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  • Injuries And Homeowners Insurance

    If a person is injured on your property and you hear from their team of personal injury lawyers as a result, you might be feeling a little nervous. But relax -- in most cases your homeowners insurance will cover you. Third party claims like these, in which another person's lawyers seek compensation from your insurance company, are usually covered by your homeowners insurance. It will cover the injured person's medical bills up to the limit of your policy.
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  • Money Laundered By A Business Partner: What A Lawyer Can Do

    Have you been suspicious that your business partner has been laundering money for his or her personal interests? If you are sure that your business partner is laundering money but don't have evidence to prove that it is happening, it is time for you to hire a litigation lawyer. Discover below how a litigation lawyer will help you get the evidence that you need against your business partner and recover the money that was laundered.
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  • Passenger Injuries And Lawsuits: 3 Factors That Influence These Cases

    People who are injured in an accident often have the right to sue the at-fault driver for damages. This is especially true in cases involving reckless driving. Speeding, disregarding traffic laws, and driving while under the influence are all examples of reckless driving. If you're a passenger in a car that is involved in an accident where the driver of the other car is at fault, you can sue the other driver.
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  • Who Gets The House In A Divorce?

    Dividing assets during divorce can be a messy and drawn-out process, especially when it comes to high-value property such as your home. The following offers an in-depth explanation of what may happen to your home as you and your spouse undergo divorce proceedings. The Date of Home Purchase Matters One of the most important considerations for determining what happens to a house after divorce is the date that the home was purchased.
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  • Self Defense And "Stand Your Ground" Defenses: What You Can Learn From Two Famous Cases

    A successful self-defense defense requires evidence that you weren't able to retreat and avoid the threat, you only used force necessary to meet the threat, and you stopped when the threat was over. Stand-your-ground laws do not require you to retreat when facing a threat, are more liberal about the amount of force that can be used, and expand coverage to meeting a life threatening situation with force anywhere you have a legal right to be (as long as you aren't engaged in an illegal activity).
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  • Can You Still Apply For Disability Benefits With A Poor Medical Treatment History?

    The Social Security Administration, or SSA, places a great deal of importance on your medical records when evaluating whether or not you qualify to receive Social Security disability benefits. If you have been unable to receive medical treatment due to financial problems or other reasons, your chances of receiving disability can be impacted. However, it is still possible. Here are some options for improving the likelihood you can still get benefits.
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  • Law Tips: Tips For Your Business Partnership Agreement

    You've always wanted to start a business, and you are finally seizing that opportunity with the help of your partner. You may want to make sure you do everything right because business partnerships are somewhat similar to a marriage: everything must be in sync. The following guide will show you a few things to consider when drafting up a business partnership agreement. What The Agreement Should Include It might be helpful to first--before you and your business partner get started with this agreement--understand what both you and your partner expect out of your partnership.
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  • Should You Set Up A No-Contest Clause In Your Will?

    Even the closest of families can experience in-fighting and disputes about inheritances after a loved one passes away. If you want to make sure that no family member contests your will because he or she feels entitled to more, then a no-contest clause in your will might be the answer. Here are a few things to know about this unique addition to your will. Your Beneficiary Loses Out In A Contest
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  • 4 Reasons You Should Have A Prenuptial Agreement

    Falling in love with someone and choosing to get married can be a very fun experience, but if you have considerable assets it is important to think about your best interests before tying the knot. A prenuptial agreement can be a good thing for both you and your future spouse if it is done properly and agreed upon by both parties. Your family law attorney can draw up the prenuptial agreement in advance to your wedding.
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  • Estate Planning Made Simple

    As you get older, it becomes more important for you to plan for when you pass on, especially if you have children. To make this process a little less difficult in regards to your estate planning, you can take these steps. Determine How to Divide Your Assets One of the most important things to consider when planning for life after you are gone is who gets what. Now, this may cause a lot of controversy and debate within your family, which is why you should approach this topic as calmly as possible.
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