Law

  • Should You Hire A DUI Attorney To Represent You Throughout Your Case?

    Facing a DUI charge and conviction is a serious offense that could land you in jail. However, if the charge is a first offense and no one was injured, you could possibly enter a plea of guilty and not serve jail time. You also might not need to hire an attorney. Conventional wisdom though is that you should hire an attorney to argue your case. Based on the strength and weakness of your particular case, obtaining an experienced DUI attorney to assess the facts surrounding your charge allows you to confidently offer a plea of not guilty.
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  • Faqs About The Workers' Comp Independent Medical Examination

    The independent medical examination plays a major role in whether or not your workers' compensation claim will be approved. If the examiner does not agree that you are medically unable to work, your claim could be denied. If you have an examination scheduled, here is what you need to know.  Can You Refuse the Exam? You are legally required to undergo an examination with an independent medical examiner, or IME, if requested by the insurance company.
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  • 2 Ways That a Divorce Attorney Can Assist You

    A divorce attorney is a very versatile and useful professional, as he or she is able to assist you both during and after your divorce proceeding. Listed below are two of the most important ways in which a divorce attorney can assist you. 1. They Provide Mediation Services One of the hardest parts about a divorce proceeding is that it can take multiple court days over the course of several months for an adversarial proceeding to conclude.
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  • What Are The Different Types Of Workers Compensation Benefits?

    When a person becomes injured on the job, he is entitled to receive workers compensation payments. This means that he will receive workers compensation checks while he is unable to work to replace the income he cannot earn due to being injured. The workers compensation payments normally continue until the employee recovers and is able to return to work. However, workers compensation covers much more for one who is hurt on the job than lost wages.
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  • 3 Things You Should Know Before You File For Bankruptcy

    No one ever plans on getting into debt. But sometimes life throws you a curveball and you have to do what is necessary to get by. If your financial situation has gotten bad enough that you are considering filing for bankruptcy, there are some things you should be aware of before you file the papers. A good bankruptcy attorney will be able to fill you in on even more details but here are 3 key pieces of information that anyone filing for bankruptcy should keep in mind.
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  • 3 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer As The Victim Of Domestic Violence

    It is easy to associate hiring a personal injury lawyer with being injured in public or getting bitten from a neighbor's dog. However, there is little more personal than the relationship between two adults who are in an intimate relationship and unfortunately, that relationship becomes violent all too often. Recent statistics have established that more than 10 million men and women are the victim of domestic violence in the United States each year.
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  • 3 Ways That a Car Accident Attorney Can Strengthen Your Case

    Hiring a car accident attorney after being involved in an auto accident is one of the best ways to improve your odds of winning your case, mostly because he or she can help you strengthen your case in a variety of ways. Listed below are three ways that an attorney can increase the odds of you winning your case. Speak With Eyewitnesses One of the biggest ways that an attorney can improve your chances of winning your case is by speaking with any eyewitnesses and reading eyewitness reports.
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  • You've Been Appointed Executor: Now What?

    You should, first of all, feel honored that someone found you trustworthy and responsible enough for this important and serious duty. Being appointed executor means that you must demonstrate the highest measures of honesty, discretion and fairness in all dealings with the deceased's estate. You will be acting as the personal representative of a person who is no longer able to do so, and you will be entrusted with acting wisely on their behalf.
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  • What To Do If You May Be A Victim Of Gender Descrimination

    The law dictates that everyone should have the same chance of employment, regardless of their race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or whether or not they have a disability. If you are searching for a job and you feel that you are being denied that job due to your gender, then you have rights and you want to stand up for them. Not only should you do this for yourself, but also so you protect others from going through the same thing in the future.
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  • What To Do If You Can't Afford To Hire An Immigration Lawyer

    If you are currently living in the United States and want to stay, or if you are working on immigrating the legal way, you probably want to hire an immigration attorney to help you with every step of the process. The process of immigration can be time-consuming and a bit frightening, and it's probably not something that you want to mess up on. If you don't have the money to hire an immigration lawyer, however, you could be worried that you will have to do things alone.
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