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Leigh A. Morgan

How to Get on the National Do Not Call Registry

Stop telemarketers in their tracks by signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry, a database maintained by the federal government.

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Sandy Hess

What Is a Lien?

A lien is a claim a lender or another organization has against someone’s personal property. It’s important to understand what liens are and how they can jeopardize your ability to sell that property.

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Sandy Hess

What Is a Mechanic's Lien?

Before you consider not paying that final bill for work performed by a contractor, it’s important to understand what a mechanic’s lien is, how it works and how it can impact you.

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Erin Wallace

What Is a Creative Commons License?

If you're a creator who wants to share your work with the world, you might be interested in a Creative Commons license. Here's everything you need to know.

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Bridget Coila

What Is a Patent Troll?

While the patent system was designed to help inventors keep control of their own intellectual property, patent trolls skirt the rules to make money through lawsuits for patent infringement and don't actually create anything innovative.

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Shelley Frost

Personal Injury Cases: 6 Common Myths, Debunked

Have you fallen for some of these personal injury myths? Personal injury law often gets a bad rap, but working with a personal injury lawyer to file a claim could be your best option.

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Kaia Koglin

What's the Difference Between and NDA and a Confidentiality Agreement?

If you're considering a confidentiality agreement versus an NDA, understanding the distinctions can help you decide which contract to use to protect your information.

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Sarah Stasik

What's a Confidentiality Agreement?

Many situations exist that involve confidential information or data someone desires to keep private. A confidentiality agreement is an important tool in making those expectations enforceable.

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