What You Should Know About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

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If you believe that workplace sexual harassment will simply go away on its own, you are likely mistaken. Unfortunately, using humor to deal with it or ignoring the issue won't help. Your days at work may become miserable and you may dread waking into your workplace when you are the target of sexual harassment, but you should know that you can take actions to put a stop to it. If you want to learn more about how to deal with this demoralizing and demeaning situation, read on.

21 December 2015

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


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


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


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

Tips To Help Your Loved Ones Avoid A Lengthy Probate Process Upon Your Death

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Probate is a procedure that occurs when a court is put in charge of the distribution of someone's property upon their death. The first step is usually to ensure that all debts are paid, and then the court will attempt to transfer any remaining property to the deceased person's family or other survivors. While that sounds simple enough, probate can go on for months or even a couple of years, and subject the survivors to a lengthy ordeal.

20 August 2015

3 Things You Need For A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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There are lawsuits filed every single day. Many people wonder if an accident that they have been in merits a lawsuit. It can be hard to know if you have a good personal injury case. Here are some things that you will need to prove fault in a personal injury lawsuit. 1. Care Of Duty It is important that in any accident there is a care of duty. This means that the person who is at fault has to have some sort of duty to the person they injured.

6 August 2015