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  1. 10 Mississippi Facts Used to Beat Mississippi DUI or DWI

    by , 07-05-2012 at 06:39 PM
    10 Mississippi Facts about DWIs and Mississippi DUI Laws
    Arested in Mississippi for DUI? Cause for concern—not despair. Hire a good defense attorney to protect yourself.

    1. ILLEGAL STOP OF VEHICLE OR PERSON IN MISSISSIPPI – driver may not be stopped without officer having reasonable as well as articulate grounds for believing a law has been broken. Same holds for seizure of person.

    2. WEAVING WITHIN LANES NOT ILLEGAL – weaving but not crossing lines isn't a violation, ...
  2. May I Sue My Physician For Failure to Diagnose my Illness?

    by , 07-05-2012 at 06:03 PM
    May I Sue My Physician For Failure to Diagnose my Illness?





    Medical malpractice refers to the umbrella term encompassing many different acts of medically negligence. Some commonly and less commonly known types of malpractice in medicine are a healthcare professional's improper treatment, wrong treatment, or also the failure to properly diagnose the correct Illness.


    That said, simply because a medical provider might not have diagnosed a disease or other condition ...
  3. Cloud Hosting: The Legal Issues Involved

    by , 07-04-2012 at 09:35 AM
    [COLOR=#000000]Recently, cloud computing has created a lot of interest in the web hosting fraternity. This internet technology has been a great invention to business owners, who have claimed many benefits including reduced hardware and infrastructure expenses.

    However, many people are normally interested to know more about the legal measurements involved in cloud hosting, regarding information loss and security. Some concurrent plans are always expected from the specialized position ...

    Updated 07-19-2012 at 06:22 AM by Goran Tepshic

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  4. Want to reduce my Pay

    by , 07-03-2012 at 06:45 AM
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    "I was promoted to a Lead position in a non-profit organization. I asked what are the requirements for the Lead position and was told "I really hire the person for who they are not what they do", I asked for a discription of what is required for the lead and was told, " I don't need you to do anything for me, just do you." I at that time I told the hiring team (my supervisor and the director) that paper work was not my strong suite, they agreed that it was ok..."
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  5. Situations with Truck Accidents and Personal Injury Considerations

    by , 06-30-2012 at 03:31 AM
    It's not a mystery that large trucks are an important parts of the industrial and commercial infrastructure. These trucks help move cargo. But because the vehicles generally range into the larger sizes, the types of accidents these trucks cause can often be fatal.

    Truck accidents can cause severe injuries but in an unfortunately high number of cases, they can cause fatalities among the drivers and passengers of other cars involved in the accidents. People who suffer from these severe ...
  6. Finding A Great Lawyer For Your Business

    by , 06-26-2012 at 12:11 PM
    There are many reasons why a business may need legal advice. Incorporating your business requires you to abide by several laws and regulatory statutes. Intellectual property rights could become an issue that drags your company into the courtroom. Something as simple as a customer not paying an invoice could require legal counsel. However, how do you pick a lawyer who will suit your needs?

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  7. Eviction of a tenant

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    Quote Originally Posted by jay View Post
    We are in the eviction process for a tenant. This tenant appears to have moved out but has left furniture and stuff behind. He thinks he has until the end of this month. What if there is stuff left after this? We will have legal possession of the property by Thursday. Do we have to go through the final step of going thru the Sheriff to get the stuff out or is there another, cheaper alternative?
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  8. Explaining Industry Legal Terms for Car Insurance Regarding Moving Violation Tickets

    by , 06-25-2012 at 12:28 PM
    Car Insurance has it's own language it seems sometimes. But you can understand much of the car insurance industry's terminology by mastering a few simple terms. Then you'll be the one who understand the mystery called car insurance. Knowing these terms will be helpful if you go to discuss with a car insurance legal professional or with legal professionals.


    [B]Top 10 Industry Terms for Car Insurance[/B]


    1.) Car Insurance Premium


    The word ...

