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  • Child Custody With Same-Sex Relationships: What To Expect

    Same-sex couples have different circumstances than heterosexual couples when it comes to child conception, and as such, these varied circumstances often roll over into child custody agreements. Yes, there is a way to reach an amicable agreement in this situation, but it is helpful to understand some of the complexities that may present themselves.  Child Conception One of the first factors that will affect custody is when the child was conceived.
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  • Speeding Ticket: Why You Need A Traffic Lawyer To Help Your Case

    The majority of people pulled over for a traffic ticket end up paying the fine without attempting to get out of it. However, you could be innocent of the charges and don't want to use your hard-earned money to pay for the ticket. More so, receiving a ticket paints the wrong picture on your driving record and could lead to even more serious fines down the line. If you are dealing with such a situation, here's how a traffic lawyer can help.
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  • Why Nonprofits Should Receive Legal Advice On Compliancy

    There are nonprofit compliance rules in place for any nonprofit that exists today. They ensure these organizations don't abuse the position that they're in. If you have one of these organizations, you might want to speak with a nonprofit attorney to reap these compliancy services. Outline Common Pitfalls Before your nonprofit even gets established, it's a good idea to become aware of common pitfalls that trip up nonprofit organizations in terms of compliancy.
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  • Why Hiring An Attorney For Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Is Crucial

    If you have come to a point where, for one reason or another, you simply can no longer keep up with all of your financial obligations, you may want to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, before you start taking steps to file bankruptcy all on your own, you will want to consider hiring an attorney. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of hiring a Chapter 7 attorney.
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  • The Statute Of Limitations: What Victims Need To Know About Acting Fast

    When you suffer harm at the hands of another, you only have so much time to take action. That means you must file a suit in court before the time runs out. This issue can be very confusing for victims because the rules vary from state to state and from case to case. To find out what victims need to know about taking action quickly after harm has been done, read on.
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  • Been In A Motorcycle Accident? What To Do When The Other Driver Was Unlicensed

    If you've been involved in a motorcycle accident, and you've discovered that the driver of the other vehicle was driving without a license, you might think you won't be able to recover your losses. Luckily, that's not the case. The driver might not have a license, but that doesn't mean the accident won't be covered by insurance. However, you will need to take the right steps. Here are four steps to take if your motorcycle accident involved an unlicensed driver.
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  • Protections And Rewards For Whistleblowers

    What Is a Whistleblower? A whistleblower is someone who reports incidents to those who are in the position to do something about it regarding the following areas: Corruption Fraud Waste Dangers to the public A whistleblower will generally be a part of the organization where the incident they are reporting took place, but this is not required to be considered a whistleblower.  Whistleblower Protections  Whistleblower Protection Act The Whistleblower Protection Act, or WPA, protects employees and employee applicants who reveal information they believe points to:
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  • The Importance Of Criminal Record Sealing & Expungement

    Your criminal record is your entire history of arrests and convictions. The criminal justice system keeps records of everybody with a criminal record. This means that even small mistakes can be accessible for the rest of your life. Are you interested in sealing or expunging your criminal records? This could make your records more private or even completely gone from view. Here's what you should know. Who Has Access to Your Criminal Records?
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  • Buying A New Home? 3 Signs That Point To Your Need For A Real Estate Attorney

    If you're in the process of buying a home, you might think that you can proceed without legal representation. If your purchase is problem-free, chances are good that you can continue without legal assistance. Unfortunately, not all real estate transactions are problem-free, even if they started out that way. Problems can pop-up that you weren't expecting. When those problems do pop up, it's crucial that you hire a real estate attorney.
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  • Three Things You Should Know About Having Your Criminal Record Expunged

    If you have a criminal record, you have likely experienced many barriers in your life because of it. You certainly will have limitations on the ability to find jobs, and if you have found one, there will likely be limited opportunity for advancement. The good news is that many states allow for an expungement of your criminal record. The following are a few things you should know. Expungement laws are state-specific
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