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Divorce Lawyers – Know Your Rights

Whether you're thinking about filing for divorce or you're already involved in the process, you should know your rights. Here are a few things to keep in mind. Negotiate Trying to negotiate with divorce lawyers can be a challenging…
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What is a Decree?

Whether you are a lawyer or not, you may have heard the word "decree" used in reference to a legal decision. It can be a preliminary decree or an interlocutory one. It can also be a final decree. Preliminary decree Essentially, a…
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The Basics of Child Custody

Generally, custody refers to the legal or practical relationship between a parent and child. There are two types of custody, joint and sole. The parent who has custody of a child has the right to make major decisions in the life of that…
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The Costs of an LLM

Whether you're looking to pursue an LLM in general or a specialized field, there are many factors to consider. These include the costs of a program, the research needed, and the coursework required to complete the program. Specialized LLM…
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Among the most significant laws of the 20th century, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 aims to end discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, and disability. It also expands…
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The Five Pillars of the Rule of Law

Whether you are a political leader or a citizen, the rule of law is a political philosophy that all leaders and citizens must abide by. It is also the fundamental principle that all institutions and lawmakers must be accountable to the same…
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Steer clear of Getting a Ticket

There have been several times over the years I really should have obtained a traffic ticket (and didn't) after a police officer had taken me over. Here's what I really do to avoid getting a ticket, even when I've done something wrong.…
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