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Civil Vs. Criminal Cases: What's the Difference?

Learn about important differences between civil and criminal cases to better understand the legal system.

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What's a 'Lemon Law'?

Did you get a sour deal on a car? We explain what lemon laws are and offer information on when a car might be a lemon, how laws vary by state and what to do if you purchased a lemon.

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How Much Does an Immigration Lawyer Cost?

An attorney can help you navigate immigration issues, but their services will come at a price. Here's what you need to know.

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Everything You Need to Know About Subpoenas

Subpoenas can be a valuable tool for you if you need testimony or documents from another person. So, what is a subpoena, and how do they work? 

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What Is Fair Use?

Learning about copyright and fair use laws can help you understand your rights when creating content or sharing materials with others. 

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How to Get a Restraining Order

A restraining order is an important tool to protect yourself from someone who poses a serious or imminent threat to your safety. Here's a look into the process.

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What Is a Restraining Order or Protection Order?

Understanding how a restraining order or protective order works can help you determine if these legal options are suitable for your situation. 

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Will a Lawyer Take My Case? (5 Reasons Why Not)

An attorney isn’t obligated to take your case, and there are several reasons they might turn you down. Here’s a little insight into why a lawyer may refuse to take your case. 

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