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  • 4 Terms You Should Know When Filing A Trademark

    Do you have a business name, slogan, or logo that you are using to brand your company? Are you thinking about obtaining federal trademark rights over your mark? If so, there are some commonly used terms that you will need to become familiar with. This article will describe 4 of those terms. Infringement Trademark infringement occurs when another party does business using a mark that is the same as or similar to yours.
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  • Your Lawyer Is Not Speaking Swahili: How To The Legal Jargon On A Will

    If you're trying to make sense of a will or trust, don't feel awful if you don't know what a lot of the words mean. It might look like English, but it is actually legalese. Like many areas of law, the language of wills can be complicated and confusing. When a loved one has passed on, analyzing a law dictionary is probably the last thing on your mind. Here are most common legal will terms that individuals have difficulty understanding.
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  • Tips For Increasing Your Chances For A Successful Divorce Mediation For Property

    If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, you both may decide to try going through mediation to discuss the division of your marital property before taking your case to court. Use the tips below to prepare yourself beforehand to increase your chances of being successful. Write Everything Down Before you go to the meeting, you should have a clear picture of what you want to accomplish during the mediation proceedings.
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  • Understanding The Burden Of Proof In A Wrongful Death Case

    Losing a loved one can be hard enough without knowing it might have been the result of someone else's negligence. If you decide that you should pursue a wrongful death case after speaking with an attorney, you will accept the fact that it will become partially your responsibility to gather evidence and information to prove that someone is indeed at fault. This burden of proof must be addressed in a formal fashion even though you may feel that it is quite clear what has happened to cause the death of your loved one:
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  • Emergency Tip: Control Food Poisoning With Activated Charcoal

    Food poisoning is something that you should be concerned about, even at home. Food poisoning can be a dangerous and costly affair. And you need to make sure you have a good personal injury lawyer on your side, should hospital bills pile up. But the first thing to deal with is your health. The following is a natural tip to help you deal with food poisoning if it does occur.
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  • Can A Judge Close A Court Trial To The Public?

    Court trials often make for good drama. With more people becoming interested in the criminal law process and the ability to watch some trials on television, the rights of the public to watch everything has been questioned. Although Americans enjoy a constitutional right to witness trials, it might not always be possible.  The First and Sixth Amendments The First Amendment allows for freedom of the press. The media often uses this amendment to justify its request to be present during trials and to even broadcast them on television.
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  • The Dos And Don'ts Of Filing A Car Accident Claim

    Auto insurance is one of those things that most people pay for but hope they never have to use. If you've recently been in a car accident and were injured as a result, you'll definitely want to file a claim with your insurance company. Depending on your level of coverage, you may be eligible to receive compensation to pay for repairs to your vehicle, medical expenses, and other costs you incurred as a result.
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  • A Prenuptial Agreement Is Important For The Poorer Party Entering Marriage

    A prenuptial agreement doesn't just protect the rich, you may want one if you're the weaker financial party entering into a marriage. If you know that you aren't going to work so you can raise kids and take care of the home, and you aren't bringing wealth into the marriage, you will need protection if the two of you split.  You will want to know that you will have money to start a new life, support any children that you have, and to maintain your lifestyle if you get divorced.
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  • Last Will & Testament: 5 Key Terms You Should Know

    Are you in the process of doing your estate planning? If so, there are some terms that you may not be familiar with. It's important to know as much as possible about your last will and testament. This will help you make sure that you draft it correctly. This article will discuss some key terms when it comes to your estate planning. Beneficiary The beneficiary is one of the people who will receive assets from your estate.
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  • 5 Reasons You Might Be Denied Unemployment Benefits

    If you are unemployed you might be interested in getting some financial assistance. You can apply for unemployment assistance, but in some cases it can be hard to get approved. There are some people who have to go through an unemployment appeal or hearing because they do not meet the proper requirements, or took money without qualifying for it. Here are 5 reasons that you may be denied from receiving employment assistance.
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