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The Most Common Types of Fraud Crimes Committed Around the World

There are unlimited types of crimes that are categorized as fraud according to our nation's judicial system. From embezzlement to tax evasion, the list of possibilities, especially when combined, can truly be infinite. However, there seems to be a top 20 list of the most common fraudulent crimes committed all across the globe. Continue reading to learn which crimes top the list, what they entail, and what you can do if you are facing... ❯❯❯

What Does 'Pain and Suffering' Mean In a Personal Injury Case?

"Pain and suffering" is a term often associated with personal injury lawsuits, but few people understand its meaning. From a legal standpoint, pain and suffering can be physical or mental. Physical pain and suffering is associated with physical injuries. This not only includes the discomfort or pain the claimant suffers in the present, but any potential complications and pain that are likely to occur as a direct result of the... ❯❯❯

How Long Will a DUI or DWI Stay on Your Police Record?

Your criminal history can have a significant impact in that it affects the ability to get a job, a loan, security check, and many other pertinent things. Once a person gets arrested and or convicted of a crime, a criminal history is recorded and usually stays on your record in perpetuity. A criminal history record is made up of two parts, the first part is the record of arrests and the second part is the record of convictions. A... ❯❯❯

The Benefits of a Plea Bargain in a Criminal Case

Anyone charged with a crime deserves the best possible outcome. This does not mean the best outcome his attorney can get him but it means the best possible outcome for him, the accused. Do not let your attorney talk you into a plea deal unless and until the attorney has exhausted all other avenues to get the best possible outcome for you. After, and only after, thorough examination of the evidence and interviews with all witnesses,... ❯❯❯

Find a Flat Rate Fee for Criminal Expungement Legal Assistance

The cost of criminal expungement in Indiana differs. It all depends on the severity of the conviction, the number of convictions, the location of the convictions, the age of the convictions, and court costs. Fortunately, there are law firms that do not charge a fee for your first consultation. This means you have nothing to lose and only knowledge to gain regarding your eligibility for criminal expungement, if you find the right law... ❯❯❯

The Top Business Lawyers Mean Business

The law also protects consumers from business monopolies, malpractices, price fixing, and other issues. As a business owner, you need to know about the laws regarding your business type, whether it is a small venture, a franchise, a partnership, or a corporation. There exist several legal considerations. The choices you make while setting up a business influence your business management, operations, finances, taxes, profits, and... ❯❯❯

Technology in the Legal Sector

It is safe to say that we are firmly into 2018 now, and the first month of this year has been filled with brand new technology that is set to change the way we live our day to day lives. Not only has it changed the way that we live our lives but it has changed many different sectors of business. As technology progresses at this pace, we should probably look at what this means for the legal sector. Firms all over the world are... ❯❯❯

What to Do If You've Been Left a Gift Under the Will But the Solicitors Won't Speak to You

If you believe that you may have been left a gift under a Will it is only natural to be curious as to what that gift is, or when you can expect to receive it. Your first port of call should be the executor, usually a family member or friend of the deceased. If you are on good terms they may tell you what was contained in the Will, although they might not be able to tell you when you can expect to receive this. WHY THE LAYMAN EXECUTOR... ❯❯❯

Legal Assistant's Corner: Please Respect Our Time

The average legal assistant works for two or three attorneys. Among other things, our job description includes drafting/editing/formatting/reviewing documents, obtaining records from various sources, disseminating documentation to all required parties, electronically filing documents with the court, knowing local/state/federal court rules, maintaining/organizing client files, scheduling appointments/hearings/depositions and... ❯❯❯

Tips to Hire a Private Investigator

If you need to hire a private detective to spy on your cheating spouse or some other family member who you are responsible for, make sure you consider the tips given below. License It's very important to opt for a licensed detective. In fact, hiring an unlicensed one may lead to a negative outcome. You can check with the authorities to find out if the professional you want to hire is licensed. Another way is to ask the agency to... ❯❯❯