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The services a construction consulting services firm provides

Written by Lyle Charles Most reputed construction consulting services will provide years of experience and knowledge to assist a project to meet its goals. Consultants will also help the project’s team to meet challenges that arise with owners, contractors, engineers, and architects throughout the construction process. Construction consulting service firms will offer some of the following services; Construction management – A construction management team will usually be assigned to specific projects…

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What is an alibi and how it works?

An alibi means that the defendant can demonstrate evidence in a criminal case that they were somewhere other than the scene of the crime. The defendant can rely on another witness to testify in person that they were with or in the same room/area as the defendant. The defendant does not have to take the stand if she/he feels that their past may be questioned and their credibility may be…

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Four important categories affecting immigration

Laws on immigration can be confusing and include many factors. Here are important factors that affect the four main immigration categories. Family-based immigration – This category allows US citizens or lawful permanent residents to bring in family members to the US. The limit for family-based visas is 480,000 a year. However, there is no limit on immediate family, which includes children and spouses, if they are within the age and…

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Qualifying your potential construction expert witness

Written by Lyle Charles In order to win a construction defect case, it is vital to hire the right construction expert witness that can reduce liabilities and damages that a construction company will have to pay. The construction expert hired for the case should also be able to communicate complex processes into simple language that judges, juries, and arbitrators can easily understand. Therefore qualifying and vetting your construction expert witness is…

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When should you accept a plea bargain in your criminal case

Being arrested can be terrifying, stressful and often confusing. In most cases, once a person is arrested, things can move fast and get very complicated. In a confused mental state, it can be tempting to accept a plea bargain from a prosecutor. However, you need to know if you are getting the best deal. Before accepting a plea bargain you should ask yourself a few questions: Have I talked to…

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Slip and fall handbook

Often people slip and fall when they are on someone else’s property. However, not all slip and fall cases give rise to a valid legal claim. These are a few areas that will help to better understand slip and fall cases. Premises liability – Premises liability is the term used when a legal claim is put through from one person who is holding the property owner responsible for the damages…

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4 Benefits of employment background screening

Written by Tenant Screening Services, LLC Employers are cautious prior to hiring new employees, especially those who are filling important roles in an organization. Here are some of the reasons why employers are conducting background checks, before confirming new hires. Improved quality of hire – Employers say that by conducting employee background checks they have been able to improve the quality of their hires by 60%. This is because the…

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The benefits of interim management

Written by Lyle Charles Interim short-term management services can be defined as enlisting temporary management skills and resources from an outside firm or party. Most often such services are required to assist in periods of transition, crisis or change within an organization. In this case, a temporary manager is hired because often a permanent role is not required or the position needs to be filled on very short notice. For example,…

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What to do if Police want to search your home with a search warrant

The police cannot search through your entire home, just because they have a search warrant. The warrant should state specifically the location to be searched and the items to be seized. However, in most cases a warrant will give police a general license to search your entire home. Points to consider when police show you a warrant to search your home. Ask to see the warrant – Have a look…

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What is a trust?

Articles written by the legal news blog A trust is a legal document that is used in estate planning, which provides for a person’s loved ones when they pass away. The written document will state the rules that will state how, what, when and to whom the estate will be given to. Since the trust is a legal entity, it is best to follow the rules outlined by your state….

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