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What To Do When Someone Dies Without a Will

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When someone dies, emotions can run high when assets and debts of the deceased must be dealt with. A will can help ease this process, but when the deceased is without a will, survivors of the deceased will have to work with a probate court. Here is an overview of the process and important terms […]

Divorce Is A Pain In The Assets

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Divorce is hard enough, and dividing assets doesn’t offer much in the way of relief. And although Carrie Underwood fans might get satisfaction out of trashing their ex’s car, the headache of the following highly-likely legal battle will probably have her paying him back for damages. (And by the way, carving your name “into his […]

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An Introduction to Small Business Bankruptcy

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Starting your own business is a very courageous and often complex endeavor. But there are many reasons for why at least half of the small businesses in America might find themselves in financial trouble. If you have already tried calling your primary lender and looked thoroughly into the different types of debt consolidation loans, then […]

Quick Bankruptcy Guide: Safe Harbor Provisions

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Earlier this year, the Supreme Court supported the tightening of restrictions regarding the safe harbor provision. What does this mean? Who does it affect? Also, why does this matter? Let’s look into this a little deeper to help shed some light on this financial option and how it relates to businesses dealing with bankruptcy and […]

5 Legal Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

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Starting a business is an exciting yet stressful venture that often leaves you with more questions than answers. In order to make your transition to a small business owner more seamless, here are five questions you should ask a lawyer to get their insight regarding how to start a business. What Type of Business Should […]

Why the Sacha Baron Cohen Lawsuits Keep Failing

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One of the world’s most popular media pranksters is controversial British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. He is well-known for his hilarious personas of Ali G., Bruno, Borat, and others, which he’s used to interact with various unassuming celebrities and the general public. Many have called his ability to execute these comedic stunts “genius”, […]

Do You Really Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

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The short answer to this? Probably. The truth is that although some people opt to file on their own (“pro se”) instead of a getting help from a bankruptcy lawyer for whatever reason, many folks mess up and put themselves in an even more difficult position. Many others find themselves in a discharge suit threatening their automatic stay. […]

Weakened Military Lending Act Could Leave Service Members Unprotected

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The Military Lending Act (MLA) was passed into law in 2006 to protect military servicemen and women from shady lending practices. This is because, unfortunately, greedy fraudulent lenders come from all directions to use abusive tactics to take advantage of this particular population and their families. An Explanation For Why MLA is Necessary Paul Kantwill, […]

How to Prevent and Stop Cruel Cyberbullying

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In January of this year, two 12-year-olds (one boy and one girl) in Florida were arrested due to cyberbullying that was so severe that it pushed a fellow middle-school student into committing suicide. They admitted to spreading false rumors about the girl, calling her names, and threatening to spread her personal information. What is even more […]

Did Alex Jones’ Parental Alienation Cause Him to Lose His Custody Battle?

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In April 2017,  we learned about Alex Jones and his custody battle with his ex-wife, and as of two months ago, it appears there are still issues between the two parents. Times have been hard on the famous fringe entertainment personality. Over the past few months, he has been blasted with several lawsuits that have […]

ICE I-9 Audits are Increasing. Here’s How to Protect Your Business

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal agency that enforces immigration laws, has reported earlier this year that it will be cracking down on I-9 audits and that it will follow through with necessary measures to remove unauthorized workers. At a December press conference in D.C., Tom Homan, deputy director of ICE, ordered a “400% […]

Facts About Undocumented Workers’ Rights

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It has been said some American industries would come to a standstill if it wasn’t for undocumented workers. The estimated 11.3 million individuals come from mostly Mexico, but also from other South American countries, and they are are in many critically important jobs throughout the country. With that said, one might wonder if these workers […]

Cruises Are Potential Hot Spots for Sexual Assault

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Cruises often boast that they will provide an amazing and unforgettable experience for all, and many of them offer passengers a chance to explore the world in one of the most convenient ways thanks to gourmet food, gambling, shopping, entertainment, and even a spa. Unfortunately, sexual assault claims from adults and minors have revealed that […]

Baby Powder Causes Cancer? Philadelphia Attorney Explains

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In a record $4.69 billion verdict, a Missouri jury ruled that the harmful materials found in Johnson & Johnson products caused the ovarian cancer of 22 women who used the products for several years. Johnson & Johnson denies responsibility, but internal documents recovered during the case suggests the company knew exactly how dangerous these products […]

Whistleblower Poultry Workers Reveal Serious Industry Negligence

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If you like chicken or turkey, be sure to thank the workers that are suffering injuries and illness while processing it. For years, workers have tried to take a stand against their unscrupulous employers, but the Government Accountability Office has revealed that the Food and Drug Administration and United States Dietary Association (USDA) don’t even […]

Weak Gay Panic Defense to Justify Violence Is Being Challenged  

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A man in Texas stabbed  and killed a gay musician, a transgender woman was beaten to death in Colorado, a teen in California shot a male classmate for wearing heels and makeup, but murder isn’t the only thing that these instances have in common over the seven-year period, and they are certainly not all of […]

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San Diego Bike Laws: Know the Basics

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If you enjoy riding your bike around San Diego, then you are probably familiar with the fact that, like most places, cycling is treated similarly to driving a motor vehicle. There are simply certain rules that apply when you encounter traffic signals. Also, there are designated bike lanes that have given bicycles a safe place […]

The July Effect: “You’re My First Patient Ever!”

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July can be a rather precarious time for patients. Perhaps you have heard this time of year referred to as the “July Effect” in America or even “The Killing Season” in the UK. These rather startling names have come into existence due to the fresh crop of new medical students that begin residency training each […]