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Kids Dancing In the Streets = Jail Bird Blues

Be careful the next time you make your child prodigy (Little Johnny) perform his jazz flute solo in the local music hall, festival, or even the next homecoming parade, as you may be in violation of the W.Va. Code 61-8-25. Take a look for yourself:

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A Big Win For Consumers! Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez, Opinion No. 14-857

With Justice Ginsberg delivering the Opinion, consumers walk away with a decisive victory. For those that practice class actions, you have probably fell victim to or at a minimum had to brief the pants off of the Defenses "pick-off" move.

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Worker's Compensation Discrimination. What is it?

West Virginia's workers and employers participate in a statutorily mandated insurance program that provides immunity from civil lawsuits (in most cases) where workplace accidents occur, regardless of the fault of the worker or employer. This is known generally as "Worker's Compensation" or "worker's comp" and found in Chapter 23 of the West Virginia Code.

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Credit Discrimination- Still Present and Still Unfair

In a perfect world, everyone would abide by the rules in place, and discrimination of any kind would be a thing of the past. We all know all too well that this is far from our reality. One area where discrimination can really impact lives is that of credit discrimination.

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Why Hiring Just "Any Firm" for Your Car Accident Isn't Smart!

If you've been involved in a serious car or auto accident with injuries, then you don't need me or anyone else to tell you that you've got some serious decisions facing you. You know that the path to recovery is going to be long, painful, and expensive. You need to give careful thought to your choice in representation. But think about this.

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How Can the Officer Search Me Without a Warrant?

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and West Virginia Constitution Article III, Section 6, prohibit unreasonable search and seizures by the government against private citizens, without a proper judicial warrant. The West Virginia common law has further expanded on what is "unreasonable." One particular area of Fourth Amendment search and seizure law that courts are frequently called upon to review is known as a "warrantless search" conducted by Police.

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Employed At Will? What That Can Mean for Your Rights Against Termination

West Virginia at-will employees have some limited protection from being wrongfully terminated by their employer. Aside from the West Virginia Code 6C-1-1 et seq. also known as the "whistle-blower law" passed by our state legislature, employer's rights to terminate at-will employees are tempered when their termination violates some substantial public policy.

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Keep Your Past From Jeopardizing Your Future By Getting An Expungement!

If you can relate to the new hit show Orange Is The New Black, CSI, Law & Order, or Cops, then you need to know about expungements. In West Virginia, there exists a process that allows those individuals that have been convicted of a range of misdemeanors to seal and remove their arrests/convictions from their criminal record.

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Have Debt? That doesn't mean you deserve abuse.

Feeling stressed over money issues? Behind on your bills? None of that means that you deserve to be subjected to abuse. Debt collectors must abide by certain rules and regulations when attempting to collect money.

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Do You Have Your Finances in Order? Just Checking. Checking Account Information You Could Use.

Take a guess- how many households in the US are without a checking account? Would the answer 10 million surprise you? Are you among the account-less? When considering your banking options and the course of action you should take, it is vital to know the facts.

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