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Factors That Determine Whether You Can Keep Two Cars During Bankruptcy

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Keeping a car during bankruptcy is possible. Keeping two cars is also possible but harder than keeping one motor vehicle. Here are three factors that play a part in determining whether you can keep both vehicles: The Amount of Equity on Your Car Normally, motor vehicle exemption protects a certain amount of car equity from your trustee’s hands. Your car’s equity is the difference between its worth and what you still owe on it.…

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4 Signs It Is Time for a Divorce

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If you have been thinking about divorce for a while but haven’t quite made the decision, it can be hard knowing when it is time. There are some signs that might indicate now is the right time to see a lawyer and file for divorce, including the following. You Don’t Get Emotional about the Thought of Divorce You might have noticed that when you used to think about divorcing your spouse, you went through a series of emotions.…

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Would Failing To Properly Administer Birth Control Be Classified As Wrongful Life Or Medical Malpractice?

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An article on the Newser website details an unfortunate situation where a woman was given a flu shot rather than her normal birth control medication and became pregnant as a result. While the article states the woman has filed a wrongful life lawsuit against the health clinic that made the mistake, this type of error may be better litigated as a general medical malpractice. Here’s more information about these two legal theories to help you understand why.…

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Urban Agriculture: What You Need To Know About Raising Honey Bees

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Urban agriculture is becoming more and more popular these days. For some, this may come in the form of rooftop gardens. For others, it may come in the form of a hipster hen house. For those who enjoy fresh and organic honey, beekeeping may come into play. Read on to learn more about hipster beekeeping and the effect local and state laws may have on your fun. Are Bees Dangerous Animals?…

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What Must Be Proven To Charge A Person With Burglary?

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When a person commits burglary, he enters a home or other building illegally with the intent to commit a crime. Being charged with a burglary is considered a felony and remains on a person’s permanent record. To charge a person with burglary, there are different factors that must be proven. This involves providing evidence to show that each aspect of a burglary occurred and convincing the court system that it happened.…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports For Children From Divorced Families

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Summer is here and parents everywhere are planning vacations and travel. For parents who are either recently divorced or who are undergoing a divorce, this can be a tricky time. Getting a passport for your child either during a divorce or after a recent divorce settlement can involve getting the cooperation of your ex-spouse. The commonly asked questions and answers found below can help you get the passport for your child before your upcoming summer vacation.…

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The Consequences, And The Hidden Consequences, Of A DWI Charge

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The consequences of a DWI/DUI reach further than most people know. These types of charges can literally ruin someone’s life. They’re not the kind of charges that fade away after their court ordered consequences have ended. First Time Offense Penalties The penalties for a DWI vary by state, but in general, here’s what you can face for a first time offense. Fines – First offenses often come with a fine. That fine can range from a couple of hundred dollars to closer to one-thousand dollars.…

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Preparing For Life After Workplace Injury

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Being injured on the job can create a lot of uncertain scenarios. Is the injury permanent? Could it come back in a few years? Will your employer be able to help years after you’ve left the company? The answer to those questions depends on the nature of the injury and how well the situation was negotiated immediately after the injury. If you’re dealing with a workplace injury condition now, make sure to think about a few issues that could come up later and ways to prepare yourself for future difficulty.…

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What To Do If Injured While Riding As A Motorcycle Passenger

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If you were injured as a motorcycle passenger, you could have a viable claim for a personal injury lawsuit (contact a local motorcycle accident attorney in that case). Liability could be on the person driving the motorcycle, another driver involved in causing the accident, or defective equipment. Here is what you need to know about each situation. Accidents Not Involving Other Vehicles Injuries that occur without another vehicle involved will put the blame on the driver of the motorcycle.…

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Using Your Right To Silence While In Custody

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If you have been arrested, you should know that you can invoke your right to silence at any time. This right exists primarily so you can have an effective defense against criminal charges by not incriminating yourself, and so that you can benefit from legal counsel. It Is Part of the Constitution The 5th amendment of the US constitution gives you the right to remain silent, and the 6th amendment gives you the right to have a lawyer present during questioning.…

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