extortion

Extortion: Illegally Obtaining Money and Property from Others

What is Extortion? Extortion is a criminal offense which occurs when a person unlawfully obtains either money, property or services from a person, entity, or...
Subrogation

Subrogation Insurance Investigations for Private Detectives

What is Subrogation? Subrogation refers to circumstances in which an insurance company tries to recover expenses for an insurance claim it paid when another party...
Legal books

State Bar Associations and Legal Industry Groups: Resources for the Law

What is a Bar Association? In general, a bar association is a professional body of lawyers. Some bar associations are responsible for the regulation of...
restraining order document

Restraining Order: Keeping Yourself Safe from Domestic Violence

A Restraining order is a form of legal injunction that is most commonly used in reference to domestic violence, harassment, stalking or sexual assault. In...
Case management software

How to Find Legal Information and Law Resources on the Web

Private investigation work touches many different aspects of the law. Private investigators and police officers encounter situations related to legal issues such as personal...

Expert Witnesses and Legal Experts for Court Trials and Cases

An expert witness is a witness, who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have knowledge in a particular subject...
records

How to Retrieve United States Court Records Using the Internet

A court record is a general term that is used to describe legal records that are filed with the court system. This may include...

Bail Bonds and Bail Bondsman: Making Sure Defendants Appear in Court

Bail Bonds A bail bond agent, bail bondsman, or bondsman, is a person or company that acts as a surety for a person who is...
Family law

Family Law: Legal Matters Involving Children, Parents and Families

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations including the nature of marriage, civil unions, and...
United States Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest judicial body in the United States, and leads the federal judiciary. The United States...