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5 Common Reasons for Green Card Denial

The streets in America aren’t exactly made of gold, but that doesn’t make the prospect of living here any less appealing to citizens of countries around the world. One thing the U.S. offers in spades is opportunities: to vote, to learn, to earn, and to enjoy the many freedoms that are denied in other countries across the globe. But the fact that the U.S. as we know it was virtually built on... ❯❯❯

If You Want to Protect Your Loved Ones, You Need to Have a Will

Currently, more than 70% of adults in the US under the age of 34 don't have a will. The most common reasons are procrastination, not believing they have enough assets to protect or thinking this document will cost too much to prepare. Despite those prevalent misconceptions, a will is actually a very important document for any individual who has at least one important person in their life. To help... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Solicitor to Help You Win Your Insurance Settlement

Under certain circumstances when you have been involved in a motor accident and you feel that you are owed financial compensation for your physical injuries or damage done to your vehicle, you may have to gain the help of a solicitor to aid you in getting your just rewards. Luckily, there is an excellent resource that will benefit you when hunting for the right solicitor in your situation.  The... ❯❯❯

If You're Charged with a Crime and Don't Hire a Lawyer, You're Making a Huge Mistake

We all like to believe that our legal system is effective at protecting the innocent and bringing the guilty to justice. And while the system used in the US is generally thought of as being quite efficient, that doesn't mean it's perfect. In fact, a study found that as many as 10,000 people a year may be wrongfully convicted of significant crimes. While that number would be huge for just... ❯❯❯

When is it Necessary to Contact an Accident Attorney?

Unfortunately, car accidents happen, and they happen quite often. Often times, the scenarios that develop and play out are difficult and complex to deal with, and may require the assistance of accident attorneys. While it is not always necessary to hire a personal injury lawyer, there are a number of circumstances in which a lawyer can be of great service to you. If you have been involved in an... ❯❯❯

UK Immigration Control Changes as E-border System Fails

With the vast influx of immigrants wishing to settle in the UK and the constant threat of terrorism it was deemed necessary to find a way of controlling and checking every passenger entering here. The system of technology based border controls called ‘the e-borders system’ was launched in May 2009 with an aim of being fully operational by 2014. However, by collecting data from this system and... ❯❯❯

Expunge that Record!

Clearing Your Criminal Record: Expungement The past is often one the biggest obstacles to anyone who is trying to put their life back on track. Whether that means professionally, financially, or even personally, a criminal record can damage many things that seem rather simple for most other people. While dealing with it may be par for the course for some, others may qualify for something known... ❯❯❯

How to Know if an Annuity No Longer Fits Your Needs

Annuities can be great products. They provide a lifetime income stream for you when you retire or when you receive money as part of a settlement. However, annuities aren't always the best product for everyone. Annuities can be problematic when you need a lump sum of cash for one reason or another. How do you know if your annuity no longer fits your needs?  Do You Have Major Life Events That... ❯❯❯

5 Common Small Business Legal Mistakes to Avoid

Starting your own small business is bound to be a process fraught with mistakes, but so long as you have the right people in place to offer you advice and the wealth of their considerable experience, you should be able to avoid the pitfalls commonly associated with launching a business enterprise. That said, one of the most important areas to address is legal issues since a big mistake in this... ❯❯❯

Asleep at the Wheel: Dangers of Drowsy Driving

When most people think of dangerous driving, they think of driving under the influence or road rage. However, something that a lot of adults seem to do without realizing how dangerous it can be is drive while they are drowsy. In fact, studies show that about 60% of adult drivers have driven while drowsy in just the last year. Of the those 60%, 37% have even admitted to downright falling asleep at... ❯❯❯

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