Law Guide

The Law Guide contains articles written by attorneys that answer many popular legal questions concerning over 100 legal topics using language that is easy to understand. Articles described as a "FAQ" contain answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the law. Select a legal category below or use the search button in our navigation to find the law article that is of interest to you.

Answers regarding important state and federal boating laws, life jacket requirements, BUI or boating under the influence, and resources for boating licenses and laws.
How to register a copyright, including basic information that you should know about copyrights before you fill out the forms at the U.S. Copyright Office.
This article answers what a medical power of attorney is, when you need it and the best way to have one done. The value of legal forms vs. an estate planner and more.
How to identify credit repair scams, what to do if you've been a victim, steps you can take to fix your credit, how to obtain a free credit report and information to get all three reports.
Learn how to defend a traffic or speeding ticket successfully. Tips on how to obtain evidence in your favor, how to cross examine witnesses, how to negotiate a better deal with the prosecutor.
A basic primer on copyright essentials, what kind of creative work is protected, who owns a copyright, the benefits of registration, how long the protection lasts and more.
What a medical power of attorney is, what it contains, the available options, how it differs from a living will, termination, appointments and forms.
It is important to clear your record of a domestic violence restraining order. This article will explain why and how to expunge your record from the harmful effects of a restraining order.
Information on how to get a domestic violence restraining order, what happens when you go to court, testifying in court, criminal charges against the abuser and more.
Information about defenses to libel and slander claims, legal actions for defamatory conduct, as well as elements required to make a claim to start a case in court.