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The Difference Between Standard of Proof and Burden of Proof

If someone has filed charges against you, whether it’s an individual or the state, they have to prove that you actually did what they’re accusing you of. This is referred to as burden of proof. As we mentioned in our …
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Understanding Burden of Proof

If you’re involved in a legal case, whether you’ve filed charges or charges have been filed against you, you’ll likely hear the term “burden of proof”. Essentially, burden of proof is the requirement for winning a case. For example, if …
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Appealing a Divorce Decree

Going through a divorce is often a long, emotional journey. You and your soon-to-be ex-spouse will have to come to terms on just about every part of your life. When everything has been settled, a divorce decree is signed and …
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Fighting False Allegations

No one likes to be accused of doing something they didn’t do. When those accusations result in legal action, things quickly escalate from frustrating to frightening. This is especially true in cases revolving around physical or sexual abuse. Even if …
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Protecting Your Will from Dementia and Alzheimer’s

A person is generally capable of updating their will until their death. Sometimes, however, extenuating circumstances can arise that affect their ability to make sound judgements. In cases such as these, a person may have to take action in protecting …
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Representing Yourself in Court

You may have seen a movie or a show where a main character boldly declares that they’re dismissing their attorney and choosing to represent themselves. While this can make for some dynamic entertainment, it can be a very risky move …
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Staying Married for the Kids – Is it a Good Idea?

If you’re a parent who finds themselves in an unfulfilling and/or unhealthy marriage, you have a difficult decision to make. As any good parent, you want what’s best for your child. Staying together with their other parent might seem like …
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Public Defender vs. Assigned Counsel – What Choice Do You Have?

If you’ve ever heard someone being read their Miranda Rights, you should be familiar with this phrase: You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. That might have left …
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Proving Domestic Abuse in a Court of Law

Your home should be one of the safest places available to you where you can relax and spend time with those you love. For those who find themselves in domestic abuse situations, however, your home can be a very dangerous …
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Do I Need an Attorney After an Accident?

Nobody wants to get injured. It results in pain, loss of time, and may even lead to permanent issues you have to live with. Still, accidents can happen, and when they do, it’s important that you’re properly taken care of. …
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