What is Probate? How Can a Will Simplify the Process?

Probate is a legal, court-supervised, and authorized process that is sometimes mandated to validate a deceased person's will so that their wishes are to be carried out by an executor named in the will. Probate is the process of distributing a deceased person's estate...

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Can a Criminal Conviction Keep You From Finding a Job?

Job hunting can be exceedingly stressful as it is, considering the inferiority of one’s circumstances and the pressure he/she is under. The thought of under-employment or perhaps no employment because of a past criminal conviction haunting you is...

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New Year, Fresh Start

The 2020 pandemic has impacted so many people around the world. No matter how challenging the year was, you can always start again. We've entered 2021, a new year, a new decade. And it's time to get a fresh crack at resolutions. Whether the resolutions are...

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Common Aspects of Joint Custody of Children

Joint custody is a parental care arrangement that allows a child to live with each parent after the parents are separated or divorced. Most judges prefer the decision of joint custody arrangements as it serves a young one’s best interests.For couples,...

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What Are My Miranda Rights

Thanks to the result of the U. S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, police are required to recite an individual’s Constitutional rights before any questioning takes place.Knowing what your rights are is important, especially if you ever find yourself...

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Why Should You Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney?

If you fall into legal trouble, it is very important that you hire a criminal defense attorney to defend yourself. In many situations, a defense attorney has the expertise to protect your rights. Public defenders are conscientious, experienced, and...

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Co-Parenting Tips For Recently Divorced Parents

We've attempted to provide some insight and tips on co-parenting children for recently divorced couples and we hope that this post helps bridge any gaps in parental communication. Just because parents have chosen to live separately does not mean that children cannot...

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What You Should Know If You Are Arrested?

Can Cops Arrest You Without a Warrant?For the most part, a warrant isn't required to arrest someone if there is a reasonable justification that an individual has committed a crime. If you are detained by the police, you should ask why you were stopped and...

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3 Ways To Reduce Financial Stress

Amidst the global pandemic we are facing today, finances have become a matter of concern for most people. While it is bound to happen, considering the uncertainties of today’s economy, worrying about money still does not take you anywhere.You can...

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