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Most commonly three years, but there are some instances where the statutes of limitations is much shorter than that. There are claims involving a defendant that is a governmental entity that requires the filing of a notice of claim within 90 days of thea accident.
Social Security Disability is a disability pension earned by a worker for the benefit of the worker and, in some cases, his or her dependents. SSI, or Supplemental Security Income, is federal assistance for the disabled with little family income. Both require the claimant to be disabled.
It is highly likely that you can get a credit card after your debts are discharged in bankruptcy, but whether that is a good idea is another matter. You should be aware that you cannot file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy again for eight years after filing a previous Chapter 7 bankruptcy in which your debts were discharged.
An uncontested divorce is where the defendant defaults or waives his/her apperance following service of a summons. A contested divorce is where the defendant appears. Commonly, the defendant's apperance involves retaining a lawyer.
Frequently a defendant will be charged with driving while intoxicated due to an alleged blood alcohol content in excess of .08%, and will have a second common law DWI due to an allegation that there are sensory indications of intoxication, such as glassy eyes, slurred speech, the odor of an alcoholic beverage on the breath, and others.
A will must conatain, at a minimum, the names of the people or organizations to whom you wish to leave your property, what property you wish to leave them, and the name of the proposed executor of your estate. Alternate beneficiaries and alternate executors are highly recommended.
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graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo and the University at Buffalo School of Law. She has over 25 years' courtroom experience. Ms. Falk has received numerous awards and honors conferred by her peers for her work on behalf of her clients, and has served as the President of the Niagara Falls Bar Association, having been chosen for that position by her fellow attorneys.
graduated summa cum laude from Buffalo State College and the University at Buffalo School of Law. He has over 25 years' courtroom experience. Mr. Falk has received numerous awards in conjunction with cases brought on behalf of his clients, and has served as the President of the Niagara Falls Bar Association, having been chosen for that position by his fellow attorneys.