What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution And Why Does It Matter?

29 May 2019
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Alternative dispute resolution is a process used to address conflicts that have the potential to become civil court cases. The goal of using an alternative approach is to ensure that a matter does not become adjudicated unless the issues at hand prove to be extremely intractable. In fact, if ADR is a reasonable choice in a situation, a judge may push hard for both parties to consider it and proceed in good faith before humoring a civil case. Read More 

You’ve Been Served With Divorce Papers. Now What?

20 March 2019
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Being told that your partner wants a divorce may come as a shock, even if you felt the marriage wasn't in the best of shape anyhow. It's important to understand what your rights are before you agree to anything. Let's take a look at what you need to know before you respond to a petition for divorce. Was the Paperwork Handled Properly? The process of divorce begins with the filing of a petition by one of the two spouses in a marriage. Read More 

Not So Fast: Understanding How Adversarial Actions Might Affect Your Bankruptcy

22 January 2019
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In most cases, a chapter 7 bankruptcy is a smooth and easy process that is over in a matter of a few months. Unless you run into problems, the average chapter 7 filing takes approximately 4-6 months from filing to final discharge. Unfortunately, problems can occur during the process that can lengthen that time estimate considerably. Read on to find out how adversarial actions during bankruptcy can cause delays. What Are Adversarial Actions? Read More 

Considering A Wheelie On Your Motorcycle? Think Again

4 December 2018
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As a motorcycle enthusiast, there's perhaps no maneuver that is more thrilling than a wheelie. As you rock your bike up onto its rear tire, you'll feel like a true stunt professional. However, unless you're doing this on private property or on a racetrack where such behavior is permitted, this isn't a move that you should consider. Whether you're moving quickly on the highway or just cruising down a quiet street, a wheelie is a bad idea. Read More 

Accounting For Future Medical Bills In A Personal Injury Claim

1 October 2018
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There is nothing as disappointing as getting compensated for a personal injury only to learn that you still have future medical care that the compensation didn't cover. You can avoid the disappointment by working with an experienced personal injury attorney who will ensure that you are compensated both for your past and future damages. Here are some of the cases in which you may need compensation for future medical-related damages. Read More