Laurie Junkins, Author at The Avvo NakedLaw Blog

Posts by: Laurie Junkins


About Laurie Junkins

Here are my most recent posts:

February 28  • 

Lying on Your Dating Profile Will Cost You in a Divorce

You’re separated from and/or divorcing your ex, so you might feel like dating again is fair game—but can lying about things like your marital...

Read more  /  1 Comment

February 26  • 

Expunging Your Record — How to Get a Clean Slate

Certainly not everyone with a record qualifies, but if you do, having your record expunged wipes the slate clean for most purposes and allows you to...

Read more  /  0 Comments

February 21  • 

How to Be a Credible Whistle-Blower

In an effort to make it less risky, last November President Obama signed a law that enhances protections for whistle-blowers, allowing federal...

Read more  /  0 Comments

February 20  • 

Should You File Your Taxes Separately or Jointly?

In general, filing jointly tends to be more beneficial, but there are some cases when it makes more sense to file individually.

Read more  /  0 Comments

February 15  • 

What You Need to Know About a Jury Duty Summons

Despite its importance, sometimes we really need to be excused from jury duty. Here’s what you need to know.

Read more  /  10 Comments

February 12  • 

In a Crash? Your Car May Know if it’s Your Fault

Most auto manufacturers are now installing black boxes in cars private vehicles. Is this an important technological advance that will make cars...

Read more  /  0 Comments

February 5  • 

Is It Illegal to Sabotage Your Partner’s Birth Control?

Although we now have the technology to prevent unwanted pregnancy and protect ourselves from sexually transmitted diseases, we don’t always retain...

Read more  /  1 Comment

February 1  • 

Liability Insurance for Gun Owners?

In Massachusetts, lawmakers are currently considering a bill that requires gun owners to purchase liability insurance in the event their gun is used...

Read more  /  3 Comments

January 30  • 

Combat Ban Lifted for Women in the Military

Earlier last week, the Pentagon announced a major change in policy—one that allows women to serve in combat roles previously unavailable to them.

Read more  /  0 Comments

January 15  • 

6 Ways Your Boss Can Spy On You

The fact is, your boss may be digging into your life in ways and to an extent you don’t even realize.

Read more  /  0 Comments