2020

Beat Your Speeding Ticket This Summer

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You were going down the highway when suddenly there were flashing lights behind you. Now you are pulled over on the side of the road waiting for a police officer to finish writing up your speeding ticket. While you are probably irritated or upset, you should know that being pulled over is not the same as being convicted in traffic court. It might still be possible to fight the ticket or get it thrown out.

27 May 2020

Can You Get Sole Custody?

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For many people going through divorce, their first concerns are for their children. How often will they be able to see their children? Divorce can have a serious impact on your relationship with your child, but when you have sole custody you can still be in charge. What Is Sole Custody? Sole custody refers to one parent being the main parent to make decisions for the child. Sole legal custody refers to making decisions about the child's education, medical care, religious development, and more.

24 April 2020

What The Heck Is A Chapter 20 Bankruptcy?

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If you looked in the U.S. bankruptcy code for the term "Chapter 20," you'd discover that it doesn't exist. However, the term is used occasionally by a bankruptcy lawyer to refer to a specific situation. A so-called Chapter 20 filing is one that occurs when someone submits a Chapter 13 application immediately after completing a Chapter 7 case. That may sound a tad crazy, but there's an argument for doing so.

20 March 2020

A Guide To Finding And Working With Personal Injury Attorneys

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If you end up doing battle in the courtroom or negotiating a settlement for a personal injury case, it can be a time where you realize that you will need the help of a seasoned lawyer. By doing business with an attorney that you can count on, this entire process will be a whole lot easier, and you can rely on them to win you your deserved check for pain and suffering, physical injury, and other damages.

18 February 2020

What To Do In A Divorce When Your House Is Most Of Your Net Worth

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During divorce proceedings, the end goal is to divide your assets equitably. That usually means in half, or close to it. But what happens when your house is most of your net worth and there isn't enough left over for the other person to receive even close to a fair share by taking everything else? Here are your options. Sell the House If neither of you really wants to keep the house, the easiest thing to do may be to sell the house.

16 January 2020