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The Difference Between Police Entrapment And Lies

Do police officers have to admit to being police officers if you ask them? Is it entrapment if they lie? In short: no. However, there are certain police tactics that do amount to entrapment, and if you've been the victim of them it could lead to the eventual dismissal of your case. This is what you should know about the difference between entrapment and lies. The Police Are Allowed To Lie To You 

3 Advantages To Joining A Class Action Suit For Defective Medical Products

If you have been injured by a defective medical product, chances are good that you will want to sue the manufacturer of the device. This can be a very expensive, time consuming process. You will need to gather evidence and appear in court, as well as spend the money on hiring a lawyer to make your case. After you spend all of this time and money on your case, you can't even be guaranteed that you will win and receive compensation for your injuries.

What Should I Do When Someone's Dog Bites Me?

If you are ever bitten by a dog, you will need to be sure that you're able to respond accordingly. You will need to be sure that you hold the dog owner accountable in order to get the money that you need to heal from your injuries and move forward with your life. Take advantage of some of the following information so that you can protect yourself and build a winning case.

Charged With Making Criminal Threats? This Is What You Need To Know (And Do).

Don't confuse free speech with the right to say anything that you want - or you may end up suffering criminal consequences! Your freedom of speech is protected by the Constitution, but when you say something threatening, your speech can land you in jail. This is what you should know. Criminal Threats Take Various Forms Threatening someone else with bodily harm is a criminal action. You can be guilty of making a criminal threat if you:

Workers' Compensation And Suing Your Employer

If you have been injured while on the job, the thought of where you're going to find the money to pay your bills while you're out recovering can be quite stressful. You know that most employers are required to carry workers' compensation insurance, which is in place to protect you as the employee. This also protects the employer's assets from being taken away when one of their employees is injured, because your claim is with the insurance company, not the employer.

Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Personal Injury Plaintiffs

If you are pursuing a personal injury case due to a vehicle accident, there are seven things that attorneys would like you to know, and to do, to help your case. 1.  Take Pictures and Collect Evidence After an accident, you will want to be aware of opportunities to collect evidence. You can keep a disposable camera in your glove compartment in case of an accident like many wise car owners do, or plan to use your cellphone to take pictures of the scene and the vehicles if there is ever an accident.

Can You Restrict Visitation If You Seek Child Support?

If you and your child's other parent are separating or divorced, you may be wondering how you'll be able to financially support yourself and your child. At the same time, you may be reluctant to permit your child's other parent to take on the responsibilities of shared custody or visitation. Can you petition for alimony or child support while restricting your child's access from his or her other parent? Read on to learn more about the intersection of these two legal rights and how they may affect your custody case:

Do Not Allow Yourself To Become An Accessory After The Fact

Upon being linked to a state or federal crime, you could face criminal charges even without materially participating. The people you associate with might very well drag you into tentacles of the legal system. How so? When someone has committed a crime, interacting with the individual in certain ways could lead you to becoming an "accessory after the fact." If charged, ignorance of the law is not a viable defense so you must know how to avoid any actions that label you an accessory.

Chapter 7 Vs Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Which Is Right For You?

Filing for bankruptcy can help you to overcome otherwise insurmountable amounts of debt. However, in order to truly enjoy the maximum benefits that come along with this financial decision, you will first need to ensure you are filing the right type of bankruptcy petition for your needs. For most people, this will mean choosing between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Below you will learn more about how each of these options impact your debts, your assets, and your credit so that you can ultimately determine which type of bankruptcy is right for your needs.

Challenges For Late-In-Life Divorces

Divorce can have its special challenges for every couple, but for people over the age of 50, there are even more to tackle. Due to age, financial recovery can be more difficult since there is less time to do so. Here are some of the special challenges that you and your spouse might face during the divorce. Who Gets the Home? Even though this is an issue for most couples divorcing, the question of who gets the home takes on a whole new meaning after the age of 50.