Is a Personal Injury Award Considered Marital Property?

If you or a spouse has received a settlement from a personal injury lawsuit, it is natural to wonder whether such an award qualifies as marital property in a divorce. Depending on the laws of the state where you live, marital property will be divided under either an equitable distribution model or a community property…

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Taking Photos After an Accident

After an accident, things can move quickly and chaotically, especially if someone has been injured. However, it is absolutely crucial to take pictures of the damage to your vehicle and the other vehicles involved in an accident as soon as possible. If you have been injured or are otherwise unable to do so, try to…

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Bad Facts: How to deal with them

Let’s say your client has something bad in his past that is admissible and will be coming out during trial.  Or perhaps there’s evidence that he may have been drinking earlier in the day of his car crash, where a negligent party hit him and caused serious bodily injury.  How do you deal with these…

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Important Intellectual Property Lawsuits

The term intellectual property refers to ideas and creations of the mind such as works that are literary, musical or artistic, including designs and symbols and names and images that are part of the world of commerce–meaning people make money (or at least hope to oneday) make money from them. Individuals and companies have long…

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