DUI Subtypes: Why Every Case Is Different

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All DUI (driving under the influence) charges are not equal; there are various subtypes, and they all carry different penalties and consequences. That is why you need to know which DUI subtype you are facing if you have been arrested for a DUI. Here are some of the common DUI subtypes: Misdemeanor DUI A misdemeanor DUI is the lowest form of DUI that you can be charged with. All states will charge you with a misdemeanor DUI if it is your first offense, but there may also be different conditions to satisfy depending on your state's laws.

16 January 2018

Credit Repair And Error Resolution Tips

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Credit reporting errors are a common problem for many consumers. If you're struggling with inaccuracies on your credit report, you may not know what to do or how to clear them up. Calling the credit bureau or the creditor can only get you just so far unless you know your rights and the law. Here are a few things you can do to help resolve these types of issues: File A Written Dispute

14 November 2017

What To Do When The Court Denies Your Reaffirmation Agreement

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Approximately 794,960 people filed for bankruptcy in 2016. If you're one of those people and want to prevent a dischargeable debt from being wiped out by your bankruptcy, you can renew your commitment to paying it by signing a reaffirmation agreement with the creditor. Just because you can protect a debt from discharge, however, doesn't mean the court will go along with the scheme. Here are a few reasons why the bankruptcy judge may reject the agreement and your options if that happens.

14 November 2017

Three Ways To Clear Out A Civil Judgement Before Applying For New Credit

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When creditors check your credit report, they typically want to see many good things and as little bad a possible. If you have an old judgment from a civil court case that you have to pay, this could be a major reason why you are turned down for credit. Judgements are entered by courts so that you have to pay back an old debt. If you know that you will need credit soon but you are not sure what to do about the judgment, there is still time to clear it out.

19 October 2017

3 Ways Hiring Legal Professionals Can Save You Money

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One thing you may need to do at some point is to rely on the advice of an attorney. There are numerous situations in life that may demand you do so. From getting a divorce to starting a business, it's essential to take the right steps in accomplishing your goals. The good news is you may save money by relying on the expertise offered by a variety of legal services in your area.

20 September 2017

Estate Planning for Two: Should You Get Two Lawyers?

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When you build a life with another person, you can build up quite a few assets. Although you're hopefully in agreement about what to do with those assets while you're together, it can be more challenging to come to an agreement on what happens to these assets when one or both of you passes away. Some couples choose to use a single estate planner, while others will each choose their own estate planning attorney.

13 September 2017

Car Wreck Missteps To Avoid

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When it comes to car wrecks, knowing that the at-fault driver at least was insured is somewhat reassuring, but this type of compensation does have its limits. Most of the time, auto insurance will pay for your car repair or replacement and for your medical costs, but that is where the coverage will likely end. If you want to be paid for your pain and suffering, your lost wages and other forms of damage sustained due to this wreck you may need to file a lawsuit against the other driver and their insurance company.

6 September 2017