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When Is It Important To Hire A Car Accident Lawyer?

Not every car accident requires that the drivers involved hire legal representation. It's not at all uncommon for both drivers to call their insurance companies, and for the insurance companies to then work out, between themselves, which one will cover the damage. However, things do not always go this smoothly. So, just when is it a good idea to hire an attorney? Here are some of the most common car accident scenarios in which it's smart to hire a car accident lawyer. Read More 

How To Find The Right Probate Lawyer For Your Needs

You may have been named as an executor of either your parents' or another loved one's estate, and now wonder how to go about your duties. While you certainly can go through the legal aspects of distributing their estate in the manner of the will on your own, it's a better idea to hire a probate lawyer to help you with your task. If you have never hired a probate lawyer before, here are some tips on finding the right one to suit your needs. Read More 

How A Personal Injury Lawyer Helps In Slip And Fall Cases In Front Of A Business

Slip and fall injuries on icy sidewalks are very common but painful and may occur throughout many areas of a city. When they occur in front of a business, the injured party may be open to lawsuits for compensation from that business. However, they'll need a good personal injury lawyer to protect them from potential defenses that may come from the business attempting to avoid lawsuit claims. Slip and Fall Injuries on Ice Are Common Read More 

What Victims Need To Know About Dog Bite Personal Injuries

When you are bitten by a dog, the dog's owner is almost always legally responsible. Even minor bites can create a host of medical and financial problems. Read on for some tips on handling a dog bite personal injury situation. 1. Most of the time, owners take their responsibilities very seriously, and not all dogs are dangerous. Unfortunately, even dogs that have never caused problems before can become unpredictable and attack an innocent person. Read More 

How To Decide Whether To File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a process that's commonly used by individuals to restructure their debts. This means they typically hold onto their assets, but their creditors will likely take a reduced amount of what's owed. For example, you might ask the court to impose a 20% cut on your creditors. The net effect would be that you'd enter into a payment plan that would honor 80% of the original debts, and then the judge would discharge the remaining 20% once the plan was completed. Read More