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  • How A Personal Injury Attorney Can Get You More Money Even After Legal Fees


    People often question whether or not they will actually receive additional compensation for their injuries when choosing to hire a personal injury attorney once they factor in any legal fees that will ultimately be deducted from their settlement. If you share this same concern, it may surprise you to learn that it truly is possible for you to get more money even after legal fees than you would receive by choosing to settle your claim on your own.
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  • Named The Executor Of An Estate? Know Your Responsibilities During Probate


    If you were asked to be the executor of a loved one's estate, you are likely wondering what you will have to do to carry out your responsibilities. Here is an overview of what you are expected to do during the probate process.  Read The Will The first thing that you are going to do is read the will that has been left behind after your loved one passes away. This will let you know what their wishes are and allow you to start the probate process.
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  • Helping U.S. Citizens Return Home After Years Abroad


    Immigration attorneys are usually called to help non-U.S. citizens gain residency or set up work permits, or they help U.S. citizens bring over fiances and spouses. Immigration attorneys can also help U.S. citizens who are returning home after years abroad. For citizens, it's not just a matter of hopping on a plane and showing up. Legally, they have to detangle themselves from their previous country's laws and successfully navigate the process of getting home without making it seem like they're trying to skirt laws.
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  • Co-Owning Your Home After Divorce? 4 Items For The Divorce Agreement


    Do you co-own a home with your soon-to-be ex-spouse? For divorcing couples with small children, the struggle about what to do with their matrimonial home can be complex when neither party can afford to buy out the other spouse's share of the home. In this case, the only way to avoid selling it may be to continue to jointly own it. If you and your spouse are considering this move, you'll need to decide on a few key points and include them in the divorce agreement.
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  • What You Should Do Immediately After Receiving Divorce Papers


    Were you recently handed divorce papers by your spouse, and you are a bit confused about what you should do? Even if you knew the divorce was coming, the reality of being given the official paperwork can catch you off guard. Here are some tips for what you should do immediately after receiving your divorce papers.  Verify That You Were Served Papers Legally Know that being served legal paperwork is something that has to be done in a particular way.
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  • When It's Time For Bankruptcy: What To Do About Student Loan Debt


    Financial troubles can mean bankruptcy when debts loom large with no way to pay them. Not all debts can be included in a Chapter 7 filing, though. Financial obligations like taxes, child support, and student loans are among the most common debts that filers want to have included in their bankruptcy, but cannot. In some cases, you can have your student loan debt dismissed if you meet the strict standards. Read on to find out more.
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  • How You Might Be Blamed For Your Motorcycle Accident


    If you are involved in an accident on a motorcycle, and the other driver is negligent, you might assume that the other driver will be held responsible for your injuries. However, if you don't take safety precautions, you may be held partially at fault for your injuries. You'll need to know what safety precautions you may be expected to follow before fighting your case with a motorcycle accident lawyer. Helmet Requirements
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  • 3 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Settling Car Accident Cases


    Car accidents can set your life back greatly. The damage to your car and injuries will have you paying bills for months. If the accident results in a disability, it will compromise your future abilities to earn and even diminish your life quality. If you were hurt in an accident, it is advisable to hire a car accident lawyer to help you settle the case with the insurer. The mistake that most people make is assuming that the case will be easy to settle as long as they are not at fault.
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  • Insult And Injury: What To Know About Criminal Vs. Civil Cases


    What might at first seem like a typical car accident case could be far more complex than you thought. If the driver that caused your accident broke the law in some way at the same time, your chances for compensation might be stronger. Read on for a quick and easy explanation of the way criminal charges and civil personal injury cases can intersect. Accidents Happen Almost all of the time, an accident is just that – an accident.
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  • Yes, You Have A Right To Workers' Compensation When You Work For Family


    When your family member asked you to work for their business, you said yes without hesitation. After all, family members are understanding, fair, and trustworthy, so there is no need to worry, right? Unfortunately, if you were injured while on the job, you may have learned rather quickly that family is family, but business is something entirely different. Family or not, it might be the right time to speak with a workers' compensation attorney.
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