Common Law Terms (The Ultimate Guide)

Common Law Terms (The Ultimate Guide) At Nelson Law Group PC, we believe in educating our clients. Over the last few years, we have regularly published 18 different posts with a variety of common law terms that you should know. What you will find below is all of those terms…

Protective Order vs. Restraining Order

Protective Order vs. Restraining Order. Even if you’re not running in and out of courtrooms every day like we are, surely you’ve heard the terms Protective Order vs. Restraining Order by now. But what do they mean, exactly? Well, for starters, they aren’t meant to be interchangeable terms. While there are…

3 Standards of Proof You Should Know

3 Standards of Proof You Should Know – Regardless of what legal case you are involved in, it is the obligation of one or both parties to produce enough evidence to prove their case. But it’s important to note that the standards of proof — the amount of proof you must…

How do I win my lawsuit?

How do I win my lawsuit? Regardless of whether you’re the plaintiff or defendant in a lawsuit, the goal is to come out of the proceedings with the best outcome for your situation. Naturally, the best outcome is — you guessed it — to win the lawsuit. But even if…

Do we have to go to court?

“Do we have to go to court; actually, go before a judge or jury and let them decide your case?” If you’re asking yourself this question, you probably don’t have to put the decisions about your life into the hands of the judge or jury. That’s because unless you are…

Appeal – Defined

Appeal – Defined. You hear all the time that a judge’s ruling is final. While this is true, you may have the ability to challenge that decision – especially if it didn’t go in your favor – and possibly have it overturned. This is called an appeal. An appeal is…

Plaintiff vs Defendant – Defined

Plaintiff vs. Defendant – Defined This may seem like a rudimentary discussion for many of you, but there are plenty of our readers who do not know what the difference is between the terms plaintiff and defendant – and we are here to remedy that. After all, if you find…