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  • Attorney Kate Mesic Pens DUI Piece for Advantage Business Magazine
    Attorney Kate Mesic Pens DUI Piece for Advantage Business Magazine

    Attorney Kate Mesic recently penned an article for Advantage Business Magazine examining the value of fighting a drunk-driving charge. Entitled "After the DUI arrest: Can you get a do-over?" the ...

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  • 4 Things to Know About Domestic Violence Injunctions
    4 Things to Know About Domestic Violence Injunctions

    Domestic violence could be characterized as a silent epidemic in today’s society. No one talks about it, yet many people have fallen victim to their abusers. In my experience, both as an attorney and ...

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  • Enforcing Your Injunction: 3 Things You Should Know
    Enforcing Your Injunction: 3 Things You Should Know

    Injunctions for protection against violence are commonly referred to as restraining orders. The purpose of an injunction is to stop an aggressor from continuing his or her violent behavior toward you. ...

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  • If You Hit, Don't Run
    If You Hit, Don't Run

    A friend of mine recently called me for advice after she was in an accident. Long story short, she was driving down the road when the driver in front of her slammed on his brakes, and she rear-ended ...

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  • Underage? Don't Hold That Drink: It Could Be a Crime!
    Underage? Don't Hold That Drink: It Could Be a Crime!

    Picture it: You’re 20 years old, in college. You and your friends are at a party and one of your friends asks you to hold his beer. You oblige, because hey—he’s your friend! Then the police show up ...

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  • Protection Orders Are Not One-Size-Fits-All
    Protection Orders Are Not One-Size-Fits-All

    In a perfect world, everyone gets along with each other. In the real world, that isn’t always the case. People disagree regularly. Family members, friends, colleagues, neighbors, even total strangers ...

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