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Community Property And Your Divorce: Frequently Asked Questions

Going through a divorce is a tricky and confusing process, under the best of circumstances. However, if you live in a community property state, it can make this already difficult time even more stressful. Only a handful of states possess community property laws, which determine how any assets and debts are split between the two […]

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Practical Advice For Small Business Owners: What Do I Do If I Suspect My Employee Is Stealing?

According to Statistics Brain, as a whole, employers across the United States lose around $50,000,000,000 in revenue each year because of employee theft. If you are a small business owner and suspect your employee is stealing from you, chances are your first instinct will be to fire the individual and move on. However, depending on […]

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I Settled, So Where’s My Money? 3 Common Delays In Receiving Lawsuit Settlement Payments

When you decide to negotiate an accident settlement instead of continuing a lawsuit all the way into court, it’s often because you want to get paid faster, and agreeing to settle is usually faster than going to court and waiting for a judgment. However, “fast” is a relative term—the speed at which the law moves […]

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What Happens To Your Inheritance In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Knowing how to manage debt is an important part of financial recovery. The Chapter 13 bankruptcy process offers debtors a way to repay part or even all of their debts over a short period of time using their regular income. If you’ve recently received or are expecting to receive an inheritance, you’ll want to know […]

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What Does It Take To Prove Emotional Distress?

If you suffered a particularly traumatic event as part of your personal injury, you may be able to request damages for emotional distress. To qualify, however, you must first prove that the emotional distress you experienced was traumatic enough to merit compensation. Proving emotional distress in a personal injury case can be difficult, which is […]

Charged With A Federal Crime? Things To Consider Before You Accept A Plea Bargain

If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, you will probably be offered a plea bargain. In fact, out of all federal criminal prosecutions, 97% are resolved by plea bargain. But before you accept a plea bargain offer that involves incarceration, there are a few important things to consider. Here’s what they are. How will […]

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Personal Injury Claims On Public Transportation: 4 Things That Could Jeopardize Your Claim

Millions of Americans use public transportation in the United States every day. When you board a plane, a train or a bus, you don’t necessarily consider the risk of an injury, but accidents are more common than you may think. For example, the fatality rate per billion passenger-miles for buses is 65 percent higher than […]

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Premarital Agreements–What You Need To Consider When You Develop Yours

If you and your significant other are thinking about tying the knot, you’re probably in a pretty happy frame of mind. One of the last things you want to think about during this time is what could happen if your marriage doesn’t work out. Also, unless you have a significant bank account or some highly […]

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Charged With A DUI? Don’t Fall Prey To These Common Myths

If you’ve been charged with a DUI, it is important that you proceed very carefully in order to minimize the impact that this charge has on your present-day and future life. In addition to working with a knowledgeable attorney, one of the best things you can do at this point is educate yourself regarding DUI […]

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Understanding How Bankruptcy Affects Your Social Security Disability Benefits

Being unable to work due to a disability can have broad-reaching effects, especially when it comes to your financial responsibilities. You may even be forced to file for bankruptcy if your debts become too severe to be handled through other means. But if you currently receive Social Security disability benefits, then you’re likely concerned about […]

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