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3 Things You Should Know About Codicils For Your Will

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When you create your last will and testament, it should clearly state your wishes. While these wishes will reflect your current situation, there is a good chance that in a few years these wishes will change. When this happens, your lawyer might suggest making a codicil to the will, and here are three things you may want to know about codicils and wills. What is a codicil? After creating a will, this legal document will be used if you pass away, and it will help your family know what to do with your belongings. Read More»

Were You Injured In Your Rental Home?

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When you hear the term ‘slip and fall’ injury, you might think about someone falling on a recently mopped floor in a grocery store or other public establishment. However, what happens when you slip and fall in your own home because your landlord can be described by another term known as a ‘slumlord’? Here are some tips to help you get the compensation you deserve for being injured in an unmaintained rental home. Read More»

3 Tips To Prepare Yourself For Your DWI Trial

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If you have recently been pulled over, arrested, and charged with driving while under the influence (DWI), you are probably incredibly nervous about your upcoming court date. Although you might not want to think about it, it’s important to realize that more and more jurisdictions are cracking down on DWI offenders, and you could be facing probation, loss of your driver’s license, stiff penalties and fines, and even jail time. Read More»

How To Get The Maximum Trade-In Value For Your Car Following A Crash

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It’s commonly believed that being victim of a car accident is “better” than being responsible for it. While this is true to a certain extent, victims aren’t necessarily protected against all negative consequences. Consider, for example, a scenario in which another driver hits your car and it’s determined that you weren’t at fault. Normally, the payment of all related repairs by the other party should be the end of the story, but this isn’t always the case, especially if you decide to trade in your car. Read More»

Three Common Myths Surrounding Slip-and-Fall Accident Cases

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If you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall, it’s important to understand the legal process behind settlement and compensation. Here are the three most common slip-and-fall accident myths. Myth #1: Slips-and-Falls Are Always Covered by Home Insurance When it comes to homeowner’s insurance, the only slip-and-fall accidents they’ll pay for are ones that were caused by the negligence of the homeowner. While this can sometimes be difficult to prove, it is possible to prove negligence if there is proper documentation and witnesses. Read More»