3 Things That Could Occur if You're Convicted of a DUI

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Getting convicted of a DUI (driving under the influence) can cause a major upheaval in every area of your life.  Simply getting charged with one, while still less than ideal, rather than actually convicted, can make life a lot less horrible. Here is a look at just some of the things that can happen if you are convicted of a DUI. You Will Lose Your Driver's License Just about every conviction, in every state in the union, even if it's your very first one, will likely cost you your driving privileges.

12 February 2018

Updating Your Estate: What You Need To Know

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One of the most important documents you will need to have is a will, which is a legal document that details what happens to your assets once you pass away. This crucial document can save a lot of work and heartache for those left behind, preventing any conflict as to what should happen with your assets. From time to time, you need to reexamine your will to see if any changes are necessary.

15 January 2018

Just Became A Lawyer? Why It's Important To Join A Legal Association

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If you've just been newly minted as an attorney, you truly have something to be proud of. Not everyone has the tenacity to endure the years of grueling study that it takes to pass all of the examinations which give you the right to practice law. However, even though you may have completed your education and are ready to get started, there's another step that you should think about taking:  Joining a legal association.

11 December 2017

Three Things You Should Do Following A Car Accident To Protect Yourself Legally

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No one ever plans on getting into a car accident, so when it happens, it can often be an experience that leaves you feeling flustered. That said, the first moments following a car accident when you are interacting with the other driver can be of critical importance should you ever end up in a courtroom. To that end, here are a few things you should consider doing in the immediate aftermath of a car accident.

11 November 2017

Do You Really Need Estate Planning If You Are Single?

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As a single person with no children, the thought of estate planning may not be on the forefront of your mind. Not having any dependents left behind would seem to make the process of settling your estate much more straightforward. However, having your estate planned out as a single person can be very beneficial to you. Your planned estate will ensure that all of your wishes are met. This includes before you pass away.

20 September 2017

Now What? How To Help Your Teen If They've Been Arrested

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If your teen has been arrested, and is being charged with a crime, you probably have a million thoughts running through your head. If this is your teens first run-in with the law, you might not know what to do right now. Unfortunately, you can't simply pretend it's not happening. Your teen is going to need you, so it's important that you act fast, and appropriately. Here are three important tips that will help you navigate the legal system, and help your teen through this experience.

20 September 2017

Two Reasons You Shouldn'T Feel Ashamed Of Filing Bankruptcy

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For some reason, wealth is conflated with morality in America. The more money you have, the more moral and righteous you appear. So it's not surprising that people who mismanage money or incur so much debt they have to file bankruptcy are often stigmatized and shamed, which can cause others to avoid taking advantage of this beneficial legal process. However, here are two reasons why you shouldn't give into this kind of thinking that may prevent you from getting the help you need to gain control of your finances.

13 September 2017