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Irwin Pollack’s Legal Guides

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  • Exposing Bankruptcy Myths

    For most Americans the decision to file for bankruptcy is a last resort. Between unemployment, underemployment and uninsured medical costs, people are turning towards bankruptcy for much needed relief. Before anyone ventures down the road to bankruptcy they will need to have com...

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  • Accidental Injuries Relating to Children

    Children do not have the physical or mental ability to care for themselves. For this reason, it is essential that their parents or caregivers take reasonable precaution to prevent accidents. It may seem all too easy to blame a child for his injuries but this would be unjust. The...

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  • Do You Suspect Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse?

    Making the decision to place your loved one in the care of a nursing home or extended living facility may have come with mixed emotions. You may have sensed a loss due to the fact that things have gone beyond your control, while on the other hand you may have felt a sense of rel...

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  • How Child Endangerment Can Be Related to DUI

    If you are pulled over in a traffic stop and the police officer suspects that you are driving under the influence of alcohol he or she may ask you to submit to a chemical test. If it can be proven that your blood alcohol concentration was above the legal limit (.08%) then you ...

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  • Drunk Driving Accidents in Massachusetts

    If you were responsible for an alcohol-related collision in the Boston area you are facing serious penalties. Drinking and driving has received mass amounts of attention from law enforcement agencies, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, driver education courses and the media. Simply...

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  • Drug Charges: What You Need To Know

    Theres probably nothing more frightening than facing criminal charges. If you were arrested or are currently under investigation for a drug-related offense, you dont want to take a passive approach and watch what happens. The single most effective thing you can do to protect you...

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  • Understanding High School and College Crimes

    High school and college students have a propensity to commit crime. No matter what corner of the world they are in or what class of society they were raised in high school and college students are widely known for taking unnecessary risks. For some its a matter of giving in to ...

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  • Why are Bankruptcy Laws So Powerful?

    The purpose of bankruptcy is to give a "fresh start" to good and honest hard-working people. But rather than take my word for it, consider the following quotes taken from the U.S. Supreme Court: "The principal purpose of the Bankruptcy Code is to grant a 'fresh start' to the 'hon...

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  • Don't Be Embarrassed About Bankruptcy!

    Feeling Isolated? Don't! Long ago, Congress realized that if there wasn't a way for hard-working men and women to get over their financial struggles that people would lose hope, become withdrawn and

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  • THE MASSACHUSETTS OUI (OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE) COURT PROCESS

    REGISTRY HEARING First, there’s the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Hearing. If you refuse to take the breath test, the arresting police officer takes your driver’s license. Within 15 days followi

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