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Discovery Is Important in Family Law Cases

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Family law is complicated, but there is one thing that does not have to be complex: gathering evidence. In order to pursue a divorce case or custody battle, you may need to gather documents pointing to living situations, finances, employment, and more. Admitting evidence to the court is done through a process called discovery. Discovery prevents surprises from appearing in court. Thanks to discovery, both parties know what kind of testimony to expect in court.

28 July 2020

Fungal Meningitis Is A Personal Injury

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Fungal meningitis is a serious issue, and many people do not consider it to be a personal injury. Fungal meningitis, a deadly disease, is linked to injections that contain fungus. In some locations, this condition has killed and injured people. If this is the case for you or somebody you love, it may be time to hire a personal injury attorney. What Causes Fungal Meningitis? Fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid injections in the past.

29 June 2020

4 Common Types Of Real Estate Law Disputes

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When people think about real estate attorney services, they tend to focus on the transactional part of the job. Although buying, selling, and transferring property are big parts of the work, dealing with disputes is also fairly common. Let's look at four types of disputes a real estate attorney may have to sort out. Nuisances The preferred legal term here doesn't do justice by the concept. A nuisance in real estate law is anything that prevents you from getting the full enjoyment of your property.

22 May 2020

Preparing For Your Divorce

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Going through the process of ending a marriage can be a trying experience. However, it can be essential for those that have found themselves in a loveless or otherwise failing marriage. While divorce can be a relatively common part of modern life, individuals may not be informed or prepared for this process. Appreciate The Full-Scope Of Your Share Of The Marriage's Assets It is important for individuals to appreciate that they have a valid legal claim to most of the assets from the marriage.

23 April 2020

3 Times When You Might Need An Attorney As An Employer

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If you are an employer, there might be times when you will need to seek legal representation for matters that might be related to your employees. If you are in a situation like one of the ones listed below, then you should look for help from an employer lawyer as soon as possible. In fact, these are just some of the examples of times when you might need to work with one of these attorneys; if you are dealing with other employee-related matters, you may want to seek advice from an employer attorney, too.

17 March 2020

Why You Should Reconsider Naming An Estate As An IRA Beneficiary

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When you have an IRA account set up, you will be able to save money for retirement in a tax-free or tax-deferred manner. The IRA will be paid out even if you pass away. Under these circumstances, the IRA will be paid out to a beneficiary that you name. In some cases, you might choose to name your estate as a beneficiary. But this is often a bad idea. Failing to Name a Beneficiary

4 January 2020

4 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

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When you find yourself having to suffer through an injury due to the carelessness of another person, it can be a stressful and life-changing experience. No one wants to deal with serious injuries or accidents, but it can be especially upsetting when you have to deal with injuries and you're not the one who caused them. When you find yourself in this kind of situation, it's in your best interest to hire a personal injury attorney.

3 December 2019

Can Over-The-Counter Drugs Cause A DUI Charge?

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When you hear about DUI arrests, you may think about someone driving while under the influence of illegal drugs. However, anyone is at risk of a DUI if they drive after taking certain medications, even those that are over-the-counter. Some of these medications can alter your ability to control your car, and you may even blow positive on a breathalyzer test. Here are some of the medications that can cause possible problems with a DUI:

13 November 2019

Is An At-Fault Divorce Worth The Effort?

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If there's one question that a divorce lawyer will quickly smack away in most cases, it's the question of whether a client should pursue an at-fault divorce. You may be wondering why this is, and it's worth looking at your situation through the eyes of a divorce attorney to understand why the no-fault route is so heavily preferred. Here's how to examine your circumstances to determine whether an at-fault divorce filing may — against all probabilities — be worth the effort.

15 October 2019

An Overview Of Accident Case Jurisdiction Issues

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Before you file a personal injury case, you should confirm that the court has the authority to handle your case. A court's authority handle a case is known as jurisdiction, and it is a two-part concept. There is personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction. Below is a brief overview of the two. Personal Jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction means that the court has power over the person you are suing. For example, if you are suing a mall owner after a slip and fall accident, the court must have the power of the mall owner.

10 September 2019