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Possible Outcomes Apart From Going To Prison

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Serving jail time or paying a monetary fine isn’t the only result of being found guilty in court. The judge can give you other forms of sentences such as: Probation If you are put on probation, then it means that you are exempted from going to jail if you follow some specific court orders. A probation officer will be tasked with ensuring that you adhere to all these orders. These court orders may include: Read More»

Financial Snags: How To Give Your Parents Custody Of Your Child

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You may be worried about your child’s well-being because your financial situation is inadequate for your child and you know he or she will be better off living with your parents. Giving your parents temporary custody is not hard. The following guide will help make the transition successful.  A Few Legal Tips The following is a list of things that you should consider before giving custody to your parents: Determine the length of stay. Read More»

4 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make When They Get Into An Accident

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When your child is ready to learn how to drive, it can be both exciting and scary at the same time. However, with your guidance, you can take away much of the fear. This is why you should know of the top four mistakes that teen drivers make when they get into a car accident. If your child were to get into an accident, you would want to be sure that they would know what to do to help the situation go as smoothly as possible. Read More»

Your Responsibilities As A Plaintiff In A Personal Injury Case

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If you will be filing a personal injury claim, you should know that as a plaintiff, you will a responsibility to mitigate (lessen) your damages. There are several areas you need to pay attention to, to make sure you will be fully eligible for a successful settlement. Medical Attention After you have been injured, it is necessary to seek prompt medical attention and follow the advice of your physician. If you are employed, you also need to see the medical professional that your employer has designated if you need time off to recuperate, so as to keep your job and collect any benefits due you. Read More»

Are You Upside Down On Your Mortgage And Facing Foreclosure? How A Chapter 13 And Lien Stripping May Help

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If you are one of the thousands of people facing foreclosure because you owe more on your home that what it is worth, there is a chance you can make things better. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not a liquidation bankruptcy, but an adjustment of your debt. Your creditors are required to change the way you pay off what you owe. You are required to stick to the new payment schedule for the next three to five years. Read More»

Hurt In A Wreck? Why You Need A Lawyer Who Specializes In Automobile Accidents

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If you’ve been involved in a serious car accident, you may believe that any personal injury lawyer has the ability to represent you correctly in court.  However, you may be quite mistaken.  The field of personal injury law is quite vast, and not every attorney is qualified to handle your case.  Automobile accident attorneys have the experience and knowledge necessary to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries. Read More»