Review of “The Judge”

Robert Duvall and Robert Downey, Jr. star in this 2014 drama that is just as much about the dynamics that play out in the living room as it is about the courtroom. The two Roberts play father and son, judge and follow-in-dad’s-footsteps-lawyer, respectively. I enjoyed it enough to watch it…

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State Landlord-Tenant Laws

Got landlord-tenant law questions? We have your answers right here! We gathered information from every state and the District of Columbia and organized it into the table below to create a convenient launching pad-type tool for you to use as you research your issue. Okay, so we may not have…

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Tenants Defending Eviction Actions Must Pay Money … and Attention

Among the more common legal issues that people handle on their own without an attorney are those involving relationships between landlords and tenants. Landlords don’t always keep their promises or comply with various laws concerning maintaining the properties they rent to tenants, and tenants don’t always keep their promises to…

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Better Call Saul and a New Vocabulary Word

I haven’t watched it yet, but I’ve heard from a couple of people that the AMC show Better Call Saul should have a place among our Pop-Court posts. Here’s the series description from Google Play: Better Call Saul is the prequel to the award-winning series Breaking Bad, set six years before Saul…

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Pro se litigant in action

Palm Beach County Historic Courthouse

(Originally posted Sept. 20, 2012) Witnessing a Pro se Litigant in Action I just finished up at a hearing in court. While I was sitting in the courtroom waiting for my case to be called, I observed another motion hearing. The motion heard just before mine was a mortgage foreclosure…

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