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  • Mental Health Issues And Witness Credibility: Learn More About Why It's Important And What You Can Do

    If a prosecution witness is suffering from any serious mental illness that could make his or her testimony unreliable, should the defense be told in advance? Absolutely. Prosecutors are supposed to disclose anything that could cast doubt on a criminal defendant's guilt. Learn more about how the mental health of a witness could be an issue in your case, why the prosecution has a duty to disclose anything it knows, and what you can do to help yourself.
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  • Quick Bail Bonds: A Guide For New Customers

    There is nothing that can disrupt your life much more than getting put in jail. In most cases, you will be locked up suddenly, with no warning, and you are left dealing with loose ends, missed time from work, and a lot of worry.In these situations, when you don't have the money to pay your own bail to get out of jail, quick bail bonds can be a good option. If you don't have a lot of experience with the legal system or bail bonds in general, you will definitely want to know more.
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  • Divorce Law: 3 Types Of Evidence You Can Find On A Cell Phone To Prove Infidelity

    Getting a divorce is so easy and acceptable nowadays that 40% to 50% of all marriages typically end in divorce. A common reason for divorce that hasn't changed through time is infidelity. While many states allow for no-fault divorces, being able to prove fault may help your case when it comes to requesting alimony, support, or even better custody terms and conditions. Your divorce attorney will advise you as to whether proving infidelity in court may be beneficial for your case.
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  • Injured? How To Find Out If You Have A Case

    Injuring yourself at a place of business can be stressful on many levels – you are in pain, you may miss work, there are now medical bills to deal with, and the event may also have been embarrassing. For all of these reasons you may be considering a personal injury lawsuit against the business, especially if their insurance is failing to compensate you fairly. Before calling a lawyer, read through the following points to see if you have a case.
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  • Affording An Attorney: How To Accurately Tabulate Legal Services Rendered

    Unless you have hired an attorney to perform a one-time service, such as send a demand letter for non-payment on your behalf, knowing exactly what it will cost you ahead of time can be hard to determine. There are some attorneys that will take cases on contingency, require retainers, and even prefer to be added to payroll. Estimating the amount you will be billed by your lawyer depends largely on the area of law being practiced, attorney cost per hour, court filing costs, and expert witness services.
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  • Three Things You Should Know About Filing For A Personal Bankruptcy

    If you are at a point in your personal finances where you believe you may need to file for bankruptcy, there are a few things you should understand before heading down that road. Bankruptcy isn't as simple as many people believe it to be; there are many misunderstandings about it. There are two different types of bankruptcies For personal bankruptcy, there are two different types of filings. One is referred to as Chapter 7.
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  • Lost Income Guide For Car Accident Claims

    After a car accident, it's not uncommon to sue the insurance company or the at-fault party for medical coverage and pain and suffering, but you may also be entitled to lost wages and income. This should be part of your injury claim package. The following guide can help you better understand what lost wages and income claims can entail. What qualifies as lost income? The obvious type of lost income is actual wages lost because you were unable to attend your regular job.
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  • That's A Big Responsibility: 3 Things You'll Have To Do As Executor Of An Estate

    If someone has asked you to be the executor of their estate, it's not something you should take lightly, especially if you're not sure what the job entails. Your basic obligations will be to make sure that the proceeds from the estate are distributed in accordance with the will. That's the short answer. The long version of what your responsibilities will be is somewhat more complex. Here are three responsibilities you'll have if you accept the calling to be executor of the will.
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  • A Guide To Understanding Bail Bonds And Your Options For Helping Someone Get Released From Jail

    If you have a friend or loved one who has been arrested and you would like to skip the fees associated with going through a bonds company, it is important to be aware of important information about bail bonds. For instance, you eventually will get all or the majority of your money back, assuming that the person you are helping makes all of the court dates as scheduled. However, it could take months, or even years, in order to do so.
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  • Three Major Differences Between Workers' Compensation And Personal Injury Claims

    Depending on the nature of the accident, on-the-job injuries may be compensated by workers' compensation insurance or personal injury settlement. Therefore, it's good to know the major differences between the two forms of compensation. They have major differences in these three areas: The Need for Fault You can only get personal injury compensation if you can prove that somebody is responsible (i.e. was at fault) for your accident. This isn't the case with workers' compensation benefits; you may receive them even if no one caused your injuries.
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