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Lee Soren

What Does 'Pro Bono' Mean?

Whether you’re suing, being sued or just need legal advice, hiring a lawyer can break the bank.  Fortunately, some attorneys offer their services pro bono, meaning free of charge, if you meet certain criteria.

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Carina Jenkins

What to Do If You're Injured on Someone Else's Property

Legal options may be available if you were injured on someone else's property, and the property owner or their insurance company may have to compensate you for your injury.

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Shelley Frost

Do I Need a Permit to Remodel My Condo?

"Do I need a county permit to remodel a condo?" The answer could vary depending on what project you're doing and where you live.

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Hannah Stephens

Everything You Need to Know About Backyard Farming Permits

If you've ever dreamed of having goats frolicking in your backyard or enjoying freshly laid eggs for breakfast, you may wonder about implementing backyard farming. Understanding the rules surrounding backyard farming where you live is essential.

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John Warbuck

Can I Sue My Neighbor for Feeding Squirrels That Damage my Property?

“Can I sue my neighbor for feeding squirrels that damage my property?” Because laws vary from one city or state to the next, you may need to work with a personal injury law office to find your answer.

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Team eLocal

10 Lawyer Jokes So Funny, They Should be Illegal

Lawyers are a key component of our legal system, and you’ll certainly be glad they’re there if you find yourself in need of one. That being said, there’s certainly no shortage of lawyerly laughs to be had at attorneys’ expense — heck, at least something comes at their expense instead of yours. Here are the 10 best lawyer jokes we could find.

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Carina Jenkins J.D.

What Do I Do If My Car Was Stolen?

Car theft creates a major hassle that can leave you angry and afraid, but you're not alone.  Knowing what steps to take and how to report a stolen car can help ease frustration.

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Carina Jenkins J.D.

What Questions Can a Landlord Ask on a Rental Application?

Landlords are allowed to ask many questions to help them to determine whether a tenant is likely to pay rent and comply with the lease terms. However, landlords can't ask discriminatory questions or violate privacy laws.

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