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Examples of Federal Crimes and Defenses Your Lawyer May Use

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Federal crimes are the worst of the worst. Even when the crime does not hurt someone or damage something, you know that the punishment is still going to be quite extreme. The following are examples of some federal crimes, and how your federal criminal lawyer may defend you. Counterfeiting Money The national currency is under protection of federal law. You could receive up totwenty-five years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.

20 July 2018

Answers To Common Questions About Your Job Following A Workplace Injury

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Getting injured on the job can be exceptionally stressful, especially as you try to navigate the laws surrounding workers' compensation. Certain aspects of the entire process can be especially confusing, especially if you have no previous experience with workers' comp. The following are answers to three questions you may have about your job after you are injured. Can they choose your medical provider? It can be shocking to receive a request from your employer or your employer's insurance plan to see a medical provider of their choice.

17 June 2018

Defenses Used By Defense Trucking Accident Lawyers

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If you own a big rig that has been involved in a car accident, the owner of the car that was hit may have filed a personal injury claim against you or your company. However, not every trucking accident is the fault of the truck driver. As such, you may need to hire a defense trucking accident lawyer to assist you and help you avoid a large award if your driver was not at fault.

16 May 2018

Did A Babysitter Neglect To Watch Your Children And A Terrible Injury Resulted? What To Do

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If you left your house and had a babysitter at the property to care for your child, and your child was seriously injured, call a lawyer quickly. Your lawyer has to act fast to make sure that as the parent of the child you don't get in trouble, and so the babysitter doesn't try to change the story or facts and evidence from the situation. Here are some of the things to take with you when you consult with a personal injury lawyer, and things to expect after your meeting.

12 April 2018

Three Reasons To Do A Split-Week Custodial Agreement

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When splitting custody of children, it can be difficult to draw up an agreement that will give each parent a full schedule with their child. After a divorce, it will be necessary to work out a custodial arrangement that is perfect for the children and the parents. If you do not want to do every other week or every other month, there are other choices for child custody. One of these options is to split every week between both of the parents.

15 March 2018

3 Things That Could Occur if You're Convicted of a DUI

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Getting convicted of a DUI (driving under the influence) can cause a major upheaval in every area of your life.  Simply getting charged with one, while still less than ideal, rather than actually convicted, can make life a lot less horrible. Here is a look at just some of the things that can happen if you are convicted of a DUI. You Will Lose Your Driver's License Just about every conviction, in every state in the union, even if it's your very first one, will likely cost you your driving privileges.

12 February 2018

Updating Your Estate: What You Need To Know

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One of the most important documents you will need to have is a will, which is a legal document that details what happens to your assets once you pass away. This crucial document can save a lot of work and heartache for those left behind, preventing any conflict as to what should happen with your assets. From time to time, you need to reexamine your will to see if any changes are necessary.

15 January 2018

Just Became A Lawyer? Why It's Important To Join A Legal Association

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If you've just been newly minted as an attorney, you truly have something to be proud of. Not everyone has the tenacity to endure the years of grueling study that it takes to pass all of the examinations which give you the right to practice law. However, even though you may have completed your education and are ready to get started, there's another step that you should think about taking:  Joining a legal association.

11 December 2017

Three Things You Should Do Following A Car Accident To Protect Yourself Legally

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No one ever plans on getting into a car accident, so when it happens, it can often be an experience that leaves you feeling flustered. That said, the first moments following a car accident when you are interacting with the other driver can be of critical importance should you ever end up in a courtroom. To that end, here are a few things you should consider doing in the immediate aftermath of a car accident.

11 November 2017

Do You Really Need Estate Planning If You Are Single?

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As a single person with no children, the thought of estate planning may not be on the forefront of your mind. Not having any dependents left behind would seem to make the process of settling your estate much more straightforward. However, having your estate planned out as a single person can be very beneficial to you. Your planned estate will ensure that all of your wishes are met. This includes before you pass away.

20 September 2017