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Andrew Daniel Myers

Andrew Myers’s Legal Guides

215 total


  • Statutes of Limitation: Ending Your Legal Rights

    I recently received a call from someone who had been in an accident exactly three years to the day earlier. It was a Friday afternoon. Just before 2:00 p.m. In the summer. There were some complicating factors. He knew the "statute" was running that day. The "Statute of Limi...

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  • How to Address Real Estate Problems After the Sale

    What do you do if you buy real estate and something major goes wrong? Here's a true story in which the names have been changed to protect the innocent, and others. This happened in New Hampshire, one of the states in which I practice law, but the laws are similar to those in oth...

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  • Who Are Expert Witnesses and Why Are They Used?

    Experts testify every day on things ranging from the value of trees to the temperature at which incendiary fluids ignite. Rules vary from state to state. But, most generally follow the federal rule on experts. Basically, if scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge...

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  • How To Dispute Credit Reports

    People often ask, especially in bad economic times, how to fight negative credit agency reports. Most people probably know that they have a right to dispute information reported by the big three credit reporting agencies. But, how far must the agencies go to investigate disputed...

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  • What Is The Difference Between an LLC and a Corporation

    There's a big difference between the limited liability company, LLC, and a corporation, but the underlying idea is the same. You start a business, and whether it's say, a property investment company or a producer of edible products, you face liability issues. This should be o...

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  • How To Use Legal Analysis

    One of the first things they teach in law school is "how to think like a lawyer." The phrase carries some baggage. But, there's a tidbit here that could be universally handy. Analytical reasoning, legal style, follows a simple formula with the acronym "IRAC." No, I'm not mi...

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  • How To Stop A Civil Law Suit When Someone Is On Active Military Duty

    Where a civil law suit comes up, suit papers are filed, or a pending case requires attention, the fact that one of the parties is serving the country should not be used against them in court. There is protection for folks who are in the service, deployed on official duty. It's ...

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  • Can You Raise The Legal Defense of Necessity?

    What do you do if you and a friend are drinking, and your friend falls, bleeding profusely from a sudden severe injury? With no phone available, you jump in the car and drive her to the hospital. While the emergency room swings into action, you are arrested for drunk driving. C...

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  • Non Compete Clauses: Valid or Not?

    I've had people tell me they're not worried about non competition clauses in employment contracts because they figure they can never be enforced anyhow, but they call me "to check". On the other end of the spectrum, I've had companies ask me something like this: "You can write u...

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  • Can You Sue Someone From Another State In Your Local Court?

    When a resident of one state wants to bring a resident of another state into the home state's court, they must prove the local court has personal jurisdiction over the defendant. This involves two things. First, most states, have a "long arm statute." This law defines how far ...

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