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How To Prepare For Divorce Mediation

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These days, getting a divorce can be expensive. If you are thinking about trying mediation services, this can be a great way to have your divorce details finalized and reviewed. A mediator can fairly and calmly guide you and your spouse through the process and hopefully reach a settlement outside of court. Here are four things that you and your spouse should do to make divorce mediation more successful. 1. Source the Right Mediator Making sure that you find someone that can effectively guide you through a divorce process is important. Much...

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What You Should Know About Asset Forfeiture

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Did you know that you can be stopped driving on the highway for a minor traffic offense, and have your cash or other assets legally taken away from you by the police? The federal, state, or local authorities can seize an asset if they suspect it is being used, or will be used, in criminal activity. This power also extends to taking your home or other properties, money in bank accounts, airplanes, vehicles, and guns.  This is called “asset forfeiture” and has been legal since the “drug war” became a priority in the...

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Your Day In Court – How To Present Yourself At Your DUI Hearing

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Despite the specifics of your DUI hearing, looks and actions on your part matter as well. Your DUI lawyer is there to present your best defense, and you are there to look and act the part of a responsible, upstanding member of the community. Here are four must-dos in a courtroom setting to present yourself in the best possible light. 1. Be Present Having your full attention at the case at hand when in court is important. Leave your cell phone in the car or on silent. If at all possible, come just with your lawyer to keep any distractions out...

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The Implications Of Obamacare On Medical Malpractice Matters

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now fully effective for all companies with fewer than 100 full-time employees. While most of the debates about this new law concern the financial repercussions brought upon small businesses, there’s also a significant impact on medical malpractice matters that is worth being mentioned. If you’re a medical malpractice attorney, keep reading to find out the potential implications of Obamacare on medical malpractice matters. What are the effects of the ACA on medical malpractice? As you might know,...

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How To Fight A Traffic Ticket

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You don’t just have to accept it whenever you receive a speeding or traffic ticket. While it isn’t easy to fight a ticket, it can be done. Below are some approaches you can take when you’re trying to get a ticket thrown out. Contend That the Officer’s Conclusion Was Subjective In a number of states, you can try challenging the officer’s opinion about what actually happened. This works better in situations where the police officer has to make a judgment call about whether you were in violation of law or not. For...

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Can You Use A Small Estate Affidavit To Settle A Relative’s Estate?

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One of the most important things anyone should do in life is to make a will. However, the creation of a will is often an overlooked part of life until it is too late. If a relative has passed away without a will in place, you could face some not-so-simple tasks when trying to figure out their estate. There are some options that could help make the process simpler, including using a small estate affidavit. Here is what you need to know: What Is a Small Estate Affidavit? A small estate affidavit is one method of informal administration of...

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Divorce Lawyers Can Save You And Your Wallet Undue Heartache

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Have you been debating whether to enlist a divorce lawyer to help you end your marriage? You know absolutely nothing about getting a divorce so you ask around. There is one common denominator of all the advice you get—this is going to cost you a lot of money. Depending on the amount of resistance from your spouse, a divorce can be a breeze or an all-out hail storm. Did you know that finding the right attorney may actually end up saving you money in the long run? Here’s how. Find a Divorce Lawyer with Training and Experience It is a...

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If At All Possible, Call A Lawyer While Waiting For The Police After A Car Accident

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While most people know to call their insurance company as soon as possible after a car accident, they do not think to call a lawyer. It doesn’t matter if the accident was a small fender-bender or something in which your vehicle was totaled. It doesn’t matter if the accident was your fault or not. To ensure that you are treated fairly by your insurance company and are compensated for everything, hiring a lawyer is the only way to go. Here are a few ways calling a lawyer immediately will help you. Record of the Accident Scene A lot...

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Appeals: What Prisoners And Their Families Need To Know

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Prisoners actually have no constitutional right to appeal their conviction, but if you are in prison and unhappy with the outcome of your trial, you can appeal to a higher court. Before you can appeal, however, you must have a legal basis to do so. Depending on the circumstances of your case, if you are found guilty but your case is under appeal, you can remain a free person as the appeals process takes place. The court has to allow you to post an appeals bond.  What Is An Appeal If you appeal a court’s decision, you are asking a...

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How You May Be Able To Successfully Sue After An Amusement Ride Injury

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Every year, tens of thousands of people are injured on amusement rides. Whether it’s the latest high-speed roller coaster or a ride at the local county fair, owners, operators, and manufacturers have a responsibility to make certain their rides operate as safely as possible. If you’re injured, you may be at fault. Perhaps you didn’t follow the rules, and stuck your arms outside of the car when you’d been instructed not to. But in other cases, the amusement ride owner, operator, or manufacturer may have been negligent....

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