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Mark Theoharis

Mark Theoharis is a former attorney who writes about the intersection of law and daily life, covering everything from crime to credit cards. He mostly writes for legal publishers, marketing agencies, and law firms, but gets the occasional chance to publish fiction. When he is not writing, Mark restores vintage and antique typewriters, though his editors have made it quite clear that typed submissions are strictly prohibited.
Real Estate Agent Responsibilities Duties

Real Estate Agent Responsibilities & Duties – What to Do If You’re Mistreated

Buying or selling a home is often the single biggest financial decision people make in their lives. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, are looking for a second home, or need to sell property,...
Intestacy Rules Laws Dying Without Will

Intestacy Rules & Laws – What Happens When Dying Without a Will

As the saying goes, "You can't take it with you." And unless you're planning on being buried with all your worldly possessions, someone is going to inherit the property you leave behind after you...
Jail Bail Bonds Types Money

How Bail Bonds Work – Types, Conditions & How to Recoup Money

Paying bail to get out of jail may seem like a simple concept. The idea is that if someone gets arrested, someone else can pay money and the jailed person goes free. And while that is...
Drunk Driving Consequences Penalties

Drunk Driving Consequences – Criminal Penalties & Costs of Driving Under the Influence

Drunk driving is a serious crime that can affect otherwise law-abiding citizens anytime they get behind the wheel. It's also a crime that can have deep-reaching financial consequences. The Department of Transportation states that about...
Criminal Record Affects Finances Life

How a Criminal Record Affects Your Finances & Your Life

When many people think of being convicted of a crime, they typically think of one thing: jail. However, incarceration is only one of the numerous potential consequences that a conviction can have on your...
Trust Fund Types Setup

What Is a Trust Fund – How It Works, Types & How to Set...

If you are like many people, you probably think a trust is what rich people use to make sure their children never have to work. Though there is a kernel of truth to this...
Estate Planning Basic Checklist

What Is Estate Planning – Basics & Checklist for Costs, Tools, Probates & Taxes

Ben Franklin once famously quipped, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." And while millions of Americans spend inordinate amounts of time worrying about their income tax...