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3 Ways That A DUI Attorney Can Help You Out

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A DUI attorney can be the most important resource at your disposal if you are ever arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or medication, mostly because he or she can help you in a variety of ways. Listed below are just a few of the ways that a DUI attorney can help you. Avoid Possible Consequences One of the biggest reasons to utilize a DUI attorney is in order to avoid some of the possible consequences of pleading guilty to a DUI charge.…

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Laws To Know About Before Filing A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit In Connecticut

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Medical malpractice lawsuits are pretty complicated, with laws that can vary dramatically from state to state. If you plan on filing such a lawsuit in Connecticut, then here are some of the basic rules that you need to know: Damage Caps Fortunately for you, Connecticut is one of the few states that has no damage caps for medical malpractice case. This means that you can ask for as much money as you want.…

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Pros And Cons Of The 3 Most Common Joint Custody Arrangements

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If you and your ex are currently trying to come up with a joint custody schedule you can both agree to, it’s important that you know all options available to you so you can make the most informed decision. To help you with your decision, below are outlined three of the most common joint custody arrangements and the pros and cons associated with each.   The Split Week Arrangement…

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A Couple Things You Need To Know About Criminal Defense

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If you are in trouble with the law you might be worried about the process. Most people don’t understand how the process works and because of that they make costly mistakes and get themselves into more trouble. Here are a couple things that you need to know so that you are prepared in the case that you are arrested. 1. You Can Be Arrested Without Being Formally Charged It is important to know that you can be arrested without actually having charges brought against you.…

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Securing Your Important Documents Before Your Separation And Divorce

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As you make plans to separate from your spouse and file for divorce, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that you have all of the financial and household documents necessary to protect your interests and help you move on with your new life with a lot less hassle. Some of the important documents currently in your home may be necessary for: filing your future tax returns…

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Custody Agreement Not Working? 4 Reasons You May Need To Get It Modified

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Your custody and support agreement suited your needs when it was finalized. However, circumstances have changed since the divorce. Now you think the agreement needs to be modified. If you need significant changes to the orders, you’ll have to get your divorce attorney involved. Here are four changes that might require a new court order. One of You Is Moving Out Of State When you agreed on the custody arrangements, you and your ex were living in the same state.…

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits

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Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration are designed to provide a source of income for those that are not able to hold employment due to physical or mental disabilities or long-term chronic illnesses. While disability benefits are supposed to provide a financial safety net for Americans who can’t work, the process of applying for these benefits is very long and it can be difficult to get approved. If you plan to apply for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration in the near future, avoid making the following mistakes:…

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Top Reasons to Hire a Divorce Lawyer

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You might want to make sure that you are retaining an attorney if you are about to go through a divorce. To help you understand why this is a better option than representing yourself, you will want to review the following points. You Will Be Ready If It is Contested If you are the one filing for the divorce, you will want to consider the fact that your soon-to-be ex-spouse could actually decide to contest the divorce.…

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Planning Your Estate? 4 Tips To Choosing The Right Personal Representative

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You’re getting your estate in order. The most important thing you can do is choose a personal representative. Your personal representative will make sure that your estate is administered properly after you pass away. Before you choose someone, you need to make sure that they will put your needs above theirs. It’s also important that the person you choose is over the age of 18 and mentally competent. In addition to the requirements described above, here are four other requirements you should consider.…

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Been Accused Of Shoplifting? What You Need To Know

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Have you been accused of shoplifting? In some cases, especially when the crime is considered petty theft, you may just get a fine. In other cases, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony of grand theft or larceny, depending on the type and amount of items allegedly stolen. There are many factors that go into a shoplifting case, so here is what you need to know if you’re ever faced with the accusation of shoplifting:…

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