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The Truth about Hit and Run Accidents

If you find yourself involved in an automobile accident in which there is damage to property or injury to a person, leaving the scene of that accident is a serious crime. Depending on the degree of damage, this charge may be either a misdemeanor or a felony. What you should do at an Accident Scene A person involved in an accident has a certain responsibility after the fact. To avoid criminal... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Good Lawyer for Your Business

As a small business owner, there will be times when you need a lawyer. Whether it's to handle the issue of starting a partnership or handling a defective product, you will need a good lawyer. With so many lawyers to choose from, how do you know which is best for your business? Let's take a closer look at how to find a good lawyer for your business. Consider the Issue at Hand When many small... ❯❯❯

Do you Really need at Attorney to Collect Workers Compensation?

As Americans, we live in a country that luckily has provisions for people who are injured on the job. As we all know, there are tons of places where working conditions are not only dangerous, but their government has no intention of regulating them to create a fair environment for both employer and employee. However, just because a system is in place, doesn’t mean that it is intuitive in... ❯❯❯

Advantages Of Knowing Employment Law

Employment laws are the laws laid down in a country to protect employees from unfair or harsh treatment from employers. They cover a wide range of areas such as discrimination, working overtime, nature of the working environment, appropriate pay, sick leaves and even work regulations for aliens. Employment law is one area of law that is very dynamic as the creation and adjustment of new and... ❯❯❯

What Is a Petty Crime and Does It Make Me a Criminal?

We all know that public drunkenness, pick pocketing and other such crimes are punishable by law. They carry fines and are considered criminal offences but are not severe enough to be deemed as major offences. The name given to these smaller crimes is petty crime, and laws vary widely on this subject. Here is what you need to know about petty crimes, what are the punishments awarded, and the legal... ❯❯❯

What Can a Lawyer Do for a DUI?

You or a family member may be arrested for driving under the influence of liquor, commonly called DUI. Anyone can unintentionally drink too much, get behind the wheel and be stopped for DUI. But harsh federal laws mean that if you are arrested for DUI, you should call an experienced lawyer for the best possible legal representation. While laws differ from state to state, federal regulations... ❯❯❯

When Should I Hire A Lawyer?

There are many circumstances when it is necessary for an individual to hire a lawyer. The help of an attorney will prove invaluable when facing serious criminal charges or complex legal issues. Regardless of the nature of your issue, it is important to hire a lawyer who has experience handling your type of case in order to get the best outcome for your situation. DUI and Criminal Offense... ❯❯❯

What to Ask Your Potential Lawyer

When you are looking for a disability lawyer, be sure to ask a lot of questions. There are several things you want to find out from the firm or practice before you choose an attorney. Some lawyers make a point to look fancy by driving cars that create the appearance that they do well. But how do you know your attorney will be the right one for your disability case? 1.      Has this lawyer already... ❯❯❯

Information about Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative divorce is a relatively new legal phenomenon, having only been around for the past twenty years. Basically, it’s an attempt to get divorcing couples to sit down with their lawyers and come to a negotiated settlement instead of going through court proceedings to ‘air their dirty linen’. The Process All parties commit themselves to finding an agreeable outcome, while at the same time... ❯❯❯

Why DUIs Affect More Than Those Drinking

Image by roland Most people that hear DUI immediately think that a person was driving under the influence of alcohol.  While most of the DUI convictions made by the police are related to the abuse of alcohol, an increasing concern is people abusing prescription and other forms of drugs and driving as well.  The part that concerns authorities the most is the inability to detect these types of... ❯❯❯

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