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Gave A False Confession? Your Lawyer Can Help

Whether you’re guilty or innocent, being arrested is terrifying. You’re handcuffed, accusations are flying, and while the police may have – certainly should have – read you your Miranda rights, it’s hard to exercise your “right to remain silent.” The impulse to speak under this pressure may be irresistible and what you say may not … Continue reading “Gave A False Confession? Your Lawyer Can Help”

Minor Crimes Become Life Sentences On Sex Offender Registry

When people talk about the sex offender registry, state-by-state lists of sex offenders and where they live, most believe they are speaking exclusively of rapists, child molesters, and people guilty of similarly serious crimes. What the majority doesn’t realize is that anyone convicted of a “sex crime” is required to remain on that list for … Continue reading “Minor Crimes Become Life Sentences On Sex Offender Registry”

What To Do When A Creditor Garnishes Your Wages

With the cost of living on the rise and wages trailing far behind, people can end up unable to pay their bills. Basic living expenses like mortgages, rising rents, and utilities can eat up an entire salary, leaving no funds for other bills. Unfortunately, not paying those bills can result in garnished wages. Having your … Continue reading “What To Do When A Creditor Garnishes Your Wages”

11 Things to Do If You’re Facing a Foreclosure

Foreclosures were common in 2009 when a record 2.8 million houses were foreclosed on. Since the recession, fear and uncertainty have risen with regard to property ownership. Though they’re less common now, foreclosure notices are still sent out across the US. It can be a terrifying feeling to receive that yellow notice in the mail. … Continue reading “11 Things to Do If You’re Facing a Foreclosure”

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce

There’s a reason divorces often take 18-plus months and thousands of dollars to complete. Put simply, it’s not easy to legally divide intertwined assets and sift through the he-said-she-said mess of determining who is to blame for specific incidents or situations. While you’re always going to come out of a divorce feeling like you lost … Continue reading “The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce”

7 Gun Laws and Rights in Indiana You Should Know About

Citizens of every state should be familiar with their state’s gun laws before they purchase their first firearm. Violating any of these laws could mean a felony or other legal charge that could alter the course of your life. In Indiana, there are specific laws every potential gun owner should know about. Permits and Registration … Continue reading “7 Gun Laws and Rights in Indiana You Should Know About”

How to File for Legal Separation

  Legal separation can be a reasonable way to give you some space while you’re contemplating divorce, but it’s worthwhile to do it properly to protect yourself and your assets. If you and your spouse are looking at separating, here’s what you should know about filing with the court. Defining Legal Separation Legal separation can … Continue reading “How to File for Legal Separation”

What Should You Look for in a Divorce Attorney?

Going through a divorce is tough; there’s usually no easy way to do it. The emotional burden of separating from someone you once loved, navigating the logistics of child custody, and dealing with the complexities of the law can be collectively overwhelming. Nothing will make a divorce painless and smooth, but it can be simpler … Continue reading “What Should You Look for in a Divorce Attorney?”