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Questions to Ask During a Personal Injury Law Consultation

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The first consultation with your attorney is your very first chance to discuss your case with a professional and get to know if you are a good team. Here is how you can make sure that you get the best out of this meeting. If you have considered hiring a personal injury attorney to fight for you with your insurance settlement and sue the at-fault dr...
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When Do I Need A Car Accident Lawyer?

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Car accidents can be very tricky to deal with whether you were at fault or not. Having an attorney to guide you through the legal implications of the crash is a great way to deal with it and get the compensation that you deserve. One of the questions that many people ask after being in a car crash is "when do I know that I need a car accident lawye...
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Why Minors are Different: Florida Labor Laws for Meals and Break Times

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Child labor was an essential part of the American workforce at the onset and development of the Industrial Revolution. In the days before mandatory public education, working full-time was deemed the proper moral alternative for children who might otherwise get into trouble on the streets. Child labor continued to be common practice, despite a growi...
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What Should I Do if I am Concerned about Stock Broker Fraud?

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If you are concerned about stock broker fraud, unfortunately, you are not alone. Each year, countless unsuspecting investors lose their entire life’s savings because they have put their trust in the wrong broker or investment advisor. While there are steps investors can take to help minimize their risk of investment fraud, too often, investors are left with little choice but to seek to recover their investment losses. In order to recover fraudulent investment losses, individual investors must file claims against their brokers in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration. If you believe that you may be a victim of stock broker fraud, these are your next steps for seeking to reestablish your investment portfolio: Find Out if Your Broker or Brokerage Firm is Registered Your broker and your brokerage firm should both be registered with FINRA. To find out if they are registered, you can conduct a search using FINRA BrokerCheck....
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The Case for Legal Software: How It Helps Lawyers

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Being a lawyer is never easy, especially given the stressful nature of the job. To make it more bearable, there are some promising solutions. Among others, one worth considering is a legal management software provided by different companies, such as what you can find from https://www.rocketmatter.com . Keep on reading the rest of this post and lear...
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Minnesota's Restraining Orders - Orders for Protection (OFP)

1. The Order for Protection (OFP) An order for protection is a restraining order that is entered between family or household members when domestic abuse has occurred. The OFP may prohibit the person accused of committing abuse from continuing the abuse. Often the OFP will also include provisions limiting or prohibiting contact with the victims. This obviously becomes a difficult issue where minor children are involved. 2. Who is a "Family or Household Member"? "Family or household members" means: (1) spouses and former spouses; (2) parents and children; (3) persons related by blood; (4) persons who are presently residing together or who have resided together in the past; (5) persons who have a child in common regardless of whether they have been married or have lived together at any time; (6) a man and woman if the woman is pregnant and the man is alleged to be the father, regardless of...
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