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Elizabeth Marcant

How Much Does It Cost to Sue Someone?

A lawsuit can provide a way for an injured party to receive compensation for their losses, often making a positive difference in their life going forward. But how much does it cost to sue someone?

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Rachel Elle

Do I Have a Defamation of Character Case?

When words tread into the realm of real-world implications, there may be cause for a defamation of character legal case, a process that can make amends for harm caused.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Here’s How to Draft-Proof Your Home

A drafty house can increase your utility bills since your HVAC system has to work harder to keep your home at your desired temperature. Finding the drafty areas and stopping the air leaks can help.

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Kaia Koglin

What is Defamation of Character?

Can you sue for defamation? Understanding what defamation of character is — and what it isn’t — can help you make a decision about your legal options.

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Carina Jenkins J.D.

Can I Sue Someone For Doxxing?

Cyberbullying and doxxing can turn internet controversies into real-life problems. Find out when doxxing is illegal and what you can do about it.

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Sandy Hess

How Can a Plaintiff and a Defendant in a Civil Case Both Receive Damages?

While civil cases are heard before a judge or jury, just like criminal cases, there are some stark differences. For one, there’s not always a clear winner. Instead, the judge or jury can award damages to the plaintiff, defendant, both or neither.

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Shelley Frost

Can I Countersue?

Can you countersue someone for wasting your time with a lawsuit? Countersuing could be an option depending on the circumstances of the case.

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Shelley Frost

Can I Send a Cease and Desist?

A cease and desist letter is a written notification requesting that the offending party stop what they're doing — and you don't necessarily need an attorney to help you send one.

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