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How to Make a Civil Court Case
You make a civil court case by filing a civil complaint against one or more defendants and then formally serving those defendants with a copy of the complaint. The complaint can cover any legal or equitable claim, including an injunction, a claim for money damages, or a combination of both.Difficulty:ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need
Legal reference manual
Form of complaint

How to Represent Yourself in a Restraining Order Hearing
A good number of restraining orders are uncontested. However, in some cases there are valid defenses to the issuance of a restraining order. If you were served a restraining order, you have the right to appear in court and contest the order itself. From a legal standpoint you likely were served what is known as a temporary restraining order. On that document will be the date and time for a hearing

How to Get a Restraining Order on an Ex-Husband
Restraining orders can be issued for a number of reasons. In the context of domestic violence, they are usually to keep a threatening person away. They can be linked to specific people (including children) as well as places (like work, home or school). If there is a significant chance of imminent harm to you, you can get a restraining order immediately from a local judge. If not, you must attend a

How to Find Traffic Accident Reports
Traffic accident reports are prepared by various law enforcement agencies, primarily at the city and county level, but sometimes state agencies as well. Reports may also be prepared by drivers involved in the accident to comply with the requirements of the state's department of motor vehicles. If you are involved in an accident in which law enforcement prepares a report, all jurisdictions will pro

How to Put My Divorce on Hold
There are a number of valid reasons why parties to a divorce may want to put their case on hold. For example, they may be attempting a reconciliation. Whatever the purpose, there are set procedures a family court requires in a suspension of divorce proceedings. The process to suspend a divorce can be undertaken with or without the assistance of a divorce lawyer.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructio

How to Set Up Family Trusts in the USA
A trust is a legal relationship that allows one or more people to share and transfer property in a way that avoids probate and can reduce or eliminate estate and inheritance taxes. A family trust is a specific type of trust that is created among family members.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
Trust form
Trust schedule (a list of all property to go into the trust)

OSHA Requirements for Clothing Heavy Equipment Operators
Clothing requirements for operators of heavy machinery are generally no different than the requirements for any other construction workers under U.S Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations. Head ProtectionA hard hat is required for overhead impacts and must be insulated to protect from electrical hazards. Protective eye goggles with side shields are also mandatory. Ear plugs a

How to Calculate Bankruptcy Estate
Generally speaking, a bankruptcy estate is the total value of all of your property on the date that you file for bankruptcy protection. For the most part, any property that you acquire the right to after you file for bankruptcy is not part of the bankruptcy estate. Each state allows a certain number of exemptions from the bankruptcy estate, including, for example, a homestead exemption for a prima

How to File for Self Bankruptcy
Individuals can file for bankruptcy protection without an attorney. Businesses, however, must file bankruptcy with an attorney. Filing bankruptcy as an individual is fairly easy without an attorney; however, a bankruptcy can rapidly become complex and an attorney may be well worth the expense. It might make sense to file for bankruptcy on your own and only hire an attorney if it becomes necessary

How to Obtain Wage Garnishment
A wage garnishment is a legal method for enforcing debt collection that enables a judgment creditor to take a portion of a debtor's paycheck until the judgment debt is paid off.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need
Monetary judgment
State court rules and laws on garnishments
Garnishment application
Debtor's employer's contact information

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