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Return Of The Living Debt: You May Have To Pay Taxes On Cancelled Debts

In many ways, debt is a lot like a zombie. No matter how many times you try to kill it, it finds a way to come back to life. Case in point, if a creditor cancels a debt you owed, you may liable for paying taxes on the amount that was eliminated. Here's what you need to know about this issue to keep it from taking a bite out of your financial future. Read More 

Exposed By The Hack And Expecting Divorce? Here’s How Your Infidelity Will Come Into Play

The phones at law firms across the country are ringing steadily with the recent news of the casual encounter website breach that left millions of email addresses exposed to public view. Many of these callers are scorned partners wanting to get divorce proceedings underway, while other calls come from concerned spouses who know their personal information has been violated, fear the worst, and want to know what awaits them in the future should their partner file for divorce. Read More 

Caught Shoplifting? You May Still Be Able To Reduce Or Even Avoid Your Charges

Shoplifting is considered by most to be a minor crime, but legal penalties for petty thieves can be harsh. If you're facing charges for stealing from a shop, it's easy to feel afraid and overwhelmed. However, if you keep your head together and do your best to show the shop owner and the court that you are not just some thief, you may be able to avoid jail time or probation entirely. Read More 

4 Mistakes To Avoid During Your Personal Injury Case

When it comes to a personal injury case, there is a long list of things that you can do incorrectly. You need to take care of yourself, pay attention to your surroundings and make sure that everything in your testament adds up and is coherent, whether you're the defendant or plaintiff in a personal injury case. Here are 4 mistakes that you need to avoid throughout the course of your personal injury case, and even a few things that you should be aware of during the instance of the injury itself. Read More 

Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation For An Office Carpet Allergy?

Millions of Americans work in offices with carpets. Carpets are hard-wearing and can insulate sound, but this type of floor covering can also cause health problems. In some cases, office workers can develop an allergy as a result of the carpet underneath their feet. Learn more about the allergies that office carpets can cause, and find out why these problems can sometimes lead to a workers' compensation claim. Carpets and allergens Read More