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Pennsylvania – Obtaining a Restraining Order

DIFFICULTY: Legal assistance is recommended Initial Filing Fee: $0 In Pennsylvania there is one form of restraining order, or protective order, and it is the Protection...

Georgia – Filing in Small Claims Court

DIFFICULTY: Legal assistance is not usually necessary Initial Filing Fee: $40-$100 filing, $25-$30 Marshal service, varies per county and type of case Georgia uses the Magistrate...

How do you choose between big and small law firms?

When we asked our panel of attorneys how to choose a lawyer, they unanimously answered with the same criteria: consider their experience and areas...

We the Plaintiffs

We the Plaintiffs: A Closer Look at America’s Obsession with Lawsuits 15 million civil cases are filed annually in the United States. The National Cost Of...

Hiring a Lawyer Before Marrying

Many people like to think about love and marriage as intertwined, and believe that so long as the love is there, the marriage will...

Sexting Concerns in the U.S. and Abroad

Sexting is a new phenomenon in our digital world that has many people, from politicians to teenagers, engaging in this risky online and cell...

How Property Lines are Established

Boundary disputes can be really damaging to relationships between neighbors, when conflict over gray areas quickly turn a positive living situation into a miserable...

Guarantees That Home Buyers Can Rely On

Real estate often represents the largest purchase a person will make in their lifetime. As with any large purchase, buyers assume a certain amount...

Antidiscrimination and Real Estate

Antidiscrimination laws cover race, gender, age, national origin, family status, religion and disability. But some laws also prevent housing discrimination based on sexual orientation,...

Great Divide: 6 Divorce Trends of Today

Divorce is an unfortunate fact of life. People fall in and out love, relationships change, and eventually many marriages dissolve. There are nearly infinite...

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