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How A Mortgage Attorney Can Assist With Foreclosure Problems

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If you have a mortgage and suffer financial hardship, paying it on time could prove difficult. It could be so bad that your lender threatens to foreclose on the property. If you’re in this tough spot, hire a mortgage attorney who can help you in a professional, effective manner. Break Down Foreclosure Laws Before a defense is developed, you first need to know what foreclosure laws apply to your state. A mortgage lawyer can carefully go over these laws and help you understand your case. Read More»

4 Ways Discrimination Occurs During Job Interviews

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Do you suspect that you were subject to discrimination during an interview? Signs of discrimination can be obvious, but they’re more likely to be subtle. Recognizing actionable discrimination within interviews is key, though, to pursuing a legitimate case and damages for the income you missed out on. To help you identify real discrimination in its many forms, here are four ways it may occur.  1. Personal Questions. While an employer may ask certain personal questions, these cannot delve into areas of a candidate’s life that aren’t the legitimate business of the employer. Read More»

The Benefits Of A Living Trust And An Explanation Of What It Is

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If you currently have a last will and testament, you might think you covered your bases with your estate plan. While a will does cover some of the bases, it might not provide all the protection you need. Many people use living trusts in addition to their wills, as living trusts take estate planning one step further. Here is an explanation of what a living trust is and the benefits of having one. Read More»

Myths Associated With Returning To Work After An Injury

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Worker’s compensation is a form of insurance employers with a certain number of employees have to carry to protect themselves from financial hardship if a person gets hurt on the job. Once you have filed your claim and received benefits, it becomes a bit of a waiting game before you can return to work. Even though worker’s comp attorneys are usually sought because the insurance company denies payments, attorneys may also be called in for help due to problems with returning to work. Read More»

The Importance Of An Expert Witness In A Dental Malpractice Case

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In 2016, there were just under 8,500 paid medical malpractice claims with many of these claims involving dentists. Unless your dentist made a significant mistake, you will likely need to hire an expert witness to help you with a dental malpractice case. The expert witness will be responsible for explaining breach and causation. Breaches A breach refers to when a dentist has a duty of care and breached this duty. The dentist was expected to take specific actions but did not take them. Read More»

How To Achieve An Amicable Divorce

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It can be difficult for two people to make the decision to split, as there are intense emotions and there will be significant life changes. Because of this, it is not at all uncommon for the tensions to run extremely high throughout the process of divorce, working with attorneys, and negotiating to dissolve the marriage. However, there are a few things that each person should do to ensure that the divorce is as amicable as possible, as this makes it easier on everyone involved. Read More»

Understanding Infractions, Misdemeanors, And Felonies For Drivers

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Most have heard of being charged with a misdemeanor, but getting caught speeding usually just results in paying a ticket. Both categories deal with breaking the law but they don’t carry the same ramifications. To find out about the difference between infractions, misdemeanors, and the more serious felony charges, read on. Infractions or Tickets This is the lowest level of legal wrong-doing when it comes to the judicial system. Infractions are issued at the scene and require the recipient to respond at a later date. Read More»

Why It's Beneficial To Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney When You Are Denied Benefits

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Workers’ compensation claims are denied for a number of reasons. When you are out of work because you have been injured at work, figuring out how to get your benefits can be stressful. A workers’ compensation attorney will deal with your denial for you, getting the paperwork together necessary to appeal your claim. Whether your claim was denied because of incomplete paperwork or you are not getting benefits because it is not clear that your injuries are work-related, an attorney can get you the benefits you deserve. Read More»

Been Issued A Traffic Violation? 4 Situations That Require Legal Assistance

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If you’ve been slapped with a traffic violation and you know you deserved the citation, you can save yourself time and money by paying the fine. However, traffic violations aren’t always that cut and dry. In fact, there are times when the best thing you can do is fight the citation in court. If you’ve received a traffic violation and you don’t think you deserved it, consult an attorney. If you’re not sure your traffic violation requires legal assistance, take a look at the list provided below. Read More»