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Legal Malpractice Insurance: Should it be Mandatory?

By law, a truck driver has to carry one million dollars of liability insurance. If a tractor-trailer is driven irresponsibly, it can cause massive amounts of property damage, and physical harm or even death to any people involved. Being insured for damage they may cause is a responsibility that we legally require and ethically expect from any…

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How to Handle a Wrongful Foreclosure

Being subject to a foreclosure lawsuit is serious and frightening. It happens to many people as a result of circumstances beyond their control. Unexpected financial emergencies can make paying the mortgage on time simply impossible, leading to foreclosure. The foreclosure process can be delayed or stopped entirely, but most people are unaware that they have any…

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Why You Need a Will or a Power of Attorney

We have many clients that will come to us when a loved one has taken ill, or sadly can no longer manage their own affairs. Sometimes, clients come to us after a loved one has passed away without a will, and there is now a fight among the family about how property should be divided,…

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The Top 10 Legal Malpractice Claims: Holding Attorneys to the Highest Professional and Ethical Standards

Legal malpractice occurs when a lawyer harms their client by negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, or breach of contract. According to the ABA, the ten most common legal malpractice allegations are as follows: Failure to know or apply the law Planning errors Inadequate discovery or investigation Failure to file documents Failure to calendar properly Failure…