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Do's and Don'ts for Saving Money When Hiring a Lawyer

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If you are dealing with a legal situation, then you are probably going to be better off if you have legal representation, whether you are fighting a traffic ticket, facing criminal charges, or going through a divorce. Even if you are concerned about the cost of hiring an attorney, you shouldn’t skip hiring someone just to save money. In many cases, it is worth it to hire a lawyer, even when funds are tight. Read More»

Shopping Plazas and Winter Weather: Dangers and Head Trauma Injuries

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Shopping malls were great for many reasons, but a lack of interest has forced many shopping areas to convert to plazas and strip malls that feature multiple storefronts that are connected from the outside inside of featuring shopping options on the inside. During the winter months, this exposes shoppers to a lot of the weather elements and cold air. Not only does this make it harder to shop, but it can result in an increase in possible injuries. Read More»

Tips For Reducing Your Legal Risk When Starting A Business

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While owning a business can be a dream come true, there are numerous legal risks and liabilities that can come with entrepreneurship. For those that in the process of starting a business, there are important steps that must be followed to protect themselves against the risk of a devastating lawsuit. Invest In Prudent Liability Insurance Policies For Your Enterprise One of the best ways of protecting your business against a lawsuit is to have liability insurance. Read More»

What You Should Know If Your Employer Is Stating You Were Not Injured On The Job

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If you are injured on the job, you are required to tell your employer. By law, they are required to provide you with a claim form. This claim form must be filled out and is then sent to the insurance company will open a workers compensation insurance claim. However, if your employer feels like you were not injured on the job, they can make this process a bit more difficult and in some cases, may even refuse to give you a claim form. Read More»

Divorcing Your Parents: Why You Need A Family Law Attorney For Emancipation

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Family law attorneys get involved with all kinds of family law cases. Most of the time, the cases involve divorces and child custody. The rest of the time, they could involve any sort of family issues, from elder guardianship to emancipation of minors. If you are a minor seeking emancipation, then you need to hire a family law attorney. This may be very difficult to do, since you already have to have a full-time job, attend school during the day and keep a residence separate from your parents’ home, all on whatever pay you make from working. Read More»

Why You Might Need A Special Education Lawyer For Your Child

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In most cases, parents are the best and most proactive advocates for their children. When that child has special needs, the parents do sometimes require help from the child’s teachers, doctors and community leaders. It may be possible that you might need a special education lawyer for your child in certain circumstances. How can one of these lawyers help you? The following are only a few examples of what a special education lawyer can do to help. Read More»

Three Questions About Your Property To Ask A Home Inspector Before You Sell Your Home

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When you want to sell your property, there are many financial and legal issues you’ll have to give due consideration to. In particular, while a home inspector is looking at your home, you might as well tie as many loose ends as possible in the short time you’ll be seeing him or her. Check out these three questions about your property to ask a home inspector before you sell your home. Read More»

Gender Discrimination Can Affect You In The Workplace

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Although it might not be a widespread, common problem, gender discrimination in the workplace is real. Nearly 10% of men report that they have once felt they were denied a role because of their gender and 15% of women share this sentiment. When faced with what you perceive to be this type of scenario, it can be both frustrating and confusing.   What Is Gender Discrimination? It’s important to understand what exactly gender discrimination is. Read More»

5 Reasons You May Be Disqualified For Workers Compensation

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If you’ve been injured on the job, you will want to receive compensation. You’re sure to be faced with some medical bills and lost wages that may make it difficult to handle. Dealing with such huge financial losses can be devastating to you and working to recover from this challenging time can be difficult. One of the most effective ways to get compensated for your losses is by getting workers’ compensation. Read More»

Four Different Variations In Alimony Payments

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If you are considering a divorce, you may be ordered by a judge to pay alimony to your spouse. Although the laws regarding alimony vary by state, when alimony payments are made, it is usually the spouse making the greater income that is required to pay money to the spouse making the smaller income. However, there are different variations of alimony that you may be required to pay. The following are the most common. Read More»