Emotional Abuse In A Marriage: What A Lawyer Can Do To End It

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Do you live your life walking on pins and needles because your spouse has a bad habit of calling you names for any little thing? An emotionally abusive marriage can leave you in a bad state of mind for a long time, so you may want to take the step of filing for a divorce (even if you are scared). Discover in this article how a divorce attorney can help you end your emotionally abusive marriage without having to fear what your spouse might do.

5 December 2015

Immigration Status And Criminal Convictions: What You Should Know

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If you aren't a U.S. citizen, a criminal conviction could potentially have an unexpected outcome: deportation. However, it may be possible to get the court to vacate your conviction or grant you a waiver so that you're able to remain in the country. Here are some things you should know. Almost any crime could be cause for deportation. Specific state and federal laws make certain crimes an automatic cause for deportation.

3 December 2015

4 Steps To Planning A Safe Christmas Party With Alcohol

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Having a Christmas party for all of your friends and family can be a lot of fun for everyone. If you intend to serve your guests liquor, beer, and wine, there are certain precautions that you should take to ensure that everyone remains as safe as possible during and after the party. Get a Bartender This doesn't mean that you have to spend a bunch of money hiring a professional bartender for the evening – it just means that you need someone serving drinks who isn't getting hammered.

18 November 2015

What To Do When A Car Accident Is Your Fault

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No one wants to be involved in a car accident no matter how minor it may be.  Even with a small accident, the process of resolving the issue can be timely and unnerving.  If you are ever in a car accident and it is your fault, you should remember to do several things to make future proceedings go a little smoother for you. Never Admit Guilt Never admit that you are guilty of causing the car accident.

1 November 2015

Important Information About Getting Guardianship Of A Parent With Alzheimer's

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When your parent has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, it is reasonable to expect that sometime in the near future, it may be necessary to obtain guardianship and make important decisions for them. Sadly, the average person will only live four to eight years after being diagnosed with the disease and one out of every nine people in the United States over the age of 65 have Alzheimer's. By developing a care plan and starting the process of becoming your parent's legal guardian as early as possible, you can comply with their wishes later on, when they may lack the mental ability to make informed decisions.

14 October 2015

4 Tips For Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you have been involved in an accident in which you have been injured by the fault of another, then you are probably going to want to make a claim. This will ensure that you receive proper compensation for your injuries and more. In order to ensure that you have a higher chance of receiving your proper compensation, you will want to hire a personal injury lawyer (such as one from Schlicter & Schonack LLP).

29 September 2015

Is It Possible To Re-Open A Workers' Comp Case?

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In many instances, the workers' compensation claim ends once the worker has returned back to work and recovered fully from his or her injuries. However, there are some instances in which it is necessary for the claim to stay open for an extended period of time. If you believe that you are entitled to benefits beyond those you were initially offered, here is what you need to know.  Can You Receive Benefits If Your Condition Worsens?

9 September 2015