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Three Real-Life Ways To Avoid Drinking And Driving

23 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

"Don't drink and drive!" These words have probably been drilled into your brain from the time you were a youngster who wasn't even allowed to imbibe. But while most all adults know that drinking and driving is a bad idea, DUIs still happen because people do not make the smartest decisions when they've had a few alcoholic beverages. If you really want to avoid drinking and driving, you need to do more than memorize the mantra, " Read More …

Dacas And Dreamers Be Warned: An Uncertain Future Lies Ahead

29 December 2016
 Categories: , Blog

There's a new set of warnings to a certain class of immigrants in the United States. Those undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. while children and who qualify under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that was signed into law by executive action under President Obama are being told that they face an uncertain future in the U.S. under the Trump administration. If this applies to you or someone you love, this is what you should know. Read More …

Do These Four Things When Facing False Allegations Of Rape

8 December 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Few crimes that will make the society loathe you as much as sexual crimes. Even false allegations are enough to ruin your reputation. That's why you need to be on toes with your defense from the moment you are falsely accused of rape. If you are ever faced with a false charge of sexual assault, take these four steps to prepare for your defense: Stay Away From Your Accuser Resist the temptation to argue, negotiate or harass your accuser. Read More …

Are You Being Falsely Accused Of Fraud At Work?

17 November 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Fraud is a serious felony that can be difficult to defend against, and it can be destructive to a reputation. If you are being falsely accused of fraud at work by a co-worker or a superior, you are in a tough legal situation. Thankfully, you can defend yourself against these false claims. Potential Penalties If Found Guilty You might think that your innocence will protect you from being successfully prosecuted. Sadly, this is not always the case. Read More …

Bankruptcy Options For Keeping A Car That You Still Owe On

27 October 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Filing for bankruptcy can be stressful and slightly scary, especially if you depend on your car but still owe money on it. In chapter 7 bankruptcy you have a few options when it comes to your car, and some of them even allow you to keep the car. The following guide can help you better understand these options so you can make an educated choice. Option #1: Surrender the car Read More …