will be responsible for the well …Read More »
Debt and Divorce
When you and your spouse make the difficult decision to dissolve your marriage through the process of divorce, you may need to consider various financial matters, including the division of debt. In most cases, the same processes used to divide a couple’s assets will also be used to divide their debt. Though this process might seem simple on the surface, …Read More »
What is Mediation and How Can Mediation Assist a Divorce?
Divorce mediation is a relatively new process. The idea behind divorce mediation is to accelerate the process of divorce and to reduce the amount of stress that is involved. A divorce mediator will help the process by acting as a neutral facilitator in discussions about key points of the divorce. A divorce mediator is not a lawyer so they will …Read More »
Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce
There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce. They tend to be the easiest and lowest stress option and are certainly the cheapest option. An uncontested divorce will be handled quickly. It is sometimes possible to come to an amicable agreement with regard to division of assets, child support and spousal support. Children in an Uncontested Divorce For children, an …Read More »
How to Become a Citizen of Turkey?
Turkish citizenship is acquired by birth or by applying later. Foreign citizens can obtain Turkish citizenship by applying later. However, in order to obtain citizenship, certain conditions are stipulated that the applicant must meet. Foreigners who meet these requirements complete the citizenship application by applying to the relevant institution. With the successful conclusion of the application, Turkish citizenship will now …Read More »
How to Become a Citizen of Cyprus?
There are many questions in the minds of people who want to become a citizen of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, but do not have access to very reliable information on the Internet. The current law on the citizenship of Cyprus has remained in force since 1993. Therefore, the TRNC citizenship law does not seem to be very inclusive. …Read More »
Realizing that divorce is necessary and in your future is never an easy time. Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences you will ever have to face, whether or not children are involved. The divorce process can be long and complicated and divorce law can be difficult to navigate without proper guidance and education on the matter. Most individuals …Read More »