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Team eLocal

What Does It Mean to Be Held in Contempt of Court?

Being held in contempt of court is a serious matter and could have serious implications, including jail time. Here's what you need to know about the consequences of these charges.

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Hannah Stephens

Here's How Much It Costs to Prepare a Simple Will

If you want particular people to inherit your assets after you die, making a simple will could be a cost-effective way to ensure your wishes are followed.

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Shelley Frost

What Support Services Are Availble to Victims of Crime?

Crime victim services can vary, with options including emotional support, financial assistance and legal guidance.

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Shelley Frost

How to File a Noise Complaint

One way to stop noisy neighborhood conflicts is by filing a noise complaint. However, that's only an option when there's a noise ordinance in place.

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Shelley Frost

What's the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

The words “lawyer” and “attorney” are often used interchangeably, but they have some slight differences. Learning more about these two titles can give you a better sense of your options when it comes to legal counsel.

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Oriel Roy

What Is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

If you believe you've been wrongly detained by the state or federal government, issuing a writ of habeas corpus is a way to challenge your imprisonment.

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Team eLocal

What Is an Affidavit?

If you’re verifying financial information, recovering from identity theft or going through a divorce, you may need to write an affidavit.  These sworn legal statements provide declarations of facts.

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Team eLocal

How to File a Complaint Against an Attorney

Attorneys aren't above the law. If a lawyer engages in misconduct, you may be able to file a grievance or complaint with the court or a state licensing authority.

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