3 Reasons You Should Never File for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

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While many jurisdictions do not require you to hire a lawyer in order to pursue personal bankruptcy relief, choosing to take a do-it-yourself approach to this legal proceeding is rarely a good idea. Unfortunately, far too many people choose to take a DIY approach to bankruptcy simply because they don't believe their financial situation will allow them to hire a lawyer. If you are currently thinking about handling your own bankruptcy case, you should take a moment to review the three reasons below why you should never file for bankruptcy without a lawyer.

23 August 2023

3 Important Things To Do After A Bicycle Accident

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Many individuals who ride bicycles do so out of sheer enjoyment or for exercise. There are also cyclists who rely on their bikes as a mode of transportation. The average individual does not expect to get on their bike and get involved in an accident. It is easy to realize that a bicycle is not a match for a vehicle. Cyclists who get involved in these accidents can have a wide range of injuries.

17 July 2023

Thinking About Divorce? Consult A Divorce Attorney First

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If you're thinking about divorcing your spouse but don't know if it's the right thing to do, consult a divorce attorney soon. Divorce is one of the biggest problems couples face today. Although divorce may seem like the best way to end a troubled relationship or marriage, it may not be in every case. Before you move forward with your divorce, learn why it's important to consult a divorce attorney before you do so below.

12 June 2023

Four Things You Should Understand About A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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You may have gotten to the point where your debts have overwhelmed you, and you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy because you want a fresh start. This type of bankruptcy is referred to as Chapter 7. However, there are a few things you need to know about this type of bankruptcy. You must qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy The idea of just walking away from your debts and starting fresh has great appeal.

2 May 2023

Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Tax Attorney

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Do you have an issue with your current property tax assessment? Are you trying to keep your tax bill down on the real estate you own or hoping to use real estate in a way that can shelter you from some taxes? These are all reasons why you might want to look into working with a real estate tax attorney. The right attorney can help you with a variety of different things when it comes to real estate and taxes.

24 March 2023

Strategies To Ensure The Success Of Your Slip And Fall Injury Case

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A slip and fall injury case can be complex. To ensure the success of your claim, you need to work with an experienced attorney who understands the process and is prepared to help you through every step of the way. Here are some strategies your attorney can use to maximize the chances of success in your slip and fall injury case. Thoroughly Investigate the Accident After a slip and fall accident, you need to investigate the scene of the incident.

21 February 2023

Who Hit Who? Understanding Fault After An Accident

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Chances are, you will think about who was at fault for your accident sooner or later. If your injuries are severe, you might have other things on your mind. However, fault is an extremely important part of an accident case. To find out how fault can affect your case, how it can be determined, and more, read on. Fault Can Make Or Break Your Case Although auto insurance can be viewed as a great equalizer, fault does matter if you want to go beyond being paid for all your damages.

19 January 2023

How Can Probate Lawyers Help You Attack A Will That Disinherits You?

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When a loved one dies, their will represents the final wishes they wanted to share with you. Unfortunately, wills can be challenged in court and disputed by family members who feel that they were not given a fair share of an inheritance. For this legal action to be successful, an individual must have grounds on which to attack the validity of the will. Probate lawyers can help you determine if any of these five grounds exist in your situation and build a strong case against the will.

22 December 2022

The Divorce Settlement: What To Know

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When you settle a legal case, that means that the case has come to an end and all parties agree to the provisions. To learn more about this important milestone in the divorce process, read on. Common Divorce Issues Divorcing couples share issues in common. Below are some of the most common things couples argue about during the divorce process: Child custody and visitation Who pays the debts of the marriage Which party gets marital property (particularly the family home) Who gets the family pet Settlement Conferences

26 October 2022

Probate Lawyers: How To Choose One

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Whether you are the family of the deceased or a personal representative (executor), a probate lawyer is key. They can guide you through the confusing probate process at a time when you may already be feeling stressed. Choose the right lawyer by reading below. Get Recommendations Most people are eager to share their experiences with a probate lawyer they've used. Ask friends and coworkers if they have recommendations. That can help you narrow down your list of potential candidates.

26 October 2022