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You’ve seen the ads on television. “Did you or a loved one undergo _____________ treatment or ___________ procedure?” A majority of those attempt to draw in as many participants as possible once a lawsuit is...

Among Delta Airlines’ 250,000 annual service animal and emotional support animal (ESA) passengers, the airline has seen an 84% increase in animal attacks, disruptions and aggressive acts over the past few years, according to NBC...

Fighting for custody of your child is a scary and nerve-wracking experience. It’s not always clear what to do and what is expected of you. By preparing and learning what to expect you can set...

If you have recently lost a member of your family, you are no doubt experiencing an emotional and stressful time. Finances may be the last thing on your mind, but they’re something you will need...

The far-reaching consequences of a new tax law have dominated headlines and news feeds across the country lately. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed on December 20, signals a sea change. One major area...

You’ve probably heard of common law marriage. You might wonder, “Is that still a thing?”   In Medieval times common law marriages were commonplace. That’s because officiants were often unable to travel far distances to rural...

1. Lewes, Delaware Have you ever picked “dare” when you should have picked “truth”? Apparently, enough people have in Lewes, Delaware to make getting married on a dare a valid reason for divorce. Makes you wonder...

Have you ever been entrusted with a family secret recipe? Perhaps this secret was just the addition of a spice in Grandma’s award-winning gingerbread cookies. When you agreed to keep this spice a secret you...

Social media has been very good for creating exposure for artists and content creators around the world. A person sees something they like and want to promote, so they click a “like” button or a...

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Although if you live next door to someone with an enormous, blinding, noisy holiday display, you may feel otherwise. Most people enjoy the elaborate residential displays some...