Picking up the Pieces

Tips on How to Build a Profitable Law Practice

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According to data from the American Bar Association (ABA), the number of law school graduates has been steadily rising over the past few years. Indeed, from 2011 to 2012, there was a 5.4%-change in the number of total graduates, and from 2012 to 2013, the rate of change was 0.01%. If you’re running a law firm, then these metrics are bad news because they essentially mean steeper competition. This is even truer if the marketing strategies applied aren’t translating into an increase in your revenues. Here are a few tips on how to...

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How to Fight Your DWI Offense

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If you were pulled over and arrest for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you could be facing some serious penalties. They won’t just fine you and suspend your driver’s license, but give you more stiff penalties, depending on if you have a criminal record or not. It is important that you get a good lawyer and learn about the different ways you can defend this offense. Driving-Related DWI Offense The first defense you might be able to use is in relation to whether or not you were driving at the time you got the charge. If you were in...

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Three Reasons To Hire An Attorney For Your Auto Accident Case

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Dealing with an automobile accident is never an easy task, but it can be even more difficult if you have complicated legal proceedings to deal with afterward. Having someone on your side can make the entire process much more bearable. Here’s a look at three of the biggest reasons you should hire an attorney to handle your auto accident case. Reason #1: They Know What Your Claim Is Worth If there’s a theme in the reasons why you should let an attorney help you with your auto accident case, it’s experience. They’ve been...

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Divorce And Guilt: Tips For Dealing With Guilt And Getting The Divorce Settlement You Deserve

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Almost everyone who files for divorce feels guilty at some point during the process. In fact, divorce and guilt often go hand in hand. As one of the documented emotional stages of divorce, guilt is a natural part of the process and takes many forms. If you’ve recently filed for divorce or are thinking about it, you are probably already dealing with feelings of guilt, and you may be tempted to make concessions in the divorce when it comes to property division and child custody in order to assuage your feelings of guilt. But you...

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How To Decide If You Should Settle A Workers Compensation Case

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Once you have been injured on the job, it is your employer’s responsibility to compensate you for the injuries you sustain. Once you file a claim to receive compensation for your injury, it can include four different types of compensation. You could receive permanent impairment benefits, vocational rehabilitation, weekly compensation, and payment of medical bills. Just because you are entitled to receive all of these, it does not mean you will. Every case and injury is different, warranting different types and amounts of compensation....

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Can You Work While You Get Long-Term Disability Benefits?

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Long-term disability (LTD) benefits are available if you have steady income and currently pay to a long-term insurance policy each month. The benefits are there if you get an illness or injury that will keep you out of work for a long time, but usually permanently. In some cases, you might still collect LTD, even if you are working part-time. Here is more information about working and getting long-term disability benefits. The Own Occupation Policy One of the situations where you will be able to work even while receiving these benefits is if...

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Why You Should Hire A Real Estate Lawyer When Buying A Home

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You may be tempted to not hire a real estate attorney when purchasing your home, as you will be making the biggest purchase you’ll ever make in your lifetime. If you are a first time homebuyer with no experience in the purchasing process, you will need all the help you can get with closing on your home. Consider these benefits of hiring a real estate lawyer: They Will Help Review Your Contract Before Signing It You will be signing your name on more documents when closing your house than you could imagine. There is simply not enough time...

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Filing A Medical Malpractice Claim: 3 Facts You Need To Know

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When you turn to your doctor or surgeon for treatment, you are literally putting your life in their hands. So when these medical professionals act in a neglectful or incompetent manner that results in serious injury, you have every right to demand that they are held accountable for their actions. The most effective way to do this is by filing a medical malpractice claim. Unfortunately, these claims can be incredibly complex and far too many malpractice claims will never result in a settlement. Thankfully, you can help to prevent this from...

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The Importance Of Having A Divorce Lawyer Defend Your Rights In Court

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If you are facing a substantial amount of legal backlash from the person who soon will be your ex-spouse, you will benefit from hiring an attorney who focuses primarily on supporting an individual’s legal rights in divorce and related issues, such as Marberry Law Firm, P.C. If this describes your circumstances, contact a law firm with experienced divorce lawyers on the staff for assistance.   Assets  A skilled and experienced lawyer can help a great deal to resolve contentious matters in your favor, even if that seems...

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Pardons Vs Expungment: How To Get A Criminal Conviction Off Your Record

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Even after any potential jail time has been served, those who have a criminal conviction on their record can still run into problems. While it may seem unfair to continue living with the consequences of your past mistakes years later, it seems impossible to escape. But is it really not possible to get rid of the criminal conviction on your record? Continue reading to learn about the difference between a pardon and expungement, how different states may have different rules regarding expunging your record, and how you can move past your...

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