Law & Paralegal

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Understanding Wrongful Death Claims amid the Pandemic

COVID-19 affected many countries and territories around the world, causing numerous deaths, which left many families grieving and trying to cope with the loss of their loved ones. Most of the patients who died are breadwinners, which put so much burden on the shoulders of surviving family members. While there are many legitimate cases of …

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Keep calm and stay informed on your rights when thrown in jail

Wrongful convictions are more common than you would like to think. A recent study conducted in the United States involving different legal practitioners who were asked to estimate the recurrence of a miscarriage of justice admitted that approximately 10,000 false arrests were made each year – and the number was expected to grow. Most cases …

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What Happens to Retirement Benefits in a Divorce?

In many jurisdictions, pension, social security, and retirement benefits accrued during marriage are considered marital property. So, if a couple divorces, these benefits will be treated like any other marital asset and will be distributed fairly between the couple unless there is a postnuptial or prenuptial agreement in play. The distribution of a pension or …

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