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Did You Really Know You Were Making A False Statement To A Government Official?

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Lying to a federal government official is a crime. A person who makes a materially false statement both willfully and knowingly could face felony charges. A person who accidentally or unknowingly makes or, worse, is tricked into putting forth false statements may be found innocent in a court of law. A skilled defense attorney would have to provide clear evidence and a compelling argument the defendant never had intentions to deceive. Dumping Toxic Chemicals and Subsequent False Statements A business may be required to dispose of certain toxic...

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What Are Your Options When You’re Hit By An Uninsured Trucker?

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If you have recently been injured in a collision in which a semi or heavy duty truck driver was at fault, you may be wondering about your financial (and legal) next steps. Although the other driver’s trucking insurance should help compensate you for any medical expenses incurred, there are a few situations in which this coverage may be compromised — and in some cases, the trucker may even be driving without a valid insurance policy. In this case, you will likely need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver to...

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3 Things To Know When Starting The Divorce Process

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Divorces are never easy. If you have never been through one, it can be especially challenging. When you start the process, it is important that you understand certain things about it to keep your expectations realistic.  There Are No Winners Some people go into the divorce process expecting to be declared the winner. However, there is rarely such thing as a winner and loser in the divorce.  The more decisions that need to be made about the end of your marriage, the less likely it is that you will walk away with everything that you...

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Filing For Divorce? 4 Reasons Mediation May Be In Your Best Interest

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Now that you’re going through a divorce, you’ve probably given a lot of thought about a settlement. You might have even given some thought to what you’re willing to give so that you can get what you want. Your attorney may have discussed mediation with you. Before you say no to mediation, take a look at how it may benefit you. Less Expensive Than a Trial Sitting down with a mediator can save you hundreds of dollars on your legal fees, especially if you only need a couple of sessions to iron out the details. Your attorney...

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Keeping All Of The Receipts And Paperwork: Evidence Needed In Product Liability Class Actions

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Manufactures and sellers of all products are legally responsible for providing honest, and clear representation of their products. Product liability class actions are filed when consumers experience harm from the design, manufacturing or sale of a certain product. These cases offer the second-highest median amount of compensation for damages at approximately $300,000; however, to successfully file and build a strong case, it is important to keep all of the receipts and paperwork. Standard Evidence Required for Filing a Case As most cases can...

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Wait! Don’t Sign That Contract Without Knowing A Few Dos And Don’ts

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Written and unwritten contracts are an important part of the legal system. They form the basis of many personal and business transactions between two or more parties. Before you enter into a legally binding contract, especially when money is involved, you want to take steps to avoid any legal entanglements by having a basic understanding of what to do and not to do.  Read It–All Of It! If someone hands you a contract, never sign it without first reading through it. Read it a second time to make sure you understand it. You should...

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Addressing Potential Problems With Joint Custody

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You and your spouse are divorcing and have decided you want to share custody of your children. Be aware that there are two types of joint custody: legal and physical. Joint custody in both types can have some inherent problems that it’s best to have your attorneys address in the divorce documents. That will protect both of you from issues that may develop in the future as you move on with your lives.  About Legal & Physical Custody When divorcing parents first begin considering shared custody, they typically focus on the...

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Get Informed And Find Justice – Questions To Ask Your Medical Malpractice Attorney

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Finding yourself in a situation where you need to seek out the services of a medical malpractice attorney can be stressful for a variety of reasons. You may have just lost a loved one or your health may hang in the balance. You may feel totally unfamiliar with the situation. You may be overwhelmed by a complex legal system. Luckily, there are steps you can take to stay ahead. Below is a guide to some questions you should ask your medical malpractice lawyer. Following these suggestions will put you in a position where you can feel informed and...

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Six Steps To Take Before Your Divorce

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If you are convinced that there is no way to fix your broken marriage, you are considering getting a divorce. Before taking this final step, however, there are six pertinent steps you should take in order to protect yourself in a court of law. 1. Consult an Attorney You need to know your legal rights and responsibilities, and the best and only way to do this is to consult an attorney, such as Wright & Wayment, PLLC, that is well versed in divorce law or family law. If you make any moves without speaking with a lawyer, you could damage...

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Prenuptial Agreements: Why Every Business Owner Needs One

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If you are a business owner and you are going to get married, you need a professionally contracted prenuptial agreement from an attorney. There are a lot of things that could affect your business badly if you get divorced eventually and you didn’t have the agreement in place. A commercial litigation professional is best for this job. Everything that you own will also be your spouses the minute the two of you finalize your vows, unless you protect it. The lawyer will make sure that the following things are protected before the wedding....

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