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How To Determine If You Should You Hire A Traffic Law Attorney

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Getting a traffic ticket is like a rite of passage to many people. When you start driving, it is almost inevitable that you will have a police officer pull you over. The type of offense and the penalty that comes with it are often the biggest catalysts in the decision to hire a traffic lawyer or not.  Tickets and Citations Most tickets or citations people get are for minor offenses like speeding or failing to use a turn signal.

27 January 2020

Here's What A Life Planner Can Do For Your Parent With Special Needs

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Taking care of a parent with special needs means planning for their future. Here's how a special needs life planner can help you do just that: Benefit Preservation As your parent ages, they'll likely rely more and more on their Social Security and other government benefits. And some decisions that are made during the life planning process could endanger those benefits as time goes on. For instance, some assets that your parent acquires throughout the years may render them disqualified for SSI benefits and other programs.

26 December 2019

Understand The Importance Of Hiring A Disability Attorney

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If you are about to file for long term disability, you are obviously dealing with a physical or mental disability that is going to last for a long time. You might think that with the medical records that you have that you can file for your disability benefits without the help of an attorney. While it is certainly true that you have the right to apply on your own, without any legal assistance, that might not be what you really want to do.

20 November 2019

What Restrictions Come with Being Out on Bond?

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A release from jail on a bond is a blessing as no one wants to stay behind bars if they don't have to. However, being released doesn't mean you are able to live that freely. Bail bonds and release on bond come with restrictions that can range from the expected to the unexpected. While it's better to be out on bond awaiting your next court date, be aware of what you're in for and what you'll have to do to comply with your release terms.

28 October 2019

Getting The Assistance Of Disability Discrimination Law Services

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You are entitled to certain Constitutional rights and you should protect these rights whenever they're violated -- even in the workplace. If you have a disability, you will definitely need to understand your legal rights, so that you take action in case you are discriminated against because of your disability. In addition to hiring a disability discrimination attorney, you will need to learn more about the rights you are entitled to, so that you can advocate for yourself as a whole.

29 August 2019

What To Know About Selecting Your Jury

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Those accused of crimes are entitled to due process. That term encompasses several rights, and one of them is a trial by a jury of your peers. Jury selection is one of the last legal activities prior to the beginning of the trial, and you should be present when this important task is accomplished. To understand more about jury selecting, read on. To Speak the Truth Voir Dire is the French term that means, loosely, to speak the truth.

19 June 2019

How To Handle A Divorce When You Share A Business

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Getting divorced can bring a lot of stress to the forefront, especially if you and your spouse also share a business. On top of going through the personal matters that make divorce tough, you will also have to do what is in the best interests of the joint company or any business interests the two of you share. With this in mind, use these steps so that you can end your marriage and make the best decisions for your business.

19 May 2019

Benefits of Filing for Divorce Ahead of Your Spouse

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You don't have a guarantee of realizing your wishes just because you file for divorce ahead of your spouse. However, being the first to file has some slight advantages that may affect your divorce in the long run. Here are some of these advantages. You Get a Lawyer of Your Choice If your spouse consults a lawyer about a divorce, you lose the right to consult that specific lawyer. This is the case whether your spouse retained the lawyer or not.

23 April 2019

Four Facts About Divorces That You Don't Know (But Probably Should)

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Divorce can be a complicated process fraught with emotional, financial, and legal pitfalls. One of the best things you can do as you embark on this journey is to arm yourself with as much knowledge as possible. Whether you are planning on hiring the services of a divorce attorney or not, it will still be in your best interests to be prepared so that you navigate the process with confidence. While there is a wealth of information available about the basics of divorce and divorce law, there are also many lesser-known facts that you may not be aware of.

16 March 2019

Myths About Disability Benefits And Programs

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When a person develops a disability, their ability to financially support themselves may be severely compromised. There are government-backed programs and benefits designed for those facing this situation, but misinformation about these benefits can lead many people to fail to take advantage of this option. Myth: You Will Have To Pay For All Of Your Medical Expenses Individuals that suffer from permanent disabilities can have intense medical needs. When a person is approved for disability benefits, they will be able to qualify for Medicare benefits that will make it possible for them to continue to receive the medical care that they require.

6 February 2019