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Looking for a divorce lawyer? Here are some relevant facts!

On entering the process of divorce or legal separation, you will need a divorce attorney to walk you through. The importance of a divorce attorney starts to be realized with the decision of ending the marriage. Remember, the process can be stretched long, and even for several months unless your attorney is an experienced, honest one.

To speak generally, no one actually likes to be involved in any sort of legal process as it is always known to be lengthy, confusing and overwhelming. And, as far as divorce law is concerned, couples very well know that things are going to be complicated from the moment onwards till the verdict is announced. By the way, if you, unfortunately, have any such plans, read on to clear your confusions regarding what and how divorce lawyers from Sunnyvale CA or anywhere else in the world should be: Read More

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The Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy and the “Good Faith” Requirement

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge releases the debtor from personal liability for certain specified types of debts, relieving the debtor of the responsibility to repay the discharged debts and preventing the creditor owed that debt from taking any collection actions against the debtor. The discharge is one of the main benefits of filing for bankruptcy. It also advances the primary goal of the federal bankruptcy laws, namely providing debtors with a “fresh start” from burdensome debts. While most types of debt (such as credit card charges, medical bills, business debts, etc.) can be discharged by filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy case, some other types cannot. Student loan is one of the debt types which Congress has made non-dischargeable through bankruptcy proceedings, except under limited circumstances. Read More

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Recent Ninth Circuit Decision Interprets Concepcion

Many consumer contracts contain arbitration clauses which require the consumer to waive his/her right to a jury trial and instead seek redress of his/her claims through arbitration. A question that is often raised here is whether these arbitration clauses are enforceable. Read More

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