    Updated 06-26-2012 at 08:19 AM by Goran Tepshic

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  9. Legalities of Organ Donating -- Weigh in, Should Donating be Mandatory?

    by , 06-22-2012 at 09:29 AM
    A concerned member recently said the following: "I just got my driver's license done with the yearly renewal and noticed a curious thing... I saw on my new license that I'd been listed to be an organ donor. One problem: I absolutely did not give consent for this. The main scare I have about donating an organ or many organs is my fear that say I were in a major accident, and say I was lying on the ground and unconscious, (yet I was really still savable or...mendable and could recover from the ...
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  10. How to Accelerate Resolution of Legal Issues

    by , 06-22-2012 at 03:32 AM
    It may be easy to neglect those itching legal issues but you shouldn't spare when it comes to getting legal things taken care of. Anything that is about legal issues can be a big pain, but sometimes paying the price now, means avoiding a whole slew of bad effects later like repossessions, going to jail, having your wages garnished, or other poor outcomes. For your sanity, and even for your overall health, get your stuff in order, and get your legal house in order. A poor response to pressing legal ...
  11. Top Factors To Consider When Hiring A Lawyer

    by , 06-21-2012 at 10:22 AM
    With the variety of lawyers in the field today, finding an ideal attorney is a task that may not be quite easy to most people. In fact, the situation may even get more complicated when you have never hired a lawyer yourself. However, that should not worry you so much since after reading through this article carefully; you will be able to get tips on how to choose the right lawyer whenever you are in need of any kind of legal aid. The first thing that you have to take note of when in need of an ideal ...

    Updated 07-10-2012 at 07:31 AM by melldee

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  12. How to Talk to a Lawyer-Keep these in Mind to be more Smooth, efficient, & Effective!

    by , 06-19-2012 at 11:41 PM
    How to Effectively Speak to a Lawyer

    I figured that we should write some guidelines for normal everyday folks that they can use if they call up a lawyer or their own personal lawyer. Too often lawyers get calls, and I sometimes get them myself from people that are clearly upset. They only become more worked up when they think I’m not sensitively handling and listening like a counselor to them tell me about all their problems. Yeah, I may think that I am a good listener, that I'm great
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  13. Invest in Real Estate and Live Longer

    by , 05-19-2012 at 01:16 AM (Landlord Advice)
    Want one more reason to succeed in your property investing mission to build extra wealth? Listed here is one in particular: wealthy people live life for a longer period.

    The exact occurrence, acknowledged among scientists as the riches incline in death, is actually extensively recorded and recognized. What is considerably less appreciated is why richer people live for a longer time, though it appears apparent that a entire host of reasons make contributions, a few of which center ...

    Updated 07-07-2012 at 03:14 AM by hollywoodlandlord

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  14. West Virginia Car Accident Injury Attorneys

    by , 05-10-2012 at 01:38 PM
    When involved in a traumatic car accident, the adrenaline, shock, and stress from the incident can make people unaware of injury. A West Virginia car wreck injury may involve soft tissue injuries that you are not aware of immediately after the accident. Sometimes there is a delay before experiencing extreme pain and the inability to move your head, neck, or turn your body a certain way.

    As a rule of thumb, seeking medical attention after an accident is a good idea, even if you believe ...
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  15. Should I Hire an IP Attorney?

    by , 05-07-2012 at 06:28 PM
    Guest post contributed by Sarah Carling, on behalf of Injury Lawyers.

    Intellectual property law includes a very wide range of regulations that cover issues like contracts, patents, trademarks, copyrights and more. In fact, intellectual property lawyers often handle issues related to other fields as well, including inventions, patents, copyrights, trade dress, service marks, the application or registration processes, programs, data, formulas, trade secrets and trademarks. In order to ...
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  16. Driving without a license is not Driving under suspension

    by , 04-25-2012 at 02:19 PM
    There are two very different violations that people are constantly confusing as the same. Driving without a valid PA license and driving under suspension. There are big differences between the two, and you need to be careful as the difference can mean additional license suspension and even jail time!

