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Four Tips To Avoid A Toxic Divorce

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Even under the best of conditions, getting a divorce can be incredibly stressful. Under the worst of conditions, it can be an absolute nightmare. While you can only control your behavior and emotions, there are some things you can do that may foster an amicable parting and avoid the toxicity. Take Advantage Of Mediation The longer it takes to negotiate the terms of a divorce, the more expensive it is. It's also that much more stress to deal with, as living life angry and in limbo is no fun for anyone.

10 December 2018

Money Woes And Divorce: The Relationship Is More Complicated Than Most People Realize

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Have you ever heard the saying that "money is the root of all evil"? Well, money -- whether you have too little or more than enough -- may also be at the root of another common human problem: divorce. For a long time now, experts have known that there's a connection between money troubles and divorce. But, according to a new report, the relationship between money and divorce may be a lot more complicated than most people imagine.

2 November 2018

Separation, Transportation, And Divorce

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When it's time to call it a day with your marriage, you will be entering into a phase that is best described as a transitional time. Separation marks the beginning of the end of your relationship, and it carries with it a period of change and uncertainty. The law offers some protections even before the marriage is officially over, so read on to find out about your rights to a vehicle during separation.

25 September 2018

Reasons That You May Try To Return To Work Prematurely

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When you've been injured on the job and have been home for a period of days or even weeks, you may feel an urge to get back to work. Doing so has some pros and cons. On the plus side, returning to work will give you a feeling of normalcy that may be lacking since the injury. On the negative side, returning to work prematurely could exacerbate an injury that hasn't fully healed, as well as show your employer that the injury perhaps wasn't as serious as you were letting on.

20 August 2018

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