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What Is Bankruptcy And Is It Different During The Pandemic?

What Is Bankruptcy And Is It Different During The Pandemic?

Published 04/21/2021

It's an unfortunate fact that throughout our lives, some of us may face complex and uncertain financial times. During the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts expected to see a surge in bankruptcy filings. Surprisingly, that never came to pass, and throughout the pandemic, filings have actually dropped by nearly 30%. First, there are protections...

Do I Need A Real Estate Attorney in Rhode Island?

Do I Need A Real Estate Attorney in Rhode Island?

Published 02/03/2021

There is no question that real estate transactions are some of the biggest – if not the biggest – transactions anyone will make in their entire lives. Whether you’re purchasing your first home or you’re an experienced property investor, you may be wondering what the benefits are to working with a real estate attorney. After...

How are Judges selected in the United States?

How are Judges selected in the United States?

Published 01/13/2021

Judge Selection: A Brief History There are few topics in United States history that have been debated as passionately or for as long as the method of selecting judges. During colonial times one of the colonists biggest issues with the judicial selection process was that the King had the authority to appoint judges. After the American...

Do You Need A Lawyer For A Dog Bite Case

Do You Need A Lawyer For A Dog Bite Case

Published 03/18/2020

Do you really need a lawyer? Is Handling a dog bite case a Do It Yourself project? Personal injury law, especially slip and fall cases and car accidents, are among the most common, and almost always demand the expertise of an attorney from the outset. What about a minor dog bite? Clearly, it is a personal...

What You Need To Know About Structured Settlements

What You Need To Know About Structured Settlements

Published 03/05/2020

What Is A Structured Settlement? Unfortunately, many people suffer injuries in cars, at work, or at home and legal cases follow. Determining immediate and short-term costs, calculating future identifiable costs, and projecting less well-known costs, can be a daunting endeavor. Recovering from the personal, as well as financial costs, is risky and fraught with stress or...

Credit Card and Bankruptcy

Credit Card and Bankruptcy

Published 02/03/2020

Whether you are dealing with post-holiday credit card debt or the usual accumulation of bills, the debt load can seem unmanageable, and the prospect of bankruptcy can be daunting.  Not surprisingly, there are steps that you can take to manage the debt and the mounting penalties and interest charges that accompany high, unpaid balances. The country...

Starting A New Business

Starting A New Business

Published 01/17/2020

The gig economy is strong. Many entrepreneurs, also known as “solopreneurs,” are considering the potential benefits of starting a business. In a recent segment of Law Matters, a public service television program that addresses a variety of topics that affect individuals and businesses, attorney David N. Bazar evaluated the advantages and disadvantages of the legal...