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Alan James Brinkmeier

Alan Brinkmeier’s Legal Guides

425 total


  • Federal Gun Ban on Convicts

    The gun laws from where you live will govern you. All 50 states must follow the federal gun law possession ban. In your state, when you are looking to possess a gun, you will run into it as well. Check with a local lawyer to make sure you can reinstate your civil rights so you m...

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  • Probable Cause Car Search

    The Supreme Court has ruled on a number of cases involving Fourth Amendment rights and warrantless searches dealing with cars. In the most general of summary, an officer can conduct a search if he or she has probable cause to do so. 1 What's Probable Cause Our Fourth Amendment ...

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  • Lawyers and Settlements

    Settlement negotiations to resolve a dispute can be difficult and can be time consuming. What to do and how to proceed are questions. And a frequent question is asked, Do I need a lawyer? This legal guide suggests two good reasons to hire a lawyer to assist in your dispute resolu...

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  • Settlement Help

    Settlement negotiations to resolve a dispute can be difficult and can be time consuming. What to do and how to proceed are questions. And a frequent question is asked, Do I need a lawyer? This legal guide suggests two good reasons to hire a lawyer to assist in your dispute resolu...

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  • Validation of Debt

    Has a debt collector ever contacted you about a debt that you weren't sure was yours? Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a federal law regulating debt collectors, you can request the debt collector to send proof of the debt. This process is called debt validation. To b...

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  • Constitutional Law: Can The Police Search My Car?

    Our Supreme Court has ruled on a number of cases involving Fourth Amendment rights and warrantless searches dealing with cars. In the most general of summary, an officer can conduct a search if he or she has probable cause to do so. This is a very short legal guide about a very c...

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  • Ramifications of Internet Communications

    An ever-growing amount of people use the Internet and continue to be unaware of the information being collected about them. Persons that use the internet to communicate should know that what you post is not private. 1 At Work Most courts have ruled that an employee does not have...

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  • Private Communications on the Internet. NOT!

    An ever-growing amount of people use the Internet and continue to be unaware of the information being collected about them. Persons that use the internet to communicate should know that what you post is not private. 1 At Work Most courts have ruled that an employee does not have...

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  • Identity Theft: Three Suggestions

    An ever-growing amount of people use the Internet and continue to be unaware of the information being collected about them. Persons that use the internet to communicate should know that what you post is not private. 1 At Work Most courts have ruled that an employee does not have...

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  • Divorce: Is There Another Way?

    The reasons for marriage annulment in Illinois are very specific......so if one of these applies move quickly: - one of the parties lacked capacity to consent to the marriage because of mental incapacity or infirmity (e.g., dementia, retartdation or intoxication by alcohol or dru...

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