Category Archives: General Interest

Practicing Law: What New Interns Should Know About Office Culture

Starting your first law internship is an exciting time. This is your chance to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom, and see the law firsthand. Unfortunately, many interns are initially surprised by the lack of excitement they find at … Continue reading

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What You Should Tell Your Personal Injury Lawyer

When someone needs a personal injury lawyer, it can come at a time filled with confusion and concern. Therefore, it’s best to make sure that you know what to tell your personal injury lawyer when the time comes to begin … Continue reading

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Student Loan Debt Can Jeopardize Seniors’ Retirement

A recent article in the Dallas Morning News gave me pause — I hadn’t thought about how many senior citizens still owed money on student loans. Of course, most of these people went back to school at an older age … Continue reading

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Five Options for Those Who Can’t Afford to Hire a Lawyer

Legal issues cause stress for anyone—even if you can afford to hire a lawyer or pay legal fees. However, if you find yourself in legal trouble and can’t afford to pay, you may find yourself in a bind. Luckily, if … Continue reading

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In a Corner: Best Ways to Get out of Debt Fast

When you are deeply in debt, you need to find a way to get out of it as fast as you can. Your debt does not have to hold you back in life, but you need to make sure you … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, and Happy Birthday to me and to my friends Lisa, Martha, Melissa, Marissa, Haidar, and everyone else who shares this fun birthdate. Be safe out there tonight.

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Clearing the Confusion: The Power of Attorney Explained

The choice of creating a power of attorney is a critical decision. This can be difficult because there is much confusion as to what power of attorney truly means. It is important that one understands the definition, legal rights, and … Continue reading

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All Families Need to Have the Financial “Talk”

If you have an older loved-one, please read this article in the Dallas Morning News about having a frank financial talk with that person. This is something that must be done before any form or senility sets in. I encourage … Continue reading

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Have You Been Wrongfully Hurt at Work? How an Injury Lawyer Can Help You Get Justice

If you work in the United States and are injured on the job, whether from broken bones or an occupational disease, you are entitled to receive compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Each state has a workers’ compensation … Continue reading

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Been Injured? When Is It Appropriate To Contact A Lawyer?

An injury can occur at any time, on the job, during medical treatment or when engaging in ordinary activities. The injury may be a result of someone’s actions or neglect of proper procedures in regard to safeguarding other people. In … Continue reading

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