What to Do When Facing a Bench Warrant

Hot legal news! So you had a bad day, forgot about your court date, and just found out that the judge issued a bench warrant for your arrest. What is that and what are you supposed to do now? A bench warrant, like any other warrant, authorizes the police to arrest you when…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dxPEIj

Who Pays Expenses When You’re Separated but Not Divorced Yet?

Hot legal news! When spouses separate, the world does not stop moving forward, despite the emotional turmoil. Everyday expenses still pile up. A joint debt, or obligation, remains a joint debt, for which the creditor can pursue either of you individually or jointly. The same way that a creditor can go after a…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dxPgJJ

6 Common Elder Scams to Avoid

Hot legal news! While the average internet user is getting older, internet scammers are getting bolder. The old Nigerian royalty phishing scam has gotten much more sophisticated, as have the other tactics of internet scammers. In addition to the new tactics, new technology is enabling scammers to prey upon the elderly more…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2cGVHsN

Can Hospitals Be Sued for Insensitivity to Transgender Patients?

Hot legal news! When Kyler Prescott checked into the Gender Management Clinic at San Diego’s Rady Children’s Hospital, he was looking for help. The 14-year-old transgender boy was being bullied and harassed by teachers and peers regarding his gender identity, and was suffering from depression and anxiety. But instead of receiving sensitive care…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dL98rs

Petty Theft for a Minor

Hot legal news! Kids and teenagers can find themselves in all kinds of trouble. Hopefully, most of it will be of the harmless variety. But even some small crimes with no apparent victim can be a big deal for minors and their future. Take petty theft, for example. So named after the French…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dhva2r

Washington Redskins Holding Breath This Supreme Court Season

Hot legal news! The Washington Redskins have faced criticism for decades about their team name and logo being offensive to Native Americans, as the term “Redskins” carries a pejorative meaning and tone. The US Patent and Trademark Office allowed the trademark to be registered half a dozen times in the past. However,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dhw6Us

Can Your Business Refuse to Accept Pennies?

Hot legal news! If your business conducts cash transactions, you’ve probably had to wait for countless customers to count out exact change to the very last penny. You may have even had plenty of customers pay an entire bill in loose change. While this can be annoying, most business owners would agree…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2dhuPNv