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Important Considerations Prior to Contesting an Established Will

It is hard enough to lose a loved one. The pain of the loss is considered one of the top 10 stressors a person can experience in his or her life. Making the funeral arrangements and laying the person to rest is also extremely difficult, but afterwards you can begin to allow yourself to feel some clo...

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What Should Be Known About Whiplash Injury Compensation?

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There are many bad things that can happen in life and that are not expected. It is really easy to have a happy life and then have everything ruined by even some small things that happen. A car accident is definitely something that is traumatic. The problem in many cases is that even minor collisions...

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The Most Common DUI Defences

Getting pulled over for a DUI is not something that anyone should take lightly, with a criminal conviction and other hefty potential consequences at hand. Given recent advancements in the law concerning drinking and driving charges and the severity of the penalties served for these offences, a compe...

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3 Simple To Remember Secrets To Build A Great Personal Injury Law Firm

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It is quite difficult these days to run a highly successful law practice. There are so many things that have to be taken into account as we are faced with basically a highly competitive market. Personal injury firms will now be faced with huge challenges. It is really important that you build a busi...

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Your Lawyer's Qualifications: Types of Law Specializations

For most people, choosing a lawyer usually happens on an as-needed basis. Typically, something happens in life where it's recommended or required that you get legal representation. The law field has a variety of qualified individuals, and there are more than enough legal professionals with specific ...

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How Does the Jones Act Affect Cruise Ships

Most people who have spent time researching the possibilities for a pleasure cruise getaway originating at and ultimately returning to a US port probably have noticed the distinct scarcity of US-port-only cruises. Almost always, the cruise liner leaves the US for a foreign port and never sails direc...

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Why Patients are Filing IVC Filter Lawsuits

IVC filters are designed to keep blood clots away from vital organs, but some patients are alleging that poor designs have caused filters to break apart. When IVC filters fail, the complications can be life-threatening. Numerous patients filed lawsuits in 2016 against manufacturers of IVC filters, a...

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Vandalism Crimes – Penalties, Prevention And Types

Vandalism is a much more serious crime than what many think at the moment. In most communities and countries this is seen as wilful or malicious destruction of public or private property without property owner consent. By some people vandalism is considered as being just a prank. That is definitely ...

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Tips To Negotiate Personal Injury Claims Without The Help Of Attorneys

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Handling minor personal injury claims or car accident implications is not that difficult to do. You will not have to hire attorneys to get representation. That is because whenever faced with relatively minor injuries, it is economical to simply negotiate the settlement yourself, without having to pa...

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Six Must-Have Qualities in a Criminal Defense Attorney

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Life is not always predictable, and at some point you may find yourself in an unexpected legal situation with no idea how to proceed. If you are charged with a criminal offense, then you will need to hire a lawyer as soon as possible to protect your interests. Here are the top six qualities to look ...

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Debunking the most common legal myths on getting a divorce – Know the facts

Even though there are many financial benefits of leading a single life, divorce can often be a hard decision. Irrespective of the reason behind your end of relationship, the legal procedure of obtaining a divorce can always be time-consuming, confusing and expensive. Sadly enough, there are too many...

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How Can a Criminal Defence Lawyer Get You Out Of Jail After You've Been Arrested?

If you've been arrested, the first thing you need to do is to remain silent except to ask for your attorney. When you're arrested for a serious crime, in all likelihood you're going to jail for at least a night. But you don't have to spend in jail the whole time in jail until you're found innocent o...

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Executors and Probate, What's Required During the Probate Process

Probate is when a person, often a family member, is assigned by the court to gather and distribute a deceased person's assets. The process may include the distribution of assets to: InheritorsCreditors Probate law isn't cut and dry, but if your state follows the Uniform Probate Code (UPC), the proce...

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Hernia mesh devices are designed to provide support to damaged or weakened tissue. Made from synthetic material or animal tissue, non-absorbable surgical meshes are permanent implants and are used to reinforce a repaired hernia. But the FDA has stated that hernia mesh surgery can lead to complicatio...

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Plain view search and seizure in San Diego – what is it?

If you are suddenly at the receiving end of the police seizing items from your home without a warrant, you may be wondering whether they are legally allowed to do so. In fact there are occasions when this is a legitimate action for police to take. If you are having problems with this sort of situati...

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What does a judgement of acquittal mean?

If you have ever followed the happenings in a criminal case in California, you may have seen a judgement of acquittal granted. This judgement has to be requested by the defense attorney. Ask any legal professional, from a Los Angeles to a San Diego or Pasadena Criminal Attorney, and they will tell y...

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How does a defense of self defense work in Arizona?

Using self defense as a defense, when you are accused of a crime, is a legally accepted principle across the US legal system. The general principles of self defense are the same, but the details do differ slightly from state to state. If you have been accused of a crime, and believe you acted in sel...

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What might the Californian three strikes law mean for you?

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The Californian three strikes law was first implemented in 1994, partly as a result of the outcry following the Polly Klaas murder case. Initially the law was one of the strictest pieces of criminal legislation ever implemented in the US. The original law stated that if a defendant committed a serio...

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What constitutes assault and battery in California?

The first thing it's important to say is that assault and battery are actually two separate offences under California law. Assault is defined as an attempt to use violence or force against someone, and is dealt with under penal code 240. Battery, which most people probably think of as assault, is th...

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Arrested on a DUI in Los Angeles – should you be read your rights?

You have been stopped for a suspected DUI offense in Los Angeles; should the officer who stops you read you your rights. It may surprise you to learn that US law is such that the answer to this question is, not necessarily. The thing about the Miranda warning, which is commonly referred to as Mirand...

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