The legal system is a component of every civilized society in the world and the making and the codification of laws have their roots in far back of history which proves the necessity of such to the human lives. Unlike in the history where laws sought to confirm powers of the dictators and the rulers, in modern days laws seek to regulate and facilitate the lifestyles of the people. Every stage in our lives are regulated under these laws and the knowledge on law can help you in various ways. You also need the legal assistance in different stages of your life. For an instance the side you have to walk and drive on the road is regulated by the law. In case you violate it there will be another procedure to punish you and deter the other people in the society. The following will help you understand why we need the legal assistance and knowledge on law.
Land and property matters
Everyone gets to deal with movable and immovable properties at many stages of life. The ownership, the rights and the duties in respect of such properties are determined by law and knowledge on law will guide you in respect of such. For an instance when you buy a land, when you rent or lease a house, when you build a wall, etc there are legal provisions that seek to regulate all your actions in relation to the properties. If you are not a person learning or practicing in the field of law you may need the help of some legal practitioner with regard to the decisions you seek to make in respect of your properties.
The aspects that are involved in the subsistence of a family are also regulated by laws. You are required to follow the family laws in order to give recognition to what you do. For an instance you need to know how to contract a valid marriage in order to give a legal validity your marriage. The law relating to marriage, custody of children, matrimonial property, grounds that are involved when filing for divorce and other like family law aspects also need to be known by every person.
It has been recognized internationally more correctly by the United Nations that there are certain rights which every person must be made entitled to and such rights for the Human Rights Charter. Out of the list of rights laid down in the Human Rights Charter the countries have chosen and incorporated sets of rights that suit the setting of each country and such rights which the countries have ratified are called the fundamental rights. The Fundamental rights are given a special recognition in every country and infringement or imminent infringement of Fundamental rights can give serious consequences. Knowledge on fundamental is very important for every person to lead a successful life under the protection afforded by law.