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  • Fighting Back Against Drunk Driving Accident Charges

    If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in connection with a motor vehicle accident, you may be facing an enhanced level of scrutiny from law enforcement. In most places, a combination of DUI and an accident will elevate normal DUI charges to something far more serious. Read on to find out more about this common but unfortunate situation. Don't Get Convicted No matter what the circumstances of your DUI arrest were, the best way to avoid the worst of the penalties is to avoid being convicted.
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  • Child Custody Choices

    For those who haven't been paying much attention to divorce and custody issues, it may come as a surprise how many choices parents have now. Custody decisions are best made when both parents are on the same page — otherwise, the court might end up making the decision for you. With so many choices in mind, take a look at the list of common custody variations below. You, your spouse, and your child will continue to be affected by decisions made now for many years, so careful consideration is necessary.
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  • Is That Product Defective? What To Understand About Product Liability

    When the worst happens as a result of a bad product, you may be entitled to money damages. Consumers should expect products to not only do their job but also be as safe to use as possible. In some cases, products are not manufactured correctly, are not designed with safety in mind, or do not perform as expected. Product defects fall into several categories. If you or a loved one have been hurt by a product, you might want to gain a greater understanding of where some manufacturers go wrong.
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  • Who Gets The Dog? Handling Pets During Estate Planning

    In many respects, your dog is like a member of the family. Therefore, being concerned about who will take care of its needs when something happens to you is a natural concern. Even though pets are deemed as property, it does not mean you cannot properly plan for your dog to have a good life once you are gone. Here are a few steps to take during your estate planning process so you can make sure your pooch is not left behind without a good owner.
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  • What To Do If You Are Sued For Child Custody

    If you find yourself served with court papers for a child custody hearing at some point, you might be a little bit shocked and unsure of what you should do next. This can be a very stressful situation, but these tips will help you get through it. Don't Ignore Your Court Date First of all, be very careful not to avoid or ignore your court date. If you do, then you might immediately lose the case.
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  • How To Deal With Extra-Curricular Activities And Child Custody

    When you are divorced and you have children in extra-curricular activities, the division of custody can be a difficult road to navigate. You have to communicate and be willing to work together for the sake of the children. Here are some things you should think about when you have kids in extra-curricular activities: Avoid Arguments You and your former spouse should never argue in front of your children, particularly when it has to do with an activity they participate in.
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  • Why An Insurance Carrier Might Reject Your Accident Claim

    If you are injured in an auto accident, the responsible driver's insurance carrier should pay your damages. Sometimes, however, you can file a claim only for the insurance company to reject your demands. Here are some of the reasons an insurance company might reject your demands. You Contributed To the Accident In many cases of auto accidents involving multiple parties, more than one of the parties ends up being responsible for the accident.
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  • Age Discrimination Against Senior Citizens

    With the number of businesses that are running in large cities, finding a job seems as though it should be an easy mission to accomplish. However, finding employment can be difficult if you have health problems, or if you are a senior citizen. There are actually a substantial amount of jobs for senior citizens, but employers are not always willing to to hire them due to there being a desire for younger employees.
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  • 4 Reasons Not Hiring A Car Accident Attorney Is A Mistake

    Most car accident attorneys are paid a percentage of the damages paid to you when you win a case, and many people believe this is a good reason not to hire them. Naturally, many people want to take home as much of the settlement amount as possible and giving a significant chunk of this to someone only sent a few letters seems like a waste of money. However, a car accident injury claim can get quite complicated and there are many reasons why you'll need an auto accident attorney by your side in such situations.
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  • Legally Dealing With Sexual Harassment At Work

    Going to work each day is stressful for many people who are not completely satisfied with their career choice. The struggle is even worse when you feel uncomfortable due to getting sexually harassed by a coworker, especially if he or she is in a management position and has the authority to terminate your job. Sexual harassment isn't tolerated or legal no matter where it takes place, and you have the right to press charge against your offender and file a lawsuit.
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