Checklist: Legal Steps to Take After a Death

Hot legal news! The death of a close friend or family member is often very difficult emotionally. You would probably like to retreat and deal with your grief immediately. But someone has to make sure that everything is organized. That is why it’s a good idea to know about what needs to…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ax252L

Checkmate: Burberry Sues Rapper Burberry Perry for Trademark Dilution

Hot legal news! Do you know the Burberry checks in fashion? How about the rapper Burberry Perry? Well, the British makers of fine plaid products are suing the Atlanta-based rapper for using their branded checks in association with his personal brand, and in the process the internationally renowned designers are creating press…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ax1nm5

Do I Need a Lawyer for Shoplifting?

Hot legal news! You saw something you wanted. It was small and you were tempted, so you took it. Is that bad? Yes, especially if you got caught and are charged with petty theft. Criminal cases are always a big deal even if the charge you pick up is relatively minor. If…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ax1MVB

State-by-State Open Carry Laws in the U.S.

Hot legal news! Between varying state laws and the seemingly continuous legal challenges, it can be hard to keep track of which open carry gun laws apply in which states (and to which guns). Lucky for us, Thomson Reuters put together a handy interactive map displaying which states allow open carry, which restrict…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2aw4Xww

How Not to Write a Cease and Desist Letter

Hot legal news! Small business owners are protective of their brand. And there is the natural tendency to lash out at anything — fake online reviews, defamatory comments, or intellectual property theft — that threatens the integrity of that brand. Heck, even Donald Trump (or more accurately, especially Donald Trump) goes after those…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2aw4Ykn

How J&J Offered $1.3M to Silence a Talcum Powder Victim

Hot legal news! Talcum powder used to seem soft and sweet and clean and was associated with good things, like newborn babies. But today the powder, which has made its way into countless cosmetic and other products, is associated with ovarian cancer. Now, women all over the country are suing Johnson and Johnson,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2aheBSa

Legal Issues With a Tiny House

Hot legal news! Families are getting smaller; rental rates are skyrocketing; hipsters are headed back to the land (sort of). Hence, you have the tiny house movement, a whole lot of people trying to live within very little spaces. And whether you see the desire to live simply inside of 500 square feet…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ahtwRg