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Erik Swanson’s Legal Guides

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  • Five things not to say to a lawyer (if you want them to take you seriously)

    "The Judge is biased against me" Is it possible that the Judge is "biased" against you? I suppose it's POSSIBLE, but the reality is the vast majority of judges are good and fair. Bad apples are usu

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  • What to Do When You've Been in a Car Accident

    Take Pictures You should always have a camera (a disposable one is fine) in your glove compartment. If it is safe to do so and you can do so without pain, you should take pictures of the positioning

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  • What to Do if You're Sued in Illinois

    Service Service is the fancy term for being handed the summons and Complaint by the sheriff. Right after service is the time to find and obtain counsel, or tender the summons and complaint to your i

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