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Understanding Reasonable Suspicion And How It Can Help Your Case When Charged With DUI

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Understanding Reasonable Suspicion And How It Can Help Your Case When Charged With DUI

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), also known as driving while intoxicated (DWI) in some locales, is not only humiliating, it can also be a devastating personal experience. The consequences of a DUI conviction range from loss of driving privileges to high fines to even jail time in some circumstances. That is why it is critical to vigorously fight for your acquittal if you have been arrested due to police error or misconduct. If you have been wrongly arrested and charged with a DUI, then you owe it to yourself to understand what should be done to protect your rights. One way you can defend yourself is by identifying the specific actions where a police officer may have failed in their duties; in fact, one of the most common mistakes made by police is not having reasonable...

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Need A Payday Loan? Avoid These 3 Things To Protect Yourself From Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Woes

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Need A Payday Loan? Avoid These 3 Things To Protect Yourself From Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Woes

Are you experiencing financial trouble and considering taking out a payday loan to get you through the tough times? If so, you’ve got to be very careful about where, how, and when you get that loan. While payday loans are considered unsecured debt and are dischargeable under chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are some situations in which this doesn’t hold true. Read on to learn 3 things you absolutely shouldn’t do, just in case you have to file for bankruptcy after taking out a payday loan. 1. Don’t Borrow Right Before You File If your financial situation is especially grim, don’t even think about taking out that payday loan. If you do take out a payday loan and are forced to file for bankruptcy in the near future, the bankruptcy court could view the loan as fraudulent activity. Since your...

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ATM Crime And Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Need To Know

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ATM Crime And Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Need To Know

Automated teller machines (or ATMs) are a regular part of daily banking activity in the United States. In fact, studies show that nearly 75 percent of American consumers regularly use ATMs as part of their everyday banking activities. When you withdraw cash from one of these machines, you probably wouldn’t even consider the risk that you could suffer an injury, but ATM crime in the United States is not as unusual as you might think. If you or someone you love falls victim to an ATM crime, find out how you could file a personal injury lawsuit to get compensation for your injuries. The risk of ATM crime According to surveys conducted by American banking associations, there is one ATM crime for every 3.5 million transactions that takes place in the United States. Of course, the risk of ATM...

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Grin And Bear It–Helping Your Child Cope With Divorce By Maintaining A Positive Attitude

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Grin And Bear It–Helping Your Child Cope With Divorce By Maintaining A Positive Attitude

The time leading up to your divorce is a difficult trial. All of the negativity, pain, and anger that caused you and your partner to reach this point seem to come to a head. It can be overwhelming, and no one would judge you for not being at your best in the face of this adversity. However, your child’s well-being depends on you being strong during this difficult time.  The statistics regarding children and divorce are sobering. If you aren’t able to find a way to help your child cope with the new state of their family, they are at risk for a number of problems later in life. These include: Academic struggles Juvenile delinquency Drug and alcohol use Risky sexual behavior The key to helping your child avoid these pitfalls is to work diligently to create a sustainable,...

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Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

After getting injured on the job and being unable to work, it’s easy to focus on the current salary and paycheck that you are losing on a weekly basis. As you seek professional help for a worker’s compensation case, it’s also important to look at the big picture and future of your case. The future damages is an important aspect that can impact your final settlement amount and any future payments. By working with an attorney, you can sort out the following five factors and help calculate an ideal settlement for your case. Future Promotions If you’ve been working at a job for a while, you’ve likely been moving your way up the ladder. With each promotion, you enjoyed a pay raise and extra benefits. Even if you’re no longer able to work, the possibility of promotions could have...

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Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

If you were injured in a car accident and have filed a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how much money you will receive for a settlement. The amount you receive varies based on several factors and is generally broken down into four different categories. Learning what these categories are, and how they are taxed, will help give you an idea as to what types of compensation you may be entitled to. Loss of Income Loss of income is a common type of compensation that someone may receive following a car accident. If you are unable to work because of the accident, you will be compensated for the time you missed. This also comes into play if you are only able to work part-time following your injuries. If you are so injured that you are unable to return...

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