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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»

Tips On How To Prepare For Divorce Mediation

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If you are looking to avoid going to trial in a divorce case, you and your spouse may be attempting to attend mediation and work out a settlement on your own. This helps you to avoid costly litigation expenses, helps you both to move on from the marriage faster and can help you both to keep the items that are most important to you. If you have a mediation date scheduled, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to prepare for the big day. Read More»

Co-Parenting Plans 101

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For couples that divorce with minor-aged children, the number of potentially contentious issues can multiply rapidly if they are not careful. Dealing with these parenting-related issues wisely could make a huge difference in the relative peacefulness of your divorce. If you and your spouse set aside some time before you take it court to try and resolve some of these issues among yourselves, you may be saving money, time and the stress of court. Read More»

Why Immigration From Certain Other Countries Is Rare

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A large portion of illegal immigrants are from Central, Latin, and South America. The rest of the illegal immigrants are comprised of African or Middle Eastern people. It is a curious thing why so many of the illegal immigrants are from these countries, and not from parts of Europe or Eurasia. Actually, is not too surprising when you consider the reasons for illegal immigration into the U.S.. Here are some reasons why illegal immigration from certain other countries is rare. Read More»