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Legal Fees and Taxes

January isn’t a fun month for many people. The excitement of Christmas and the New Year are over. It’s cold. Days are still really short. And there’s taxes. If you’re a business owner, tax season can be especially complex as …
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Slip and Fall Accidents – Who is at Fault?

Winter can be a dangerous time for northern states. Roads are snowy. Traffic is backed up. The cold is brutal. And, of course, everything is covered in ice. This presents a serious risk of people slipping and falling as they …
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After Death: The Will and Probate Process

While we’ll likely never know what exactly happens to an individual after death, we can tell you what happens with their belongings that are still here on this earth. It’s part of a process called probate. Probate is the collecting …
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The Breathalyzer – What Happens If You Fail or Refuse

It’s the nightmare of many socially active people. You’ve been out for the evening with friends, having a few drinks. As the night comes to a close, you feel fine, and decide to drive yourself home. Only you don’t make …
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Legal Separation vs. Divorce – What’s the Difference?

When a married couple reaches a point of irreconcilable difference, they’ll likely begin the process of divorce. Before a divorce is finalized, a separation will occur. After all, with emotions high and separate lawyers being talked to, it’s not a …
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Spousal Support (Alimony) – Do I Have to Pay? How Much do I Have to Pay?

It goes without saying that divorces are very difficult for both parties involved. They will affect you emotionally, socially, and financially. Finances tend to be the biggest uncertainty in a divorce proceeding. Who gets what? How much do they get? …
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Injured in Accident with a Drunk Driver? Here’s What to Do.

Accidents involving drunk driving are a very serious matter. If a drunk driver causes an accident that results in the other person being injured, they’ll likely be facing felony charges. But what happens with the person who was injured? What …
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What You Need to Know about Parole

If a person is released after they have been in a jail for an extended period of time, it’s likely they will be placed on parole.  In order to granted parole, the individual must show that they have observed the …
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Power of Attorney – What It Is and How it Works

In certain situations, a person (known as the principal) can give someone the ability to act on their behalf in legal situations. This is known as power of attorney. With power of attorney, this secondary individual becomes an attorney-in-fact, also …
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Divorce Settlement Meeting Preparation – What to Expect

No one plans to get divorced when they get married. If it happens, unless you’ve experienced a divorce before, you probably won’t what happens next. Divorces can take different directions depending on how well the two parties are able to …
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