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Law for Non-Lawyers

March 7, 2016

Appeals: Kansas Supreme Court

  Next in Morefield Speicher Bachman’s series on law for non-lawyers, is a discussion about appeals in Kansas.  This article will look at what the appellate courts do and the differences between the two levels of appellate courts. On March 9, 2016, Kansas residents will get the opportunity to attend a session of the Kansas Supreme Court at historic Topeka High […]

Law for Non-Lawyers, Legal Tips and Updates
February 1, 2016

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

This is the third article in our “Law for Non-Lawyers” series. If you are involved in a lawsuit, you should ask your lawyers about mediation or alternative dispute resolution. Alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) refers to any method of resolving a claim that is an alternative to trial. ADR includes mediation, arbitration, summary jury trial and conciliation. Mediation […]

Business Law Issues, Law for Non-Lawyers
September 12, 2015

Law for Non-Lawyers: Can I Recover Damages If I Was Partly At Fault?

In negligence cases, one of the first issues a personal injury lawyer considers is who was at fault.  In non-legal terms, negligence cases are those in which the injured person (the plaintiff) claims that someone else (the defendant) was not careful enough and this lack of care resulted in an injury to the plaintiff. In most […]

Car Accidents, Law for Non-Lawyers, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury