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  • Hire a Real Estate Attorney to Appeal Your Property Tax Amount

    When your local municipality calculates your property tax based off the estimated value of your home, you'll commonly just accept this number and pay it in installments throughout the year. However, it's possible that you might dramatically disagree with the property tax amount. Calling your local municipality to complain likely won't get you anywhere, but you shouldn't give up on righting this situation just yet. Instead, talk to a real estate attorney who has had past success representing homeowners who wish to appeal their property tax.
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  • Four Things You Should Understand When You Are Charged With A DUI

    Driving under the influence is a serious charge. Even when your blood alcohol level is slightly over the legal limit, the consequences of your DUI arrest can be painful. And this can be true even for a first time offender. You can lose your license, and depending upon what you do for a living, you could lose your job. Naturally, your insurance rates are going to increase dramatically. The following are a few things you should know.
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  • Ways To Avoid An Indecent Exposure Charge From Urinating In Public

    The last thing you want when performing a seemingly innocent act is be charged with a crime — especially a sex crime that forces you to register as a sex offender if you're found guilty. While many people commit sex crimes with bad intentions, others find themselves making mistakes and then paying the often-steep consequences. Getting charged with indecent exposure can be the result of a number of different actions, including something as innocent as urinating in public and having someone see you.
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  • Facing A DUI Conviction? What You Need To Do To Beat The Case

    If you have a potential drunk driving conviction looming over your head, you're probably dealing with a lot of different emotions. Just the thought of what could have happened on that fateful day is enough to give you pause, but when you consider how a conviction can change your life, the fear and anxiety can go through the roof. You must put into motion a plan of action which will minimize your chances of actually being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI).
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  • Can You Tell All? Understanding How Confidentiality Affects Your DUI Case

    Few people ever think that they could spend a night in jail after being arrested for DUI. Once you get over the embarrassment and anger, however, seek legal help. A DUI conviction carries very serious penalties and you already know how uncomfortable a jail cell can be. You and your defense attorney will have a unique relationship that should be built on honesty and integrity, but you may be naturally reluctant to open yourself up to judgment and censure.
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  • How to Fight Drug Possession Charges

    Having illegal or prescription drugs in your possession is illegal, unless you were prescribed the medication, and the police can arrest you if they find drugs on you. When this happens, the court can charge you with a drug possession charge, and this can often be a felony charge. If you do not believe that you should be charged with the crime the police believe you committed, you might be able to get out of the charge if you have the right defense and evidence.
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  • Four Reasons To Seek Out The Help Of A DWI Attorney

    While you may not need a DWI attorney in every situation, it's definitely helpful in some specific cases where help is most needed. Here are four specific reasons counsel is highly recommended: You Injured Someone: If you have injured someone as the result of drinking and driving, you will definitely want legal representation for the simple reason that at this point, your DWI charge becomes a felony automatically in most states. Once you are charged with a felony, the consequences you are facing are much higher.
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  • Four Essential Facts You Should Know About Revenge Porn

    Revenge porn is a relatively new crime as far as the legal industry is concerned (though nobody needs to be told that the act has always been bad). This means many people still don't understand the criminal act of revenge porn plus all its nuisances. Here are some of the things you should know about the crime: The Term Revenge Is a Misnomer The first thing you should know that in this context, the term "
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  • Things You May Want To Know About Immigration Law

    Immigrating to a new country can be one of the most important life changes that a person goes through. While this can open the door to a fresh start with new opportunities, the process of immigrating to the United States can be very confusing and legally complicated. This can lead to you needing to have several basic questions answered so that you will be prepared. Do You Have To Have An Employer Sponsor To Immigrate?
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  • Affirmative Defenses To Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is one of the heinous crimes you can ever be charged with not only for the consequences it attracts but also for the long-term consequences it attracts. Fortunately, denying the act of violence isn't the only way of defending domestic violence charges. Here are some of the affirmative defenses you can deploy: Self Defense          This is one of the most viable defenses in cases of domestic violence, but it is also one of the hardest to prove.
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