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Tips For Avoiding Ancillary Probate

Probate can be an expensive, lengthy, painful process for your loved ones. The complications can even be more amplified if your loved ones have to go through two probates. Here are a few tips to help you avoid a second probate (ancillary probate). Revocation The most basic way to avoid multiple wills is to revoke earlier ones each time you want a new will. That way, the latest will always have all your last wishes and testament.

Been In A Car Accident? How A Lawyer Can Help

Getting into a car accident can change everything in a flash. A simple trip to the corner store could end with you being rushed to the hospital to receive care for your injuries. The collision itself is one thing, but dealing with what comes next can be even more painful. There are so many decisions to make, and if you're impaired, you may not be in the right state of mind to answer correctly.

Knowing When To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

Injuries in a public place or even at someone's home are not always a good reason to hire a lawyer to get help with your medical care. But if you are hurt and you can not get the care you need any other way, hiring a lawyer can speed the process along and help you resolve the situation. Slip and Fall Accidents In some situations, a slip and fall accident is not caused by neglect on the part of the property owner, but if you think it is, getting a lawyer involved may be the best thing you can do.

Ways A Corporate Transaction Attorney Can Assist Your Enterprise

When a business purchases another enterprise, it can allow for both of the companies to benefit. However, any type of corporate transaction can be extremely complicated due to the number of parties involve and the value of the assets being acquired. For this reason, companies are typically advised to work with corporate transaction attorneys so that they can receive sound guidance and representation handling the legal aspects of this transaction. Partnership and Investor Negotiations

Hurt At Work? How To Take Legal Action

It may not be necessary to take legal action when a work injury occurs. In fact, one of the reasons why workers' compensation insurance was created is so that workers can avoid having to file a personal injury lawsuit against their employer. In most cases, hurt workers get the benefits they need, and they recover and return to their jobs. In other cases, things don't go that well. Read on to find out what might happen when your workers' compensation claim is held up, delayed, or denied and you are not getting the benefits you deserve.

The "Own Occupation" Clause And Your Long-Term Disability Claim

When you've suffered any kind of illness or injury that has left you unable to work, you may find yourself needing your employer-offered long-term disability insurance. Unfortunately, receiving long-term disability isn't as simple as just filing a claim. In fact, many claims are denied. One of the most common reasons for long-term disability claims to be denied is because of the "own occupation" clause. Here's what you need to know about this clause and your claim.

3 Factors That Affect Child Custody Placement

Dissolving a relationship is never easy, and when children are involved, it can be even more difficult. Communication skills don't typically magically improve during the dissolution process, and determining things such as child support and child custody may be impossible. While mediation may work for some couples, others must have the legal system decide what is in the best interest of the children. If you are faced with this situation, it's important you understand the factors a judge is looking for when deciding who is the better parent.

Categories Of Damages You Might Qualify For In A Car Accident Settlement

If you did not cause the recent accident you were in, you will likely be able to collect money for compensation of the damages you experienced from the accident. The types of damages you can collect for will depend on the injuries, problems, and issues the accident caused, and here are the main three categories of damages you might be able to ask for when settling your car accident case.

Making Changes To Your Child Support Order: What You Should Know

When your child support order comes through court, both parents must abide by the findings of the order. At some point, the order may need modifications when there is a change in either income or circumstances. Modifications can be either temporary or permanent. If you need a child support modification, you need to know the following: Gather Your Financial Paperwork To start the modification, you need to provide some paperwork to the court so the changes can be made.

Preparing Your Estate When You Have a Disabled Heir

Estate planning will take some time, especially when you have significant assets and a number of heirs. When you have an heir that is disabled, such as in the case of an adult child of yours, leaving money directly to the individual can cause issues. While you may want to leave a percentage of your estate equally to each of your children, doing so without the help of an attorney can cause your disabled adult child to lose benefits and services they are receiving.