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Bar Liability for Alcohol Injuries

Many states hold commercial vendors of alcohol, such as bars, taverns and package stores responsible for injury caused by drunk patrons Laws in most states require the injured person suing a commerc... Read more

Employer Liability for Alcohol Injuries

Are you hosting a party for your employees? Are you concerned about the possibility of excessive drinking and being responsible for the resulting damage and injury? Here's a quick look at your potenti... Read more

Homeowners May Be Liable for Giving Guests Alcohol

"Social host" laws make homeowners when liable when their guests are sometimes injured in an alcohol-related accident Not all states have these types of laws Some state social host laws apply to m... Read more

Social Host Alcohol Liability

Are you hosting a party, but concerned about the possibility of excess drinking and being responsible for the resulting damage and injury? Here's a quick look at your potential liability and what you ... Read more

Alcohol Consumption Under Parental Supervision

New lawyers.comSM Survey Finds 74 Percent of U.S. Adults Support Legal Consequences for Adult Hosts of Parties Involving Underage Drinking However Half Believe People Under 21 Should Be Al... Read more

"Dram Shop" Laws Hold Bars Responsible for Alcohol Injuries

Drinking liquor is a personal choice, so it may seem unfair that bar owners can be liable for accidents and injuries that occur because someone chose to drink in their business establishment. Under th... Read more

Drinking and Hosting - Liability for Parents

As parents, what do you do when you know your underage children have been drinking alcohol, like at parties, for example? It's hard to know exactly what your children are doing and with whom once they... Read more

When Your Guests Drink, Then Drive

If you serve alcohol in your home or some other social setting, you may face legal consequences if one of your guests drives and injures someone, or if a guest is under the legal drinking age of 21. S... Read more

Protect Yourself and Guests When Hosting a Party

Homeowners may be responsible for all sorts of injuries to their guests You can protect yourself and your guests with a little planning Serving alcohol, the safety condition of your property, and ... Read more

Having and Getting the Right Business License or Permit

State and local governments typically keep close track of the businesses, both large and small, that operate in their jurisdictions. The federal government has rules and regulations pertaining to cert... Read more

Injuries While Entertaining in Your Home

Guests who suffer a personal injury in your home may be able to sue you for negligence. Third parties who are injured by your guests after they leave your home may also have a cause of action against ... Read more

Legal Tips For Parents Hosting Grad Parties

Gloria Allred: “Graduation Celebrations: Legal Tips For Parents Hosting Grad Parties” Watch Gloria talk on FOX News!!! Graduation is a time for celebrating a milestone and looking forwar... Read more

Proms, Parties and Underage Drinking

Prom season is over; graduation parties are cause for celebration, but sometimes at a high cost to teenage lives. Tragically, underage drinking has caused many of these teenagers to lose their... Read more

Reserve and National Guard Members

You must have "veteran status" to be eligible for VA benefits. You earn status by serving in the military and receiving a discharge or release that is not dishonorable. Reservists may qualify for VA b... Read more

Summer Staycation Tips

Don't Serve Alcoholic Beverages To Minors and/or Inebriated Guests An adult serving alcoholic beverages to a minor is subject not only to the possibility of criminal prosecution for aiding ... Read more

Criminal Law: Sentencing, Parole & Probation FAQs

Can probation be revoked? Probation is a sentence with certain conditions that must be followed. If any of the conditions, such as no drug use, are violated, your probation officer will notify th... Read more

Robber Sues the Store He Robbed

It sounds like a joke: A man walks into a store and robs it. The store’s employees fight back against the armed robber, chasing and shooting him. The man goes to jail for the robbery and then sues the... Read more

Traffic Court Sentences

Whenever you drive, you must follow "the rules of the road" to avoid getting a ticket for a traffic violation. For serious traffic violations, you may have to appear in a traffic court. In most states... Read more

Elder Care: Nutrition and Feeding at Nursing Homes

In addition to receiving nutritious meals at nursing facilities, residents may be surprised to find that some of their favorite foods are served. Nursing facilities try to accommodate residents' food ... Read more

What Are Sentencing "Credits?"

For a criminal defendant, the worry and stress begins when he's charged with a committing a crime. The stress and fear grows during the trial, until finally the case is over. If the jury believed your... Read more

Abuse of Visitation Rights

One of the hardest parts of divorce or some other sort of domestic breakup is losing daily contact with your child. This can be especially difficult when the court issues a custody and visitation orde... Read more

Types of Lawyers and Areas of Law Definitions

Have a problem but are unsure whom to turn to? Talking to the right type of attorney at the start cuts down on a lot of time and missteps. Find out what type of attorney you need and what area of la... Read more

Divorces in Minnesota

A divorce is the legal process in which the rights and responsibilities of the parties regarding their children, assets, marital property and debts are determined. A divorce can substantially affect y... Read more

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