Labor Day Weekend DWI Crackdown

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With the upcoming holiday weekend, people have more time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. Most people have a three-day weekend to get a last beach trip in for the summer or a short vacation. College students are heading back to school and celebrating the beginning of a new school year while … Continued

What is the meeting of creditors?

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In times of financial crisis, individuals may feel like they have no other options available to them. However, there are bankruptcy options that can help to improve your financial future. Before filing for bankruptcy, it is best to consult an attorney in order to decide the best way possible to fix your financial problem. The … Continued

NJ Considers Dismissal of Outdated Minor Municipal Offenses

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In New Jersey state, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner issued an order that will introduce hearings to consider the dismissal of unresolved cases involving minor municipal offenses that are more than 15 years old. On July 19, the order was filed on behalf of the Supreme Court. The Administrative Office of the Courts found hundreds of … Continued

What options do individuals have when filing for bankruptcy?

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If trouble with finances continues to pile up, it may be time to consider your bankruptcy options. Through bankruptcy, individuals are able to create a financial plan to mend their finances and prepare for a better future ahead of them. Although bankruptcy may have a bad stigma, it is not something to avoid at all … Continued

Wells Fargo Foreclosure Mishap: A Cautionary Tale About Needing an Attorney

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Over time, helping people hold onto their lives with bankruptcy has expanded to a more complicated thing than just knowing bankruptcy laws. To really help someone in financial trouble, a lawyer needs to know about lending laws, consumer protection laws, and property ownership laws. Wells Fargo now admits that a computer error incorrectly calculated about … Continued

How can I be punished for shoplifting?

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When individuals are faced with charges of shoplifting, they can face serious consequences. Shoplifting is a crime. It is not taken lightly. Depending on the specific situation, it could lead to a variety of changes that could alter your life. For shoplifting charges, the penalties mostly depend on the value of the item that was … Continued

Do you have Essure Birth Control? Read this now!

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750,000 women in the US could be injured by a birth control device that is no longer being sold. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure involves implanting a soft, flexible insert is placed into each of fallopian tube. Essure was approved by the FDA in 2002.  However, the device was associated with a number of risks, … Continued

New Jersey Postpones Marijuana Prosecutions

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On July 25, New Jersey’s Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal halted all municipal prosecutions of marijuana cases until at least Sept. 4. He will examine the decriminalization of the drug in the meantime. Grewal sent a memo to county and municipal prosecutors that announced he will issue a directive by the end of next month. … Continued

How can I claim social security disability?

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When people are faced with an accident or sudden illness, it can greatly impact their lives. They may not be able to continue performing their usual job due to the effects of their accident or illness. If you cannot work and your source of income is lost, this can lead to even more changes in … Continued

What rights do nursing home residents have?

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As you go through life, sometimes it’s not manageable to care for your parents and your children while continuing to maintain your own lifestyle. Nursing homes are a great way to give your loved ones the attention and care that they deserve. Services are in place to provide adequate care for elders in these homes. … Continued