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What to Know About Child Custody Petitions

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Are you in a situation where your child's mother or father is not married to you and not around? You should consider filing a child custody petition. While you think this is not necessary, the missing parent actually has the same amount of parenting rights as you if they ever decide to come back into the picture. Here are some things you should know about child custody petitions before you file your paperwork.

29 March 2018

Poor Communication Can Kill Your Case

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Good communication is important in every situation, and your personal injury case is no exception. Accident victims that have good communication lines with their attorney open the door to a more successful and less stressful settlement process. Don't let poor communication habits hinder your case. Attorney Ethics An attorney can act on the behalf of their clients, but there are ethical standards that put a limit on just how much leverage an attorney has.

29 March 2018

Mistakenly Arrested? What To Do

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Being arrested without committing a crime is terrifying. You may be coping with a great deal of fear and even if someone's gotten bail for you, your days and nights might be spent worrying. To get a handle on this unfortunate situation, use these post-arrest tips. Get a Lawyer Of course, you're likely already concerned about the quality of the legal support you'll receive. Before using an assigned public defender, consult a criminal and personal injury attorney in the area.

16 March 2018

After A Motorcycle Accident: What Not To Do When Dealing With Insurance Companies

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Getting into a motorcycle accident can be a terrifying experience. The first instinct, after getting medical treatment, is to look into how you can settle your damages, particularly if the accident was not your fault. It is best to contact a motorcycle accident law firm, but some individuals choose to contact the insurer of the party at fault. Doing this can be tricky, and it could jeopardize your final settlement. The following are some things you should never do when contacting an insurance company after a motorcycle accident:

12 February 2018

Learn What To Expect When You Are Arrested For The First Time

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Being arrested can be very scary, especially if you have never been arrested before in the past. It can be a very overwhelming experience if you do not know what to expect. The following guide walks you through a few things you need to know just in case you are ever arrested in the future. You Need to be Polite to the Police If you are arrested for a crime that you did not commit, you may be irritated and overwhelmed when you are arrested by the police.

16 January 2018

Injured By A Product? Your Next Steps

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With the advent of so many new and engaging products on the market, there's no doubt that there will be some that will be problematic in some way. In some cases, there are injuries that can occur from the normal use of some products. If you are injured while using a product, chances are you can get your damages covered by the manufacturer if you choose to file a lawsuit. The following are some things that you need to know should you get hurt by a product and decide move forward with a lawsuit:

12 December 2017

Have Debt That You Can't Pay? Three Reasons To Hire A Lawyer

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Sometimes debt can become overwhelming. Whether it's medical bills, a failed business, or simply bad luck, there are a variety of situations that can lead to a less-than-stellar financial situation. Not being able to pay off debt can harm credit scores and negatively impact a person's financial future. It can also make it difficult to get a home or auto loan in addition to other types of financing in the future.

13 November 2017

Three Tips For Putting Together A Will

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If you're thinking about getting the most out of your estate planning process, you'll need to think about some tips that'll set you straight. By understanding the ins and outs of the estate planning process, you'll have a great chance at distributing your loved one's wealth and facilitating the will after they pass away. To this end, read below so that you're able to get the most out of your estate planning process.

19 October 2017

How to Show a Bar Is Negligent in Alcohol Service

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The dram shop laws make negligent alcohol vendors responsible for the actions of their clients. For example, if you are hurt in a car accident caused by an intoxicated driver, you can get the bar that served the driver alcohol to pay for your damages if you can prove that it was negligent. Here are four things you can use to prove a bar's negligence: Not Asking for Proof of Age

27 February 2017

3 Reasons Why Filing Bankruptcy Can Be A Good Thing

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It can be easier than many people realize to get into a bad financial situation in which you are behind on all of your bills and are swimming in debt. For someone in this situation, filing bankruptcy can actually be a lifesaver. However, many people still think of filing bankruptcy as a bad thing. Luckily, it does not have to be. These are a few reasons why it can actually be a very positive decision to make in your life.

13 February 2017