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Motorcycle Accidents: What Are the Common Causes?

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Riding a motorcycle is far more dangerous than riding in a passenger vehicle. After all, on a motorcycle, you don't have the shell of a vehicle to protect you. No matter how experienced a rider you may be, you are still susceptible to serious — and even fatal — accidents. It simply takes a single distracted driver for a devastating wreck to occur. All motorists can take measures to prevent accidents from happening, and it helps to be familiar with the most common causes of motorcycle-related collisions.

26 February 2019

Is It Possible To Get Lifetime Alimony?

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When courts order one spouse to pay alimony to the other, it's usually for a limited time (e.g. 3 years) to help the receiving spouse get back on his or her financial feet. In some cases, though, the courts will order alimony to be paid on a permanent basis, and only death of the payer or receiver will end the obligation. Although this type of alimony is no longer popular, here are two reasons the court may award it.

21 January 2019

3 Things You Should Know About Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Are you drowning in debt with no end in sight? Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be your best option. Here is what you should know about your legal rights and this debt relief process. How Does Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Work? If your monthly bills come to more than you can afford to pay each month, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can change all that. If you enter into this process, your unsecured debt can potentially be completely eliminated.

10 December 2018

3 Volunteer Opportunities To Consider When You Love Kids

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When you have a keen interest in helping humanity in any way that you can, you will probably spend at least some of your free time looking into charity organizations that could use interested parties to help out. There is no better way to help humanity than to help the youngest souls who may not have adults in their life to lead them, love them, and nurture them as they should.

2 November 2018

Hiring A Traffic Lawyer 101| Faqs You Likely Have

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Missing a stop sign, speeding, driving under the influence—all of these are serious roadway violations that can land you with tickets, fines, and pending charges against you and your driving record. It is a wise decision to hire a traffic lawyer to help you out if you are facing charges, but a lot of people forgo the whole idea of hiring an attorney for these cases at all. Take a look at some of the most common questions regarding traffic law attorneys so you can see just how valuable they are.

25 September 2018

Tips To Prepare For Your Divorce Mediation Meeting

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Divorce mediation can be a less stressful and also less expensive method of divorce. While mediation works best when both parties are on good terms, even more emotionally charged divorces can benefit from mediation if the former spouses are willing to work together for a short period. The following tips can help you get ready for your divorce mediation meetings. Tip #1: List your assets You need to create a master list of assets.

21 August 2018

Community Issues To Carefully Consider In A Custody Battle

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When you're going through a custody battle with your ex-spouse to determine who will get custody of your children, there are many issues to think about. It's easy to get caught up in which parent will provide a better and more stable environment for the children, and while this is certainly important, it's not the only topic of consideration. There are a number of community-related issues that you and your ex-spouse should discuss — and always think about your children's best interest, not your own selfishness.

18 July 2018

Will You Be Intestate? Find Out How To Avoid That Status

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Dealing with the death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult things most people ever do. You can make it easier on the ones you leave behind by planning ahead and making out a will. You don't need to have a large estate to need a will, and you will be doing your family a big favor by taking care of this so that they don't have to deal with what happens when you die intestate.

16 June 2018

Communicate These Wishes To Your Divorce Attorney

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Of all the times that you need to hire an attorney, going through a divorce can be one of the toughest of all. Your divorce attorney will be an advocate for you from the start of the proceedings to their conclusion, so it's important that he or she has a clear idea of what you want to get out of the divorce.  Divorces can range from civil to highly combative, so your own situation could be anywhere on this spectrum.

16 May 2018

3 Things To Know About Workers Compensation Lawyers

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Have you been injured while at work? Is your employer trying to place the blame on you in order to avoid compensating you for your injuries even though the injury wasn't your fault? When you've been injured and are unable to work, having your claims be denied and your injuries dismissed by your employer and your employer's insurance company can be extremely frustrating. This obviously adds to the stress of being unable to pay all of your bills in full due to being unable to work.

10 April 2018