Archive for December, 2014

Four Things You Need To Know About DWI Checkpoints

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The holidays may be drawing to a close (finally!), but law enforcement officials know that the cold weather is still conducive to late nights at the bar, taking shots with friends and forgetting about the awkwardness of the three separate Christmas dinners you were dragged to on one day. They also know that plenty of drinkers, around this time of the year, are the kind of people who only go out drinking at this time of the year.
Long story short, the cops know that more people are out drinking, more people are driving while intoxicated, and one of the best preventative strategies against drunk driving is to set up DWI checkpoints.
So, here are just a few key points about DWI checkpoints to keep in mind:
  • Like other traffic laws, each state has the ability to pass legislation either allo

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5 Things Not All Lawyers Will Tell You About Auto Accident Injury Claims

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Auto accident injury claims are sometimes necessary after a car crash so that you can pay your medical bills and recover the wages you lose as a result of injury. But it’s not always as simple as TV-commercial attorneys sometimes make it sound. Here’s what you need to know about claims that less-than-reputable personal injury lawyers might not tell you:

  1. Lawsuits Aren’t Your Only Option

    In some cases, a lawsuit will cost more than it’s worth. It’s often better to start by drafting a letter with your attorney that informs the liable party of your demands. If the other party agrees or small changes can be made in an arbitration process, you’ll probably pay far less in legal fees than if you

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The One Defense That So Many Traffic Tickets Cannot Withstand

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Getting a traffic ticket isn’t just annoying and time-consuming — it can end up costing you a lot of money and causing you a lot of stress, and not just for a short period of time. While less serious traffic violations usually don’t come with long period of jail time or prison time, too many traffic violations can cause a buildup of points on your driving record, causing your car insurance (and possibly health insurance) rates to go up. With every additional ticket you receive, the punishments are likely to be greater (even if the charge isn’t more serious) — and you could even end up having your license taken away.
This is exactly why so many legal experts with experience in traffic laws advise drivers to fight their tickets, no matter what the charge is or how much the fine is. So if yo

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Three Tips for Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer

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One of the added stressors of having to get divorced is trying to find the right lawyer for counsel and representation. In addition to the dissolution of a marriage and relationship, you have to worry about finding a qualified legal professional to help you sort through the divorce process and make sure everything is done correctly and goes smoothly. Here are a few tips for keep in mind when you’re looking for divorce lawyers.
1. Think About What You Want The first thing you need to do before you hire a divorce lawyer is to think very carefully about what you want. Consider your assets and what you feel you absolutely need you need. If you have

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The Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Personal Bankruptcy

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Do you have so much debt that you have been unable to pay your bills? If so, you’re not alone. Each year, there are an estimated 1.1 million households in the United States that undergo a bankruptcy. Although medical bills are the most common reason for bankruptcy in the U.S., affecting around two million people in 2013, other reasons include credit card debt, debt from loans, falling behind on a mortgage, and divorce.
Before meeting with one of the bankruptcy lawyers near you, it’s important to know the basics on personal (or household) bankruptcies. Here are a couple of questions you may have on this subject

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