3 Rules To Living Together Through A Legal Separation

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Some couples who are legally separated are not financially able to live in different homes. If you and your spouse fit this category, you have to learn to live together amicably until the divorce is finalized. Here are some tips to help you and your spouse co-exist under the same roof while legally separated.  Create a Plan for Daily Interactions When your relationship is over, communicating with each other can sometimes be difficult.

7 August 2015

Tips To Prepare For A Restraining Order Hearing

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As a victim of domestic violence, you have the right to take legal action to prevent future abuse. One of the first acts you should take is to obtain a restraining order. When you request the restraining order, a hearing will be scheduled for both you and the accused to appear. To increase your odds of getting your request approved by a judge, it is important you prepare for the hearing.

6 August 2015

When "I Didn't Do It" Just Won't Do: Defense Options For Assault Charges

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If you find yourself facing charges for assault, you'll want to talk with a criminal defense attorney about the best approach to your legal defense. If the prosecution has solid evidence that you committed the crime, you probably can't go into court trying to claim that you didn't do it. Instead, you'll want to create a reasonable defense that justifies what happened. Here are some defense ideas your attorney may consider.

5 August 2015

Tips For Understanding Fault In A Slip And Fall Case

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Fault may seem obvious if you slip or trip and hurt yourself when at a commercial establishment. Most people immediately assume the business is to blame. This may not be the case, depending on where, how, and why the accident occurred. The following guide can help you better understand who may be liable for your accident. Who Can Be Liable? There is no single answer to this question, since each accident is different.

2 August 2015

This Is B2B, Not C2C! Different Types Of Documentation And Discovery For Commercial Litigation

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Commercial litigation is different than other types of lawsuits. In personal injury cases and other types of similar litigation, one of the parties is an individual or a family, and other parties may comprise businesses, government agencies or some other type of organizational office. Commercial litigation is a little different--if you're involved in commercial litigation, or contemplating this type of lawsuit, read on to discover some of the ways that lawyers work through a commercial litigation case and achieve resolution that is fair and equitable to both parties.

31 July 2015

Are You A Good Candidate For Amicable Divorce?

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An amicable divorce is a noble goal, but it's also a difficult one. Ending a relationship is often emotionally fraught; add to that the legal complexity of divorce, and you can see why amicable divorces are not more common. But when they are possible, they have a host of benefits. They are generally faster and less stressful than adversarial divorces, and they are less expensive as well. So is an amicable divorce right for you?

31 July 2015

What To Do Before Your DUI Trial

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If you are pulled over for drunk driving, it's not the end of the line; there are still some ways that you can avoid getting charged and losing your license. Here are some steps that you can take to clear up your case.  Choosing Whether or Not to Plead Guilty In the case of a drunk driving charge, it's often wise not to plead guilty. If you admit to drunk driving when the officer pulls you over, it becomes more of a cut and dry case that will result in a drunk driving charge.

27 July 2015