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When it comes to interacting with lawyers, it’s not an everyday thing. While you see doctors, professors, and teachers regularly, you only see lawyers under very particular circumstances. Because of this, it can sometimes be difficult to know which situations require a lawyer’s expertise. Having some of these situations in mind can help you be prepared to reach out to…

Law school teaches you practical skills you will use for the rest of your legal career. However, it can be easy to go through the motions and dull your legal skills without practice. Here are a few ways to keep yourself sharp when it comes to legal processes. Branch Out If you are not feeling satisfied in your form of…

Lawyers in any field really have their work cut out for them and there are so many areas to specialize in. However, if you really want to make a difference then you should consider studying tax, family, or immigration law. Tax Law Tax lawyers deal with domestic and international disputes. Since there are frequent changes in state and federal codes,…

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It seems that the older we get, the more complicated our taxes become. As our financial portfolio grows, so does our tax responsibilities. It’s difficult to remember all of the terms and what they each mean. Let’s take a look. Adjusted Gross Income Often called AGI, adjusted gross income is the total income that you’ve received throughout the year. This…

When couples head towards divorce, they often wonder how they are going to build a new life, separate from all that they are leaving behind. In marriage, everything was intertwined, including finances, and this can be a rather worrisome point, especially if one spouse was a stay at home parent. This is where alimony comes in. What is Alimony? Alimony…

Once you've committed to taking the LSAT, you want to know how to score as well as possible. There's no way to do your best on the LSAT without some serious preparation. Here are five tips to prepare for the LSAT:   1. Use diagrams for logic games As you work through logic puzzles, come up with a system to…

Civil law and criminal law are two separate limbs of the legal system in America. Each one is broad, with its own set of laws and punishments. There are several differences between criminal cases and civil cases. Criminal cases aim to punish the offender, who has offended the state (or society). Civil lawsuits, on the other hand, are filed to…

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