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Ready to Wipe the Slate Clean? Here's What You Need to Get a Pardon

Mistakes in the past shouldn't hold you back from building a future, especially if you've already paid your debt to society. The Canadian criminal justice system realizes that, so they've made the process more human by reducing the waiting period from 10 years to between one and five and streamlined the Pardon Applications process. However, convictions for sexual offenses and certain violent... ❯❯❯

Signs of Bankruptcy and Why It's Important to Hire a Lawyer

Nobody wants to face the negative consequences brought about by bankruptcy. While you may be doing everything on your end to get rid of bankruptcy, there are debts which cannot be repaid easily. Although many perceive it as frightening, bankruptcy can also be the other way around if it is done correctly. If you’re concerned about your family’s well-being, knowing your current... ❯❯❯

Bankruptcy For Debt: Is It Really An Option For You?

Disclaimer: The contents of this article should not be taken as legal advice and should only be used as a resource to provide information about bankruptcy for debt. You should always seek the services of a lawyer specializing in bankruptcy cases to give you a more in-depth view of this matter. You’ve been struggling with your finances for quite some time now. The things you usually enjoy... ❯❯❯

Can You Beat Your Criminal Charges?

Being charged with a serious crime is enough to throw anyone’s life into disarray. That said what steps to take when prosecutors are looking to convict you for any one of many serious crimes? Do you take one of the first criminal defense lawyers you find or do you do a little research online? Should you take a plea deal if it seems that you’re not going to win your case? Last, do you... ❯❯❯

Sexual assault defence in Canada

There are various levels of sexual assault charges that an individual can face in Canada. These all depend on the circumstances involved in the alleged incident. These charges are defined by the Criminal Code of Canada in sections 271 and 272, which indicates the types of charges as well as the different levels of penalties a convicted individual can face. They include sexual assault, sexual... ❯❯❯

The First Steps in the Patent Application Process in the UK

Filing for a patent for your invention is a big step. You need to know that it is the right step to take for your purposes, since filing for a patent can be time-consuming and costly. If you are new to the world of patents, this guide takes you through the first steps when filing for a patent in the UK. The Research You have an idea. You develop a new product or new technique. First of all... ❯❯❯

Essential Qualities Required to Choose the Best Criminal Lawyer

If you or a loved one are involved in a criminal case of any sort, you’re going to find that you need some help sorting through the rubble that comes with the whole thing. Do you know what you need in order to get through your case? Do you understand any, or all, of the legal issues that may come along as you’re working out that information? How can you make sure it goes your way? ... ❯❯❯

Common Defence Lawyer Tactics

When you hire a defence lawyer to represent you after receiving a criminal charge, you have effectively armed yourself for the ensuing battle ahead of you. Proving your innocence is the job of your defence lawyer and any lawyer worth their salt will always have a plan. Although defence lawyers often follow the same defence strategies, a lot of the skill is in the delivery and the preparation. Here... ❯❯❯

Top Twenty Questions to ask your Divorce Lawyer

Image Credit: Pixabay While it is hoped that these questions will be helpful to anyone who needs the advice, this is not to be confused with actual, real, legal advice. Will my divorce case go through the courts? Thinking about going through a court process can seem like a lot when it comes to couples who are going through divorce. If everything is resolved amicably, then the court does... ❯❯❯

Estate Planning 101

Do not be fooled by the term ‘estate planning’. You do not need to be wealthy to have an estate plan. In fact, if you have any assets at all and you wish to control what happens to them when you pass on, you will need an estate plan. Here is some detailed information to help you decide if an estate plan is right for you: What is an estate? An estate is made up of everything you own.... ❯❯❯