Tax Advice: What You Can And Cannot Do This Late In The Year, And What You Should Do

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Tax advice in December seems so arbitrary, but really, it is not. There are still some good things you can do right now to offset what you earned and possibly do better on your taxes. There are things you can and cannot do—and plenty of things you should do—before you file your taxes for this year. You Cannot Take a Deduction for Your Holiday Travels Nice try, but traveling for the holidays is not a tax deduction.

3 December 2018

What to Expect from Your Car Accident Lawyer

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A car accident, especially one that causes injury, can turn your life upside down. When the accident is not your fault, you should not have to deal with the aftermath on your own—the very best thing that you can do is hire an experienced and reputable car accident lawyer to represent you. Many people fail to hire a lawyer because they think they can't afford it, but almost all car accident lawyers work on contingency, so you don't have to pay a dime out of your own pocket.

22 October 2018

3 Things You Should Never Do After Hiring A Workers' Compensation Lawyer

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You probably made the right decision when hiring a lawyer to help you with your workers' compensation case. Now, it's important to continue making the right decisions while your lawyer is helping you handle your case. These are some of the decisions that you should not make after hiring an attorney. 1. Withhold Information from Your Attorney There might be some facts about your workplace accident that you might not really want to share with anyone, such as if you were doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing at the time of the accident or if you think that you might have failed your drug test.

13 September 2018

5 Tips For Handling The Logistics Of Divorce

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A divorce means different things to different people. In most cases, it will take some adjustment to get used to life after divorce, depending on how long you were married, whether or not you had children, whether you stopped working while married, etc. Many people will find the first few years after a divorce to be particularly chaotic. Disagreements and disappointments will be many. This is because most people don't know how to handle the logistics brought on by divorce.

6 August 2018

Examples Of Emotional Cruelty That May Be Grounds For Divorce

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Married couples choose to get divorced for a long list of reasons. Sometimes, there will be a catalyst event — for example, one spouse cheats on his or her partner, who decides then and there that divorce is the way to proceed. In other cases, something may simmer along for a while before one spouse decides that he or she has had enough. This is often the case with what divorce attorneys call "

30 May 2018

How To Select The Right Jury

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Your lawyer will surely be involved in helping you select the right jury for a case. However, there are some things you should be aware of so that you can help confirm the correct choices.  Not Prejudiced Unfortunately, many citizens are prejudiced in some way. They may have implicit favor towards people of a specific race, gender, or social class. Getting the truth about these feelings can be tough, but do try to ask questions that would weed out someone who is biased against you.

30 May 2018

An Overview Of Strict Liability Crime

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What It Is In most cases, a crime is only a crime if you intentionally committed the criminal act; the lack of intention or knowledge can be a defense in many cases. For example, if you are accused of stealing someone's phone, you may be able to defend yourself successfully if you can prove that you honestly believed that the phone was yours (maybe you had a similar model in the same color).

4 April 2018