Just like every business has respective departments for each job, law has many branches that each deal with respective sectors within a community. This branch is made complete and functioned with experts, specialists and advisors. The reason why these branches exist is to ensure that when someone is in need of a lawyer, they know who to contact in the right department. This saves them a lot of time and energy. It is said that more than twenty branches of law exist, however some of them have been mentioned below with a brief introduction to how they function:
As the name suggests, this field of law works by solving the crimes being committed by individuals. They work towards solving disputes between two parties. Criminal law is used in cases of murder, driving under the influence, theft, and other violations that pose threat to society and the people living in it.
This is the most basic kind of law is civil law. This works by solving disputes that otherwise cannot be declared as criminal.
Sometimes after the death of a parent, a dispute over property arises. Even though a distinct will exists, there is always one or another kind of trouble that spurs up. Therefore, there are certain laws that exist in order to decide the fate of movable and immovable property objects. It also includes the division of assets between children.
Workers can come across a lot of havoc and if not dealt with property, their rights can suffer. Hence, to protect the employment of laborers exist labor laws. As a result of this, good relationships can be sustained between an employee and employer.
A minor is a person who is below 18 years of age. There are several rules and regulations set in place for the protection of minors. Exploiting a minor is a grave offense. There are many platforms from which disputes can occur. Most cases involving minors are property issues.
The environment is just as important as humans are. These are all the agreements and rules that are drawn to ensure the complete protection of the environment. The presence of these laws ensures that no one can get away with damaging the environment. These laws also include preservation clauses that ensure that any environment being damaged is being taken care of immediately.
The department of administration laws is directly in reference to the government. They are given a standard set of rules according to which they should function and ensure the proper implementation of other laws.
With the press there are several things that the press is allowed to write about and somethings that cannot be mentioned for the audience to read. The press and media have though ben given a lot of freedom, it is important for them to know where to draw the line. This consciousness comes with the presence and implementation of press laws.
Hence, all of these laws help in sustaining a peaceful society.