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  • What Does A Probate Executor Do?

    Have you been named as the executor of a loved one's estate and are now not sure what the responsibilities are? Here is what you need to know about some of the responsibilities of a probate executor.  File The Will With The Local Court The first step will be to file the will with the local court where your loved one resided. You will also have the will admitted to probate and request to be named as the executor so that the probate case can be opened.
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  • Can You Beat A Case Before It Goes To Trial?

    For many criminal lawyers, the best strategy for beating a charge is to never let it get close to a courtroom. American criminal law places a lot of requirements on police officers and prosecutors before they can file charges and before a case goes to trial. Let's take a look at three ways you might be able to beat a case without facing a jury.  Don't Do the Cops' Jobs for Them
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  • How A Debt Relief Lawyer Can Help You

    Being under a mountain of debt is no way to go through life. If you're like most people, your debt is a constant nagging thought in the back of your mind. Maybe it even keeps you awake at night. Thankfully, you are not doomed to be saddled with debt for the rest of your life. Today, there are multiple options available for people to get out of debt and multiple programs and entities who can help you achieve this goal.
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  • What Is An Apostille And How Do You Get One?

    You might have been told that you need to get an apostille in order to apply for a job or to prove you are married outside of the country. The term might be a bit confusing to you if you haven't heard it before. It's simply a legal term meaning a form of authentication of documents to use within those countries that are included in the Hague Convention. What is an apostille and how do you get one if you need it?
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  • Hanging On To Assets And Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 bankruptcy is sometimes referred to as a liquidation action. This can sound confusing, though, because most understand liquidation to be a business or retail issue and not connected to personal bankruptcy. Although it's far from common, consumers may be at risk of losing some of their assets in some cases. It's best to know what's in store when you file your chapter 7, so read below and learn more about who might be most at risk for losing assets when they file.
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  • What To Know About Birth Injury Law

    When you think of hiring an injury lawyer, the first thing that may come to mind is a car accident injury, but there are actually tons of different types of injuries that lawyers will represent you and your family for. One of the most common types of injuries is a birth injury. If you or your wife recently gave birth to a baby who has a disability that you assume was caused at birth, then you may have a case to file against your doctor.
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  • Suffered Dental Injuries From Your Takeout Food? 4 Steps You'll Need To Take Right Away

    When you order takeout food from a restaurant, you expect it to be safe for human consumption. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. Sometimes, the food you order contains materials that can cause significant illnesses or injuries. If you've suffered serious dental injuries as a result of a takeout meal you ordered, you may be entitled to compensation. Here are four steps you'll need to take protect your rights after a food-related dental injury.
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  • 3 Things Required When Filing A Medical Malpractice Claim

    When you see a doctor or medical professional, it is natural to expect to receive care that meets or exceeds set standards of care. Thus, when something goes wrong with your medical treatment, it can be very alarming, especially if you suspect medical malpractice. Patients who have been victims of medical malpractice can file a lawsuit; likewise, a family member may file a lawsuit in the event that medical malpractice leads to a loved one's death.
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  • 2 Reasons To Seek Immediate Medical Attention After Being Involved With In A Car Accident

    When you are involved in a car accident that involves being struck by another vehicle, the responding officer or other emergency responders will offer to take you to the emergency room to be checked out. Because you do not feel that you were injured seriously enough to warrant a hospital visit, you may be tempted to refuse. However, there are a couple of reasons why you should seek immediate medical attention after being involved in a car accident.
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  • Pursuing Your First Personal Injury Case

    An accident can leave you needing to retain personal injury attorney services to help you navigate the process of contesting the incident and pursuing damages. Luckily, this is a routine aspect of the legal system, and victims should not feel stressed or worried about pursuing their damages. Why Should You Attempt Negotiating With The Defense Before Filing The Lawsuit? Following an accident, the first step in settling the case will often be to attempt to negotiate a settlement.
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