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Tips For Negotiating Parenting Decisions With Your Ex After Divorce

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One of the biggest challenges of a divorce with custody disputes is finding a way to mutually deal with parenting decisions in the future. The transition from a mutual parenting environment to co-parenting as a divorced couple is challenging, especially when the divorce is not an amicable one. Positive communication techniques can help you to work with your ex when necessary without the emotional upheaval that leads to arguments and bickering.…

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Are Demonstative Aids For Criminal Trials Worth The Cost?

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It might surprise you to find out that 65% of people are visual learners, but it probably doesn’t surprise your attorney. That’s why many trial attorneys make good use of demonstrative aids and exhibits when making their case. Learn how important different types of aids can be to your criminal case if it ends up going to trial. What demonstrative aids and exhibits are used and why? Demonstrative evidence is pretty much any sort of physical aid that is used during a civil or criminal trial that helps the jury better understand testimony or the facts of the case.…

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Recently Filed For Worker's Compensation? Two Tips To Help You Win Your Case

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If you’ve recently been injured on the job, you deserve to be compensated for your pain.  However, while you may have suffered an authentic injury, worker’s compensation fraud is a major issue in the United States, and some employers are taking pains to stop it by working with insurance companies to get claims denied.  Because of this, filing a worker’s compensation claim is no longer the cut-and-dried measure that it used to be.…

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Naming Rights: Using Your Maiden Name After Divorce

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If you are one of the many women who took their spouse’s last name when you married, you should know that you are entitled to make a change when you get divorced. For some, divorce signals a big change in many areas, and dropping that last name can be a powerful symbol of making a fresh start. In most states, taking back your maiden name is a snap when the provision is included in your divorce decree, so if you are in the midst of a divorce, now is time to consider making that move.…

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What To Do (And What Not To Do) If You're Pulled Over With Suspicion Of DUI

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The easiest way to avoid a DUI charge is to never drink and drive in the first place. However, even if you never drink and drive, this doesn’t guarantee that a police officer won’t pull you over under the suspicion that you’re driving under the influence. For example, you may take your eyes off the road for a few seconds, resulting in your vehicle momentarily crossing the center line of the road.…

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2 Ways Bankruptcy Can Help You Take Control Of Your Finances

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If you are currently struggling to make ends meet and can’t seem to get out of debt, there is an answer to help you take control of the situation and get back on solid ground. Don’t let something like being laid off or losing hours control your situation, speak with a bankruptcy attorney today about what options you have available to you. It Allows You to Negotiate Better Rates Many people overlook just how beneficial it can be to file for bankruptcy.…

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FAQs about Prenuptial Agreements

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A misconception about prenuptial agreements is that they are just for rich people. In actuality, a prenuptial makes sense for regular people, too. If you are engaged and considering a prenup, here is what you need to know.  Why Should You Get a Prenuptial? One of the best reasons to get a prenuptial agreement is to protect both spouse’s assets. Even if you and your future spouse do not currently have many assets, you still might want an agreement.…

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Why You Need An Attorney For Your Slip And Fall Case

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If you’ve recently been the victim of a slip and fall accident, you need legal power on your side.  Besides the embarrassment that can ensue when you fall around others, you also may be dealing with medical issues that result in bills that must be paid.  Attempting to fight the case on your own may prove difficult, especially if you’ve never dealt with something like this before.  Use this information to learn more about why you need to enlist the assistance of an attorney when you have a slip and fall case.…

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Five Things You Need To Know If Your Wages Have Been Garnished

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Nearly one in ten working Americans between 35 and 44 are having their wages garnished for things like back taxes, delinquent child support payments and court judgements. When your wages are garnished, the court gets a portion of your wages before you even see your payroll check. However, there are strict rules governing how garnishments are handled. While every state’s laws regarding garnishment are slightly different, there are a few important things that are common to all states, things you need to be aware of if your wages have been or are likely to be garnished.…

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Understanding And Reducing The Hazards Of Texting And Driving

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Texting has become a primary means of communication in a society that uses mobile phones for a large percentage of daily tasks and information sharing. Unfortunately, texting while behind the wheel of a car can lead to disaster. Despite the fact that many states have laws prohibiting texting while driving, the practice is far more common than you’d think. Here’s a look at what you should know about texting and driving to help keep yourself safe behind the wheel and avoid an auto accident.…

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