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The Effects Of Bankruptcy On Wage Garnishment

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For a creditor to garnish your wages, he or she must file and win a lawsuit against you for a debt you owe. Once the garnishment begins occurring, it is not easy to stop it. There is one option, though, which is to file for bankruptcy, and here are a few things to understand about wage garnishment and bankruptcy. Bankruptcy stops garnishment through the automatic stay After your lawyer files the bankruptcy documents with the court, the court will instantly issue an order that prevents creditors from contacting the person who filed, and this is called an automatic stay. Read More»

3 Tips For Dealing With Sexual Harassment At Work

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Being sexually harassed at work has a host of negative effects for the victim. You may lose your feeling of security at work, may feel anxious or depressed, or may need to look for another job when you would otherwise prefer to stay at your current workplace. Whether the sexual harassment you’re experiencing is in the form of unwanted advances, inappropriate jokes and comments, or other types of harassment, it’s time to take control of the situation. Read More»

3 Industries Where You Are At A Higher Risk For Injuries

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When you choose a job, it is important to understand your risk for being injured on the job. There are certain jobs where your risk of injury is a little higher than other occupations. Knowing this from the start can be helpful and can help you avoid injuries in the first place. #1 Construction Industry An industry where injuries are common is the construction industry. The industry has taken numerous steps to protect workers have been taken within the industry. Read More»

Having A Legal Problem? 3 Reasons To Hire A Lawyer To Help You

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The legal system is set up in a way that people are able to handle legal issues on their own in most cases, but it is not always a wise decision to handle a legal system on your own, even if you think you can. If you are having any type of legal problem in your life, here are three of the top reasons you should hire a lawyer to help you, even if the problem is a minor issue. Read More»