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  • Business Litigation and Deaths on the Job: The Right Way to Deal with It

    As a business owner, you want to be sure that everything you do is on the up-and-up. You never know when you might end up in court over something and then have your whole business scrutinized by the law. That said, if you are currently involved in business litigation, specifically litigation involving a death related to your business, here is how you should deal with it. Hire a Lawyer Even if you wish to claim some responsibility for the death of an employee or customer, you will still need a lawyer so that you do not get burned.
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  • What You Should Know About The 341 Bankruptcy Meeting

    When filing for bankruptcy, it will be required that you have a 341 bankruptcy meeting. Chances are that you have not heard about this meeting before, so here's what you should know about it. What's The 341 Bankruptcy Meeting? When filing for bankruptcy, everyone you owe money to will be notified of your filing. The trustee that the court has appointed will then schedule the 341 bankruptcy meeting. The purpose of having the meeting is so a creditor can explain why the debt they are owed should not be discharged.
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  • Why Your Child May Be Better Off Being Tried As An Adult

    Most people assume that children should only be tried in juvenile courts. While there are numerous advantages to that approach, there are also some juvenile defendants that may benefit from the adult court process. Here are two examples of the advantages your child may receive by getting tried in an adult court: Trial by Jury In most states, juveniles do not have the right to get tried by the jury. If your kid is tried in an adult court, they may be tried by a jury and enjoy the associated benefits, such as these two:
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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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  • What To Know When Dealing With A Dog Bite Case

    If you happen to suffer a dog bite due to an owner being negligent and not controlling their pet, it is important that you take the proper legal action. In many situations, this means taking the matter to civil court and hiring a dog bite lawyer to help you profess your case. These steps are important, so that you can get paid the money necessary to cover your expenses for medical bills and any other trauma you might have suffered.
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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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