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Andrew Daniel Myers

Andrew Myers’s Legal Guides

217 total


  • PERSONAL INJURY: Toxicology and Expert Testimony

    While we all know that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, any time any scientific principle much more complicated that this is introduced in court, it must generally be supported by expert testimony. For example, in order to contest the results of a breath alcohol r...

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  • BANKRUPTCY: Credit Counseling and Debtor Education

    No Surprises Bankruptcy and the requirements of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code can seem a bit challenging to those going through it for the first time. There are issues that can come up even in a simple case that cause people to tear their hair out. However, the one thing I hear is th...

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  • BANKRUPTCY: Means Test Mechanics

    Part One The first part of the means test is a simple matter requiring little more than simple arithmetic. Take all gross income in the household during the six calendar months before the date of filing. For example if you file in January, every penny of income from July 1 until...

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  • BANKRUPTCY: Means Test Background

    MEANS TEST: What Is It? Bankruptcy law requires filers to take a means test to measure whether they are eligible to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy. People who file Chapter 7 must have income that is low enough to pass the means test requirement. The calculations are intended to keep...

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  • BANKRUPTCY: Chapter 20

    There is no such thing as a Chapter 20 under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, technically, or in reality. However, this is aterm bankruptcy attorney use whena debtorfiles a Chapter 13 bankruptcy after filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and receiving a Chapter 7 discharge on unsecured deb...

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  • PERSONAL INJURY: Hit in the Head by a Golf Ball

    What happens when a golfer hits the golf ball, it hits a marker placed by the golf course, then the ball bounces back and hits the golfer in the head? The New Hampshire Supreme Court faced this question in the case of the golfer against the golf course. The plaintiff in the cas...

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  • Instant Messaging is Repeated Communication in Harassment Law

    A teenage girl disappears. Mother is frantic. What does mom do? Just like everyone else, she jumps on the computer. The New Hampshire Supreme Court was thrown a novel question in the case of the missing teen whose mom took a novel approach in looking for the girl. The mother sig...

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  • Pardons and Turkeys

    Thanksgiving week, the president of the United States is always so busy with official duties, or avoiding them, that he pardons a selected turkey. The bird, they tell us, is then set free. Ignored, of course, is the reality that the gobblers entire extended family is dinner for ...

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  • BANKRUPTCY: Chapter 7 Timeline

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases, unless problems rear their heads along the way, travel along a track, much like a train. What follows is the timeline, listing the main events in a typical chapter 7 case. Credit Counseling. Prior to filing, every debtor must take this, and obtain a c...

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  • PERSONAL INJURY: The Spilled Hot Tea Case

    Weve all heard about the infamous McDonalds hot coffee case. But what if the hot liquid is tea? And, what if the offending beverage is served at a more highbrow establishment, none other than Starbucks? Such a case exists, on the books of theU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On a...

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