How Battered Women Syndrome Can Play An Important Role In Your Self-Defense Case

Posted on: 18 August 2016

If you are involved in a marriage or partnership that is most of the times tainted by physical abuse and violence, then you may be a victim of battered women syndrome (BWS). Battered women syndrome is a mental disorder that affects victims of physical abuse and domestic violence. The syndrome was first defined years ago by Lenore Walker, who is also the person that founded Domestic Violence Institute. According to Walker, the syndrome has three phases.
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Why a Solicitor Is Crucial When Facing Bankruptcy

Posted on: 18 August 2016

Tough financial times can creep up on you unexpectedly. Maybe you lost a spouse who was the sole income earner, or perhaps you lost your job and found it difficult to get a new one. When the burden becomes too much to bear, it is not uncommon to find that filing for bankruptcy may be your only solution out of your insurmountable debt. However, a mistake some people make when they are contemplating this route is forgoing hiring a lawyer.
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Is Being a Solicitor The Job For You?

Posted on: 17 August 2016

What to do with that law degree? You know you want to be a lawyer and work in court, but you don't know specifically how. While there are many options, not all will be the right fit. It does not matter how well they pay or how you can become one if you do not like the job description. Here is one option that may be right for you: a solicitor.
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Seemingly Minor Legal Issues That Should Be Handled By a Solicitor

Posted on: 16 August 2016

You don't actually need to hire a solicitor or lawyer for every legal issue you face; in your area, you may be allowed to apply for a building permit for file for a business name on your own, without legal advice. However, some seemingly minor legal issues should always be handled by a solicitor even if you think you can manage these yourself. Note a few of those here and why a solicitor should be considered in these cases.
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