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  • Can You Be Charged With Arson If Your Backyard Bonfire Rages Out of Control?

    Arson has been in the headlines lately, particularly with the recent revelation that the deadly and highly destructive wildfires in southeastern Tennessee were the alleged work of two teenagers. While wildfires can result from a number of innocent (or at least non-malicious) human causes, those who are alleged to have deliberately or recklessly started a fire that eventually led to property destruction or loss of life can be charged with felony arson, a serious crime carrying some hefty potential penalties.
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  • 3 Tips For Building Your Portfolio Through Successful Patent Acquisitions

    With more companies recognizing the value of patents as transactional goods, patent acquisition is playing a more prominent role in the development of a solid business portfolio. Investing in the purchase of existing patents can be costly, so you want to ensure that you are making sound purchases. Here are three tips that you can use to help ensure you are investing in the right patents to bolster the strength of your company's patent portfolio in the future.
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  • Avoid These Two Mistakes When Preparing Your Will

    Drafting a will is usually the last thing people want to think about, often because the act serves as an uncomfortable reminder of their mortality. As a result, it's not unusual for people to make mistakes when rushing to prepare their wills, errors that could lead to unfortunate consequences for heirs and other family members. Here are two things you want to avoid doing when writing out your final wishes.
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  • 3 Things To Expect When You Report Sexual Harassment At Work

    Being sexually harassed at the workplace that you have to go to every day is no one's idea of a good time, but that doesn't mean that reporting the harassment is easy or automatic. The truth is, reporting harassment is hard – victims often worry that they won't be believed or that they may be overreacting. Things get even more confusing when you do report the harassment and the result isn't anything like what you may expect to happen.
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  • Three Ways You Can Get Hurt Due To A Car Lot's Negligence

    Looking for a brand new car is an exciting time. If you are on a lot looking for a new car, most of what is on your mind is low mileage, a good body, and the features that you want. One of the last things that you will be thinking about is possibly getting hurt on the car lot. Here are three ways that you could get hurt on a car lot due to negligence and how to deal with it.
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  • Size Discrimination And Clothing: How To Determine If Your Workplace Is Crossing The Line

    Most workplaces will have rules about what you wear. Some places will require a specific uniform to be purchased, while others will have guidelines about what types of clothes you should purchase and wear to work. If you have been accused of not having followed the dress code, you may get in trouble with management.  If you think that some of the issues that you are dealing with is due to your size and size discrimination, you may need to take further steps.
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  • 3 Tips For Safely Driving Your Truck In The Rain

    While any automobile accident can be deadly if your vehicle slams into another vehicle, person, or piece of property the wrong way, accidents can be even more damaging and deadly when they involve a truck. Add heavy rainfall and a commercial truck to the picture, and you are the driving equivalent of someone running with scissors. If possible, pull your truck over and wait until it stops raining. If pulling over isn't an option, here are some tips to keep you and your truck safe when driving in the rain.
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  • 2 Things You Should Know Before You Post Someone's Bail

    Bailing someone out of jail means you put forth a certain percentage of an overall fee in order to have the arrested person released until their court date. This money is paid to the court system via a bail bondsman and is used as security to ensure that a person will show up for court. If the bail (bond) money is paid and the person shows up for all court appearances, the bail money is returned.
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  • Know What to Expect If You Are Ever Arrested

    Being arrested for the first time can be very stressful because you do not know what to expect. If you are ever arrested, it is important to know what to do to ensure that you can get out of jail as quickly as possible. The guide below walks you through a few quick tips for ensuring you are able to get out of jail quickly after you are arrested. Save Your Phone Call
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  • Deciding If Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Is Right For You

    When you are having financial troubles, you may find yourself facing seemingly insurmountable debts and not knowing what you can do to make your situation better. If this is the case, you may be considering your bankruptcy options. While you may be considering bankruptcy, you may not know exactly what the bankruptcy process entails. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is one of the most common forms of bankruptcy that individuals may file. Get to know some of the facts about chapter 7 bankruptcy so that you can decide whether or not to hire a chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney to get the process started.
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