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Are You A Motorcycle Owner? Here Are Safety Tips You Need To Know

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 4,957 motorcycle deaths in the United States in 2012, which is an increase from 2011, when there were 4,630 deaths. As for motorcycle injuries, there were 93,000 in 2012 and 81,000 in 2011. Motorcycles are no doubt a blast to ride and are also fuel-efficient, but there are also more risks involved than operating a car. If you are motorcycle owner, there are some safety tips you need to know in order to stay safe while riding the open road.

8 Ways To Survive Divorce Court

If you are divorcing, being able to get along well enough with your spouse to work out at least some issues ahead of time is ideal. Divorce, however, is seldom that simple and the issue that surrounds divorce, including child custody, support and visitation, property and debt division and more, are often contentious and emotionally-charged. When divorce court becomes inevitable, you can take action to help ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Barn Injuries And Workers' Compensation Claims

Working with horses can be exciting, but it can also be dangerous at times. Injuries are common around the barn, so understanding the process for filing a workers' compensation claim is essential when you work in the equine industry. Here are three tips you can use to ensure your horse-related work injuries don't cause you undue financial strain in the future. 1. Make sure that you file your claim as quickly as possible once an injury is sustained.

3 Steps To Take If Your Spouse Is Arrested

Receiving a phone call from a local jail can be an alarming event-- most people don't expect their spouse to be charged with a crime, arrested, and taken to jail. But if you find yourself in that situation, it is important to react appropriately in order to minimize the consequences of your spouse's actions. Take the following steps after learning that your spouse has been arrested: Keep the Phone Call Brief

Self-Employed? Learn About Special Bankruptcy Exemptions For Tools Of The Trade

If you're in business for yourself, you may be scared of bankruptcy because you're afraid that you'll be forced to liquidate the very tools of your trade. If you're a plumber, for example, you may need that electric wad cutter to stay in business. If you're a carpenter, you won't be very competitive if you're deprived of your circular saw and your power drills. Fortunately, the bankruptcy courts take this into consideration.

Domestic Abuse & Child Custody: 3 Answers To Your Most Pressing Questions

Divorce and custody cases are hard enough, but add a history of domestic violence and the situation gets a lot more complicated. Below are answers to three common questions you might have for your family law attorney that pertain to domestic abuse and child custody. 1. If My Ex Abused Me, Does That Mean I Can Get Full Custody? Unfortunately, allegations of abuse aren't enough to keep your ex from gaining custody.

3 Things Every New Parent Should Do

Becoming a parent for the first time is often one of the most amazing events in a person's life. There are few things that can compare to welcoming a child into the family and feeling the unconditional love that a parent has for a child. But becoming a parent also comes with immense responsibility. In addition to the emotional and day-to-day financial aspects, it is also important for new parents to create a plan in the event that they die before their child reaches adulthood.

How A Lawyer Can Help A Recovering Drug Addict Regain Child Custody

Did you lose custody of your kids because of a drug addiction and now you want them back? Rather than starting friction with the person that your children are living with, it is a good idea to allow a family lawyer to handle the situation. Find out in this article how a family lawyer can help you fight for your rights as a parent who is a recovering drug addict.

Two Tips To Help You Get A Personal Injury Lawyer On A Budget

When you've been hurt as a result of someone else's negligence, you need a good personal injury attorney on your side to help ensure that you get the restitution that you deserve.  However, if you don't have much disposable income, you may feel that there's no way you'll be able to afford strong legal defense.  Don't let financial issues stop you from getting the compensation that you deserve.  Use this information to learn more about how to get a personal injury lawyer that fits within your budget.

Security Deposit Disputes – How You Can Protect Yourself Against A Dispute

Tenants realize that the majority of landlords will require a security deposit before they hand over the keys to any rental property. This ensures the tenant will take care of the property using the highest standards. Most tenants expect to receive this deposit back once they hand in their keys to the property owner or landlord but sometimes that isn't always the case. You should protect yourself in the event of a dispute by following these tips.