Despite folklore, it is probably not possible to avoid probate altogether and that is not really the point. Probate serves an important purpose when it comes to dealing with an estate and not all probate practices can or should be overlooked. If you are planning your estate, it might be best to keep in mind that the idea is not to avoid probate but to keep as much of your property as possible out of probate's grasp.
30 May 2018
When trying to receive social security benefits, a lot of obstacles can come your way. There may be errors with your application, or it may be difficult proving your disability. In either case, a social security lawyer can help. To ensure you're represented to the fullest and are advised correctly, though, you need to use this selection guide. Experience Ultimately, how sound the legal advice you receive from one of these lawyers depends on how much experience they have.
29 April 2018
Your workplace is one of the last places you expect to get hurt or experience injuries, especially if you don't work around dangerous equipment or materials. Getting hurt and recovering from home, you may still feel pain and shock about what happened. As bills come in, fears may arise about how they'll be paid and what the future holds at your job. If you're considering applying for workers' compensation funds, mistakes during the process can create even more tension and stress; utilize these related tips to avoid such problems.
29 March 2018
If you are involved in a civil lawsuit, then you probably want to make sure that you are as prepared for trial as possible. If this is the case, then you may want to think about hiring a court reporter to sit in during the trial and document everything that is said. You might not really understand why this is necessary when you can just record everything, but you might find that it's more than worth it to use a professional for this service.
1 March 2018
If an intoxicated motorist crashes into your car, you can use dram shop laws to pursue injury damages against the establishment that sold alcohol to the motorist. The dram shop laws only apply if the motorist was already intoxicated when they were served alcohol, and the server or bartender was aware (or should have been aware) of the fact. Still, you aren't guaranteed a straightforward win with dram shop laws, and you can still face challenges such as these three.
27 January 2018
When it comes to ending a marriage, few topics have the potential to cause as much dispute as child custody. While both parents might want sole custody of any children produced in a marriage, one parent may not be suited to raising children alone. If you are attempting to prove that your spouse is an unfit parent while fighting for custody of your kids, there are some specific actions you should be taking.
4 January 2018
Being injured while at work can leave you with the inability to generate income. Couple that inability with the mounting medical bills that can be associated with treating and recovering from an injury, and you could find yourself facing serious financial hardship. Filing a workers' compensation claim can be an effective way to gain access to the funds needed to help you stay solvent after an injury. Here are three tips that you can use to help ensure your workers' compensation claim is paid in a timely manner.
7 December 2017