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The Basic Principles and Steps of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Using bankruptcy to receive debt relief is a smart move for many people. While some people benefit from Chapter 7, others benefit from Chapter 13. Your attorney can determine which branch you should use. If the attorney suggests Chapter 13, it is likely because that is the branch that would provide the most relief to you. If you plan to use this branch, here are the basic principles and steps you will follow. Read More 

Medical Misdiagnosis: When Does It Count as Malpractice?

While misdiagnoses are rare events, they make up a substantial portion of medical malpractice cases. A misdiagnosis can occur when you're never correctly diagnosed, you're diagnosed too late or you're diagnosed with the wrong condition. Doctors use a combination of clinical findings, medical imaging, and lab tests to find the correct diagnosis. Unfortunately, this process sometimes fails to find it. A misdiagnosis can result in unnecessary medical treatments or injury. If you think you may have been misdiagnosed, read on to learn the three components of when it counts as malpractice. Read More 

How Attorneys Can Help People During a Divorce

Marriages often start off happy, but sometimes, they can lead to both spouses having all sorts of conflicts. If a divorce is imminent and you need assistance, consider hiring a divorce attorney. You'll then gain access to these helpful services.  Asset Management and Distribution  Divorces are very stressful to deal with from a financial perspective, especially if it's hard to decide who the assets belong to. Instead of dealing with this process with your former partner, it may be smart to hire a divorce attorney. Read More 

What Can A Personal Injury Attorney Do For You?

When you are pursuing a personal injury case, it's important to understand what a personal injury attorney can and can't do for you. Here are five aspects of that issue you should know about before you retain personal injury attorney services. Can Handle Most of the Paperwork To be clear, a lot of the work in an injury case tends to be assembling and presenting documentation. A personal injury attorney usually employs at least one person who helps them with nothing but loads of tasks such as making copies, filing things away, reading reports, and mailing stuff out. Read More 

2 Questions About Tests When Being Pulled Over For A DUI

Police officers have the right to pull anybody over that they suspect to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol while driving. If you find yourself in this situation and they are asking for a breathalyzer or field sobriety test, you likely have some questions about what will happen and what you can do. Can You Decline A Breathalyzer Test? If the police officer asks you to take a breathalyzer test after being pulled over, it is normal to have hesitations about taking this test and what the police officer will see. Read More