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Can You Beat A DUI Charge If The Police Don't Read You Your Rights?

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When you’re arrested for DUI, the police may or may not read you your Miranda rights. What happens if they don’t? Can you beat the charge? What Are Your Miranda Rights? Your Miranda rights are the warnings you hear the police read in every TV show when they arrest someone. They include the right to remain silent, the fact that anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law, your right to have an attorney present, and your right to have an attorney appointed if you can’t afford one.…

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Is Your Claim A Personal Injury Or Workers' Compensation Case?

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The work of an injury attorney can seem a lot like that of one who handles workers’ compensation cases. If you’ve been hurt, particularly at work, you may wonder what the difference is between the two fields of law. Let’s look at what four of the differences are. Paying into the System One of the main reasons there is a workers compensation system is to ensure a fairly common source of accidents, work, is covered in the majority of instances without needing lots of lawsuits.…

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Can You Get Custody If Your Child's Other Parent Is An Alcoholic?

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When custody of your child is concerned, you are right to have a lot of questions about your child’s future. It is important that you consider the different options for custody, especially if you worry that your child may not be in a safe position with the other parent. If your child’s other parent is an alcoholic, you may have a lot of concerns. Alcohol abuse is a serious issue, and it is normal for you to have concerns.…

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Personal Injury Questions & Answers

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Personal injury cases can be complicated. It’s natural for you to have a lot of questions about your case and the potential to move forward. If this is the case for you, you may even wonder if you need an attorney. Do you want to maximize your compensation from a personal injury case? This is what you need to know. Should You Accept a Settlement? Often, people receive a settlement offer from the other party or an insurance company.…

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Do College Students Need To Think About Their Estate Plan?

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Many people think estate planning is for old people or rich people. College students are neither, so hardly anyone ever thinks about estate planning for this demographic. However, college students often do have estate planning needs. Do You Have a Co-Signer on Your Lease? Most college students don’t meet the income requirements to rent an apartment and need a parent or other family member to co-sign. Co-signing isn’t just a formality.…

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What Legals Options Do You Have If You Were Injured During An Accident In A Rideshare

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Taking a rideshare such as Uber or Lyft can be a great way to save money on your own car and to get around easily. They take the inconvenience of taking the bus out of the equation and get you where you want to go. What happens, however, if the car you are riding in is in an accident and you are injured? Can you sue the rideshare company? What are the legal options open to you if you were injured in a rideshare accident?…

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What To Expect When Seeking Help From A Debt Relief Attorney

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Are your bills piling up? Are your debt balances increasing every month? If you are experiencing problems paying your bills, have you considered seeking help from a debt relief lawyer? A debt relief lawyer offers services that help people like you. If you want help, seek advice from a lawyer that specializes in debt relief. Here is what you should expect if you choose to seek help from a debt relief attorney.…

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Should You Testify In Court for Your Criminal Case?

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When you face criminal charges, you can often settle the issue by accepting a plea bargain. If you choose not to accept the agreement, you will go through a trial to resolve the matter. One question many defendants have when facing their criminal trials is whether to take the stand or not. Should you testify in court for your case? You should ask a criminal lawyer for advice before you decide, and here are several things to know about this decision.…

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The Consequences Of Getting One Too Many Speeding Tickets

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Getting one speeding ticket every few years will not cause a lot of adverse effects in your life, but getting one too many tickets might result in consequences. If you already have a few tickets on your record when you get another one, it might be helpful for you to talk to a speeding ticket lawyer. A lawyer can advise you and help you determine how to proceed. If you can fight the ticket, you can avoid the following consequences that occur when people incur too many speeding tickets.…

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What Happens If A Defendant In An Injury Case Isn't Insured?

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When a personal injury attorney files a claim, the process usually involves dealing with an insurance company. The personal injury lawyer sends the defendant and their insurance carrier a notice stating what the case is about and why the client feels they deserve compensation. You may wonder, though, what happens if the defendant isn’t insured. Worse, what if they can’t afford to pay?  Let’s take a look at how a personal injury lawyer might elect to handle that situation.…

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