    Driving without a license (DWOL) is a summary violation in Pennsylvania. The penalty for driving without a license can range from no suspension to 5 years of suspension and result in a ...
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  17. How Bond Works

    by , 04-11-2012 at 03:38 PM
    Bail bonds guarantee a defendant’s appearance in court and impose certain conditions for jail release. Criminal offenses run the gamut from misdemeanors to felonies and non-violent to violent offenses. Correspondingly, the amounts that judges assign to bail bond and conditions they impose vary greatly based on numerous factors—such as the nature of the alleged offense, the weight of evidence, flight risk, employment, and family and community ties. In cases where release on bail may endanger the ...
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  18. Job Injury: When Your Livelihood Is at Stake

    by , 04-05-2012 at 05:12 PM
    Some jobs involve more risk than others for physical injury. Workers performing jobs involving heavy machinery in shops, factories, and at construction sites are in high risk categories according to insurance companies that offer workers compensation.

    When workers from Pennsylvania suffer a work-related injury, a Philadelphia workers compensation lawyer can help them receive entitled benefits under PA law to cover medical bills and wage loss.

    The trade-off for workers

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  19. credit report

    by , 04-03-2012 at 05:47 AM
    After a number of a long time of fairly freewheeling lending procedures, we noticed a lot of defaults starting up around 2007. Some of the riskier mortgages offered some superb initial phrases, but individuals were replaced just after about 5 many years with higher rates and also other things that drove up month to month home loan payments. Some mortgage loan payments on those additional exotic loan items went up by numerous dollars per month. All those borrowers who have been producing their payments ...
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  20. The California Lemon Laws

    by , 04-03-2012 at 04:26 AM
    What is the California Lemon Law?

    Consumers who purchase a defective product can often feel helpless when trying to deal with the manufacturer. Without law experience it is difficult to fight the manufacturers lawyers. They deal with these types of situations all the time. In an attempt to give the consumer more protection, the United States federal government enacted the Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act (1975). While the act was a step in the right direction, its scope was quite broad, ...

    Updated 04-13-2012 at 08:50 AM by Delsack & Associates

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  21. Obtaining Legal Help for Theft of Intellectual Property

    by , 03-29-2012 at 08:23 AM
    [B]First, What does Intellectual Property Refer to?
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    Intellectual property is defined to include original works created by a single individual or also including groups. Some examples are original music, artwork, as well as books and other forms of writing. These are all types of intellectual property which have inherent ownership by their creator or creators. A company’s logo, product(s')' names, or their company name itself are intellectual property. ...

    Updated 03-29-2012 at 08:26 AM by Goran Tepshic (fixing typos)

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  22. New York Citizenship

    by , 03-28-2012 at 01:21 PM
    For centuries, the dream of United States citizenship has driven many individuals to leave the home of their birth in hope of providing a better future for themselves and their families. The dream of New York citizenship is still alive for many thousands of applicants each year. America is the land of opportunity for many, the land of freedom of choice, the land of the pursuit of happiness. Citizenship affords many benefits and for this reason, many are willing to take on the gauntlet of paperwork ...

    Updated 03-28-2012 at 01:25 PM by lawnetcom123

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  23. Getting Legal Help After Traffic Accident in Australia

    by , 03-23-2012 at 08:14 AM
    If you get into a car accident in Australia, you need to take steps to protect yourself from being sued; you may also want to sue the other party for your injuries. Your first step is to talk to your [B]car insurance[/B] company; if you cannot get satisfaction from your car insurance or there's a dispute about whether you are at fault for the accident, you should talk to a lawyer about suing for compensation for your damages. Read on to learn exactly what to do to get legal help after a car accident. ...

    Updated 03-23-2012 at 11:19 AM by Goran Tepshic

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  24. Do Personal Injury Cases Always Involve Physical Injuries?

    by , 03-07-2012 at 01:18 PM
    When people think of personal injury cases, they picture broken bones, disfigurement, and disabling physical problems. While most accidents involve physical injury, victims can also file personal injury claims for other things—such as pain and suffering, damaged property, an infringement of their rights, or loss of reputation. In order to determine the strength of a case, a potential litigant should consult with a West Virginia personal injury attorney.

    In order to bring a claim, ...

    Updated 03-07-2012 at 01:30 PM by lawnetcom123

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  25. Sexual Assault Under Ohio Law

    by , 03-06-2012 at 07:08 PM
    Ohio authorities vigorously prosecute forced sex, date rape, and muggings that involve sexual assault. Because individuals accused of sexual assault are in jeopardy of losing substantial freedoms through incarceration and sex offender registration, they often seek experienced criminal attorneys in Ohio for aggressive defense.

