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When Bail Is Set: Factors That Go In To Establishing Bail

When a judge sets bail when you have been charged with a crime, there are a number of reasons for this. You are expected to show up in court for all court dates and bail is a way to ensure that you make it back into court. If you don't show up for your next court date and you have paid bail, you can end up forfeiting your bail amount to the court. Read More 

What Should You Do If You See Someone You Know Getting Arrested?

Seeing someone you know get arrested can be a frightening experience even if you aren't in any sort of trouble. However, you need to remain calm so that you can help the person instead of making the situation worse. Here's what you should do if you see someone you know getting arrested. Stay Calm Any sort of arrest is a tense situation. Don't make things more chaotic by losing your cool. Read More 

FAQs About Tax Fraud And Filing For Divorce

In divorce negotiations, one of the topics that can be often overlooked is taxes. Unfortunately, failure to discuss how the taxes will be handled with your soon-to-be ex could result in problems for you down the road. More importantly, you could be held responsible for any tax fraud that is committed by your spouse. To protect yourself, here is what you need to know.   How Could Filing Your Return Lead to Problems? Read More 

Getting Away From An Abuser: What You Need To Know

Is the person you are dating abusing you? If he or she has hurt you in more than one way, you may be trying to get out of the relationship get away from them because you are fearful they will hurt you again. If you are concerned about your safety, it is important to seek help from various sources. It is possible to get away from an abuser, but you will need to follow some steps if you would like to get through the process as safely and stress-free as possible. Read More 

How Truck Company Maintenance Records Could Assist Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck driver, the truck driver is not the only entity you can go after for damages while pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. The trucking company that the truck driver works for is also responsible for ensuring that their drivers and trucks behave in a safe manner on the road and follow all the federal and state regulations. Your lawyer can request the maintenance records for the trucking company in order to determine if the trucking company can be held responsible for the events and circumstances that lead to your accident. Read More