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Bankruptcy Attorney FAQ’s: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

It can be a stressful time when you or your business face financial challenges that make it necessary to claim Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This is complicated by the often confusing legal terms and processes involved that you may not be familiar with, especially when trying to find

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Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Needs

The legal system can sometimes be difficult to understand if you are not affiliated with it, meaning choosing the right lawyer for your needs can be confusing. Different types of law have differing sets of legal processes and requirements that each relies on a different set of

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Divorce and the Equitable Division of Property

Oftentimes, one of the most contentious aspects of a divorce case is the division of assets and debts accumulated during the term of the marriage. Most jurisdictions in the United States utilize what is known as the equitable division standard when it comes to divvying up property

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Texas Storm Damage Attorneys

When a windstorm strikes, a host of other weather systems accompany the wind: hail, hurricanes, flooding, and more. While all forces of nature can be devastating, flooding can cause some of the most serious, long-term damage to your home and property. Winds upward of 155 mph rip

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18 Wheeler Accidents in the Eagle Ford Oil Fields

Accidents involving commercial trucks can be devastating, regardless of location. Some areas, however, are more dangerous than others. The sheer number of trucks on the road near the Eagle Ford Oil Fields, also commonly known as Eagle Ford Shale, makes driving dangerous for commuters in smaller vehicles.

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Dealing With Divorce

At The Law Office of Steven C. Benke, we deal with divorce on a regular basis. Though we see it frequently, that does not mean we have become immune to the process or to the emotions our clients are experiencing. We genuinely sympathize with each individual and

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Make Debt Relief Your New Year’s Resolution

If you’ve spent most of this year drowning in debt, you’re probably dreading what the new year might bring to your financial situation. The approaching new year is a time for positive change, not worry and confusion. Resolve to be debt free in the new year with

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The Importance of Insuring Your Marriage: Prenuptial Agreements

The concept of insurance has become ingrained in nearly every aspect of our lives. For problems with phones, cars, or computers, insurance is there to offer help and security. At the Law Office of Steven C Benke, we suggest thinking of a prenuptial agreement as a form

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Auto Accidents and Dangerous Deer

When most people think about car accidents, their minds automatically wander toward an accident involving multiple vehicles, an accident involving texting while driving or accidents caused by inclement weather. However, very few people remember that one of the biggest risks to driver safety is the wild animal,

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Facts about 18 Wheeler Accidents

Although people would prefer to believe that 18 wheeler accidents do not happen often, the fact of the matter is that they are incredibly common. Furthermore, as any auto accident lawyer will tell you, due to the immense size of an 18 wheeler truck, they often cause

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