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  • Dates Gone Wrong: What To Know About Date Rape


    If you have been accused of rape, you are facing some very serious consequences. Being convicted of rape could mean everything from a fine and probation to prison time and a lifelong label of sex offender, and you may need to take action quickly to defend yourself against those charges. Read on to learn more about date rape. Date Rape The term "date rape" is a fairly recent one, and the term actually has no real legal meaning.
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  • 3 Things You Need To Do To Protect Yourself During A Divorce


    Many couples chose to divorce. In fact, it seems so common that many people think that they know what to do during a divorce that they don't properly prepare themselves. This is a mistake and if you don't educate yourself properly on what to do during a divorce, you could harm yourself legally. Here are some things you need to do right as the divorce begins to protect yourself. 1. Change All Of Your Estate Planning Documents
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  • Need A Personal Injury Lawyer? How You Can Get One When You're On A Budget


    When you've been hurt at the hands of another person, it's important for you to get the restitution that you deserve.  You could be dealing with serious injuries that are so extensive that it may be a long road back to living your life the way you formerly did.  However, as much as you may want to hire a lawyer, you may think that you just can't afford to pay them.
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  • If A Dog Caused Your Car Accident, You Could Receive Compensation From The Owner


    A dog ran out in front of your car and caused you to swerve to avoid it. As a result, you got into an accident that totaled your car and caused personal injury. Can you pursue a lawsuit against the owner of the dog in this case? Leash Laws Often Dictate Your Response Leash laws vary heavily based on the state and these often dictate the nature of your case.
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  • Online Employment Pre-Screening Can Make Your Hiring Process Easier


    When you are looking for new employees, you may get a whole lot of applicants. That can mean that you have to spend a lot of time looking at applications and trying to sort out who will meet your needs and who won't. And then once you find applicants who may meet your needs, you may have to have those prospective employees take tests and other assessments to judge their skills.
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  • Understanding Criminal Lawyer Fees


    Felony charges are serious business, which means you will want to get a lawyer that represents your interests. Finding a felony defense lawyer to work with is only part of the solution – you also have to make sure you can afford the representation. Unlike civil matters, where most lawyers take their fees from the settlement, criminal lawyers will require that their fees are paid regardless if the case is won or not.
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  • 3 Tips For Avoiding Foreclosure


    If you have found yourself in a situation where foreclosure on your home is possible because you are no longer able to afford your mortgage payments, you need to take action. Of course, if action isn't taken, then the bank will foreclose your home, which means you will need to move out within a certain period of time. However, if your current financial situation is only temporary because you have lost a job and are currently looking for another or you have been injured and are not currently able to work, then you want to consider these three tips to help you avoid foreclosure:
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  • Why Many College Students Drink and Drive


    Many college students continue to drink and drive even though the dangers of driving under the influence (DUI) have been well documented. The dangers of DUI are even worse for college students, since most of them have limited driving experience; inexperienced driving plus drunken driving makes a particularly dangerous combination. Why They Do It According to some research, here are two major reasons why college students continue to drink and drive:
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  • What To Know Before You File For Social Security Disability


    If you are suffering from a medical condition and are no longer able to work at your job, you may be able to collect Social Security Disability benefits. The application process can be long and confusing, but for those who need the financial assistance that this benefit provides, there are few alternatives. Fortunately, knowledge about the process can be of enormous help, so read on to learn more about what you need to do to get ready to file for Social Security Disability.
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  • Reasons To Work With A Real Estate Lawyer For Your New Home's Title Search


    When your real estate agent mentions the title search as part of your closing process for the home you're buying, you might dismiss it as no big deal. A title search is a pretty standard procedure, but that doesn't mean that it should be overlooked in its importance. In fact, there are a few key reasons why it is in your best interest to work with a real estate attorney right from the start.
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