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  • How Can I Get a Judgment Released?

    A Satisfaction of Judgment or Release and Satisfaction is a legal document that shows that the plaintiff has been paid all that he or she is owed, based upon the original judgment against the defendant. This legal document is important because it is not revocable; once it is signed and filed with the court, it cannot be changed. Judgment debtors are usually in a hurry to get this type of release so that the civil action stops adversely affecting their credit.

  • Is My Case Worth the Fight? Will It Cost Me More to Sue Than I Can Win?

    We all know that nobody works for free, and that is especially true of attorneys. Lawsuits can be expensive, but sometimes they are the only way to resolve a dispute. So, when is it worth fighting and when will it cost you more to sue than you would get if you were to win?

  • Online Defamation

    The Internet has allowed people from across the globe to connect, but it has also provided a way for people to surround themselves in mystery by making anonymous posts. However, abusive posters and people who attack the characters of others can be discovered and even sued for comments that they make online.

  • What Happens if I Write a Bad Check?

    Through a simple arithmetic error or forgetting to jot down a check that you sent, you may wind up being criminally prosecuted and paying hefty fines. A bad check is one in which there are insufficient funds in order to cover the amount of the check. It can also be because the check is written on an account that no longer exists.

  • How to Get Legal Assistance when the Sheriff Doesn't Assist

    Question: What can I do if someone kicked in my door, stole my property, took over and the sheriff did not help me?

  • The Mechanic Damaged My Vehicle - What Can I Do?

    Question: I took my car in for service and when it was returned, my transmission was no longer working properly. The mechanic said that he didnít do anything to it, but the vehicle was working perfectly when I left it at his place of business. I am not sure what type of lawyer I need or what I can do about the situation.

  • What Do I Do about Damage Caused to My Vehicle at the Mechanicís?

    It is difficult to find a trustworthy mechanic. If you have taken your vehicle into the mechanicís shop and he or she has done more damage than repair work on the vehicle, you may have a legal cause of action. However, a lawyer familiar with property damage cases may be able to advise whether it is worth the time and expense of litigation or if an alternative would better serve your interests.

  • Suing for Conversion

    Prosecutors are responsible for bringing charges against people who have stolen property. Conversion is the civil equivalent of criminal theft charges. Individuals who want to sue to reclaim the value of their property may sue in small claims court or by hiring a civil attorney to handle the case for them.

  • I Was Injured on a Sidewalk by a Segway. What Is the Responsibility of the Driver?

    Segways are two-wheeled power-operated transportation devices that involve the user standing on top of the device and balancing in order to get from one place to another. While many states permit Segways on sidewalks, a rider may be held civilly liable if he or she crashes into a pedestrian or other person.

  • What Is the Legal Status of a Segway? Motor Vehicle? Electric Bike? Pedestrian?

    Segways are two-wheeled vehicles that are powered by electricity. The rider of a Segway must balance on the device and can ride up to approximately 12.5 miles per hour. Because the vehicle possesses characteristics similar to motor vehicles, bikes and pedestrians, it can be difficult for people to know the rights and responsibilities that riders of the device have.

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