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Shawn Alexander’s Legal Guides

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  • Things look fine do I really need to call the lawyer before I sign ?

    Let my lawyer read it first, or Legal Review One of the best values you can get from your lawyer is a quick legal review. The short time it takes to read and explain even long document will save you

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  • What to do when you are turned over to a collection agency

    Demand Validation You have the right to have the debt validated within 30 days of a written request. This means the agency must get information they may or may not have and compare it with your debt

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  • What to do when someone bounces a check to you

    Call the check writer Find out their side of the story. everybody makes mistakes and they may not even know yet. You may be able to redeposit the check and be paid. If not take the check to the origi

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  • What to do when you are served a summons

    Process Service in Washington Washington's Civil rules require personal service on the home of the Defendant. The process server may be anyone over the age of 18 who is competent to serve as a witnes

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  • What to Do When You Are Pulled Over by the Police

    Pulling over Pull over as soon as you can get off the road safely, if you have a warrant, lack a drivers license, or expect to accompany the officer away from the scene try and park in a legal spot t

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  • Should I co-sign, loan or just gift money?

    Co-signing Don't do it. Co-signers to quote one of my esteemed professors Sidney DeLong, "are fools with a pen". When you co-sign you have only have the right to pay and not the right to own. Say for

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  • What to do when you hear the Miranda warning

    You can't talk your way out of trouble Make no mistake they think you did something and it would make life so much better, (for the Law ) if you would just talk with them about it a little. Even if

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  • How to negotiate a sale

    If Buying Bargin Hard and Keep you options open and make the deal as slow as possible when making an offer I always offer 1/2 to 2/3s of the asking price. Some people will be insulted, however any se

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