24 Feb

6 Tips to Getting Through Your Divorce

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If you are considering getting a divorce, you are not at all alone. It has been estimated that there are about 876,000 divorces in the United States every year. That translates to 16,800 each week, 2,400 every day and one every 36 seconds. The process of getting a divorce is never fun. Getting a good divorce attorney, or even just talking to one before you start the process, can make a difference but there are other things you can do to get through the process in one piece.

  1. Decide what you want and need. There are a lot of kinds of divorce. If you are your spouse are on decent terms, you may be able to do a simple uncontested divorce. If you have children, you will need to talk to someone who is an expert in family law. If you have a business or a medical or dental practice with your sp Read More
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15 Feb

When a Car Accident Becomes a Lawsuit

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If you’ve ever wondered why anyone would need a law firm after a car accident, you might want to know how personal injury cases work in the United States.

What Do Personal Injury Cases Try?

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that the most common reasons that people look for legal services and file a personal injury case are car accidents, medical malpractice, and product liability. What these have in common is that they are all ways that people can be badly injured due to the negligence of other people. Of those three types of cases, the most common by far, more than 50% of personal injury cases, is the car accident.

But Isn’t a Car Accident an Accident?

Sometimes it is and there’s no reason for a law firm to get involved. But more and more, negligence is playing a Read More

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06 Feb

Five Things a Domestic Lawyer Can Do For You

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How can a domestic lawyer help you? Read on for five important ways a domestic lawyer can do things for you that you cannot.

Get You a Restraining Order, and Quick

If you are in any danger from an abusive family member, one of the first things you should do is find a good domestic attorney to help you protect yourself. The first step is usually a restraining order, which prevents your abuser from coming too near you or your children, forces him or her to move out of the home, and can even keep them from legally owning and carrying a gun or other weapon, at least until the issue is fully settled. Domestic attorneys know how to file these orders quickly and make sure they?re being honored, so that you are protected as soon as possible.

File For a Divorce

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05 Feb

Litigation Construction Companies Versus Insurance Companies

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Construction companies. Lawyers. Arbitration. Builder’s risk coverage. Insurance companies failing to uphold agreements. These are some of the issues that befall what is generally considered to be a smooth process: the building of a site. That site can be a high rise building or a small library. Either way. There are issues.

Construction companies have a choice when they start to build a construction site: Get insured or don’t get insured. Construction companies that get insured go with the builder’s risk coverage, which is a liability coverage lasting between 12 and 18 months. The liability coverage covers damages to the property due to natural or human events.

These events can include vandalism, winds, hail, downpour, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and other forms of damage that can halt pr Read More

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05 Feb

3 Considerations to Make While Choosing a Lawyer

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The construction industry has certainly faced hard times throughout history. In fact, statistics gathered from April 2006 to January 2011 found that the construction industry had gotten rid of over 40% of its workforce. Considering that, it’s wise for any construction employee to have a lawyer in mind to prepare for stressful situations including being fired or laid off. With that in mind, here are three steps to follow while hiring a lawyer.

  1. Find a Lawyer Specializing in Your Industry

    You don’t want to have a divorce lawyer attempt to work your claim that should be handled by someone practicing construction law. Therefore, you’ll want to ensure that you are looking to find a Read More
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