Michael Fourte is an attorney, real estate investor, and Veteran of the United States Navy.
Local, State, or Federal: Who has Jurisdiction?
Jurisdiction. It’s a term that you hear in the news, on television, and in the paper, but do you understand how it works? The United States Constitution specifies whether certain rights and responsibilities should be handled by the federal government or individual states. The federal government handles national matters such as trading between states, while states and local governments are in charge of matters such as speed limits.
Different states don’t have jurisdiction over each other. They...
How To Know You’re Ready For The Military
After finishing high school, most people typically continue on to college. Others either find a job or switch from working part-time to full time. There are also several who decide to go into the military. Either they’re working on becoming or already are able to face the challenges of the military. Being in the military requires physical ability. Anyone who decides to go into the military is likely into sports, working out or staying physically active.
Anyone who plans on joining the militar...
5 Branches of the U.S. Military
As Americans, we are afforded the freedom we so often take for granted by the brave men and women who voluntarily serve in our nation’s armed forces. Here’s a quick look at all five of the branches of our US Military system and what they do.
ONE BIG MISTAKE WITH A GRADUATE SCHOOL’S BAR EXAM
The bar exam is one of the final but hardest barriers for those pursuing a career in law. When the result emails come out, law graduates run to their account site as quickly as possible. They open the page, filled with anxiety, and hope to see a passing score. However, on an autumn day in 2019, law graduates were unable to access their scores because the log in portal was missing. They refreshed the page hundreds of times hoping that it was just a fluke.
Major Moments in US Military History
The military of the United States is arguably one of the best-armed forces in the world. The US spends the most money on the military compared with every other country in the world, and this results in a highly sophisticated military.
The Origin of Law and Legal Systems
When we consider the subject of law, we tend to think about police departments, court systems, attorney firms, and legislatures. Some of these agencies and entities are dedicated to enforcement while others focus on the administration, application, analysis, and creation of laws.
Best Organizations Helping Military Veterans
Michael Fourte provides a list of a few American Charities helping military veterans.
WHAT MAKES LAWYERS SUCH EFFECTIVE REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Michael Fourte discusses the qualities that make lawyers effective real estate agents.
How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal
When deciding to sell your house, the idea of curb appeal can make a huge difference. It’s the first impression that people make about your home, and it can have a lasting effect on an entire walkthrough, no matter how the rest of it goes.
Pocket-Sized Drones in the US Army
The first armed drones were deployed after the tragedy of 9/11, but the modern-day battlefield poses threats that were previously unimaginable. It’s becoming more important than ever to prepare US soldiers for any potential dangers.
Understanding the Different Officer Ranks in the Navy
Those who enter the military after attending college enter in as officers, instead of as enlisted members. There are two different leader ranks in the Navy: Admiral and Officer. In the Navy, officer ranks include commissioned officers and warrant officers. Their commission charges them with specific duties and responsibilities depending on their rank. Different pins associated with each rank distinguishes these different ranks. Below is a list of the Officer ranks in the Navy.
Behaviors Sabotaging your Leadership Skills
Everyone has behaviors which define their personality in a professional and personal capacity. Many times in life, when the stresses of work can compound onto each other, it is common to default to a particular way of responding. Often, this can be humor or deprecation. However, that approach is not the most professional because it does not truly communicate the nature of the business attempting to be conducted.
Tips for Purchasing Real Estate Investment Property
If you’re new to real estate investing, there’s a lot you need to know before jumping in and purchasing your first piece of property. Here are five tips to help you prepare yourself for becoming a property investor.
How to Find Entrepreneurial Success in Real Estate
Many aspiring entrepreneurs turn to real estate to find success and freedom from a typical office job. However, real estate is not an industry that you can just jump into and expect to find success right away. It takes hard work and time. If you’re looking to get started in the real estate industry, here are three essential things to do to succeed.
How to Prepare for the Bar Exam
Taking the bar exam is one of the biggest days in any aspiring lawyers life. The exam determines whether or not you can practice law in the state you live in, and some states only allow you to fail the test a small number of times before you’re no longer able to take it. Passing the test on your first try requires intense preparation and studying. Here are a few tips to help you ace the bar exam.