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Alternative Dispute Resolution

What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Mediation & Arbitration

When you are involved in a conflict that causes you to consider going to court, you are confronted with a range of questions. Should...
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Changing From NAFTA to USMCA – How to Prepare Your Business

The April 2020 announcement of a midsummer replacement of NAFTA was unexpected. For many companies, this short window doesn’t offer enough time. But the new USMCA has some significant changes for many businesses, including stronger enforcement provisions. Will you be ready by July 1?
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What Is a Prenuptial Agreement – Do You Need One Before...

Getting married is a big milestone. While no one preparing for a wedding wants to entertain the possibility that you'll eventually get divorced, the...
Homestead Exemption Definition

What Is the Homestead Exemption – Definition, Tax & Legal Treatment

Actually living off the grid is rare, but millions of American homeowners can truly call themselves homesteaders. That's because the Federal Government - and most state governments too...
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How Much Does a Divorce Cost? – Types & Ways to...

It’s no secret that getting married can be expensive. But getting divorced costs almost as much — an average of $13,000 per partner. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this costly. If you and your partner can agree on significant issues, you can end your marriage for less — maybe even on the cheap.
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How to File a Fair Housing Act Complaint About a Discrimination...

When you’re trying to rent or buy an apartment or home, you can file a complaint against anyone who discriminates against you based on race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, sex, or disability. To increase your chances of success, learn about the process of filing one.
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8 Legal Myths About the Process of Getting a Divorce

Divorce is hard, even if there are plenty of financial advantages of being single. Regardless of why your relationship is ending, the legal process...
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10 Legal Myths About Criminal Law – When You Get Arrested

When it comes to the law, there is perhaps no other area that is as widely misunderstood, misrepresented, and mythologized in popular culture quite...
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10 Divorce Settlement Mistakes That Can Cost You & Your Family

Divorce is a trying time financially as well as emotionally. Fortunately, there are things you can do — and avoid doing — to help keep the process moving and potentially reduce the cost. As you work with your spouse to divide up your life together, here’s what not to do.
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How Much Are Legal Fees? – Costs of Hiring Different Types...

Hiring a lawyer for the first time sounds like an expensive prospect. When you're facing a legal problem, thinking about how much you'll have...
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Power of Attorney (POA) Form – When & How to Create...

A power of attorney is a legal document you can use to give someone the authority to act on your behalf. Many people create their power of attorney as part of their estate plans, but it has many uses outside of end-of-life planning. Read on to learn how and when to create a power of attorney (POA).
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Dmca Protections

What Is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) – Protections, Pros...

On the Internet, people buy, sell, post, alter, share, borrow, copy, and steal copyrighted material. While there's usually nothing wrong with linking content you like on...