Two steps to take before hiring a criminal law solicitor

Posted on: 31 July 2017
Trying to decide which criminal law attorney to hire can be challenging. Here are two pieces of advice which should help to ensure that you select the right person for your case. Make sure that you're comfortable around them If you're involved in a criminal case (regardless of whether you have been the victim of a crime, or whether you have been accused of committing a crime), you will need to discuss some very personal and sensitive matters with your chosen solicitor.
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Family Law: Circumstances When the Courts May Award You Sole Custody of Your Child

Posted on: 24 February 2017
If you want sole or full custody of your child following a divorce or separation, then you should be aware that the only thing the courts will prioritise throughout the case is the child's best interests, not yours. Is it in the child's best interest to be under you care or the care of the other parent? That's the all-important question that will ultimately influence the court's decision.  To be awarded full custody of a child is not easy because the courts usually want both biological parents to have a say in the decisions made regarding a child's welfare and play a part in the child's life.
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DUI Charges: Factors that Can Raise Your BAC Levels (Except Alcohol)

Posted on: 21 December 2016
The introduction of the breathalyzer technology has made it easy for police officers to quickly identify drunk drivers who are in danger of hurting themselves and other road users. Breathalyzers estimate the blood alcohol content (BAC) levels, and if they exceed the acceptable levels, one may receive DUI charges. However, there are instances when breathalyzers can give a false positive result implying that one has consumed alcohol when they haven't. Understanding these situations can help you take the legal steps to defend yourself against DUI charges if you aren't guilty.
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Using a Debt Collector to Recover Money From Friends or Family

Posted on: 19 October 2016
If you have made a loan to a family member or friend and they have failed to pay it back, you may be considering ways you can compel them to pay it back. If informal and polite requests for repayment have failed, you may be thinking of using a debt collector to recover the money. Below are some things you should consider before you call in the debt collectors. Is there a loan agreement?
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