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A rural settlement is a sparsely populated community that exists in the country, away from densely populated urban centers. "Rural" means "of or relating to the country." More »

For purposes of regulating outdoor advertising and classifying highways, the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation defines rural areas as locales situated outside areas with populations ... More »

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Dispersed or scattered settlements are evenly-settled human-inhabited areas with low population density, such as a farm or a frontier home. An area containing scattered settlements is sometimes called a bocage, though th... More »

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To prepare for the Canadian citizenship test, consider taking a citizenship class offered by English as a Second Language programs, settlement agencies and community centers, according to Settlement.org. Citizenship and ... More »

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After depositions in a medical malpractice case, the attorneys discuss a settlement and may agree to mediation. If an agreement is not reached, the case goes to trial and is decided by a judge, advises Nolo. More »

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Writing an insurance settlement letter involves establishing any injuries sustained, why another individual is responsible for those injuries, the nature and cost of any medical treatment, and specific figures of any los... More »

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Unlike courtroom proceedings, mediation services may not be fair to one of the parties involved and do not always lead to a settlement, claims FindLaw. Mediation may also provide opportunities for an abuser to further ha... More »

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