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Hello, my name is Priscilla Patton and if you're interested in learning about living trusts you can find many articles of interest in this blog. When my parents told me they were going to speak to an attorney about a living trust, I didn't know exactly what they were talking about. I decided to do some research to find out about living trusts and why they're beneficial. After doing thorough research, I knew all about living trusts and I was glad that my parents had decided to speak to an attorney about this important legal document. If you need to learn more information about living trusts, please read my blog.

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What TV and the Movies Get Wrong About Criminal Defense

18 April 2019
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Law, Blog

Presenting a criminal defense in order to refute claims of wrongdoing is a process we've pretty much all seen depicted on television shows and in movies. Sometimes they get it kind of right, but most versions of criminal defense in entertainment are brutally inaccurate. Let's take a look at some common errors depicted and what really happens. Surprise Witnesses and Evidence The dramatic turn of a case when some new piece of evidence or testimony is suddenly introduced into a trial is a staple of the crime genre.
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Why You Don’t Want To Fight Your Personal Injury Case On Your Own

11 March 2019
 Categories: , Blog

When you are hurt in an accident that was the fault of someone else, even if that someone else is a major company, you should consider taking legal action to get the compensation that you deserve. While some people might want to try to represent themselves in such cases, this might not be the best idea for you. To help you have a better understanding why that is, you will want to keep reading.
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The Inheritance Tax: Will Your Heirs Have To Worry About It?

3 February 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When it comes time to think about bequeathing property and assets to your heirs, you might be worried about one thing in particular: the inheritance tax. The sheer sound of such a tax sends people reeling in fear about leaving anything to their spouses and children. However, in about ninety-five percent of all cases, the inheritance tax cannot and will not be applied. If you are still concerned about the inheritance tax, here are a few things you should know.
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Bankruptcy And Court Judgments: What To Know

24 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are unable to pay your bills, creditors have ways to (try to) make you pay. One way to deal with a worsening financial situation is to declare bankruptcy. In some cases, a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing might eliminate or reduce the negative effects of some creditor actions. When collection techniques by the creditor are unsuccessful, the creditor may take court action. Read on to learn more about how bankruptcy affects lawsuits and court judgments.
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Protection Orders And Divorce: Three Things To Know

13 November 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

A protection order, also known as a restraining order, is a civil or criminal order that is issued to protect a petitioner from harassment or violence from the defendant. When the petitioner and defendant are going through a divorce, this can have a significant impact on the proceedings. Below are three things you should know if you're the defendant being named in a protection order while simultaneously divorcing the petitioner.
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The Benefits Of A Living Trust

Hello, my name is Priscilla Patton and if you're interested in learning about living trusts you can find many articles of interest in this blog. When my parents told me they were going to speak to an attorney about a living trust, I didn't know exactly what they were talking about. I decided to do some research to find out about living trusts and why they're beneficial. After doing thorough research, I knew all about living trusts and I was glad that my parents had decided to speak to an attorney about this important legal document. If you need to learn more information about living trusts, please read my blog.

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