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Sandy Hess

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

Your landlord collects that money as security in case you do any damage while you live there. However, when you're ready to end your lease and move out, you may be able to receive some, or all, of this deposit back.

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Kaia Koglin

Witness Protection: 6 Myths From TV and Movies

Think witness protection is just like in the movies? The reality is very different. Learn the truth behind Hollywood's myths and what WITSEC is really like.

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Erin Wallace

What Is Aiding and Abetting?

Getaway drivers and double-dog-darers beware: “Aiding and abetting” a crime is a crime in and of itself.

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Kaia Koglin

What Is the Diversity Visa Lottery?

The diversity visa lottery is also known as the green card lottery or, more formally, as the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program.

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Erin Wallace

Do I Need to Hire an Immigration Attorney?

While an immigration attorney can provide peace of mind during often lengthy legal processes, they don’t always come cheap. Here’s what you may need to think about if you want to hire an immigration attorney.

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Katelynne Shepard

What's the Difference Between Probation and Parole?

When you're dealing with criminal charges, a lot of big legal words get thrown around. Two important terms to understand, here, are probation and parole.

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Sarah Stasik

What Is a Codicil to a Will?

Creating a will is a basic estate task that almost anyone can benefit from. Another benefit to a will is that you're not locked into today's decisions — you can make changes to your wishes later with a codicil to your will.

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Katelynne Shepard

Security Deposits Vs. Move-in Fees: What to Know Before You Move

Moving into an apartment comes with unexpected expenses. Knowing what types of fees to expect — and what they mean — can make the process smoother.

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