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General practice attorney cases fall in a wide range of overlapping practice areas, from drafting wills and handling personal injury cases to negotiating tax settlements with the Internal Revenue Service. Common practice areas include family law, bankruptcy, wills and probate, trusts and estates, landlord and tenant, and criminal law. Please read on to find a general practice lawyer or access information about general practice law.

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What are my rights concerning a shared property with my sister?
My mother left her house to my sister and I. My sister has moved in. The house and contents are suppoe to be divided eually. My sister has now forbid me in the house and has threatened to change the locks. Can I force a sale of the property?
Do unmarried partners have access to the other's finances?
I have lived with someone for 4 years now and we have a child together. The house and every bill and every bank account are solely in my name. What rights does he have if we separate as far as money, house, etc? Is there any way he can say part of the house is his since he has given me cash towards the mortgage? Can he say part of the bank accounts are his as well even though his name isn't on anything?
What to do if the landlord won't fix something?
I had put in maintaince requests for months that the back sliding door wouldn't fully open. What can we do to have them fix the door
Who keeps equipment if a 501 3 c folds up? Should they be sold and money given back to members?
our non profit wrestling club has folded. the president has removed $13,000. worth of wrestling mats which were obtained through fundraising from our building. The president has also written an email previous to removing the mats declaring he was stepping down from the organization.
A family member absconded with a large sum of money from my mother, who has Alzheimer's . After that I obtained a power of attorney for her. Shortly after this same family member tried to obtain more money from her, but I froze the accounts. I would like to retain a lawyer to pursue this matter and recover the lost money.
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