Uninsured motorist coverage on an automobile insurance policy

The purpose of having uninsured motorist coverage on your automobile insurance policy is to protect you  in two situations.  The first situation is when the person who caused the accident does not have automobile insurance.  The second situation is when the person who caused the accident has automobile insurance, but the policy limits are not […]

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341(a) Meeting of Creditors

After filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are required to attended a 341(a) meeting of creditors.  At this meeting of creditors, you will appear in front of the Chapter 7 trustee that has been assigned to your bankruptcy case.  In order for the trustee to examine your bankruptcy petition and schedules, you are required to present […]

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Contingency Fees in Personal Injury Cases

Contingency fees in a personal injury automobile accident means that the attorney is only paid if and when the case settles or when there is a judgment in favor of the injured client.  Contingency fees are generally a percentage of the total amount recovered on behalf of the client.   In most cases, there is a range […]

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DUI Checkpoints this Saturday, August 20, 2011

According to the Press Telegram, LAPD will be conducting two checkpoints this weekend from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at the following locations: Figueroa Street and 33rd Street in the LAPD’s Southwest area and Glenoaks Boulevard and Paxton Street in its Foothill area.  If you need any legal assistance in Van Nuys DUI, contact the […]

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The End of the Red Light Camera Program

According to the Los Angeles Superior Court, the City of Los Angeles has decided to end its red light camera program on July 31, 2011. The City’s action does not stop the processing of outstanding red-light citations. It does not eliminate penalties associated with red-light citations. It does not constitute grounds for a refund of […]

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California’s Unemployment Rate

According to the Employment Development Department – State of California, California’s unemployment rate increased from 11.8% to 12% in July, 2011.  If you are unemployed and are unable to make your current monthly payments, chapter 7 bankruptcy may be an option.  Call (818) 986-5000 for your free consultation with a Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Attorney or Contact Girgis Law Firm […]

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How much can I sue for in small claims court if I am injured in an automobile accident?

As of January 1, 2012, an individual may sue for up to $10,000 (with an exception to automobile accident cases).  Prior to January 1, 2012, an individual may sue for up to $7,500.  However, please be advised that if you are suing someone on a claim of personal injury in an automobile accident case and that person […]

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How to Find a DUI Attorney?

The first step in finding a DUI Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular DUI attorney is well verse in the criminal laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to be a great […]

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How to find an Automobile Accident Attorney?

The first step in finding an Automobile Accident Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular personal injury attorney is well verse in the tort laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to […]

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How to Find a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer/Attorney?

The first step in finding a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney is to ask family and friends for references.  Your family and friends may prove to be the best resource in determining whether or not a particular bankruptcy attorney is well verse in the bankruptcy laws.   The second step would be to search the Internet.  Google.com has proven to […]

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