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  • How A Criminal Defence Lawyer Can Help In Drug Related Cases

    Are you being charged with a drug offence, and need a criminal defence lawyer to help you? Before hiring a criminal defence lawyer, take the time to find out what they can do for you. This will ensure that you can hire a lawyer who you can take full advantage of in your predicament. With that thought in mind, here are the top things that a criminal defence lawyer can help you with in a drug offence case:
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  • 3 Ways an Estate Planning Attorney Can Help You

    If you are an adult  in Canada with any assets or preferences for your final arrangements, it is crucial to write a will. As a legal, binding document, your will allows you the final say in dispersing your assets and by extension, provides for your loved ones long after your death. In addition, it also provides you with the unique opportunity to protect your loved ones from the indignities of going through probate and pleading with a judge to get the money and property they are entitled to.
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  • Divorce In Canada: When You Will Need A Language Translator

    Canada recognizes two official languages-- English and French. If you marry a French Canadian who only speaks French and does not understand English, it may be a problem when you get a divorce. Here is how you can cross that language barrier and make it clear to your former spouse the terms of the divorce. Most Lawyers in Canada Can Speak French The closer you live to Quebec, the more likely you can find a divorce lawyer that speaks French, although a few other French-speaking lawyers are scattered throughout the provinces.
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  • Real Estate Lawyer: 3 Reasons You Need One If You're Buying Or Selling Property

    There are few situations in life where having an experienced attorney on your side is absolutely essential, but a real estate transaction is certainly one of them. Canadian real estate laws are complex, so you want to have an experienced real estate attorney on your side who can navigate the procedural minutiae and close the deal quickly. Below, you'll find three ways a real estate lawyer can help those who are buying or selling real estate.
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  • Benefits Of A Credit Counselling Program

    If you are struggling financially and are unsure as to how to get your financial life back on track, you may consider credit counseling. Credit counselling is a great alternative for those who don't have the ability to file for bankruptcy, or who just don't want to take a hit on their credit by filing for bankruptcy. Credit counselling is not for everyone, and it truly depends on how bad your financial trouble is, but it does not hurt to explore the option.
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  • How To Prevent A Private Car Sale From Going South

    Picture your dream car, available at a decent price that is affordable to you for the first time in your life. Even if the car is used, you would likely purchase it as long as everything seemed to be in working condition, right? While used car lots and companies selling cars must legally abide by certain rules within their sale process (letting you know of any problems with the car), things can become a little sketchy when dealing with private sellers.
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  • Protecting Yourself After An Identity Theft Incident

    You've pulled up to the ATM only to find that you have insufficient funds in your account. After contacting your bank, you are told that you have a negative balance. After some calculating, you quickly discover that you're not the one who has been withdrawing money and charging items to your account. You've been a victim of identity fraud. There are several things you'll need to do when you discover that you've been robbed financially. Freeze Your Accounts It can literally take minutes for a thief to get a hold of your bank account numbers and wipe out your savings account until it's dry.
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  • Talking To The Police After A Car Accident

    Vehicle collisions are, unfortunately, very common today. The average driver will be involved in a car crash about every 17.9 years, which means that you are likely to have some type of fender bender at least once during your life. With odds like these, it makes sense to prepare yourself properly, just in case. After a car accident, one of the first things you'll have to do is talk to the police.
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  • So You Want To Become A Lawyer?

    Choosing the career path you're going to take can be a difficult choice to make. In today's world, it seems as though the possibilities are endless. Making a mark on the world is often a factor in determining what you want to do with the rest of your life. One field that is sure to help you make your mark is law. When you decide you want to become a lawyer, you might not know where to begin, but the process is more straightforward than you might think.
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  • Tips For Making Your Last Will And Testament

    One of the facts of life is that everyone is going to die. In order to make sure that your last desires are fulfilled and your belongings divided or distributed correctly, it is important to have a last will and testament, also known as a will. In order to make sure that your will covers everything thoroughly and exactly as you wish, consider the following tips. Things to Include Depending on your province, there are different things to consider including in your will.
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