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Informal Separation Not Working Out? 4 Reasons You Need To Formalize The Agreement

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If you and your spouse have decided to call it quits, it’s time to work out the formal separation agreement. You might think that an informal agreement will work well, but that’s not necessarily the truth. In fact, a separation agreement will help you avoid serious problems with your divorce. Before you go any further with your divorce, here are four reasons why you should talk to an attorney about a formal separation agreement.…

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Things To Be Thankful For: Is Your Divorce Attorney One Of Them?

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When all is said and done, and you sit down to a Thanksgiving meal with your family sans the ex-spouse, what are you thankful for? Clearly, you might be thankful that you are no longer married. You might even be thankful that you have someone new in your life too, although it might be too fresh to tell. Here is another thing, or rather, person, for who you are thankful; your divorce attorney.…

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3 Things You Must Have To File For Workers' Comp

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Going through a dispute at work over an injury can be stressful. There are many people who feel that they deserve restitution from their employer, but don’t get what they deserve because they either didn’t know how to properly file the claim, or they were denied the claim for various reasons. Here are some things you need to know about proving fault on the part of your work and getting them to pay for it:…

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Closing A File: Creating A Checklist That Works For You

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For an attorney or a paralegal, one of the most exciting times is when a file is being closed. Once you have finished up on a case, while hopefully being successful in the process, it is time to start closing the file. In order to best close a file, there are some steps you should follow so that everything is properly squared away. Whether you do this yourself or have someone close files for you, it is crucial that you have a written policy on how this should be done.…

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4 Situations Where You Need To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

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Life is an adventure, and you never know what is going to happen. Unfortunately, there can be bad situations where you may need help recovering a financial settlement from an insurance company. In these situations, it is in your best interest to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer. Some situations where you need the expertise of a personal injury lawyer includes: Auto Accidents When you’re injured in a car accident that you did not cause, one of the first things that you should do is hire a lawyer.…

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How To Avoid Costly Mistakes When Buying A Home

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Whether this is your first home or your tenth, you will need to make sure that you are taking extra precautions to avoid some potentially extremely expensive mistakes. To help you through the purchase of your ideal home, you will want to make use of the following tips. Get Every Inspection That You Can Get You do not want to make the mistake of assuming that everything is perfectly fine with the house, even if it is brand new or everything looks as though it has been completely remodeled in the recent past.…

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2 Steps to Take to Increase Your Chance of Being Awarded Social Security Disability

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If you are injured or suffering from a disease that makes it difficult or impossible for you to work, you would benefit greatly from filing a Social Security Disability claim. If you are awarded your claim, you will have the money you need to take care of yourself while you are unable to work. #1 Get Your Physician’s Support Before you move forward with your Social Security Disability claim, you need to make sure that you have the support of your physician before you move forward with the claim.…

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5 Common DUI Defenses Your Attorney May Use

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Facing DUI charges can be scary, leaving defendants to feel as though they have a rough road ahead. Fortunately, many procedures and tactics used to measure levels of intoxication can be challenged by a knowledgeable DUI lawyer. There are many defenses out there, but here are five of the more common DUI defenses your attorney may use to have your DUI dismissed. Being Pulled Over Without Valid Reason The Fourth Amendment protects you from illegal and unwarranted searches and seizures.…

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Reasons To Have An Attorney Request A Brand New Trial

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If you have a loved one that is facing a lot of time in prison due to being found guilty in a criminal case, that you feel was unjustified, you might have the chance to get him or her a brand new trial. This is different from an appeal. An appeal focuses on examining the original trial to see if there was anything that was amiss. When there is sufficient evidence that the outcome of the original trial should be thrown out, a new trial can be ordered and everything starts all over again.…

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How To Prepare Financially For Divorce

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You may think when you begin your divorce proceedings that everything will go smoothly and you both will act amicably, but that isn’t always the case. Divorce can bring out sides of your significant other that you may have never known existed. Divorces can get ugly, so it’s important to be careful and to be prepared financially in the event things don’t go the way you thought they would. See below for some tips to help you prepare for your divorce.…

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