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The Best Defense: 7 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney to Handle Your Case

by Legal Author June 19, 2018 Lawyers

The main reason why so many people aren’t certain whether to get an attorney to represent them in court, is the potential for money savings this would bring. But unless you’re highly trained in handling legal cases, this is a recipe for disaster. Simply put, you stand to lose more than there is to gain. […]

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With Scrapping of Alimony Tax Deduction, Divorce Will get Even More Painful

by Legal Author June 13, 2018 Divorce

Divorce negotiations are set to heat up even more than usual now that the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has passed into law. That’s because the law changes the rules regarding how alimony payments are taxed. Here’s an overview of what all of this means for divorces going forward. Settling the terms of a […]

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Involved in a Car Accident In Florida Without Insurance? Follow these Crucial Steps

by Legal Author February 26, 2018 Accident Claims Law

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Bureau of Motorist Compliance holds motorists responsible for purchasing car insurance, and they hold those who cause traffic accidents liable for the damages they cause. If you are without car insurance and you hit another car, you’ll face criminal charges. You’ll pay a fine that ranges […]

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Bannatyne Divorce: honesty is the best policy

by Legal Author December 23, 2015 Divorce

Despite attempts to conceal the news, it has come to light that former Dragon’s Den star, Duncan Bannatyne, misled the Family Court by giving false evidence during his second divorce in 2012. The I’m a Celebrity star thought to be worth £187m made false declarations over the value of a severance package drawn up for […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Mooting for Law Students – How to Moot Effectively

by Legal Author September 26, 2015 Law School

This ultimate guide to mooting provides essential advice & tips on how to moot. Brought to you by former mooting veterans Graham Kerr, Mark McAuley, David Kerr and Gavin Ward. Public speaking is an important skill, especially in today’s world. Throughout your time at university there is the constant lingering menace of having to do […]

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Proposed Pharmacy legislation – Is a change in legislation needed?

by Legal Author June 22, 2015 Clinical medical negligence

Medication mistakes by pharmacists and chemists happen more frequently than you probably think. A new law change proposed by the UK government could help pharmacists and chemists avoid facing criminal procedure if they prescribe patients the wrong medication. Providing the errors are recorded, pharmacists can continue working without the fear of legal action. We look […]

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5 reasons why young commercial lawyers may want to consider an in-house solicitor position

by Legal Author June 22, 2015 Legal Careers

In-house solicitor jobs were formerly considered to be mainly for those who wanted an alternative legal career path outwith the more common role of a lawyer within a law firm. Now, in-house lawyer jobs are becoming much more popular. Here are five reasons why young lawyers may want to consider hunting for a job as […]

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The Job Of A Criminal Defense Lawyer: Beyond What Hollywood Shows

by Legal Author January 16, 2014 Criminal Law

For many people, the role of a criminal defense lawyer is the stuff of Hollywood. Shows like Law and Order or CSI and movies like The Devil’s Advocate love to portray defense lawyers as being unscrupulous, able to find loopholes at the last minute to free their client or having a vendetta against the prosecution. […]

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Online Privacy In The Workplace

by Legal Author January 15, 2014 Privacy

The issue of privacy and online presence has been at the forefront of many debates over the past year as many more employers and others are using the information found online as a way of gauging a person or perhaps even disciplining their actions. This is a legal issue as many of those posts, pictures, […]

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How a degree in law can lead a bright future in any industry

by Legal Author September 30, 2013 Legal Careers

How can a law degree can lead to a bright future in any industry? This post explains the importance of staying positive. Since the financial crisis of 2008 there hasn’t been much good news for graduates. But as the results of a recent survey have revealed, it looks like things are taking a turn for […]

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