What You Need To Know About An Apostille

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An apostille is not something that the average person thinks about. However, when you have an official document that you must send outside of the United States, you may be required to authenticate your document with this feature. Here is some of the important information you need to know about the process. Requirements The requirements as to when you do and do not need an apostille vary from situation to situation.

30 July 2018

Putting Your Divorce On Pause

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Rushing into divorce is never a good idea; there's too much at stake, and sometimes putting things off for a bit can make things easier for everyone. Separation is often overlooked and treated like the run-up to the divorce filing, but it doesn't need to be that way. You can take as much time as you and your spouse need to think things over and get prepared for this next phase of life, and you can use a legal separation agreement to help get your financial and custodial issues on track.

25 June 2018

How To Plan Your Post-Divorce Financial Life

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Divorce can ruin your financial life, especially if you don't take the right mitigative measures. If you are going through a divorce, take the following precautions to safeguard your post-divorce finances: Estimate Your Living Expenses It is difficult to plan for your post-divorce life if you don't even know how much you need for your expected lifestyle. That is why the first thing you should do is create a budget for the day-to-day expenses you are likely to incur once you are divorced.

26 April 2018

What Happens When You Get An Out Of State DUI?

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Getting into a DUI case is never a simple thing, but it becomes a little bit more complicated when your drunk driving charge was out of state. Various rules can apply, so see what your options are below. Either State Can Pursue Legal Action The aftermath of a DUI in another state will depend upon the complex laws that govern drunk driving charges in both states. Sometimes, the state that you were driving in will pursue legal action.

25 March 2018

Child Custody Evaluation: Is It Right For You?

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Once parents decide to divorce, the next important decision is how the custody of the children will be handled. Many divorcing couples can work this out between themselves without any assistance from the court. However, there are some less amicable situations in which the court has to get involved when decisions cannot be made. Instead of taking the entire situation back to court, your attorneys may advise that you try a child custody evaluation first.

26 February 2018

Explaining Digital Evidence And How It Is Uncovered And Used In Court

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Digital evidence is a new branch of forensics. Not only do forensic investigators have to go to school to learn the proper measures of collecting and deciphering evidence, but they also have to learn how to find and use digital evidence via computers. The following information details various kinds of digital evidence, how it is uncovered, and how it is used in court. Cameras All over the City All kinds of cameras are taking your picture every day.

24 January 2018

Three Myths Related To Car Accidents And Insurance Companies And The Truth Surrounding Those Myths

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If you have been involved in a car accident that has left you injured, you need to be very careful about what you say and how you interact with the insurance company. The wrong actions can negatively affect any personal injury settlement that you may be entitled to. Unfortunately, there are many myths out there related to insurance companies and car accidents. Learning the truth about these myths will help you avoid a mistake that may wind up costing you later.

22 December 2017

3 Situations As A Trucker When Injuries May Not Qualify For Workers' Compensation Coverage

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As a truck driver, your job involves the operation of a massive vehicle, so there is always the potential of an accident occurring or an injury happening, whether it is due to an auto accident or otherwise. While workers' compensation is designed to pick up the tab when someone on the job gets hurt, there are some situations when this form of business insurance will not pay an employee for the costs they incur.

30 October 2017

5 Reasons To Invest In Continuing Legal Education

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If you manage a team of lawyers, you're likely always looking for ways to make improvements to your business and continue to make your customers happy. Owning and managing a law firm takes a lot of hard work and is a constant learning process. One way that you can make improvements and offer benefits to your staff is by investing in continuing legal education. This is a great way to continue to learn and grow as a team while staying ahead of legal trends.

30 October 2017

Avoid Making This Embarrassing Mistake When Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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In a move that definitely surprised the plaintiffs, a U.S. District judge ruled against a police officer who had tried to sue Black Lives Matter (BLM) for damages related to injuries he sustained during a protest. The judge's reasoning was that Black Lives Matter was a social movement and not a judicial entity capable of being sued. Here's more information about this ruling and how you can avoid making this same error when you launch your personal injury lawsuit against someone who injured you:

29 September 2017