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Whether it’s a civil or criminal case, meeting with your lawyer or even a team of lawyers can be daunting. And for some people, it can even be scary. Even if you know that you’re innocent, meeting with a legal team can be intimidating. But knowing what to prepare and how to prepare for it can help you make the most of your initial consultation. Consider these tips...

Law firms, insurance companies, and healthcare facilities alike rely on the expertise of nurse consultants because of their ability to bridge the gap between the medical profession and the rest of world. It’s one of the many factors why institutions — even those not mentioned — look to legal nurses for help. Aside from handling legal matters, nurse consultants can...

Ever had that experience where your friends called and said to meet up at a restaurant for dinner, and you had to pause and think what excuse you could come up with without letting them know that you couldn’t afford it? And it wasn’t exactly the Four Seasons. Being broke is tough. All those feelings of regret and embarrassment, those awkward situations you’d sooner...

An arrest will require your calm mind. When you are calm throughout the process, you will have the presence of mind to ask for your Illinois lawyer. How do you choose one that will help secure a favorable outcome? Here is a quick guide: Area of Practice For road or other such accidents in IL, you will need a personal injury lawyer. If the police charge you with a more...

While divorce decrees are final, this does not mean that they are not open to modification. The court allows adjustments to help one or both parties cope with the considerable changes in their life. You or your spouse can file a petition to amend the original decree or modify rights and obligations in child support, alimony, or child custody. County divorce attorneys in...

From Hollywood to a regular nine-to-five job, age discrimination in the workplace is prevalent in America. Efforts, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), have been enacted to discourage such instances and protect people aged 40 and above from an unequal work environment. The problem is that some people don’t even realize they’re a victim...

After months (or even years) of thinking about it, you finally reached a decision – you want to sell or buy a property. The reason it took you this long to decide was simple: real estate is a serious investment. Because of its precarious nature, only the wisest decisions will do. To ensure your security, it is also important to have someone in charge of the necessary...

Divorce can be a long and complicated process, especially if there is too much conflict in the relationship. Fortunately, there are few things you can do to make it a little less stressful and difficult. Cooperation, of course, is the best advice, but there are other things to consider in simplifying the process. Dedicate Time and Effort Handling divorce requires time...

Without paralegals, lawyers will have to perform all the tasks related to a case by themselves. This is the primary reason why the job outlook for paralegals is high, and why more and more law firms are in the hunt for these professionals. Add to that these three facts you most likely did not know about them, and you probably would want a career as a paralegal.They...

When something happened to you that resulted in you sustaining injuries due to another person’s or party’s fault, you should consider having an injury lawyer on your team. However, not all personal injury lawyers work with ethics, so it is a must you choose the right one right off the bat. This way, you can increase your chances of getting the claim you will file,...