    Ohio sex crime laws


    Under the Ohio Revised Code (OCR) Chapter 2907 Sex Offenses, sex crime has very specific definitions that identify different types ...
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  26. The Legal Point of View of Unauthorized Spying on Others

    by , 02-27-2012 at 07:11 AM
    [COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times New Roman]Spying on people is generally legally permissible, as long their privacy is not invaded. Invasion of privacy in the context of spying means the intrusion upon another person where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy, such as in their home or in a business setting. Where there is no reasonable expectation of privacy, spying is legally acceptable.[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    Updated 02-27-2012 at 07:13 AM by Goran Tepshic

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  27. School Anti-Bullying Legislation

    by , 02-23-2012 at 09:28 AM
    The voyage through school is an education in every sense of the word for many students. For all of us, it is the first experience of truly applying yourself socially to your peers. You interact on a private level with those around you, and learn some of the fundamental lessons of sociology, being given the chance to assert your morals and personal choices on how to treat people, and in turn, how it is that you yourself wish to be treated by others.
    The stresses and strains of studying to reach ...

    Updated 02-23-2012 at 09:29 AM by JessicaB (Formatting wrong)

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  28. Commercial Lawyers Gold Coast

    by , 02-13-2012 at 12:38 PM
    Legal advice is essential before making any investment in Australia. Setting up a business can be very involving; an expert opinion will ensure that you are on the right track with properly laid down operational structures. Commercial law plays an important role especially when investors want things to run smoothly. Getting it right from the legal and accounting side requires authentic and professional approach if you want your business to see through its success.

    Globalization ...
  29. Lawsuit Loan Overview

    by , 01-31-2012 at 05:34 AM
    If you are considering a lawsuit loan it’s important to understand your options. The first thing you will need to know is what is a lawsuit loan and how are they used.

    What is a lawsuit loan?

    A lawsuit loan is a cash advance made to a plaintiff against an active lawsuit. A funding company may be a hedge fund, private investor, bank or a pool of investors. A lawsuit loan can be obtained by using the future compensation of a personal injury case as collateral. A person ...
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  30. Reckless Driving Accidents

    by , 01-31-2012 at 05:18 AM
    It's important if you were injured in motor vehicle accident because of a reckless driver, you speak with an accident lawyer before speaking with the other driver's insurance company.When a motorist is operates their vehicle in an reckless manner they run the risk of causing a catastrophic accident. Reckless driving is one of the leading causes of automobile accidents throughout the United States and abroad. If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting from the negligence or wrongdoing ...
  31. The current status of medical marijuana laws in the United States

    by , 01-30-2012 at 11:14 PM
    Currently, sixteen states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws legalizing medical marijuana. The laws regarding fees and possession vary by state.

    Alaska
    Alaska legalized medical marijuana under Ballot Measure 8 in 1998. Alaska’s possession limits are 1-ounce usable and 6 plants, 3 mature and 3 immature.

    Arizona
    Arizona enacted Proposition 203, legalizing medical marijuana in 2010. Arizona’s possession limits are 2.5-ounce usable and up to 12 plants.
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  32. Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

    by , 01-24-2012 at 07:48 PM
    There are millions of lawsuits filed each year in the United States. These lawsuits range from auto accidents to slip and falls. When a person is a victim of an accident they have the right to seek compensation under personal injury law. A person has two options; file an injury claim on their own (pro se) or hire a personal injury attorney.

    When a person files an injury claim on their own they will deal directly with the insurance adjuster. The insurance adjuster will evaluate a case, ...
  33. Information on Pre Settlement Funding

    by , 01-24-2012 at 02:38 AM
    Pre settlement funding is a term that describes a cash advance against a lawsuit. When a person is involved in an accident and files an injury claim, they may be eligible to borrow against their lawsuit. When a claimant files a personal injury lawsuit they may have to wait months or even years before compensation is won. If a plaintiff wins their lawsuit and the defense appeals the case, it could mean another 6 months to a year before they receive compensation. This can result in financial uncertainty ...
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  34. Legal Settlement Loans for Plaintiffs in Lawsuits

    by , 01-24-2012 at 02:16 AM
    Did you know if you are a plaintiff in a lawsuit you can receive legal funding against their case? If you are considering a legal settlement loan it’s important that you understand the concept of borrowing money against your case. A settlement loan is an advance against a pending or settled lawsuit. These types of loans are also referred to as pre settlement and post settlement loans.

