What Are The Legal Ramifications Of Lying On A Job Application?

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Applicants try to create so many falsehoods on job applications: ranging from dates of employment, the correct name of the employer, and sometimes the qualifications listed on the form. Some people don't realize that lying on a job application (even just "stretching" the truth a little) can have legal ramifications. Continue reading to learn more about what could happen if you or anyone you knows falsifies information on a job application.

7 December 2015

2 Mistakes To Avoid When Divorcing

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Divorces happen all the time. Family lawyers are constantly receiving new clients who need help with their divorce. You might be worried that your divorce will be expensive and take a long time. Luckily, the length of time that it takes to finalize the divorce, and how much you spend in legal fees in primarily up to you and your ex-spouse. Here are a couple mistakes that people make that cause their divorce to take longer and to cost them more.

6 October 2015

Civil Lawyers And Their Role In The Laws Of Quebec

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Quebec is the only province where civil laws are created by and enforced by the Quebec judicial system. If you have a civil issue or matter with someone from Quebec, you must take it up in the province's courts. You will need a civil lawyer who is well-versed in the Code Civil du Quebec, or the Civil Codes of Quebec. In some lesser civil matters, your lawyer acts more like an adviser than a lawyer and in greater civil matters, such as divorce or the division of property, your lawyer speaks for you.

17 August 2015

What To Do When A Friend Or Family Member Won't Repay A Loan

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When you loan a close friend or family member money, you expect to get your money back. Unfortunately, even those people you trust can sometimes fail to repay a loan as agreed. In this case, it might be necessary for you to take a more aggressive approach towards repayment. Since dealing with this type of situation can be extremely sensitive, here are some tips to assist you with the process.

30 July 2015

3 Myths About Filing For Bankruptcy

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Many people who could receive financial relief by filing for bankruptcy fail to do so because of falsehoods they have heard about the process over the years. Unfortunately, failing to file in a timely manner could result in economic hardships that you could have avoided. If you are hesitant to file because of misconceptions that you have heard about bankruptcy, it is important that you know the truth. All Of Your Possessions Are Taken

6 July 2015

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice happens when a doctor or other medical professional fails to do his or her job correctly and endangers a patient's health. This can mean anything from a violation of standard healthcare to injury caused by negligence or injury resulting in pain, income loss, or disability. If a patient feels that he or she has been a victim of medical malpractice, they can file a lawsuit against the medical professional or medical facility.

10 June 2015

3 Myths About The Importance Of Estate Planning

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Myths about estate planning can influence many people to leave matters unsettled. As a result, family members and friends are often left trying to straighten out a loved one's financial matters. To help you understand the importance of estate planning, here are some myths and realities about them.  Estate Planning Is Only for Rich People Many people believe that only rich people need to worry about estate planning. But this is far from the truth.

27 May 2015

Reasons Businesses Need A Solid Security Policy For Personal Information

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Since most companies rely heavily on the use of computers for storing information pertinent to their business, one of the most serious threats a business today faces is the threat of hackers or viruses compromising their data. Not only can this type of issue make it difficult for the company to operate correctly, but if data belonging to customers or clients is included in a security breach, it can also create legal, ethical and social issues for the business, as well:

4 May 2015

5 Things You Can Do To Help Win Your Personal Injury Case

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If you've been injured in an accident, a fall or other traumatic event, you're likely hurt, scared and confused. One minute you were fine and the next you were on your way to the emergency room. Although you don't want to sue anyone, it may be necessary in order to get the compensation you need for medical bills and to support your family while you're away from work healing. Here are 5 things you can do to win this case:

9 April 2015

Two Routine Legal Questions You May Need Answered

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When you are facing a serious legal dispute, it is important for you to have a thorough understanding of the various options that you have to resolve the matter. Unfortunately, there are many different factors that will come into play during a lawsuit, and it is common for individuals to have questions that they need answered before they feel comfortable with this process.  Why Did The Attorney Not Name The Other Driver In The Lawsuit?

24 March 2015