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How Do I Evict a Tenant?

The eviction process offers a legal way to regain control of your property. Keep reading to find out when and how you can evict a tenant. 

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What Does It Mean to 'Plead the Fifth'?

“Pleading the Fifth” is an option for defendants in certain cases and is related to the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. But what does it actually mean to invoke the Fifth Amendment?

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What Are Your Legal Options if Your Flight Is Delayed or Canceled?

Find out your legal rights if you're dealing with a delayed flight or cancellation. You may be entitled to a refund or other compensation.

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What is Arbitration?

You may have heard of arbitration if you're looking for an alternative way to resolve a legal problem, or it may be something you've agreed to in a contract. Here's what you ned to know about it.

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How to Choose the Right Lawyer For Your Specific Case

You may be surprised by the number of options or wonder if a particular attorney will provide the help you need. There are many types of lawyers, so you'll want to pick the right one for your specific case. 

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7 Things to Do to Ace Your First Court Appearance

Your first court appearance can be scary and overwhelming. Preparing for your court appearance can help you calm your nerves and make a good first impression on the judge. 

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What Should I Wear to Court?

Your appearance sends a message to the judge, jury and everyone in the courtroom. Showing that you're taking the proceedings seriously through your attire can affect your case.

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How to Appeal a Court Decision

Lost your case? You may be able to ask an appellate court for help. Here's a look inside that process.

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