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What Happens During Discovery?

Your lawyer should walk you through each phase, but understanding the process before it starts can help ease your fears. Learn what happens during the discovery phase.

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Can an Employer Make Me Sign a Non-Compete?

Does your employer want you to sign a non-compete agreement? Find out how these employment contracts work and what rights you have if your employer wants you to sign one. 

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What Is a Lien?

Liens are legal claims a party can place against a person’s real estate or other assets to ensure repayment of a debt or loan.

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for a Personal Injury Claim?

The statute of limitations requires you to file your lawsuit within a specific period. If you miss the statute of limitations, you're no longer able to take legal action.  Here's how it applies in personal injury cases.

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What Is Indictment?

This term may be familiar to those who watch TV police dramas, but the logistics aren't necessarily clear. So, what is an indictment, and how might it affect the outcome of a criminal case? 

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What Is Larceny?

Larceny occurs when someone steals physical property from its owner and doesn't intend to give it back.

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Understanding Your Rights Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act may offer protection from relentless debt collectors. Learning about your rights under this law can help you decide what steps to take if a debt collector won't leave you alone. 

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3 Ways to Resolve Disputes Without Going to Court

Using various conflict resolution methods, often with the help of a third party, can help you come to an agreement and resolve the issue much faster than going to trial.

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