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What Is a Gun Trust?

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Made a mistake when inheriting an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)? Then this could mean facing the music by dealing with tax consequences. Likewise, if you make a mistake when inheriting gun collection, then you could be slapped with the grim reality of felony charges. And, that’s the last thing you need. So, to avoid resigning yourself to this fate, an …

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What’s the Difference Between a Trademark, Copyright, and Patent?

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A trademark, copyright, and patent are perhaps one of the most important assets to your business. They represent the different types of intellectual property (IP). If you are a business owner, you need to get familiar with them. When most people think of the term “property” the first thing that comes to mind is a tangible asset – usually real …

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Best Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyers

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Contrary to what you may believe, protecting your business’ intellectual property (IP) doesn’t stop at registering with the Copyright Office or the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Defending your intellectual property rights is an ongoing process that will continue well into the future. Given how obscure a legal concept IP is, it’s best left to those who properly understand …

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Be Wary of Your Insurance Lawyer

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Insurance companies exist to soften the blow of an otherwise difficult or catastrophic situation. They provide a safety net in the form of monetary compensation if you or a loved one suffers a loss, accident, medical emergency, theft, or property damage. You trust them to live up to their promise to be there for you when you need them the …

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How to File a Complaint Against a Lawyer

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When you hire a lawyer to represent you, you expect them to conduct themselves professionally at all times. However, they are human and are, therefore, not beyond reproach. While you can overlook some mistakes because they’re easily fixable, there are some which could cost you your case. If your lawyer fails to live up to their ethical obligations to you …

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Does My Business Need a Lawyer

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So you have a small business, this business grows each day, now you are deciding whether you need to hire an attorney. You don’t know when you’ll need a lawyer until you need one. Likewise, you don’t know when you’ll get sued until you do. By that time, it might already be too late. If you’re seesawing between whether or …

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When to Hire a Lawyer

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Finding yourself in a situation that may require a lawyer is something many face each day. A lawyer will protect your interests during a potentially life-altering event. A lawyer can be used for both civil and criminal cases. Why you need a lawyer can be as simple as wanting extra peace of mind that you have hired an expert to …

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What You Need to Know about the VA Class Action Lawsuit

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is notorious for long delays in resolving VA complaints and claims for various veterans’ benefits, including financial and medical support. From the initial filing of a claim, veterans have to wait on average 5 years and sometimes as long as 7 years for a final decision. For financially strapped vets, some of whom need …