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Keeping Child Custody Cases Outside Of The Courtroom

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Child custody can be hard to for parents going through a divorce to come to an agreement on. If you and your ex can come to an agreement outside of court or through mediation, this is the best plan. Going to court for child custody disputes should be avoided if at all possible. Here are four reasons child custody cases should be settled outside of court. 1. Court Can be a Long Process Drawing out your divorce and related child custody case can take a toll on your family. If you can at the very least work out child custody disputes outside of...

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What You Can Do If Workers’ Compensation Is Not Enough

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting an injury while you are at work can be devastating because it can leave you unable to work. When this happens, you can file for workers’ compensation insurance, but this may not be enough. If the injury is serious enough, you may want to consider filing a personal injury case against your employer. What’s the difference? Workers’ compensation insurance is coverage that is mandatory for employers to purchase. It kicks in if an employee gets hurt on the job, and it is helpful to employers because the insurance company...

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Is There Such a Thing as a “Snow Day” for Grown-Ups?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The weather outside may be snowy, icy, and otherwise frightful – but does that mean you can miss work? What if your employer is insistent that you make it to work, despite the falling snows and hazardous streets? This is what you should know. You Can Lose Your Job if You Don’t Make it to Work. There are virtually no laws in place that protect you against being fired if you can’t make it to work because of the snow. Most states are “right to work” or “at will” states where your employment can be...

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Should You Declare Bankruptcy Now Or After Your Divorce?

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people take a huge financial hit when they get divorced, and if you are already overwhelmed with debts, this fact can seem very scary. Luckily, you can file bankruptcy to alleviate some of this stress and fear, but first you need to decide if you should file before you get your divorce or immediately afterwards. Wondering which time frame you should embrace? Let these questions guide you: 1. Are the debts in both of your names? If your debts are in both of your names, filing for bankruptcy before you get divorced erases those shared...

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Two Divorce Tips To Keep In Mind

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can experience. In addition to the complex emotional issues, individuals must also navigate a seemingly endless and confusing legal system. For those that have never experienced a divorce, the entire process can easily becoming completely overwhelming. As a result, people may make the mistake of overlooking a couple of common tips that can help ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.  Carefully Consider If You Really Want The House The family house is often...

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4 Reasons To Retain A Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have been hurt due to the fault of another person, you may want to hire a personal injury attorney. This will be your best resource in being able to recover many of your losses. Being aware of some of the most common reasons to hire an attorney may help you when faced with an injury. Reason #1: Medical error Did you recently have a doctor or hospital visit that went badly? If so, this may cause you to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the provider. There is a variety of reasons you may take legal action, and some of these are...

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Why A Will Is Important At Any Age

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You probably know the general meaning of a will, but you may think that you’re too young to have one drawn up now. After all, you are healthy and have many years ahead of you. However, you never really know when something will happen that can take your life, and if you die without a will, you’re leaving a big mess for your family to clean up. This article will go over the reasons why it’s important to make sure you have a will as soon as you are on your own and not dependent on your parents anymore, and what can happen if...

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Common Questions About Insurance Disputes

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are like most people, there are numerous possessions that you own that could be extremely expensive to repair or replace when they are damaged. Sadly, it is possible for your house, car, or boat to be damaged by actions that were not your fault. Luckily, insurance policies can protect you from the financial costs of these damages to your property, insurance companies may wrongfully deny your claim. When this happens, there may be a couple of questions you need answered before deciding how to proceed with the insurance company.  Do...

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Why You Should Consider A Special Needs Trust For Your Loved One With A Disability

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Taking care of a child with a disability is a constant but rewarding challenge for many parents. However, parents need to recognize that they may not always be around to give the care they need to their children. They need to provide for the future of their child. One way to do this is through a special needs trust. Why Establish a Trust? People with disabilities have no guarantee of SSI and other government benefits. These things can make all the difference when it comes to their care, but they can become ineligible for those benefits very...

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3 Costly Mistakes People Make During A Divorce

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Going through a divorce can be very hard emotionally. Many people make emotional decisions during a divorce that might not be the best thing for them legally. This is why it is important that if you are considering a divorce that you avoid the following mistakes. 1. Do Not Abandon Your House One of the worst things you can do is leave the house before you are legally separated. Once you leave the house, you no longer have possession of it. This means that your spouse can change the locks, box up your things and not let you on the property....

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