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Landlord Disputes Over Bed Bugs

There are few things worse in life than discovering bed bugs in your apartment. Not only do they bite, leaving unpleasant sores, but they also ruin just about everything – clothes, furniture, throw rugs, linens, luggage, you name it. The challenge comes when talking to your landlord. In bringing up the subject, there is an […]

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Posted on:
July 2nd, 2019

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Real Estate Law

Understanding the Difference Between a DUI and DWI

Frequently, people use the terms DUI and DWI interchangeably. While there are some similarities, there are also differences. Both terms involve driving or operating some type of motor vehicle, such as a car, boat, or motorcycle, while being intoxicated. Overview of a DUI versus DWI The term DUI stands for “Driving Under the Influence,” which […]

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Posted on:
June 3rd, 2019

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Criminal | Personal Injury Law

Key Decisions for a Power of Attorney

While the term “power of attorney” is well-known, not everyone realizes there are variations to this legal document or fully understands the key decisions that need to be made. Types of Powers of Attorney A power of attorney can be appointed to an individual or organization, which legally becomes known as the “attorney.” The four […]

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May 5th, 2019

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Elder Law

Legal Methods for Stopping a Home Foreclosure

Following the real estate market crash, people all over the country lost their homes to foreclosure, along with many more to short sale. Last year, the number of foreclosures hit the lowest level since 2006. As of January 2015, foreclosures dropped another 2.7 percent, bringing the total number to a consecutive 39-month low. Throughout the […]

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How to Lower Your Property Taxes Using Property Tax Appeals

Studies consistently show that 25 percent of U.S. property owners are paying more property tax than what is required by law. It doesn’t always result in lower taxes, but there are situations where appeals are accepted by your county for reassessment. What’s a Tax Appeal The tax agency can sometimes make mistakes. Property taxes are […]

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March 2nd, 2019

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Real Estate Law | Tax Law

What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

There are seven types of divorce categorized as either fault or no-fault divorce. The uncontested divorce is most popular, especially in the United States, where 95 percent of divorces are settled without contest. This does not mean the couple settles all issues between the two of them. They usually hire divorce lawyers to work out […]

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February 1st, 2019

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Family Law Services

Understanding Your Vehicle Recall Rights

While vehicle recalls are relatively common, it seems as though there has been an abundance of them within the past few months. From Honda to Ford to Toyota, owners have received notice from the respective automaker about some type of problem. Although a lot of the issues are insignificant, others pose a major risk to […]

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Posted on:
January 10th, 2019

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General Law

What to Do If You Are Involved in a Pedestrian Accident

While certainly not intentional, the thought of hitting and injuring a pedestrian goes beyond the imaginable. No one in their right mind would ever want something like this to happen, yet it is a frequent occurrence throughout the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 statistics, more than 5,370 pedestrians lost […]

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Posted on:
December 21st, 2018

Category:
Personal Injury Law

What Is Pro Bono and How Does It Work?

More than likely you have heard the term “pro bono,” but unless you have ever filed a lawsuit, you may have no idea what it is or how it works. Hopefully, there will never come a time that you need extensive education on this topic, but because life can change on a dime, this is […]

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Posted on:
December 14th, 2018

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General Law

Can a Person Fight Termination Due to Legally Using Marijuana?

Along with more than 24 states that have already legalized the use of marijuana are other states in the process of permitting its use. People with specific illnesses are excited to see even more conservative states on the brink of making medical marijuana legal. However, following a recent vote, these same individuals are now learning […]

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Posted on:
December 6th, 2018

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Labor and Employment