3 Important Reasons Why You Should Hire A Disability Attorney

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Have you become disabled and unable to work? Are you entitled to compensation or government disability payments but you keep getting your claims denied? When you're sick or injured, day-to-day life can be difficult enough. You don't want the added hassle of trying to deal with an insurance company or the government. Maybe you've already toyed with the idea of hiring a lawyer to handle everything but have dismissed the thought for various reasons.

22 October 2017

Why Your Release On Bail May Be Delayed Or Fail After Your Arrest

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Paying bail allows you to be released from jail almost as soon as you are arrested so that you can fight your charges from the outside. However, you aren't guaranteed an immediate release on bail if you are arrested; in some cases, you may not even be released at all. Here are some of the cases where your release on bail may delay or you may be refused bail: There Is a Delay in Seeing the Judge

19 October 2017

The Lesser Known Questions To Ask When Hiring A DUI Lawyer

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If you have been charged with a DUI, you may be looking to hire a DUI lawyer. A DUI lawyer may be able to help you present a defense for your DUI, helping to get the charges reduced or dismissed. There are many important questions to ask when hiring a DUI lawyer, including questions related to their education, experience and how they will handle your case. But while you may know to ask these questions, there are many others that you may not know to ask.

17 October 2017

Doing The Right Thing For Your Child When It Comes To Custody

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Divorce can be a traumatizing event for children, and when you and your spouse can get along well enough to make some joint decisions about their future it's always for the best. When it comes to children and divorce, the family court system makes it a high priority to protect them from any negative consequences. As long as you and your spouse are on the same page and can create an agreement, it won't be necessary to involve the courts, but unfortunately, that doesn't always happen.

15 October 2017

Why A Dog Owner May Not Be Liable For Their Animal's Attack

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If you have been treated for a dog bite, your first thought might be to trace the owner and sue them for the injuries. This makes sense because, in most cases, dog owners are liable for the injuries their animals cause. However, there are a few cases in which a dog owner may not be liable for their animal's attack; here are some of those cases: You Provoked the Dog

13 October 2017

Learn What Steps To Take When You Are Arrested For A Crime That You Did Not Commit

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When you are accused of a crime that you did not commit, it can create quite an overwhelming situation. Many people become very scared and answer any and all questions the police ask them without thinking about the way that the answers can be used against them later on down the road. If you are being accused of a crime that you did not commit, use the following guide to learn what steps to take to better your chances of beating the charges:

10 October 2017

Is Preparing For Divorce Mediation Necessary?

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Divorce mediation can work if you and your spouse are both committed to making it work. Even if your divorce is amicable, you need to be prepared for the mediation sessions. If not, you could inadvertently make arrangements that are not fair to you. To help you get the fairest settlement possible, here are some ways you can prepare for mediation. Meet with Your Attorney One of the misconceptions about mediation is that an attorney is not necessary.

9 October 2017