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  • Three Ways To Make Sure You Don't Get Wrongly Detained At A DUI Checkpoint

    The first step in preventing a DUI checkpoint arrest, of course, is to avoid drinking and driving. But in a world where DUI arrests are sometimes made wrongfully, that may not be quite enough. You'll have to understand the DUI checkpoint process in order to effectively protect yourself from this catastrophe. Since some of the things police officers look for during a checkpoint can have reasonable explanations other than drunk driving, you could (if you're very unlucky) get nabbed for driving under the influence when you're simply very nervous and emotional for other reasons.
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  • Three Tips For Preparing To Meet With Your Attorney

    Suffering a serious injury due to an accident caused by another person can be a devastating experience. When this occurs, pursuing legal action may be the most efficient option for recovering the damages that you suffered. If you are considering legal action, it will be essential to meet with an experienced attorney to better evaluate your options. For those that are not sure of the steps that they should take to get the most from this meeting, it may be wise to consider the following few tips.
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  • Back To School: What To Know About Bankruptcy Financial Education Requirements

    If you have heard of people that take advantage of bankruptcy for financial reasons, then you may understand why it was necessary for the courts to add some new provisions onto the bankruptcy code. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 added two different classes for filers to undergo as a requirement to file and have a bankruptcy discharged. This law, and the resulting classes, attempt to discourage repeat filers, but everyone is required to take them.
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  • Answering A Couple Of Questions About Bail

    Being held in jail can be one of the least pleasant experiences of your life. When you have been arrested and is in jail awaiting a court hearing, it is important to have a thorough understanding about the process of posting bail. However, there are many people that do not have the experience to understand this process. For these individuals, having the following couple of questions concerning bail answered may prove to be enlightening.
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  • Worried Your Ex Will Run With Your Kids? 3 Steps You Need To Do To Keep Them Safe

    If you and your ex were involved in a volatile custody battle, and you're concerned about the safety of your children, you need to familiarize yourself with parental kidnapping. This is particularly true if your ex has ever threatened to take your children and run. According to studies, most missing children have been abducted by a family member. If you're worried that your ex might take off with your children, here are three steps you should take to keep them safe.
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  • 4 Things You Need To Know About Hiring A Court Reporter

    It is not uncommon to hire a court reporter for a deposition or some other legal proceeding. If you are new to hiring court reporters, you might be wondering what you should plan on when hiring a reporter. Here are some things that you should expect when you hire a court reporter. 1. There May Be Additional Fees In Addition To Time You should always ask about the range of fees that the court reporter will charge.
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  • Establishing Losses After A Car Accident

    When you have been in a car accident, it's important to take care of your medical, emotional and financial needs. If the accident was the result of the negligence of another person, you may have a personal injury lawsuit to file. When you receive medical care because of your injuries, and you have bills piling up, you are entitled to have these bills covered by the person responsible for your injuries.
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  • Was Your Car Hit By A Truck? Here Are Some Things You Need To Be Aware Of

    Getting into an accident with a truck might not only have wrecked your car, but it may also have left you with a number of injuries and medical bills. To seek some compensation as a result of what happened, you are likely eager to file a claim in court. Here are some suggestions you should be aware of along the way. You Might Not Be Able to Sue the Trucking Company
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  • I Fought The Law: Three Defenses To Beat A Traffic Ticket

    It is easy to be discouraged when you are handed a ticket for a traffic violation. Many people just accept it and pay the fines. There are, however, three defenses that you can use if you feel that your traffic ticket was given unfairly. Before you just accept the fine, consider the three traffic violation defenses listed below. Mistake Of Fact If you can argue that your traffic violation was a "
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  • Addressing Common Questions About Divorcing

    Divorce can be a traumatic experience, but it can be the only way of freeing yourself from a failing or abusive marriage. While divorce is a fairly common legal proceeding, many people have limited understandings about this process. Without being well-informed about this process, you may find it difficult to make sound choices. Therefore, learning the following couple of questions and answers may provide you with a more thorough understanding about this emotionally charged legal procedure.
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