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  • Will Bankruptcy Lead To Losing Your Home Or Car?

    One of the concerns that people have when filing for bankruptcy is whether they get to keep their homes and cars. When you file for bankruptcy, there is a possibility that you could lose some of your assets. Whether your car or home is one of those lost assets depends on certain factors. If you are planning to file, here is what you need to know about keeping your home or car. [Read More]

  • Defenses And Mitigating Factors To Discuss With Your DUI Attorney

    Have you been arrested on DUI charges and now face the serious consequences of a conviction? If so, you are justly stressed. The courts are taking driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs much more seriously than in the past. Gone are the days when you could walk away with a mere slap on the wrist or a warning, it seems. Pressure groups have understandably worked hard to compel judges to hand out harsh penalties. [Read More]

  • How To Divorce When One Of You Owns A Business

    During the divorce process, the attitude of spouses towards each other becomes more self-protective. What was considered as "one" instantly becomes "50:50." In practical terms, however, the properties and financial resources are not automatically divided in half. It gets more complicated than that. This is especially true when one of you owns a business. Your divorce attorney guides you in these checkpoints of the divorce process when one of you owns a business. [Read More]

  • Damaged Knees: How To Determine If It Is Work-Related Or Just Old Age

    Jobs that require you to spend several hours kneeling on hard surfaces may lead to damaged knees. The knees are not meant to kneel on cement, concrete, or any other hard flooring for years at a time. It forces the the connective tissues in your knees to weaken and eventually snap. It also causes the bones and synovial fluid behind your knee caps to grind and decrease respectively. So, if your knees are bad and you need surgery now, how do you determine if this is work-related, or just old age? [Read More]

  • Mistakes To Avoid After A Car Accident

    A car accident is never any fun, but it can be even more frustrating if you have to take the insurance companies to court to get the settlement that is rightfully yours. You don't want to make any mistakes, so read through this article to find out what to avoid. Don't: Ignore evidence right after the accident Instead: Work to preserve evidence from the scene of the accident. Fortunately, most people nowadays will have a camera right in their pocket—their phone! [Read More]

  • Act Fast! Immediate Actions After A Car Accident

    If you've been hit by a careless driver, you should know that time is of the essence when it comes to proving your case and getting adequate compensation. While your shock and trauma about the wreck is understandable, valuable evidence could be escaping while you are procrastinating about taking action against the at-fault driver. Whether you are able to take care of these tasks yourself, or you ask a trusted friend or family member to assist you, make sure that you don't waste time getting started on any of the following. [Read More]

  • You Have a Very Specific Set of Skills (and No Job): How an Employment Attorney Helps

    Liam Neeson is now an iconic actor for the line, "I have a very specific set of skills...". Your specific set of skills may not be the same as those of the character Mr. Neeson portrayed, but your skills may frequently leave you unemployed. Sometimes you are a shoe-in for a job, but you are denied without reason. This is where an employment attorney can come to your rescue. A Case of Discrimination [Read More]

  • Faqs About A Suit Of Specific Performance

    After your offer on a home has been accepted, the expectation is that at some point, you will take possession of the home. Sometimes though, the seller backs out. If you have fulfilled your end of the buyer's agreement, you might have a legal option available to you. What Legal Option Do You Have? If you have attempted to talk the seller into continuing with the sale of the home, you could possibly file a lawsuit against him or her. [Read More]

  • Dollars, Sense, And Divorce: Financial Rules To Follow As A Woman Through A Divorce

    Divorce marks the end of one life chapter and the beginning of another for you as a woman. While most women anticipate plenty of changes with a divorce, from changes in living situations to giving up certain belongings, many forget how much their financial situation can change during the whole process. To make sure you don't end up facing all of these new life changes with no financial security, there are a few financial rules to follow through your divorce as a woman: [Read More]

  • 3 Tips For Getting Social Security Disability Approved

    Even if you have a verifiable disability that makes it difficult or impossible to work and meet the other qualifications, it can be very challenging to get approved for Social Security Disability benefits. If approved, you will receive monthly benefits that help you pay for your living expenses and make your life much easier, but unfortunately many applications are denied. In order to receive the Social Security Disability you are entitled to, it's important to be prepared and approach your application in a thoughtful, deliberate way by following these tips: [Read More]