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I'm Being Evicted! What Are My Rights and Legal Options?

Knowing your eviction rights can help you fight the eviction or have enough time to find a new place to live. Here are some details on the process, but eviction laws vary by area, so consider your state's variations.

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What Do You Do If You Are In a Car Accident With a Bicycle?

Cyclists and drivers share the road every day in cities and towns across the country. Sometimes a collision is unavoidable, so it's a good idea to learn what you should do if you're ever involved in an accident involving a bike and a car.

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How Much Does It Cost to Change Your Name?

A legal name change is usually relatively inexpensive, but certain factors can make it costlier. Here's what you need to know.

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Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

Protecting yourself financially is important, even if you can't imagine things going bad with your partner. Find out if a prenup is right for your situation.

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What Is a Common-Law Marriage?

While a legal marriage comes with certain benefits, some people opt for a common-law marriage. Find out what a common-law marriage is, and which states recognize these unions.

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What's a Postnuptial Agreement?

A postnuptial agreement gives married couples the option to protect their assets — even after they walk down the aisle. Learn how a postnuptial agreement works to decide if it could be right for your relationship.

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How to Read a Basic Contract

While navigating legal jargon can be tricky, reading a contract doesn’t have to be intimidating. You just need to understand what elements these documents should contain and what red flags you should be watching for.

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Car Vandalism 101: Crimes and Penalties

Whether you're a car owner who has experienced damage to your vehicle or you've been arrested for car vandalism, understanding what constitutes vandalism under the law and what to do next can help you protect your rights.

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