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5 Common DUI Defenses Your Attorney May Use

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Facing DUI charges can be scary, leaving defendants to feel as though they have a rough road ahead. Fortunately, many procedures and tactics used to measure levels of intoxication can be challenged by a knowledgeable DUI lawyer. There are many defenses out there, but here are five of the more common DUI defenses your attorney may use to have your DUI dismissed. Being Pulled Over Without Valid Reason The Fourth Amendment protects you from illegal and unwarranted searches and seizures.…

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Reasons To Have An Attorney Request A Brand New Trial

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If you have a loved one that is facing a lot of time in prison due to being found guilty in a criminal case, that you feel was unjustified, you might have the chance to get him or her a brand new trial. This is different from an appeal. An appeal focuses on examining the original trial to see if there was anything that was amiss. When there is sufficient evidence that the outcome of the original trial should be thrown out, a new trial can be ordered and everything starts all over again.…

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How To Prepare Financially For Divorce

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You may think when you begin your divorce proceedings that everything will go smoothly and you both will act amicably, but that isn’t always the case. Divorce can bring out sides of your significant other that you may have never known existed. Divorces can get ugly, so it’s important to be careful and to be prepared financially in the event things don’t go the way you thought they would. See below for some tips to help you prepare for your divorce.…

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Things Every Auto Accident Victim Should Know

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Auto accidents can easily be among the most dangerous and expensive incidents that a person can experience. When involved in an auto accident, you will need to understand the steps for protecting your rights so that you will be able to recover the damages that you have suffered. What Type Of Legal Options Do You Have For Recovering Damages? After an auto accident, you can face expensive repair costs. The first step in recovering these damages will be to file a claim with the other driver’s insurance.…

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Time To Return To Work? Understanding The Independent Medical Exam

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Most of the time, your work-related injury will heal enough for you to be able to return to your job after a few days, weeks, or months. In some cases, however, things don’t happen as expected. The workers’ comp carrier has expectations that your injury will heal within certain periods of time, based on past history of conditions that are similar to your own. When that time is exceeded, the insurance company may ask that you undergo an independent medical exam (IME).…

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Is Your Doctor Negligent? What Patients Should Know Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Suit

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Medical malpractice occurs far too often in the United States. In fact, according to recent statistics, medical accidents are believed to cause as many as 200,000 deaths per year. This is especially alarming when compared with the annual number of all other accidental deaths, which at 98,000, is less than half that number. Medical malpractice that does not result in death can also result in injuries or illnesses that can impact the quality of life and take a financial, emotional, and physical toll on victims and their loved ones.…

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Spring And Summer Custody: How To Make An Ideal Schedule For Kids

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With the spring and summer holidays on the horizon, one thing that divorced families with kids need to think about is holiday custody arrangements. If you are just getting to the point of making these arrangements in your divorce settlement, you will need to keep the following in mind: Listen To The Kids One of the first ways to determine where your kids go during the spring and summer holidays is to ask them what they would prefer.…

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3 Things That Can Impact Your Social Security Disablility Application

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When you become disabled to the point that you can no longer work at your job, you can file for Social Security disability benefits. These benefits are provided to those who are no longer able to work due to a physical or mental disability. When you file for benefits, you might be denied initially. While you can hire an attorney to help you appeal your case, there are some specific things that can also have an impact on your claim.…

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Getting Your Priorities Straight: Divorce And Bankruptcy

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Sometimes, trouble just seems to come in pairs. If you and your spouse have encountered some very troubled waters and are considering taking more than one major legal move in the near future, you may be wondering if there are benefits or risks with what to do first. You should know that the order could make a huge difference, depending on your exact circumstances, so read on to find out more about these complex issues that surround a bankruptcy and divorce filing.…

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This Isn't Working Out: 4 Steps To Take When It's Time For Divorce

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There’s always a certain amount of stress involved in a divorce – even those that are amicable. However, with some careful planning, there is a way to alleviate some of the stress. If you’ve decided to file for divorce, now’s the time to start preparing for your future. Here are five steps that will help you alleviate some of the stress while you’re preparing for your divorce. Open a Savings Account…

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