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Criminal and Civil Distinctions in a Case of Sexual Misconduct

Posted on November 8th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer Criminal Prosecution for Sexual Misconduct Various acts equating to sexual misconduct can lead to serious legal charges. A conviction can result in many consequences such as: Lengthy prison sentence Lifetime of parole Lifetime sex offender registration Excessive monetary loss from court costs and fines Losing your job If faced with criminal charges for […]

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What is Double Jeopardy?

Posted on November 7th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer Double Jeopardy. No, it is not a famous American television game show. However, because of this clause, many people accused of criminal activity may be in luck. The Fifth Amendment of the U. S. Constitution introduces double jeopardy, which is protection for an individual against standing trial or facing criminal punishment for the […]

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Pitocin was used in my labor and delivery, and I believe the drug caused my newborn child serious harm. Do I have any legal options to file a birth injury claim?

Posted on October 24th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Personal Injury Lawyer Pitocin is a form of synthetic oxytocin, a hormone released in a woman’s body during labor. The hormone causes uterine contractions, but when there medical complications or prolonged labor, pitocin may be used to induce the labor. There are some serious risks of using pitocin which is why doctors will only use […]

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What Can a Beneficiary Do if a Trust Has Been Mismanaged?

Posted on October 21st, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Estate Planning Lawyer Many people create revocable trusts in order to keep assets from going through probate and avoid some estate taxes. Theoretically, this process is pretty straightforward: a grantor creates a trust and transfers their property into it and then selects a trust company, bank, or an individual to be their trustee. There can […]

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Can Trust Litigation be Avoided?

Posted on October 21st, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Estate Planning Lawyer For those wishing to leave an inheritance or to pass down a family legacy to their loved ones, you will want to take every measure possible to prevent complications. No one wants to see the wealth they have worked so hard to build fought over by loved ones. When putting together a […]

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Patients Neglected under Hospice Care

Posted on October 15th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Personal Injury Lawyer When people think of hospices, it is generally with a sense of sadness and poignancy. Although a terminally ill patient’s life is ending, hospice care is available to provide comfort, rather than aggressive treatment, in their final days. Almost two million patients receive services from hospices in the United States each year. […]

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Criminal Defense Strategy for an Assault Charge

Posted on October 10th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

  Felony Lawyer Bloomington, IL Criminal assault is defined as a behavior which threatens the physical safety of another person. Depending on exactly what happened, the assault may be classified as a misdemeanor or felony. After a person has been arrested, it may be in his or her best interest to reach out to an […]

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Divorce, Child Support and Custody, and the Effects on Your Will

Posted on October 10th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Bloomington Family Lawyer If you have been through a divorce and you have minor children, you no doubt remember the difficulty of making decisions about their support and custody. Often, child support, custody, and visitation issues are the most difficult and painful parts of a divorce proceeding. If you have been divorced for some time, […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy Fraud

Posted on October 4th, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy The process of filing for bankruptcy can be frustratingly personal. Having to disclose all of your financial details to the court can be intimidating and even embarrassing. As a result, it can be tempting to alter a few financial details in order to save face. However, it is critically important to understand […]

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Why Young People Should Have Estate Plans

Posted on September 21st, 2018 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Estate Planning Lawyer Many young people who are not yet established in their careers and don’t have very many assets might not think it is necessary to establish an estate plan. However, drafting up a plan can actually have many benefits for young people. Don’t put off creating a proper estate plan just because you […]

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