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A lawyer can become your new best friend when you find yourself facing the legal system. I learned about the legal system and have information to help others.

Is There Such a Thing as a “Snow Day” for Grown-Ups?

9 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

The weather outside may be snowy, icy, and otherwise frightful - but does that mean you can miss work? What if your employer is insistent that you make it to work, despite the falling snows and hazardous streets? This is what you should know. You Can Lose Your Job if You Don't Make it to Work. There are virtually no laws in place that protect you against being fired if you can't make it to work because of the snow. Read More …

Should You Declare Bankruptcy Now Or After Your Divorce?

2 February 2015
 Categories: , Blog

Many people take a huge financial hit when they get divorced, and if you are already overwhelmed with debts, this fact can seem very scary. Luckily, you can file bankruptcy to alleviate some of this stress and fear, but first you need to decide if you should file before you get your divorce or immediately afterwards. Wondering which time frame you should embrace? Let these questions guide you: 1. Are the debts in both of your names? Read More …

Two Divorce Tips To Keep In Mind

27 January 2015
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Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can experience. In addition to the complex emotional issues, individuals must also navigate a seemingly endless and confusing legal system. For those that have never experienced a divorce, the entire process can easily becoming completely overwhelming. As a result, people may make the mistake of overlooking a couple of common tips that can help ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. Read More …

4 Reasons To Retain A Personal Injury Attorney

20 January 2015
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If you have been hurt due to the fault of another person, you may want to hire a personal injury attorney. This will be your best resource in being able to recover many of your losses. Being aware of some of the most common reasons to hire an attorney may help you when faced with an injury. Reason #1: Medical error Did you recently have a doctor or hospital visit that went badly? Read More …

Why A Will Is Important At Any Age

13 January 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

You probably know the general meaning of a will, but you may think that you're too young to have one drawn up now. After all, you are healthy and have many years ahead of you. However, you never really know when something will happen that can take your life, and if you die without a will, you're leaving a big mess for your family to clean up. This article will go over the reasons why it's important to make sure you have a will as soon as you are on your own and not dependent on your parents anymore, and what can happen if you still brush the idea of a will aside. Read More …