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  • The Best Ways To Get Out Of A Vicious Debt Cycle

    Are you dealing with a vicious circle of paying the monthly minimums on all of your credit cards? Despite making payments, those monthly minimums may continue to increase due to the interest rate for each card. When you add up all the minimum amounts you're paying each month, the total may be well into the hundreds. If this is a vicious circle you can't seem to get out of, you're not alone, but help is available.
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  • 2 Signs Your Office Should Hire A Shorthand Service

    Even though you might have heard of taking notes in shorthand, you might have never actually learned or used this skill yourself. Even today's world, however, shorthand services can still be quite relevant and handy. Luckily, you don't actually have to know how to write and read notes in shorthand in order to take advantage of its benefits, however. Instead, you can simply work with a shorthand service, which will allow you to hire someone who is well-versed and experienced in using shorthand to help your company.
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  • Daycare Abuse: Know The Signs And Take Action

    When you envisioned your life with children, you may never have imagined that you would be leaving them at a daycare center or babysitter for the day. Fortunately, if you do need or want to work there are more good choices available for care for your little one than ever before. If you are like most, you've heard the horror stories about children abused or neglected at these places and you likely felt grateful that your child is being kept in a safe and healthy environment.
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  • Is There A Way To Prevent A Prenup From Being Invalidated?

    It's not unusual for spouses who happily sign prenuptial agreements at the start of marriage to challenge the validity of those contracts when divorce proceedings have been initiated. If you had your soon-to-be ex-spouse sign a prenup to protect your money and assets, you may be wondering if it's possible to prevent the contract from being invalidated. It depends on the pretext your ex is using to challenge the prenup.
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  • Three Situations When You Need To Consult With An Attorney About A Fire Insurance Claim

    If you are having problems with your fire insurance claim, it may be time to speak to an attorney. There are lawyers who have a lot of experience dealing with fire insurance claims on a homeowner's policy. The following are a few situations when you need to consider calling an attorney. Your claim is delayed Although a fire insurance claim may take longer than you anticipated, at some point it may seem the delay is much longer than it should be.
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  • Bankruptcy, Payday Loans, And You

    For some, a payday loan is just one more sign of a decaying financial situation. If you need some emergency cash and don't have other resources, it may be an option of last resort. You may wonder, however, if you can include that payday loan on the bankruptcy that you're considering filing. It's only natural that you have a good understanding of what can, and what cannot, be included in achapter 7 bankruptcy filing.
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  • 3 Tips For Succeeding & Selling Yourself In Your Big Law Firm Interview

    If you are trying to secure a position with a larger law firm, here are a few tips that will help you put you on the path of success with your law firm interviews. #1 Research The Law Firm Don't go in blind to the interview. You should know as much about the law firm as possible before you arrive for your interview. Read all of the pages on their website.
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  • What Could The Repeal Of Common Law Marriage Laws In Alabama Mean For Your Estate?

    If you're an Alabama resident who has never sought the formality of a marriage ceremony, you may be relying on this state's common law marriage laws to provide your partner with the ability to legally inherit from you upon your death and carry out your end-of-life wishes if you're incapacitated in an accident. However, a change to state law taking effect in 2017 could render your common law marriage void. Read on to learn more about how changes in Alabama's common law marriage laws could affect your final wishes and what you'll need to do to maintain the legal protections you've enjoyed while cohabitating with your partner.
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  • Crucial Questions To Ask A Workers Comp Attorney When You Have Sustained A Chemical Burn At Work

    If you have recently experienced a severe chemical burn at work, it is important to remember that the initial burn is not the only concern. In fact, given the possibility of infection after and scarring associated with chemical burns, thepain and costs of the initial burn could easily be only a tiny percentage of what you may have to deal with in the coming months or years. Therefore, it is a good idea to hire a workers compensation attorney to represent your interests and the following questions will help you to choose the most appropriate person for your needs.
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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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