Bankruptcy: Deciding If It Is Right For You

10 Things You Need To Know About Asbestos

You may be entitled to compensation if you have been exposed to asbestos in the course of your work. Asbestos is responsible for causing several types of lung conditions, including cancer. Your employer is responsible for any illnesses associated with work-related exposure, so read on for 10 important facts that you need to know about […]

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Dividing Debt And Assets In A Community Property State

The state that you divorce in has a major impact on how property and debt is divided in a divorce. There are 9 community property states: Arizona California Idaho Louisiana Nevada New Mexico Texas Washington Wisconsin Alaska, which operates as a quasi-community property state by giving divorcing couples an option to specify certain parts of their […]

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Don’t Give Up! A VA Claim Denial Isn’t The End

Many veterans have been disappointed by the infamous Veterans Affairs (VA) decision letter for disability compensation. A denial at the end of your decision letter may feel like a defeat, but if you’re legitimately suffering from issues caused by military service, your problem is more administrative than anything. Don’t give up; by understanding the VA […]

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Alibis Can Be Tricky Defenses

If you have been charged with a crime but you weren’t there at the time it occurred, then an alibi defense would be applicable to your case. Here are three things you should know about this defense, along with two actual cases where an alibi was the primary defense.  1. You will need to find […]

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Protect Your Interests Through Knowledge And Information – Questions To Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

No one goes in to a marriage expecting it to end, but if you find yourself in a situation where your differences are irreconcilable, you need to figure out an exit strategy that will protect your interests. Unfortunately, people who are going through a divorce may never have been in that position before and, as […]

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Finding Relief From Debt And Stress Through Information – Questions To Ask Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney

Finding yourself in a situation where you need to declare bankruptcy can be one of the most difficult and stressful periods of anyone’s life. Many people go in to a bankruptcy proceeding with no idea of what to expect, and the desperation that comes from realizing that you’re unable to pay your debts and rectify […]

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Two Ways A Military Divorce Is Different From A Civilian Divorce

Military families often have to comply with special rules that don’t apply to civilians, and the same is true when it comes to getting a divorce. Though the process of divorcing is relatively the same, there are a couple of differences that must be taken into account if you want to successfully separate from your […]

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How To Prevent Your Criminal Records From Ruining Your Employment Chances

Employers routinely use criminal records to make hiring decisions. The type of information your potential employer is allowed to access depends on federal and state laws. State laws vary a lot, but employers are generally allowed to access past criminal convictions, but not arrests (records of arrest that do not result in convictions or guilty […]

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The Types Of Alimony Former Spouses May Qualify For

When you file for divorce, you may face financial obligations for your spouse beyond separating your marital assets. Depending on the state in which you live, the length of your marriage and your two incomes, you may have to pay your former spouse alimony for a number of years until they are able to get […]

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Three Factors Likely to Determine the Liability of a Railroad Crossing Collision

After an accident at a railroad crossing, it is easy to blame the railroad company because the public usually goes after big corporations. However, this does not mean that the railroad company will always be responsible for such accidents. Other liable parties may be the driver who was crossing the area, the company operating the […]

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