Various Specialties Of Law

4 Important Decisions You Can Make With Estate Planning

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Many people choose to put off planning for the future because they’re fearful about making important decisions. It can also be stressful and upsetting to talk about illness and death. It’s important to have a plan in place so that your wishes are respected. Take a look at the following information to better understand some of the important decisions that can be made with the help of estate planning lawyers.  Read More»

Divorce Can Wreak Havoc On Your Emotions: 4 Steps To Regain Control

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Divorce can take its toll on your emotions. Unfortunately, when your emotions get out of control, it can be difficult for you to concentrate on the issues at hand. It can also make it difficult for you to make important decisions. Let your attorney take care of the legal issues, while you take care of your emotional well-being. Here are some steps you can take to help you through the emotional healing process. Read More»

Interested In Law Enforcement Or The Legal Field? Consider Becoming A Bailiff

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If you’ve ever considered seeking a career in the law enforcement industry, but don’t have the physique (or desire) to join a police force, you may have a viable alternative career as a bailiff. These court employees may have the authority to transport prisoners, break up courtroom battles, and even serve legal documents to parties being sued or subpoenaed. Read on to learn more about this vocation and its duties and responsibilities to help you make a fully informed decision. Read More»

Pain And Suffering/Wrongful Death Damages: Differences In American And Canadian Law

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Even if you hire a lawyer licensed to litigate personal injury lawsuits in both the United States and Canada, how much you or your beneficiaries can recover in non-pecuniary (pain and suffering) damages depends on which side of the border you live on. Despite similarities in their laws, each country has some differences in the kinds of damages you can claim and the amount a court can award for pain and suffering or wrongful death. Read More»

3 Things To Consider Before Accepting A Plea Bargain

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Being charged with a crime and going through the whole court process can be scary and stressful. In many cases defendants are offered plea bargains, which can help avoid having to go to trial. In some cases plea bargains are a good idea, while in other situations it may be a better idea to decline the plea deal and have your day in court. Consider the following when contemplating accepting a plea bargain: Read More»