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Plan for Your Family’s Future Now: Make a Will and Testament

Many people — not only in Queensland, but all over the country and the globe — do not realise the importance of creating a will and testament as early as possible. Many of them do not want to think about it since it has a link to death and dying. However, it is of utmost importance that you have these things created as soon as you can, as these ensure the well-being of the people you will leave behind. This...

It’s Over: Valid Reasons for Divorce

No one wants to see their marriage fall apart. This is why when a relationship experiences problems, the husband and wife talks to work it out or consider counselling. When both parties are willing to save their marriage, success is most likely. When it is the other way around, divorce is often the choice. There are cases, however, that working things out or counselling may not be enough to fix what’s broken....

Boot Camps: Alternative Sentencing in Illinois

Prison is not always the best option for rehabilitating offenders. In Illinois, it is possible for those accused of a crime to appeal for an alternative sentence rather than going to jail or prison. Some criminal defense attorneys in Lincoln, IL, believe that alternative sentencing can be a more productive use of their client’s time. Illinois has taken a more rehabilitative approach when dealing with their...

Employee Dismissal: By The Book and Procedurally Fair

Employee dismissal is a supposedly straightforward affair, and in most cases, it is. But, once in a while, employers will encounter the worker who is not hesitant to make the process and fall out of their termination as messy as possible. All Bases Covered Assuming the employer was well within reason to remove an employee from his or her position and took every avenue possible to reform them, disgruntled...

Implied Consent Laws and Refusing a Chemical Test

In most DUI suspicions, a police officer will ask you to pull over and take a DUI test (using your blood, urine, or breath). This is to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC) and prevent instances of drunk driving. The implied consent laws prohibit you to refuse, as doing so can result in serious legal consequences. Implied Consent Laws DUI lawyers in Springfield, Illinois note that all states have implied...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Explained

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is also known by several other names: Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS), Sudeck’s Atrophy, Causalgia Syndrome (Major), Algodystrophy, and Algoneurodystrophy. What it is CRPS is a rare disorder, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Do not let this mislead you, though; 200,000...

The Sober Reality of Refusing a Breathalyzer

Drunk driving has become such a common occurrence these days no one bats an eyelash when they hear it on the news. It seems that almost everyone can relate to the matter and has a story about the same. For every story, there’s always that moment when the officer whips out a Breathalyzer. The ending, however, varies from one person to another. One refused, the other didn’t. So, which one is right? The Reality...

Beyond Facebook: Two Things You Can Do Online for Great Returns

With the Internet empowering people in unprecedented ways, there’s never been a better time to think about earning a degree, taking up another career, or making money full-time or on the side without leaving home. The advantages offered by high-speed connectivity are virtually countless, but here are two things you can think about if you’re planning to do something different and more productive with your...

Why Writing a Will is Just One Part of Estate Planning

Many people neglect planning their estates, and it isn’t hard to understand why. They can’t stand thinking about death, and dismiss it as a far-off event that they’ll just have to prepare for late. It’s definitely an uncomfortable topic, but this is something you can’t delay if you want to avoid losing your wealth or not having control of who it goes to. Estate planning allows you to transfer your...

Get Your Paralegal Journey Started Anytime, Anywhere

As usually the case, the lack of time can be a strong deterrent in pursuing a paralegal career. Many professionals who have desired deep in their hearts to gain the nifty income brought about by working as a paralegal are just too busy to go to school and earn the necessary education. But, school, as we know it, is changing. Today, you need not go to traditional brick-and-mortar colleges miles away to earn your...