Lisa Bloom, News, Rights, Safety, Tips & How-To

7 things you must do immediately if you’re the victim of excessive police force

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More than 1000 Americans are killed by law enforcement each year, and many more are injured. The top 7 tips to protect your rights.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Government & Politics, Lisa Bloom, News

Uncovering the Dennis Hastert cover-up

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In many cases, it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up.

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Government & Politics, Healthcare, Tips & How-To

Top 5 things the Social Security Administration wants to know about your disability

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How Disability Determination Services will determine if you meet the definition of “disabled” and qualify for Social Security disability benefits.

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Family, Safety, Tips & How-To

Dog days of summer: How to avoid a hot car tragedy

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Thousands of dogs and pets die each year when left alone in hot cars. Follow these tips to keep your pets safe this summer. Infographic.

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Lisa Bloom, News

Josh Duggar scandal: We’ve seen this show too many times

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This case is all too familiar: family protects the perpetrator and lets time lapse for the victims. — Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom

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Crime & Lawsuits, Entertainment, News

Top 10 worst criminals in the NFL

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Ten of the worst criminals in the NFL: Aaron Hernandez, Ray Lewis, Jim Dunaway, Robert Rozier, Ray Carruth, OJ Simpson and more.

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Real Estate, Tips & How-To

The homeowner’s guide to land use laws

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Everything homeowners should know about the land use laws that govern trampolines, backyard chicken coops, mother-in-law suites, and more.

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

Death throes for the Boy Scouts’ discrimination against gay Scout leaders?

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The lesson in Robert Gates’ “I’m-doing-it-because-you’re-making-me-not-because-I-want-to” statement is the power of persistent activism.

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Business, Money, Tips & How-To

Bootstrapped: Show me the money

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“I needed some basic direction on how to finance my small business, so I decided to try Avvo Advisor for the second time.”

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Family, Marriage, Tips & How-To

Wedding vendor contracts 101 and what to do if there’s a problem

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If you’re shelling out big bucks for a vendor and aren’t sure whether the contract is fair, have a lawyer look it over for red flags.

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