    A settlement loan is an agreement between a plaintiff and a lawsuit funding company. A lender will ...
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  35. The Stop Online Privacy Act

    by , 01-21-2012 at 08:47 PM
    Republican Lamar Smith of Texas introduced the Stop Online Privacy Act to the House of Representatives in October 2011. On the surface, the bill targets foreign sites outside the jurisdiction of the United States that engage in copyright infringement. The main mechanism SOPA uses is preventing websites in the United States from interacting with these foreign sites. The bill was controversial from the moment it was introduced, with media and internet entities immediately taking opposing sides. ...
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  36. DUIs for Commercial Drivers

    by , 01-19-2012 at 06:47 PM
    In the state of Arizona, commercial drivers face much more strict regulations regarding the consumption of alcohol than other motorists on the roads and highways. Due to the nature of their occupation, commercial drivers are subjected to much greater rigors and stress on the highway, giving credence to the rationale behind the legislation that alcohol may have more of an affect on such drivers than other motorists.

    A DUI conviction as a commercial driver can be devastating for your ...
  37. Traveling By Motorcycle: State Helmet Laws You Need to Know

    by , 01-18-2012 at 07:43 PM
    Most people know their own state's helmet laws, but when you plan on traveling over state lines, you'll need to have the local helmet laws regarding of the 50 states where you'll travel. Hopefully this list of ALL 50 STATE HELMET LAWS as well as Washington D.C. will be helpful on your ride!

    • Alabama Helmet Law: Required legally

    • Alaska Law Regarding Helmets: Required 18 or under

    • Arizona Helmets Law: Required for 18 and younger

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  38. Immigration Laws Effective in 2012

    by , 01-12-2012 at 02:00 PM
    Immigration laws have in recent years become a subject of great controversy. The following states passed laws that went or will go into effect in 2012, and as most would expect, they are controversial.

    Alabama
    Alabama companies contracted by the government are required to utilize E-Verify beginning on January 1st of this year. E-Verify is a federal system that employers can use to verify that their employees are in the U.S. legally. Beginning April 1st, all businesses will ...
  39. Pennsylvania Child Custody

    by , 01-05-2012 at 01:46 AM
    Pennsylvania Child Custody laws can be found in Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statues Title 23 Part VI Chapter 53. Within the statutes there are notes which are helpful in breaking down the child custody laws, as well as, providing sufficient case law.

    Child custody is a parent’s fundamental right; however, the child is the one who will be affected by the outcome. Therefore, the courts have a duty to protect the interest of the child when awarding child custody and
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  40. How to Become a Pre-bankruptcy Debt Counselor

    by , 12-21-2011 at 10:45 AM
    United States Bankruptcy Code has opened a credit counseling wing to help debtors take up proper debt relief measures or a free debt consolidation service so that they can get rid of their debt. Many times a debtor don’t understand whether filing bankruptcy could be the right way to get his finance back on track. So, debt counseling helps them get on their feet. This session is conducted by a debt counselor appointed by counseling agency. They possess proper education, interpersonal skill ...

    Updated 12-21-2011 at 10:53 AM by Anya Bennett

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  41. Piercing the Corporate Veil

    by , 11-10-2011 at 08:28 PM
    When a business is incorporated, the shareholders, who act as owners, are given protection from lawsuits against the corporation. This give shareholders “limited liability” for the actions of the corporation, in that the shareholders are only responsible for the businesses debts as must as they have invested in the stock. This protection is known as the corporate veil. However, the corporate veil can be pierced in certain situation if the corporation is sued and certain issues arise.

