A Legal Council Guide

3 Tips For Writing A Strong Description Of Your Product When Applying For A Patent

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If you have come up with a really great idea, you might be thinking about applying for a patent or discussing a patent acquisition so that you don’t have to worry about anyone else stealing your idea. Doing so can be a smart decision–particularly if you plan on moving forward with your invention–but the process is not as easy as you might think. You will need to file a patent application, and in this application you will need to provide a strong description of your product. Read More»

2 Ways To Present Evidence In Your Custody Case

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When marriages come to an end it can be challenging to determine who will retain custody of the children. Many couples find that the matter must be settled in court. If you are in the midst of a custody battle with your soon-to-be ex, it’s important that you understand how you can present evidence to the court supporting your position that you should be awarded custody. Here are two ways that you can present information to the court on your behalf. Read More»

How Can You Help Prevent Your Elderly Parent From Falling Victim To Wire Fraud?

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Although charlatans have been a part of society since the beginning of recorded history, only recently have there been ways for these scam artists to access money or identifying information with the touch of a key – or for an unwitting victim to be able to wire money or make an online transfer without even leaving their home. If you have an elderly parent who lives on his or her own, you may be concerned about the risk that your parent will fall victim to one of these scams. Read More»

Guardian Ad Litem: Burning Questions About This Type Of Family Lawyer And The Answers You Seek Before You Head To Court

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When people say, “family lawyer,” it could refer to one of three types of legal counsel. One type of legal counsel this phrase can refer to is a guardian ad litem, or children’s lawyer, who is commonly appointed to represent minor children since children are not allowed in court. You may be assigned a guardian ad litem (GAL) in court if you are about to divorce and have minor children whom you share with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Read More»

The Blame Game: 3 Reasons Your Employer May Say You're At Fault For Your Own Injury

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When something happens at work and you are left with an injury, you fully expect that your employer will step up to the plate and make sure your medical bills are taken care of and you are covered for your time off of work. However, many employers don’t like to file workers’ compensation claims because it can make their premiums higher. Furthermore, workers comp insurance companies will often try to downplay your injuries to prevent having to pay. Read More»