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2020

What To Know About Getting Into An Accident With A Semi-Truck

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If you get into an accident with another driver on the road, you likely have some expectations about what will happen when dealing with the other vehicle’s driver. However, things may be a bit different if you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck. Here is what you likely want to know about semi-truck related auto accidents. Do Semi-Truck Drivers Follow Different Rules? The first thing you need to be aware of is that semi-truck drivers have their own set of rules that they need to follow, since they are driving a commercial vehicle that is much bigger than the standard car.…

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How to Deal with an Improper Lien on a Property

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When dealing with real estate, one of the stickiest issues to address is when there’s an improper lien placed on a property. There are some concerns you’ll need to address, and here are three of the big ones a real estate attorney will tell you to look into. Who Placed the Lien The first order of business is determining who the heck placed the lien to start with. A lien can arise from many things, such as outstanding debts, tax bills, legal judgments, and claims on collateral.…

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Avoid The Headaches: Why You Need An Attorney When Buying A Home Directly From The Owner

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When it comes to buying a home, you never know which one you’re going to fall in love with. Most real estate transactions go off without a hitch, especially when they’re being handled by licensed real estate agents. Unfortunately, some real estate transactions go sideways. Often, these transactions involve “for sale by owner” homes. That doesn’t mean that “for sale by owner” homes should be avoided. It just means that extra care needs to be taken during the transaction.…

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Is It Time For A Divorce Mediator?

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If you and your spouse cannot agree on certain key issues with your divorce, it might be time to consider using a professional mediator. The mediation process can cut back on the time and money needed to litigate matters in front of a judge and it’s a lot less stressful too. To help you figure out what to do to hire the best person for the job, read below. Getting Started Using Recommendations…

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When Taking A Ride Leads To An Accident

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Being the passenger instead of the driver can be a nice change of pace, but when a collision occurs it can be just as distressing. Read on and find out what you need to do to ensure that your damages are covered after an accident when you were just taking a ride with a friend or family member. Personal Injury Damages If you were injured in a wreck as a passenger, you are almost certainly due some compensation no matter who caused the wreck.…

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers Help Those Affected By Elbow Tendon Surgical Errors

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Tears in the tendons of the elbow can be quite painful and require a high-quality surgeon to assess and manage accurately. However, when a surgeon makes an error during a general procedure, it may be necessary for that person to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. Surgical Errors Can Worsen Tendon Tears When tendons tear in a person’s elbow, there are a few steps that they can take to manage this problem.…

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Being Audited? Tips to Avoid Tax Crime Charges

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As a business owner, one of the worst news you can receive is that the government wants to audit your business. After all, an audit means the government is suspicious of your tax reporting and formal charges can easily follow. Below are some of the precautions you can take to avoid tax crime charges in such a case. 1. Use Professional Tax Programs Tax issues tend to be pretty complicated and it is easy for a human being to make a mistake.…

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How the Probate Process Unfolds

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The probate process is something that sounds daunting, especially to folks who’ve never dealt with it before. It’s critical to remember, however, that probate is generally a fairly straightforward process and one that’s designed to protect your rights. Take a look at what you can expect as the process moves ahead. 1. Naming an Executor Someone will need to be in charge of the process. This usually calls for petitioning the court to be named the executor—some states call them the personal representative—and then providing supporting paperwork, such as a death certificate.…

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