How To Answer Questions

Most people do not know how to answer questions. Whether in a conversation, an interview, or in a legal proceeding, most people just flat out need help answering questions. This is evident when you watch any political commentary show, such as Face the Nation, or similar shows. You will see misdirection, obfuscation, or outright evasion […]
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What is a Deposition?

Most people don’t know what happens in a lawsuit. They know even less about something called a “deposition.” A deposition is a type of discovery tool that takes oral testimony under oath. It can be used to take testimony from third party witnesses or from parties themselves. The process is not unlike an interview except […]
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Don’t Get Squeezed by a Lemon: North Dakota’s Lemon Laws

It seems that new cars are becoming more and more expensive. The cost of steel keeps going up and with tariffs imposed on much of the foreign steel making its way to the United States, that trend does not seem to be ending anytime in the future. Other costs, delivery fees, dealership fees and the […]
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Using Insurance to Protect Yourself in Auto Accidents

Imagine you are in a serious car accident and have been injured.  The other driver ran a red light and broadsided your car. Maybe the driver was texting.  An unfortunate occurrence that is all too common in today’s modern and mobile society.  But the reality is that many people will be involved in a car […]
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Getting Sued Sucks

You know what sucks?   Getting sued.   Not only does it suck, it’s really easy to start a lawsuit.  Usually all that’s needed is to pay a process server to hand the legal papers to you.  That can be done for about 30 dollars. If the person who is suing you is acting as […]
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What Are Restraining Orders?

What are restraining orders? Do you need to immediately stop someone from doing something?  Or do you need to make someone else act? An injunction, protection order, or restraining order may be your answer.   An example of what an injunction may be used would be to prevent an employee from using a customer list […]
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What Is a “Power of Attorney” and How to Use It

People commonly ask another person to act as their “power of attorney.”  Read on to learn what this means, why you should consider it, and how to get started.   Q: What is an “attorney-in-fact?” A:  First, you should know what an “attorney-in-fact” is and what it means.  A person who has been delegated powers […]
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The IRS and Employment Taxes

Employers, under federal law, must pay something called “employment taxes” as it relates to its employees.  It is one of the basic taxes that employers are responsible for. However, in our experience, when a business gets in trouble for one reason or another which affects cash flow, employment taxes are one of the first things […]
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What is “No-Fault” Insurance?

Over the years people have told me that they expect their insurance company to pay for damage to their car if they are in an accident. If you have the proper coverage this is true. But did you know that your insurance company will pay for your medical bills and some of your lost wages […]
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