Articles Written by Benjy Schirm

Attractive Nuisances: Shocking Liabilities for Homeowners

If a child gets hurt playing on your property, you could be responsible for their injuries


When ADA Accommodations Collide

What can employers do when two employee requirements conflict with each other?


Smart Speakers and the Violation of Our Civil Rights

Privacy rights in the age of automation and convenience


The Shocking State of Securities Fraud

And how to avoid being a Ponzi scheme victim


How Arraignments and Bond Hearings Work

The first steps in the criminal justice system in Michigan


Successfully Navigating Probation in Michigan

What happens if I violate my requirements?


Five Ways to Reduce Jail Time in Michigan

Ways to lessen the burden of a criminal offense and sweeten a plea deal


Water Theft in the World of Weed

Legal Oregon marijuana growers may be violating a long-standing water law


Beware of Rent Control Coming to Northern California

Rather than raising rent, landlords would be better off with a more cooperative approach


If a Tree Falls in Minnesota and No One is There

Insurance companies will make a sound, assuming it hit someone’s property


Can Police Seize My Property?

Civil forfeiture law in Minnesota


Wage Theft in Minnesota

A glaring problem, and a solution


Sick and Safe Time in Minnesota

How employers can comply with the law


Abused and Forgotten: Elder Abuse in Minnesota

How to overcome the backlog and successfully seek justice


Expunging Your Criminal Past in Minnesota

What you need to do to have a charge removed from your record


The Path to Legal Surrogacy in Minnesota

What families should consider before building their numbers through surrogacy


How to Deal With Stolen Mail Packages

Legal tips to fight back against Minnesota porch pirates


Autonomous Car Crashes: Who is to Blame?

For now, it’s humans; but it may soon be the car manufacturers


Felons in Florida Can’t Vote

But that may be changing


Who Pays for a Riot?

Tips for property owners when fans and demonstrators turn destructive in Pennsylvania


Legal Tips for Safe Injection Facilities in Philadelphia

Medical professionals and opioid users need to know the dangers


Mediation: An Alternative to Heading to Court

A more collaborative, and often cheaper, way to resolve legal conflicts


Gym Waivers and the Law

Who wins in the pound-for-pound legal battle with our favorite New Year’s resolution?


It's Illegal to Drink and Drone

Under New Jersey law, you could face six months in jail


Can You Sue for Contracting an STD?

Georgia has created safety nets for its health crisis victims


A Power of Attorney Primer

Who needs one, what needs to be in it, and what if I already have one in Georgia?


What to Do If You Find a Foreign Object in Your Food

An injury attorney can help with your beef. Literally


When Fake Online Profiles Ruin Lives

What can be done when you’re a victim of Catfishing in California?


The Growing Concerns of Marijuana Producers

The future of pot’s intellectual property rights in California


You Aren’t Alone: The Class Action Path for Sexual Misconduct

Another legal avenue in the civil court system for survivors of sexual abuse and harassment


Can Retail Stores Videotape Their Dressing Rooms?

Illinois has no preventative law


How Bail Bonds Work in Maryland

An explanation of the lender systems involved in getting out of jail


Challenging the Baltimore Curfew

The city has the strictest curfew laws in the country. Here’s what you should know


What Attorney-Client Privilege Means in Kentucky

Will what I say to my lawyer stay between us?


Planning Your Pet’s Future

How to create a trust or estate plan for your pet in Minnesota


Page Generated: 0.32658004760742 sec