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What are the Various Benefits offered by Online Legal Services

January 3, 2019 | Jikes Andy

When considering opening an online law practice or looking forward to expanding your law practice online, you should rest assured it would be an ideal mode to seek legal clients and grow the legal practice. You do not even require Freelance lawyers website to get going. What are the benefits offered? Find below some of …

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Improving Access to Legal Services

December 13, 2018 | Jikes Andy

Over the years, the way that legal services can be accessed has changed quite drastically. In the early day, all businesses were listed in the Yellow pages. People had to flip through these pages to find listings of lawyers in their community and would then call to schedule a meeting with the office. While this …

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Freelancers in the Legal Industry

October 15, 2018 | Jikes Andy

The advent of the highly sophisticated technology has seen the employment sector face a major revolution. Budget-conscious clients are constantly looking to cut down on necessary expenses. On the other hand, freelancers in the legal industry are looking to explore new income generating ways as aided through the power of the internet. The legal market …

Benefits of a Prenup

March 28, 2018 | Jikes Andy

A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract made before marriage that protects a couple in case of a divorce or death of a spouse. It may also be called a prenup or premarital agreement. A prenup explains how to handle financial issues if the marriage ends. For example, it may list how to distribute your …

Reinvigorating Human Rights for the Twenty First Century

March 15, 2018 | Jikes Andy

The imagining, proclamation and eventual codification of international human rights law rank among the most significant accomplishments in international relations of the post-1945 era. Although the concept of rights on the domestic level had been evolving for centuries, the notion that all people in the world possessed certain rights—that their own government is obliged to …

What is legal aid?

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Legal aid is a scheme where the state covers the cost of professional lawyers to advise and represent clients in certain areas of law. Subject – for civil claims anyway – to financial vetting of the client and subject to the case having a good chance of success. Our legal aid scheme started in the …

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Paying back your Legal Costs – how and when you have to pay back

March 13, 2018 | Jikes Andy

Paying back your Legal Costs – how and when you have to pay back There is a rule that if you win your case and recover or hang on to money or property then you will have to repay your legal costs, this is known as the “Statutory Charge”. Also 50% of any redundancy payment …

Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013

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The Consumer Contracts Regulations came into force on 13th June 2014 and replace the Distance Selling Regulations 2000. The new regulations implement the EU Consumer Rights Directive 2011 and make some significant changes. However, the best online companies are already following most of the requirements – because e-commerce is very competitive and high levels of …