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AACC Sets Annual Law School for the Public Event

Feb. 12, 2013

Puzzled about how to file a small claim in court? Need help with planning, opening and administering estates? Want to use mediation to avoid court?

Get help understanding your consumer rights in these and other legal situations at the free "Law School for the Public" at Anne Arundel Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Meet in Careers Center Building Room 200; RSVP required to 410-777-7323 because of space limitations.

Presented by the Anne Arundel Bar Association and the Legal Studies Institute at AACC, this popular annual event features local attorneys and judges discussing civil, criminal and family legal issues. Registration is from 8:30 to 9 a.m. From 9 to 9:15 a.m. is the welcome and kickoff session, “Do I Need a Lawyer?”

Two sessions follow the welcome. Session 1 is from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. and features these topics:

  • Avoiding the Tug-of-War in Family Law: Support, Custody and Visitation of Children
  • Will Power: A Guide to Planning, Opening and Administering Estates
  • Small Claims: How Maryland Law Helps the Little Guy
  • Hard Times: Debts, Collection Laws and Bankruptcy
  • My Small Business: Should it be a Corporation or an LLC?

Session 2 is from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and features:

  • Why Can’t We Just Get Along? Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities
  • Traffic Light: A Quick Guide to Traffic Court, the MVA and Traffic Cameras
  • Take this Job and … Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Before the Ink is Dry: What to Know Before You Sign a Contract.
  • McCoys and Hatfields: Mediation Alternatives to Court
  • Identity Theft: Fraud Directed at You and What to Do About It

For information, call the AACC Legal Studies Institute at 410-777-7323.