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What is alternative sentencing?

What is alternative sentencing?When most people think of crime, they immediately think of jail time. However, it is often the case that instead of imprisonment, offenders are issued alternatives like probation in an effort to save taxpayer dollars. Stopgap for preventing future crime? The Pew Charitable Trusts found one in fifty-five U.S. adults is on probation or parole. To benefit both society and the individual, states... ❯❯❯

Some Ways To Keep Traffic Tickets OFF Your Record

Some Ways To Keep Traffic Tickets OFF Your RecordLook, we have all been pulled over at least once in our lives. If you haven’t. the lucky you! Keep up whatever it is you are doing, because most of us must deal with a traffic stop at least once or twice in our lives, usually more for the average person. In fact, google tells us that the average driver will receive seven to eight tickets in their lifetime. What they said was 7.7 tickets in their... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Good Truck Accident Lawyer and What to Expect from Them

How to Find a Good Truck Accident Lawyer and What to Expect from ThemThe best truck accident lawyer can be hard to find. We created this guide for you to help you find the right one. First, make sure they specialize in truck accidents. If they don't, steer clear. The insurance companies will use all the tricks in the book to keep you from getting what you deserve. Think about their qualifications. You want to find someone with a higher degree, or in some cases,... ❯❯❯

Plagiarism Checker for Law Firms and Advocates

Term plagiarism in law firms refers to the use of another attorney's ideas or creative expressions as one's own. This description might not be particularly helpful in determining what constitutes plagiarism for practising lawyers. Whenever Legal arguments are presented to courts they will be evaluated based on their merits, not their origins. Every time a lawyer makes an argument essentially... ❯❯❯

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?In the state of New Jersey, victims of domestic violence are able to seek relief through the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) of 1991 from a defendant who is at least 18 years old or emancipated and has allegedly committed or has been convicted of committing an act of domestic violence under the PDVA. Although the two states are separate, the assault charges contained in the New York... ❯❯❯

FAQs about an Estate Attorney

An estate lawyer is a really important person to have on your team. They'll help you design wills and trusts, help you plan for the future, and make sure that your family gets what they deserve. What is an estate attorney? A lawyer who works in estate law is certified by his or her state’s bar and focuses on estate planning and drafting legal documents, including trusts and wills. Because both... ❯❯❯

How Accident Attorney Determines the Value of Your Car Accident Claim

If you’ve been injured in a car accident and intend to seek compensation, it’s important to know how much your claim is worth. The best way to get an estimate of the value of your claim is to hire an car accident attorney  . What is the value of a car accident claim? Many people don’t realize that car accident claims are governed by state laws. These vary widely. For instance, the California... ❯❯❯

5 Important Points You Need to Know About Personal Injury Law

5 Important Points You Need to Know About Personal Injury LawIn today’s world, living unscathed seems impossible. Yes, the thought is morose. However, when it comes to personal injuries, you never know what might happen to you in the next moment. If you do get into an accident and file a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to have three things in spades: patience, time, and money. Not every case results in a win because there are loopholes that can... ❯❯❯

What is the Hague Convention and does it apply to American Families?

Divorce is always hard when children are involved, but it’s even harder when there is an international element involved. If you face a divorce in another country, your partner is from another country than your own, or you all live in a third country, the Hague Convention may govern where your child resides post-divorce. Here, we take a closer look at the Hague Convention and what it means for... ❯❯❯

Why Is Accuracy Important In Legal Transcription?

Why Is Accuracy Important In Legal Transcription?Image courtesy to Legal transcription is the task of generating written legal documents from video and/or audio recordings. A person who does this job is called the legal transcriptionist. He or she listens to those audio or video recordings and types down the spoken words, producing a legally valid document.  One important distinction to remember is that a legal transcriptionis... ❯❯❯

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