Young lawyers help NGOs access free specialised legal help

A team of young lawyers is trying to make a difference. They are helping NGOs access specialised legal help and that too free of cost. CNN-IBN met up with some of them to find out more about their ‘I-Probono’ initiative.
29-year-old Swathi Sukumar, an alumnus of Columbia Law School, isn’t a regular lawyer. Alongside her private intellectual property law practice, Sukumar provides a platform to lawyers to do ‘probono’ work by connecting them with non-profit organisations who need legal help.
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Legal Help Desk Episode 114: OFWs Legal Rights

Legal Help Desk Episode 114: OFWs Legal Rights

In this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno will discuss the issues that comes along with being an OFW such as the recruitment process and the dangers of being trafficked or illegally recruited; disability funds and the like. Know your legal rights as an OFW and which government agencies to go to, to report your concerns and the processes for each.

Guests: Atty. Hans Cacdac, POEA Administrator and Atty. Rufer Tolentino, Compensation, Disability, Benefits lawyer for OFW
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Can A Criminal Defense Attorney Help With Tickets? | Free Legal Advice

Can A Criminal Defense Attorney Help With Tickets? | Free Legal Advice
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Assault with a deadly weapon is a wobbler offense, meaning that depending on the circumstances, the offense may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony.
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Armed robbery is a felony offense in California and involves the use of a weapon in carrying out the crime of robbery. Armed robbery is a much more serious crime than robbery.
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If a person has acted deliberately and intentionally with extreme disregard for human life attempting to inflict fatal bodily injury on another person, then that person may be charged with attempted murder.
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Divorce Advice : How to Fire Your Attorney

In order to fire an attorney, the easiest way is to have a new attorney do it for you and transfer the files on their own. Fire your attorney and have the new one file a joint stipulation with tips from a certified family mediator in this free video on divorce and relationships.

Expert: Robert M. Todd
Bio: Robert Todd is the managing partner and president of Robert M. Todd, P.A. and Family Law Solutions.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
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लिव इन रिलेशनशिप पर क्या कानून है | Sawan Legal Help

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने साफ कर दिया कि लिव-इन रिलेशन में रहने वाली हर महिला गुजारा भत्ता पाने का दावा नहीं कर सकती। गुरुवार को ऐतिहासिक फैसला सुनाते हुए कोर्ट ने इसके लिए कुछ शर्तें तय कर दीं। इन शर्तों के पूरा होने पर ही गुजरा भत्ता मांगा जा सकेगा। इस बारे में सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने निचली अदालत और मद्रास हाईकोर्ट के फैसले को खारिज कर दिया है। सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने अपने फैसले में कहा है कि लिव इन रिलेशनशिप में रह रही महिला अगर अपने साथी से अलग होती है तो वो भत्ते की हकदार नहीं मानी जाएगी। एक स्कूल टीचर के मामले पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने फैसला सुनाते निचली अदालत और मद्रास हाईकोर्ट के फैसले को पूरी तरह पलट दिया। कोर्ट ने लिव इन में गुजारा भत्ते की कुछ शर्तें लगाई हैं। पहली शर्त लिव इन रिलेशन में रहने वाले युगल को समाज के सामने पति-पत्नी के तौर पर आना चाहिए। दूसरी शर्त दोनों शादी की कानूनन उम्र को पूरा कर चुके हों। तीसरी शर्त दोनों के बीच के रिश्ते कानूनन रूप से शादी करने के लिए वर्जित ना हो। चौथी शर्त वो दोनों स्वेच्छा से लंबे वक्त तक पति-पत्नी के तौर पर रहे हों। साफ है कि केस पर फैसला सुनाते हुए सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने समाज को लिव इन रिलेशनशिप के मायने समझा दिए हैं। कोर्ट के मुताबिक लिव इन रिलेशनशिप में रहने वाली महिला अपने साथी से अलग हो जाती है तो उसे गुजारा भत्ता मांगने का कोई हक नहीं है क्योंकि लिव इन में वो अपनी मर्जी से रहती है। इससे पहले आंध्र प्रदेश के हाईकोर्ट और निचली अदालत ने महिला के पक्ष में फैसला सुनाया था।
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Lawyers & Law Students: Pro Bono Legal Aid Clinic Needs Your Help!

Join Lawyers to the Rescue July 17, 2015 when it conducts its monthly Homeless Legal Clinic at Miami’s Camillus House. Each month, lawyers and law students meet to provide free legal services as well as other support to members of the homeless community.

Lawyers to the Rescue is, a not-for-profit humanitarian initiative founded in Miami, Florida to provide free legal services and assistance to those in need around the world.

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Legal Help Desk Episode 91: Corporation

Legal Help Desk Episode 91: Corporation

It has always been the dream of many Filipinos to own and run their businesses. Many think that owning a business is easy as applying for a license and permit however, there are several steps before one can finally do so. Additionally, there is a difference from setting up a business and setting up a corporation. In this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Rod Nepomuceno with a corporate lawyer and a representative from the Department of Trade and Industry will teach viewers how to set up their own corporation. How is it different from setting up an ordinary business? What are the advantages of setting up a corporation? What are the steps in establishing a corporation?

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