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Why Do Individuals Accused of a Crime Have Rights?

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A person who is facing criminal charges in the United States still has rights. If you have been accused of committing a crime, that means you are entitled to mount a defense. The problem for most defendants is that they do not have extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system. Even if you have been…

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Understanding Breach of Contracts

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According to FindLaw, a business contract establishes certain obligations that are fulfilled by the parties who agreed. A contract exists when there is an offer and an acceptance of that offer. The contract should clearly state what each party is going to do and the time frame they will do it. A “breach” of contract…

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Eminent Domain

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As defined by, eminent domain is the power of the federal or state government to take private property for a public purpose, even if the property owner objects. The “Takings Clause” under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution allows the government to take private property if the taking is for public use and the…

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Paternity Rights

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Having a baby is an exciting time for parents but having a baby when the parents are unwed can become difficult especially for the biological father. A child born to unmarried parents does not mean that the biological father is considered the legal father. The father must establish a legal relationship with the child before…

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Workers’ Compensation

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When an employee is injured at work or on the job, workers’ compensation may provide them with benefits, rehabilitation or even supplemental income if deemed appropriate. Ultimately, these benefits are purposed to help a worker return to their job. Yet, there are many questions surrounding workers’ compensation, beginning with when to file a claim and how…

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Your Construction Defect Claim

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While no new construction project is perfect, there is an expectation on behalf of the buyer to have work performed in a reasonable manner. Thus, when there is a failure to construct or oversee the construction of a building in a way that causes it to fail, a buyer might be able to file a construction…

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Estate Planning

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Though many assume that estate planning begins and ends with a last will and testament, there are numerous responsibilities and tasks that an estate-planning attorney takes on. This includes drafting living trusts and developing plans to mitigate or avoid estate taxes. The estate-planning attorney also handles one’s life savings and assets, specifically making sure that these are…

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Defend Your Business With Employment Law

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When it comes to employment law, one is perhaps more inclined to think of the rights of employees. Yet, the rights and responsibilities of employers are equally important, as they are given the right to appoint and dismiss workers in accordance with proper procedures and to expect reasonable performance from employees (Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland).…

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Avoid The Courtroom With Collaborative Law

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By all accounts, divorce is difficult, as couples face life-altering decisions relating to child custody, support and property division. Yet, when parties are willing to forego the attitude of “fight and win,” Find Law explains that a collaborative divorce is a process of troubleshooting and problem solving through effective mediation and counsel. Without question, individuals…

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Domestic Violence: When A Loved One Becomes A Threat

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In the arena of family law in Georgia, the term domestic violence is used when someone living in a home harms another individual, attempts to harm them or gives them reason to believe that they might be harmed. As such, types of family or domestic violence include battery, assault, stalking, criminal damage to one’s property,…

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