Getting married in Nevada does not mean that individuals marry their spouse’s premarital debts. Creditors cannot pursue individuals for debts their spouse acquired prior to the date of marriage. This can include student loans, mortgages, personal loans, gambling debts, lines of credit, etc. Community Property in Nevada Nevada is a […]

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Autonomous cars are equipped with advanced communication features that allow drivers to perform a variety of computerized functions from mapping destination locations to checking personal heart rates and blood pressure readings. Autonomous Car Technology With the introduction of smartphones, technology experienced many advances in communication systems. As consumer demands increased […]

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Nevada statutes and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act provide numerous protections for individuals facing collections actions. These protections limit the actions creditors may take to recover a debt and limit their ability to strip debtors of assets or income they need to live and recover from a financial setback. […]

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According to the Institute for Highway Safety, vehicles with collision avoidance systems are involved in fewer accidents and injury-related car crashes. This safety technology is proven to reduce serious car accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Vehicle Safety Vehicles equipped with collision avoidance systems are able to anticipate collisions and automatically correct […]

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Scientists warn that fake eclipse glasses can cause burned retinas and irreversible eye damage. Thousands of unsafe eclipse glasses were recently sold by various manufacturers and retailers across the country. Unsafe Eclipse Glasses The total solar eclipse that occurred in August 2017, resulted in millions of Americans rushing to purchase […]

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Since guidelines and laws that impact personal injury liability vary by city and state, participation in a sharing economy presents liability risks. Individuals who participate in shared services may be held liable for personal injuries. What is a Sharing Economy? A sharing economy offers consumers a way to save money […]

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There are a number of assets and sources of income that a creditor cannot seize in a civil proceeding. These exempt assets make it possible for debtors to get back on their feet following a period of financial distress. Exempt Sources of Income Creditors cannot pursue judgments or garnishments against […]

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Legislation sponsored by Utah Representative Mia Love aims to restrict the collection practices debt collectors have available to them. H.R. 864 would classify those who buy debt as debt collectors. The legislation would also limit to 10% the fees debt collectors working for the federal government can collect. The law […]

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As cars become more digital, they also become more vulnerable to cyber criminals who can hack into their control systems. This danger poses a variety of risks for owners of new high-tech cars. High-Tech Cars Pose Cyber Dangers In today’s digital world, cyber criminals may have a new target – […]

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Although U.S. federal safety standards apply to all vehicles and vehicle-related equipment, vehicle defects are responsible for thousands of accidents that occur each year. Vehicle defects are a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents and injuries. Vehicle Safety Standards The U.S. Code for Motor Vehicle Safety defines motor vehicle safety […]

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