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4 Ways To Get In Legal Trouble When You’re Homeless

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If being homeless isn’t hard enough, there are at least four ways you can run into legal problems just trying to do activities of daily living  or to rustle up some money for food and other necessities. 1. Loitering In Public Places Many urban areas across the U.S. have criminalized loitering, sleeping in public on benches, on the ground in parks sleeping in vehicles sitting in certain areas, and camping (by setting up a tent or living out of a camper/RV in an unauthorized spot). Just the fact that you are homeless and/or jobless...

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Protect Yourself in Chapter 7 by Including Every Potential Debt You May Have

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, all unsecured debts will be discharged if the bankruptcy is approved. If you forget to include debts on your paperwork, there is still a chance that they will be considered “discharged,” however, you may have to go through legal procedures if a creditor fights you for the money. This is why it is important to include every debt you have on your bankruptcy forms when you file. What debts should you list? When you sit down with a bankruptcy attorney to file for Chapter 7, you will need to...

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2 Big Problems You Can Prevent By Creating A Will For Your Family

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

According to the American Bar Association, approximately 55% of people in the U.S. die without having a will. If this happens to you, do you realize the problems this situation can create? If you want to eliminate the problems this can create for the loved ones you leave behind, you should consider meeting with an estate planning attorney so you can create a will. Here are two problems your loved ones will not have to deal with if you create a will. Division of assets Without a will, the state you live in will get to decide who gets your...

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: What to Look for and What to Do If You Suspect It

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have an aging loved one who resides in a nursing home, you probably agonized over the initial decision and continually worry about their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. While nursing home neglect and abuse can happen to those with even the most involved families, there are a few things you can do to lessen the odds. Below are common types of nursing home neglect and abuse, what to look for, and what to do if neglect and abuse are suspected. Types of Abuse Abuse can come in many shapes and forms. The abuse suffered by...

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Child Custody: What You Should Know Before Filing A Petition

Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you and your child’s other parent are not married, it is essential that you obtain a legal custody order that dictates the role that each parent will play in the child’s life. This is true even if the other parent is not current active in the child’s life. This is because in the absence of a court-ordered custody agreement, both parents will have equal parental rights, even if one of the parents has been absent for many years. While obtaining a custody agreement is clearly a time sensitive issue that should be taken care...

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Protect Your Rights And Finances Through Information – Questions For A Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to seek out the services of a personal injury attorney, you know that it can be one of the most stressful times of your life. When both your physical and financial well-being are threatened, it’s vital that you do everything that you can to protect your interests and work toward stability. Below, you’ll find a guide to some questions that you should be sure to ask your personal injury lawyer. Having the answers to these questions will not only help guarantee that you stay...

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Did You Suffer An Injury After A Slip & Fall In A Grocery Store? Learn How A Lawyer Can Help

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Slipping and falling in a grocery store can not only cause a serious injury, but it can be an embarrassing experience. If the injury was caused due to the owner neglecting to clean up a spill or fix damaged flooring materials, you may be able to sue with the help of a lawyer. Below, you will find out how a personal injury lawyer can help you sue the grocery store owner for your injury and the cost to hire one. How Can a Lawyer Help Sue a Grocery Store Owner for an Injury? Upon hiring a personal injury lawyer about the incident, you must...

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Four Big Questions Social Security Disability Applicants Have After Applying

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Lots of people who file for Social Security disability payments encounter serious issues with administrators and others. These obstacles cause these people to question whether or not they will be getting money to cover their disabilities, as provided for in this federal program. Here are some of the major things that clients often ask while they are waiting for money to come in after applying for Social Security disability benefits. Lawyers can help answer these and other questions about the rights of a disabled applicant. How long does it...

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What Rights Does A Child Bitten By A Dog Have?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unless you live in a gated community that does not allow dogs, chances are pretty good there are a few roaming around your community. Fortunately, most dog owners in your community are responsible. They will have a proper enclosure and signs posted to warn people of the dog. This is also someone who would always keep a dog on a leash and under his or her control. Unfortunately, this is not the case for all dog owners. When there are dogs in your neighborhood that do not have a responsible owner, there is always a risk your child will get...

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Attorneys Can Help You Be Successful In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have been injured in some type of accident and have suffered injuries as a result, you may want to consider filing a personal injury lawsuit against the person or the entity that was responsible for your injures. The key to success in this type of lawsuit is making sure you understand how the process works, and what information you need in order to be successful. Here is an overview on how to proceed with a personal injury lawsuit. Determining Liability It’s important that you have enough proof to place negligence and determine...

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