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What is Racketeering?



There are various crimes involving racketeering, and many famous individuals in society are being charged with this crime. Racketeering can sometimes also be a complex charge that carries severe punishments and jail time. So in this article, we will answer the question what is racketeering, as well as go over some examples. What is Racketeering?  […]

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How To Get an EIN Number



An EIN (employee identification number) is required for any company that has employees, or if you’re planning to start your own business, it is also necessary to have one. EINs are also known as the social security numbers of any business. So in this article, we’re going to discuss what an EIN is, why you […]

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What is a Credit Freeze?



Are you concerned about freezing your credit or even identity theft? Some consumers have chosen to make that decision for their safety because many people have fallen victim to identity theft due to data breaches. So, in this article, we will answer the question what is a credit freeze, as well as discuss the benefits […]

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What is the Security Exchange Commission?



The market structure is constantly changing, and new challenges have to be dealt with. There are dishonest individuals out there, and the marketplace creates those rules to protect everybody and create fairness. Therefore, in this article, we will be discussing the security and exchange commission.  What is the Security Exchange Commission? The government created the […]

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Restitution Law – What it is, How to Avoid it, and Tips on Asking for It



In any kind of case involving money, restitution law comes into play. So there are many questions that someone can ask, like how does restitution law work? Why do we need it? And so many other questions. Sit back and relax. These questions and more will be answered as we take a more in-depth look […]

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Should I Freeze My Credit?



There have been many questions about security freezes, and daily, millions of Americans fall victim to breaches of secure data. Many people may wonder what they should do about it and the pros and cons of freezing their credit. So, in this article, we’re going to discuss security freezes and answer the question: should I […]

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Living Will – The Pros & Cons You Need to Know



Medical situations happen unexpectedly, and unfortunately, many of us could face a medical emergency someday. However, in some medical emergencies, patients cannot declare to their loved ones or doctors what treatments they want or who they would like to speak on their behalf in this situation, etc. In this article, we’re going to discuss what […]

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Forming an LLC in Missouri



Looking for form an LLC? This type of business structure has become exceedingly popular in the past years because of its simplicity and flexibility. There are various reasons why millions of businesses in America choose to organize their business as LLCs every year. However, you should know that an LLC is a state-specific entity and […]

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Double Jeopardy Law



You may have heard about the double jeopardy law by watching crime and justice shows like Law & Order, but perhaps you may not know how it works in the real world. So, in this article, we’re going to discuss the double jeopardy law and common misconceptions about it. What is Double Jeopardy Law & […]

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How To Take Someone To Small Claims Court



Small claims courts deal with many cases, and lawsuits can be filed against people, corporations, partnerships, or other entities. Each state also sets the maximum amount that individuals can sue in a small claims court. So if you’re planning to attend small claims court and need some more information, we’re going to discuss some tips […]

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What is Jury Nullification?



Jurors not only can determine whether someone is innocent or guilty of a crime, but they also have the power to determine whether the law under which an individual is being prosecuted is a just law or even a constitutional law. But, of course, they can also choose to ignore the law or choose to […]

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Guide to Court Ordered Mediation



People often go to court to resolve their disputes, but the court process can sometimes be long and stressful with no agreeable results by either party. Mediation can be one of the solutions to whatever the issue may be, so in this blog post, we will be discussing what court-ordered mediation is and much more.  […]

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Workplace Retaliation – What It Is And How To Handle It



Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough when you have to deal with the stresses of the workplace. The following blog post will explore what constitutes workplace retaliation and how it may impact your career. What is Workplace Retaliation Retaliation is any act taken by an employer or supervisor against an employee, applicant, contractor, […]

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A Guide on Lemon Law for New & Used Cars



Buying a car can be a tricky experience, whether it’s new or used. You may ask yourself a few questions. Am I getting a good deal? What’s the best make and model that is right for me? Is the dealership giving me a fair deal? So many more questions can go through your mind. You […]

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How Long Does A Background Check Take?



The most common reason background checks are conducted is for employment purposes. However, there are various other reasons one might need to obtain a background check, like purchasing a firearm, applying to rent an apartment, or serving as a childcare worker or caretaker. Each type of background check is meant to surface different kinds of […]

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What Does Disposed Mean In A Court Case?



When a case has been disposed, this means it has been closed. Specific reasons for a case being closed can include dismissal, conviction, admission of guilt, among other reasons. Once a case is officially over, it is removed from the court’s docket. This simply means there are no further dates for that matter scheduled on […]

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Squatter’s Rights & Adverse Possession: What You Need To Know



“Squatter’s rights” is a term used to describe the rights of people who have taken physical possession of a property they do not own. These same people, known as squatters, do not have the express permission of the property’s owner(s), but may still be awarded benefits under the law. Individuals who squat on property that […]

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The Difference Between Sexual Battery, Sexual Assault, & Rape



Sexual battery is non-consensual (IE: unwanted) contact with intimate parts of another person’s body. “Intimate parts” is a term that can mean a person’s genitals, anus, buttocks, or groin. If the person is a woman, the term can also include breasts. Sexual battery is always a crime. Depending upon the circumstances of a case, this […]

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What Is the Difference Between an Indictment and a Charge?



An indictment is an early step in the process of charging someone for a crime. It does not mean the person is guilty, simply that the prosecutor thinks they are. To more clearly understand what an indictment is, it is necessary to also understand what a grand jury is and how the criminal process charge […]

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What Are Felony Charges, Classes, & Penalties



A felony is the most serious type of crime that can be committed. Felony classes are decided by each state according to the magnitude of the crime that has been committed, so laws vary on a state by state basis. Similarly, the punishments vary on a state by state basis depending on the felony class. […]

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