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What is an expungement? Can my record be expunged?

The ability to have a record expunged depends on a variety of factors, including the type of crime you were convicted of and whether or not the crime is your first and only offense. Continue reading

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If I am a victim of a crime, can I file a lawsuit?

It is very rare for a civil suit to also be filed for most criminal matters simply because most criminals don’t have financial resources. Continue reading

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I was in a car accident. Can I pay money to the other person?

Don’t offer the other side payment unless your own lawyer recommends that you do so. Continue reading

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What are the remedies and damages for a breach of contract?

The most prevalent remedy for a breach of contract is to require the party who breached the contract to pay damages to the non-breaching party, but there are other remedies/damages as well. Continue reading

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Are written contracts better than oral contracts?

Written contracts are preferred over oral contracts. Ohio law requires that certain types of contracts must be in writing. Continue reading

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How do written and oral contracts differ?

Although there are some important exceptions, if the basic elements are present, an oral contract is every bit as valid as a written contract and enforceable in the same way. Continue reading

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What is the difference between an express and implied contract?

A classic example of an implied contract is your legal obligation to pay the bill after you have gone to a restaurant and had a meal. There is no express contract, but the circumstances and conduct create a contractual obligation for you to pay for the food which you ordered. Continue reading

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What options are there in the pre-filing stages of foreclosure?

There are a variety of options during what is called the “pre-filing” stage of foreclosure: repayment plan, reinstatement plan, and loan modification. Continue reading

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What should I do if I am behind on my mortgage payment?

When you are behind a few months on your mortgage payment, the worst thing you can do is not communicate with the lender Continue reading

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What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

The basic idea in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to wipe out (discharge) your debts in exchange for your giving up property. Continue reading

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