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Filing For Bankruptcy? Here's Why You Should Hire An Attorney To Represent You

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Forget about filing for bankruptcy on your own. Here are just a few good reasons to have a bankruptcy attorney represent you instead. They’ll Walk You Through the Entire Process One of the most important things your bankruptcy attorney will do is walk you through the entire bankruptcy filing process, so you don’t have to deal with any issue, no matter how small, on your own. You can expect your attorney to help you determine whether you should file for chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy if you aren’t already sure. Read More»

A DUI Attorney Can Help You Learn About Your Rights

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Standing accused of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs may come as a shock, but a DWI defense attorney can help you understand potential ways you might be able to present your case. Before going in front of a judge, you can explain your situation to a DUI attorney and hear a professional’s view of what sort of defense you might want to put up. If you’re curious whether you might have grounds for contesting a charge, these are three of the main issues you might want to bring to the attention of the court. Read More»

How To Improve The Presentation Of Evidence In A Social Security Disability Claim

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The majority of Social Security disability claims are denied at the initial application stage. Although individuals understand their own disability, they may have difficulty conveying the nature of their medical condition to the Social Security Administration. Denied applicants are more likely to receive approval for a Social Security disability claim by appealing the initial denial with the assistance of an attorney. The advantage of an appeal is that it provides you the opportunity to present your medical evidence in a manner that matches the disability evaluation process. Read More»

A Look At The Often-Forgotten Areas Of Family Law

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For the most part, when people think of family law, they think of things like filing for a divorce or child custody battles. While it is true that divorce and child custody make up the most family law cases, there are actually many different areas of family law. The legal professionals in the family law field can help you out with a multitude of different issues and family-related problems or events. Read More»

3 Legal Mistakes To Avoid As A New Small Business Owner

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Owning your own small business can be both rewarding and challenging. As a small business owner, you wear many hats, and it’s not always easy to keep up with every role. Thus, it is common for new small business owners to make a few legal errors that could leave them in hot water if the right circumstances arise. Luckily, you can learn from others’ mistakes rather than making your own. Here are three legal mistakes to avoid as a new small business owner. Read More»

What To Know When You Are Injured On Someone's Property

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When you are invited into someone’s home or property, you assume the visit will be injury free. However, accidents happen. Whether someone hurt you intentionally or the injury was caused by an accident, you may be entitled to a settlement to help pay for your medical expenses. If you’ve been injured on someone’s property, check out these five facts. You Need to Seek Treatment ASAP If you’ve been injured severely enough, you may need to go to the emergency room. Read More»

Workers Compensation For A Permanent Disability

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Have you experienced a permanent disability through work? A permanent disability doesn’t always need to be a serious one. If you have an issue that is going to impair your ability to work or cost money to medically manage, you may be able to get disability benefits. You Can Get Disability Benefits for Partial Disabilities Partial disabilities are those that impair your ability to work but do not completely remove it. Read More»

Don't Be Fooled By These 4 Common Misconceptions About Criminal Law

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Criminal law is commonly misunderstood due to inaccurate representations on television and in film. If you are facing criminal charges, you need to act on accurate information to achieve the best possible responses.  The following are four common misconceptions you should be aware of to avoid mistakes in defending yourself against criminal charges: It’s not possible to be convicted without evidence. In many cases, there is no evidence possible, and the entire case relies on someone’s word alone. Read More»

Had A Work-Related Accident? What To Know About Getting Covered By Workers' Comp

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If you get hurt while working, you can count on your employer’s workers’ comp insurance to cover you. You really don’t need to sign up or even pay for this coverage; it’s yours free of charge and takes effect automatically from your first day on the job. You must take action, however, if you get injured. Read on to learn more about the procedure for filing for workers’ comp benefits. Read More»

Tips For Those That Have Been Involved In Personal Injury Accidents

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Understanding the appropriate steps to take after you have been involved in an accident can be important for ensuring that you protect the strength of any legal claim that you will have against the party that caused the accident. Sadly, individuals will frequently make mistakes in these situations as a result of being inexperienced with handling these situations. Avoid Emotional Confrontations With The Other Party When you are discussing the accident with the other party, you should avoid allowing yourself to become overly emotional. Read More»