Are you struggling to pay for your legal help?

 Are you struggling to pay for your legal help? by shannon grenerThere are many legal services in Ohio that help people with little or no income. There are pro bono attorneys, organizations where lawyers volunteer their time and services, and legal student services that you could use for a discounted rate or free. Many of our lawyers at Doucet & Associates have spent time volunteering their services with legal associations and…

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Are you a business owner? Make sure you don’t violate these contract provisions

 Are you a business owner? Make sure you don’t violate these contract provisions by shannon grenerDrafting contracts can be a tedious and difficult process for experienced and new small business owners. The lawyers at Doucet & Associates Co., L.P.A. have experience helping small business owners draft business and operation contracts to help prevent future lawsuits. We also offer a free video seminar online about contract drafting that you can…

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Is a Loan Modification Right for You?

save the dream restarts by shannon grenerA loan modification is a great resource to prevent homeowners suffering from a financial emergency from falling behind on their mortgage payments and becoming a victim of foreclosure. The lawyers at Doucet & Associates have experience assisting homeowners in Ohio apply for a loan modification to help prevent foreclosure. It is very important for homeowners to apply for…

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Stimulating Our Senses with Coffee

 Stimulating Our Senses with Coffee by Shannon GrenerDoucet & Associates recently hosted a coffee tasting for our lawyers and staff. When tasting coffee we like to focus on certain aspects of the coffee and pair the coffees with delicious treats to compliment the various flavors. One aspect we like to focus on is the aroma, or the smell of the coffee. Before tasting each type of coffee, we always take a moment to smell our cups of coffee by holding our cups up close to our noses. Coffees can smell…

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Do you use prepaid money cards? You have 5 new rights

Are You Thinking About Getting Your Child a Debit Card? by shannon grenerPrepaid money cards now have similar protections regarding fraudulent and unauthorized charges as debit and credit cards. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) developed the new prepaid accounts rule to protect consumers from becoming victims to hidden fees, fraud, and who are overburdened with excessive overdraft fees. Prepaid payroll cards, used for direct deposited paychecks, are also protected…

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Amazon is Refunding Consumers $70 Million

Amazon is Refunding Consumers $70 Million by Shannon GrenerAmazon is refunding their customers $70 million due to unauthorized in-app purchases made by children without their parents’ consent. Typically purchasing an app requires user authorization or official permission, such as a password prompt, to confirm the purchase. After an app was purchased though, children continued to purchase extras inside…

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Having problems with your new lemon vehicle? We can help

Having problems with your new lemon vehicle? We can help by Shannon GrenerIf your brand new vehicle has a major problem that is not getting fixed it may be considered a lemon. In Ohio, vehicles that are under a year old or new vehicles with an odometer that reads less than 18,000 miles are considered a lemon if they have an unrepairable issue. Those new vehicles are protected by the Ohio Lemon Laws. If you need more…

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