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Are you interested in the legal field, but don’t have the time and resources to invest in getting a law degree and taking the bar exam? There are career options that are available to you even if you didn’t take the bar. In fact, even those people who finished their law degrees don’t become lawyers automatically, but still get job opportunities in the legal field. A...

The redundancy process is often a tough situation to be in. As an employer, it is not easy to let go of your employees, but sometimes it cannot be avoided. Redundancy happens when you have to fire an employee because there are no more jobs left, the manpower is replaced by machinery, or the business is changing location. However, you don’t have to let go of your trusted...

Going through the process of divorce is one of the most challenging situations you can ever face. Nobody enters a marriage thinking that they’d get divorce and that their commitment won’t last a lifetime. However, it is sometimes the only option for you to move forward in life. When you’re dealing with this tough situation, here are three people you need...

Even the strongest man cannot claim that the reality of failed relationships does not affect them. When it comes to divorce, no one can escape the pain — not even the manliest man. Gavin M. Hecker, a contributor for divorce blog Divorcedguygrinning.com, acknowledges this truth. During this turbulent time in his life, he fell victim to a whirlwind of emotions. With too...

It has been months since your spouse left you without giving notice. You honestly believe that he will come back and has a good explanation for why he left and didn’t contact you. Months have turned into a year and you think he has left you for good and does not intend to come back. You decided to accept this fact, forget about him, and move on to a new life. Get Things...

It's estimated that over 90% of all criminal cases never go to trial. The defendant simply pleads guilty rather than taking their chances in front of a jury… and who can blame them? A conviction often has life changing consequences for the accused. By taking a plea bargain, you can minimize the negative impact this case will have both on your present and your...

It is important to have the contact number of a trusted commercial lawyer. There is an inherent need for business owners to have a lawyer in times of confusion, and when you would need consultation regarding legal aspects of running your business. Commercial law applies to the aspect of a business that deals with the different rights and relations, as well as the manner...

If you are planning to get married and you have substantial wealth to bring into the relationship, it may be a good idea to safeguard those things you earned by yourself from potential loss should your marriage end. With the divorce rate increasing at an alarming pace, sometimes it pays to draw the line right from the start. Prenuptial Agreements Also known as premarital...

In general, embezzlement laws in Texas fall under theft laws. However, it is basically financial theft of a defendant who is an employee of the plaintiff. Embezzlement occurs when an employee entrusted with her or his employer’s resources—financial or otherwise—steals some or all of those resources. It is often classified as a white collar crime, but doesn’t have...

When you start thinking and planning for a divorce, two of the first questions you probably have are these: “How soon can I be divorced?” and “How much of my time and my life will be wrapped up in this experience?” You’ve probably heard of the horror stories of a divorce that drags on for years, but this is not always the case. For some, though, divorce takes...