Law

  • How Children Can Be Affected By Bankruptcy

    If you have to declare bankruptcy, you are likely dealing with a decent amount of emotional turmoil. It can be stressful for you to have to figure out how you are going to manage your finances. Bankruptcy can be stressful because your creditors might continue to call you on a regular basis. However, what you might not be thinking about is how your children are going to be affected by bankruptcy.
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  • Entertainment Law 101: 3 Benefits of Having a Lawyer on Your Side

    The entertainment industry is full of confusing contracts, terms, and laws that are difficult to navigate alone. Luckily, you don't have to. An experienced entertainment lawyer is a good asset to have on hand – whether you've hit it big or not. Entertainment lawyers offer many benefits, including these three: 1. Negotiations Perhaps the biggest benefit of having an entertainment lawyer is negotiating power. A lawyer can help you negotiate through contracts, payments, non-disclosure agreements, and more.
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  • Some Misbeliefs About Custody Rights Fathers Should Have Corrected

    Parental rights can be a very sensitive subject. Due to the emotionally charged nature of these matters, it can be easy for individuals to be more likely to give credit to misconceptions and notions. More precisely, fathers are often exposed to some misleading information regarding custody, and it is important to refute these claims. Myth: The Mother Always Gets Physical Custody There are many people that assume the courts will automatically attempt to award custody to the mother.
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  • Knowing What's Ahead In Your Divorce Case

    If you and your spouse are about to join the ranks of divorced couples, you may not be focused on the process but more on the emotional side of divorce. Don't allow fear of the unknown to add to your stress level; divorce is mostly a step by step process. You should know that even with an uncontested divorce, however, the steps are not really all that quick or easy. To get more information about what you will be facing in the coming months, read on.
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  • Four Questions To Ask Your Lawyer About Worker's Compensation

    If you were injured while on the clock at work, you may assume your boss will make arrangements to compensate you for your injuries because it happened while working for them. Unfortunately, you may find yourself in the opposite situation, with an employer that is reluctant to pay for an injury. This is when you'll need to hire a lawyer to help you receive the compensation you need. When meeting with your lawyer, you'll want to ask them the following questions to ensure your case goes smoothly.
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  • What You Should Ask Colleges About Learning Disability Accomodations

    If you have a learning disability and wish to attend college, one thing you need to consider are the accommodations provided by different universities. You should consider visiting different campuses to see what is available to accommodate your particular needs. By law, universities are required to accommodate students with learning disabilities, so stop by the office of disability services and ask the following questions: What Accommodations Are Offered To Students?
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  • Food Poisoning and Allergic Reactions at Daycare: Can You Sue?

    When you leave your child at daycare, you are entrusting the daycare facility with your child's health and well-being. If your child experiences a severe food poisoning or allergic reaction, this is a big potential negligence on their part. Here are some suggestions on evaluating what legal actions to take. What Are the Potential Health Complications? Food poisoning is no joke, especially for young children. The bacteria from food poisoning can linger for years and have deleterious effects on health.
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  • What to Do If You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident

    If you were in a car accident and suffered injuries, but your friend was driving, you might be wondering where to turn for compensation. Because the process for compensation as an auto accident passenger can be a little convoluted, here are some guidelines for who to approach.  When the Other Party Is at Fault If the other driver was at fault for the car accident, then you and your friend can cooperate to file a joint insurance claim against them.
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  • What You Need To Know About DUIs And Boats

    If you're planning a day of fun in the sun and on the water and you plan on having a few drinks, there are a few things to keep in mind. Drinking while operating a boat actually carries more risks than driving a car. So here's what you need to know to stay safe and avoid getting in trouble. Different Influencing Factors There are a couple things that make combining alcohol with a boat particularly different than a car.
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  • How A Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You

    Have you recently been injured in an accident? Are you finding it difficult to convince the insurance company to compensate you for your losses? Unfortunately for you, it's in an insurance company's best interests to try to get away with paying as little as possible for each accident or injury case. Obviously, this is not in your best interests at all. In order to make sure that you get the money that you deserve, you'll likely have to hire a personal injury attorney to take your case.
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