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Sued by a Debt Collector? Here’s What to Do Next

Sued by a Debt Collector? Here’s What to Do Next

If you’ve been sued by a debt collector, you might be feeling overwhelmed–or even scared. The first, most important thing to do is stop panicking. The next step is to take action. Too many people simply ignore the problem because it feels too big to face. Unfortunately, that’s just what …

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What Is a Prenup–and Do You Need One?

What Is a Prenup–and Do You Need One?

We usually hear about prenuptial agreements, or prenups, in the context of Hollywood divorces. Ordinary couples can benefit from signing a prenup, but many of them are wary because of the stigma surrounding this legal document. So, What Is a Prenup? At its most basic, a prenup is a binding …

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All About Divorce: Know the Basics of the Law

All About Divorce: Know the Basics of the Law

The reality is that nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. With that in mind, many of us will eventually have to grapple with the basics of divorce law. Here’s a primer to get you started. Every State Is Different The most important thing you need to know is that …

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Small Claims Court: When Is It Worth the Hassle?

Small Claims Court: When Is It Worth the Hassle?

Small claims court can be an opportunity to empower yourself and receive a fair judgement without breaking the bank with legal fees. However, there are times when taking someone to court just isn’t worth it. Read on for an overview of how this process of settling civil cases can work …

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You Just Got a DUI, Now What?

You Just Got a DUI, Now What?

You can’t go back in time and decide not to drive over the limit. Now, you’ve got to face up to the consequences. Here’s what you need to know about the things that happen next. Arrange for Your Car to Get Picked Up Typically, your vehicle will be towed (at …

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