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  42. Partnership Basics

    by , 11-10-2011 at 08:26 PM
    A partnership is “the association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit forms a partnership, whether or not the persons intend to form a partnership.” In a partnership, all partners are jointly and severally liable for the obligations of the partnership. A partnership is the default business form. All other business forms require a filing to create (Joint ventures, LP, LLP, LLC, and Corporation).

    In a partnership, there is a high fiduciary duty. This ...
  43. Immigration Law: Citizenship

    by , 11-06-2011 at 04:46 PM
    Immigration law has developed rapidly over the years and covers a variety of topics. In general, federal immigration law determines a person’s citizenship status. It determines if a person is a citizen or alien. It also determines the rights and obligations of those who are immigrants within the United States. For example, federal immigration law determines which status and the length of time a person must be present in the United States before they can acquire work authorization. Federal immigration ...
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  44. Bankruptcy myth 3: You will lose all that you own

    by , 11-02-2011 at 08:57 PM
    That’s crazy, especially because you live in Texas. The laws that protect property are called “exemption laws” or “exemptions”. Bankruptcy is supposed to give you a fresh start and the idea behind exemptions is that it’s pretty difficult to start over without things like clothing, a home and transportation. Generally, simply by living in Texas, you can protect an unlimited amount of equity in the home that you live in. You can also have up to $30,000 worth of personal belongings ($60,000 if you ...
  45. Bankruptcy myth 2: The world will know you filed

    by , 11-02-2011 at 08:41 PM
    You will be relieved to know that only the people who have a reason to know that you filed for bankruptcy will know. Bankruptcy is a public record that can stay on your credit report for up to ten years from the date the bankruptcy is filed. There are computers at the federal courthouse where people can look up bankruptcies. In the Houston area, bankruptcies are also listed in a legal newspaper called the Daily Court Review that most people simply use for marketing purposes. The fact that you filed ...
  46. Bankruptcy Myth 1 : You Will Never Get Credit or Own Anything Again

    by , 11-02-2011 at 08:34 PM
    This just simply isn’t true.


    Most people qualify for new credit cards within months after the successful completion of bankruptcy. When you're looking at your Fort Worth bankruptcy options, there are several to choose from, so it's important to understand that depending on which bankruptcy law firm you use to file, you will likely not get another discharge of your debts for at least 8 years and banks know this. Hiring an experienced law firm will help to avoid problems that come ...
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  47. Employment Discrimination Laws and Statutes

    by , 10-29-2011 at 02:23 AM
    Employment discrimination laws exist to protect employees from working in these types of adverse environments. They are geared toward promoting equality in employment. Most of these laws are found in the form of federal and state statutes. The majority of states have laws which make employment discrimination a wrongful act and create legal duties for employers to not participate in discriminatory practice. The U.S. Constitution, as well as state constitutions, also contain employment discrimination ...
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  48. Divorce in Connecticut

    by , 10-26-2011 at 04:57 PM
    Dissolution of a marriage or a civil union in the state of Connecticut is governed by Connecticut General Statute §§46b-40(a), which states: “A decree of dissolution of a marriage…shall be granted upon a finding that one of the following causes has occurred: (1) The marriage has broken down irretrievably; (2) the parties have lived apart by reason of incompatibility for a continuous period of at least the eighteen months immediately prior to the service of the complaint and that there is no reasonable ...
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  49. Estate Planning Overview

    by , 10-25-2011 at 05:50 PM
    The planning of an estate is perhaps the most important thing one can do to guarantee your loved ones will enjoy the same standard of life after you are gone as they did when you were alive. Ultimately, it is ignored by too many people for a variety of reasons. A common one being, why should I care about what happens to my possessions after I’m gone? Well in truth, proper and prudent estate planning can mean a great deal to you, and even if it does not, it can provide you a peace of mind that ...
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  50. Basics of Bankruptcy Law

    by , 10-08-2011 at 09:47 PM
    What law governs bankruptcy?

    In general, Federal Law governs bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is covered in Title 11 of the United States Code.

    Title 11 of the United States Code, the Bankruptcy Code, governs the various bankruptcy processes. In addition to Title 11, Congress passed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (“BAPCPA”) in 2005. The most significant change under BAPCPA is the “means test.” Under the means test, the state compares a debtor’s income ...
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