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Major corporations and small businesses alike need to understand how corporate law will effect their business practices. Before you go into business for yourself learn the nuances of corporate law, and figure out whether or not you will need a corporate lawyer to set up your business structure.
Contrary to popular belief, most courtroom cases actually involve civil lawsuits. If you have be summoned to court as the defendant in a civil lawsuit you need to find out how to protect your rights as well as your assets. Failing to appear in court for a civil lawsuit can lead to criminal charges in some cases.
Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents and vehicular homicide across the world. Although DUI laws are tough, every person accused of DUI is not necessarily guilty. Learn what your rights are and find out what steps you need to take if you are accused of driving while intoxicated.
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There are specific laws that pertain to national and international waterways. Certain laws pertain to the commerce in the waters that lie between U.S. ports. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 governs these laws and Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act is commonly known as the Jones Act. The Jones Act covers all issues pertaining to the shipping and/or transportation of goods between national ports. The Act requires that all ships carrying these goods carry an American flag to mark their country of origin and have only crew members that are legal citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
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Driving under the influence can get you into a world of trouble. Not only could you lose your driving privileges, you could incur hefty fines and even spend a bit of time in jail. In fact, those who commit DUI offenses multiple times could get several years in prison.
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Birth injuries are not uncommon and often leave families devastated. When a child is born healthy but is injured during the actual birth process, parents may not know where to turn. If you believe that there were negligent factors that contributed to your child’s injury, it may be time to consider a birth injury lawsuit. You will need to contact an attorney who specializes in birth injury cases.
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When it comes to keeping your corporation legal, a corporate attorney is essential. When hiring a corporate lawyer there are a few things that you will need to consider. You should never retain an attorney or a law firm without first checking credentials and references. Do a bit of research into legal firms in your area and check professional associations to see which ones are licensed to practice where your business resides.
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