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Terrible Things To Do That Are Legal But Still Awful

Here are a list of things that are terrible and annoying that you can do or that can happen to you. They feel like they shouldn't be allowed to happen, but here we are. For more stuff like this, here are stories of the most lawfully evil thing people have seen someone do.

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Lawyers Share Why Couples Called Off Their Divorces

Someone on AskReddit asked for lawyers to share why various couples called off their divorces. Sometimes unexpected curveballs are so big that a couple's original plan to call it quits, is stopped in its tracks, and the love once gone, is reignited with more passion than before. 

Lawyers share why various couples called off their divorces in an AskReddit thread.
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Lawyers Share The Ways They've Seen People Screwed Over In Court

Someone on AskReddit, asked lawyers to disclose the worst ways they've seen people screwed over in court. The replies are filled to the brim with people just getting absolutely decimated by the system. 

Lawyers share the ways they've seen people screwed over in court, in an AskReddit thread.
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Tenant Gets Evicted, Lies About Eviction And Ends Up Paying $20K

This tenant got evicted and tried to lie their way out of the eviction by saying their old lease was valid. That didn't work out too well for them in the long run, and they ended up forking over $20K in a payout. 

Tenant lies about eviction, tries to say they're still on old lease, and ends up paying $20K.
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Guy Fulfills Divorce Deposition By Delivering A Literal Truckload of Paperwork

Divorce can totally screw people over. Between the exhausting bitterness and legal fees, it's safe to say that people often do not have a good time going through divorce. When this guy started getting requests for tons of information on his business, he went malicious compliance on it and found out exactly what he could legally get away with as a response.

Guy gets revenge on unfair divorce request by sending tons of paperwork.
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Court Reporter Reveals Ridiculous Things They've Overheard

This one's an oldie but a goldie! The verdict's in and some of these are actually probably real. It might be hard to accept that some people are indeed this stupid, but I mean, come on, we're regularly featuring stupidity soaring to new heights here. 

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Guy Gets in a Row with Treasurer (Again) Who Found His Viral Post About Her

This meta text exchange is an update from the guy who posted this exchange online where he got in a row with a treasurer for a charity who couldn't comprehend a payment plan. It's a good case study in miscommunication and pretty dramatic read. Anyway, looks like she discovered his post and well, he responded in pretty typical fashion, including posting the ensuing conversation.

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10+ Lawyers Share Their Best Most Badass "I Rest My Case" Moments

These lawyers witnessed the kind of moments in the courtroom that could only be justified by a conclusive, "I rest my case." Sometimes stupidity comes out in full force, and everyone's just left speechless, and there's nothing else to be said. Courtrooms seem to be a magnet for mindless stupidity and people showing off the worst sides of humanity. 

If all this courtroom drama got you going check out a series of free legal tips in no particular order over here.

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28 Free Legal Tips Every Moron Needs to Know

You can trust that L. Scott Briscoe has your back in whatever idiot-headed chicanery you find yourself "wrongly accused of." In any case, the man needs some numbers on bus benches we can call the next time we really get in deep when it's "no fault of our own." For more lawyer themed shenanigans, here are courtroom stories from a tumblr thread spotlighting how crazy it is that court reporters can keep straight faces.

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Bank Steals Money from Old Lady, Doesn't Expect Lawyer to Get Revenge

This one does not reflect well on the bank. This dude's brother went through years of extra work and thousands of documents in search of justice, and that's what he found.

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21 Lawyers Share The Most Obscure Laws They've Used In A Case

These lawyers are criminally clever. Man, it is crazy what has been written into the book of law that can ultimately serve to get your reckless self off the hook. Knowledge is power, and this is all the proof you need. 

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21 Defense Lawyers Share What It's Like Defending Guilty Clients

Defense lawyers have some steeled resolve. They wrestle with all kinds of crazed revelations from people looking to live their lives outside the cold metal bars that a law-abiding society would possibly, like to see them behind. In the case of these guilty clients, you're apt to learn a thing or two, about what you can expect from a defense lawyer, if you ever find yourself in need of one. 

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16 Perfectly Legal Things That Are Incredibly Unethical

Just cause it's legal doesn't mean that it's the RIGHT thing to do. These might leave you a bit troubled...

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17 Shook People Share the Most Lawfully Evil Things They've Ever Seen

Just because something is legal to do, does not mean it's the right thing to do. Here are some serious A-holes who sadly got what they wanted.

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19 Flabbergasted Lawyers Share Their Wildest "Oh Sh*t" Moments In Court

Chaos is ready to break out at a moment's notice in the courtroom. You never know when someone's steely poker face could give way to a hellish show of full-on CRAZY. 

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