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.

State law for dog bite liability - an explanation and chart for the three types of dog bite liability, the one bite free rule, strict liability and mixed liability.
What are the legal requirements to make a contract legal and binding? A list of requirements and suggestions for oral and written contracts that are enforceable.
How does a judge impose a criminal sentence? What is procedure? What factors are considered before deciding upon jail, prison, probation or parole? How are sentences imposed?
Who is legally considered a juvenile or a "minor" and do juvenile court and handle crimes committed by minors? What is procedure? Answers to these questions and more.
Detailed information about asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, the different types, how it is caused. It is important to file injury cases in a timely fashion due to the statute of limitations.
A comprehensive chart and explanation of the California statute of limitations, the time limits for bringing or facing a lawsuit in an California state court.
A comprehensive chart and explanation of the Texas statute of limitations, the time limits for bringing or facing a lawsuit in a Texas state court.
Understanding the difference between physical custody and legal custody, how family court handles religious preference in raising a child, a primer on child custody law.
Garnishment: how it works, a list of exempt property, information about garnishing wages due to back child support & loans, effect of bankruptcy and more.
A list of contract types that the law requires are written and signed, not oral. An explanation of the Statute of Frauds and state requirements.