Thursday, 6/12/2018 | 4:55 UTC+0
  • Legal Assistant’s Corner: We Don’t Know It All

    I work in a small general practice law firm. Despite that description, I am not familiar with every area of law. There are dozens of areas of law, some broad in scope and others very specific. Some law firms opt to practice in limited areas of law while others, like the one I work in, practice in several areas of law. There are benefits and drawbacks to each law firm model; however, I prefer working in general practice firms because they provide diversity each day. Forrest Gump famously said, “… life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” The same is true with general practice law firms.

    Unfortunately, “general practice” commonly confuses, well, just about everyone. Friends and family members ask me questions concerning all kinds of law which is all well, fine and good except when I tell them I don’t have …

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  • Avoid Wedding Disasters – Proper Planning Is Key

    Planning a wedding is certainly no small task, which is why many get so lost when juggling the details. The information in this article will help you plan the perfect wedding. It is much easier than you think.

    If you will be having an outdoor wedding, consider the costs involved. To save money on your wedding, keep in mind that outdoor weddings may require permits, have party size restrictions, and if you will be allowed to have music. Also, weather conditions could add extra costs to your outdoor wedding plans.

    If you are planning on having designer dresses or gowns for your bridesmaids, consider purchasing them as their bridal party gift. Many bridesmaids find it expensive and taxing on their income to pay for such extravagant attire that they will only wear once. If you choose to have such a pricey item, make sure you don’t put pressure on them …

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  • Decisions, Decisions: What To Look For While Shopping For Jewelry

    Jewelry can be an expensive investment in an artistic arrangement of precious metal and gemstone or it can be a handcrafted bit of whimsy, created with almost any kind of material. Even small children love to create jewelry masterpieces, such as macaroni necklaces and daisy chains. This article can tell you more about jewelry and why it is so prized.

    Costume jewelry is worth considering if you’re going to work and don’t wish to wear any jewelry that has a high value attached to it. Costume pieces of jewelry don’t contain any precious metals or gemstones, which makes them highly affordable and widely available. This type of jewelry does tend to tarnish over time and cannot be shined with a polishing cloth.

    Jewelry should be stored in an air-tight and humid free area. A drawstring bag or closed box offers the best protection from moisture in the air. Air and …

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  • All You Need To Know About Having A Dog

    Before you own a dog, you might think they’re all fluffy fun and adorable tail wags. Unfortunately, even the cutest of pooches can be a whole lot of trouble. This article is designed to help you with all aspects of dog care. If you take this advice, life with dogs should be a lot easier.

    Keep your dog’s teeth in tip tip condition. Just like humans, a dog can suffer from toothache, gum disease and even tooth loss. Regular brushing will ensure that that his teeth and gums stay healthy and strong. Without regular brushing, it is estimated that dental disease will affect up to 80% of dogs by the age of three. As well as dental cleaning by a vet, make sure that you brush your dog’s teeth regularly.

    If you are struggling to get your pet to behave during a grooming session, apply positive reinforcement. With your words …

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  • 6 Qualities to Expect From a Good Solicitor

    A successful solicitor must posses the right skills to match their particular area of law. Many of these skills will be developed over time, but it is also necessary to hold the right professional qualifications to enter this career path. Let’s take a look at a few of the major qualities that any decent solicitor should have:

    Communication skills

    A solicitor must have the ability to display essential communication skills such as being a good listener, good at written communication, and orally articulate. The need to write clearly, concisely and persuasively is very important in the event of needing to write or give input on legal documents. Additionally, the solicitors will need to analyze and listen to testimony, so the ability to listen and understand what is being said is essential.

    Analytical skills

    The ability to absorb a lot of information is essential for someone who wishes to understand the

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  • A Wedding For Everyone! Tips And Tricks

    Wedding planning can be a huge undertaking that many find nearly impossible. This article has wedding planning advice to help you plan your wedding. It is easier than you think.

    When having an outdoor wedding, be sure to plan for bugs. Bugs are everywhere outside and could ruin a wedding ceremony. If you are in an area that has a high number of bugs, have citronella candles or bug zappers to prevent the bugs from bothering your guests and ruining your wedding.

    If you are having a reception at a venue that doesn’t supply the decor, you’ll have to pick up the napkins and tablecloths yourself. I wouldn’t recommend going with plastic, so instead pick up inexpensive fabric and hem the edges to make it look like a professionally finished product. Do the same for napkins in a matching color.

    Typically, you will have a set way that you want …

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  • Buying Jewelry And Adding Sophistication To Your Look

    There is really no point in trying to procure jewelry if you have no idea what qualities to look for when you are searching. You should also know what steps you need to take to keep your jewelry in the best condition possible so that it will have a much longer life. The following article is full or helpful ideas for buying and maintaining your beautiful jewelry.

    Use a gentle dish soap to clean your jewelry. The soap you buy for your kitchen can be great for jewelry too. Just make sure you buy a gentle dish soap. Look for one that is suitable for use on your hands. That way, you can be sure it won’t damage the jewelry.

    Try making your own jewelry pieces. It just takes some tools and some materials to get started. More specifically, there are many kinds of materials you can use. You can …

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