Category Archives: General Interest

No Mistakes, No Loopholes: Five Crucial Steps to Drafting the Perfect Legal Contract

Although every contract might be different, they all have certain common threads. Those are known as the elements of the contract. To be enforceable, the contract must contain five essential elements. Offer There must be a clear and unequivocal offer … Continue reading

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White Collar Crimes You Might Not Even Know You’re Guilty Of

When most people think of white collar crimes, they think of Wall Street, or corporate executives making illegal stock transactions or reporting erroneous earnings. While this is certainly correct in many instances, there are other forms of white collar crimes … Continue reading

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Investigation Finds Widespread Fraud in Car Industry

I’m shocked. The AP  reports that an investigation of the car industry by the Federal Trade Commission, the DOJ, and state prosecutors found “widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings.” It says the probe “resulted in 252 … Continue reading

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Under Control – How to Handle an Emotional Legal Battle

When family problems lead to a legal dispute, emotions flare, causing those involved to become tense, sad, angry, and uncertain at various times throughout the ordeal. While it is natural for family members to experience extreme mood swings, it is … Continue reading

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Personal Injury 101: Understanding the Legal Effects in a Pedestrian Related Car Accident

Car accidents are complex. If they involve a pedestrian, they can be even more complex. Below are a few of the things that you need to know if you’re involved in such an accident. Who are the Parties? At the … Continue reading

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Could Taxes on Alcohol Cause DUI Numbers to Drop?

Even though the laws against drunk driving have tightened, people still continue to get behind the wheel while drunk. People who drink and drive place not only themselves at risk, but they also place everyone else around them in danger … Continue reading

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CFPB Study Finds Mandatory Arbitration Harms Consumers

The National Law Journal reports in depth on a new study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which contradicts arguments that mandatory arbitration can prove beneficial for consumers. According to the article, the study found that in a two-year period, consumers “won … Continue reading

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Your 2015 Spring (Property) Cleaning Guide

It’s that time of year again: Spring cleaning is upon us. With the arrival of spring, many of us take the opportunity to open up the windows, clean out our attics and basements and start the new season fresh. But … Continue reading

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How to Get Fully Compensated After Being in an Accident

Once a person has been hurt in an accident, it can be hard to tell where to turn. In many cases, they may find that they are having a tough time dealing with the insurance companies. During this time, those … Continue reading

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Law And Finance: Five Offenses That Could Cost A Lot Of Money

Breaking the law always comes with negative consequences, but some offenses can cost more than others. In addition to the revocation of certain privileges and possible jail time, many offenses can cost major dollars. Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Driving … Continue reading

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