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Working on a VA Appeal? Here's a Few Things to Add

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Veterans Affairs (VA) disability claims require a lot of information for approval. With lifetime monetary compensation and medical benefits on the table, the resources need to go to the veterans who need the most--and all veterans need to be served in a timely manner. To make sure that your claim is being treated with the right amount of support, here are a few details that will make or break a successful VA claim.

12 January 2017

Two Costly Mistakes to Avoid with a Gray Divorce

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Divorce is not just something young people do. Gray divorces happen every day. Gray divorces have their own unique challenges that divorces involving younger couples do not. If you are at or near retirement age and are divorcing, here are some mistakes you should avoid to avoid financial problems after the divorce is final.   Keeping the Family Home Some seniors are reluctant to let go of their family homes because they have lived in them for decades.

9 January 2017

Help Your Criminal Defense Attorney Help You By Following These Three Tips

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If you have been charged with a crime, unless you are able to come to a deal with the District Attorney and settle out of court, you will be going to trial. Unless you have been busy being a career criminal, chances are you don't have much courtroom experience. While your criminal defense attorney will do their very best to provide you with a good defense, you can make their job a little easier by following these three trial preparation tips.

15 December 2016

3 Tips For Successful Co-Parenting During A Separation

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Many couples go through a period of separation before making the decision to file for divorce. This separation allows you and your spouse to determine the right direction to take your family in, and it's important to recognize that the decisions you make during this separation period could have a far-reaching effect on your future. Working with your spouse to facilitate the parenting process during a separation is critical. If you prevent your spouse from seeing your kids during a separation or you don't make an effort to help your spouse with parenting duties, a judge could take these actions into consideration when awarding custody.

28 November 2016

Prescription Medications And DUI: Answers To Your Questions

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You may think that you are safe from a DUI charge if you don't drink or do illegal drugs, but this simply isn't true. It is possible to get pulled over and charged with a DUI for taking the medications that your doctor has prescribed to you. This can be a frightening and stressful experience for an otherwise law-abiding citizen. The following guide can better help you understand the situation and what you can do about it.

14 October 2016

Answering Common Questions About Pursuing Damages From An Auto Accident

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There are few accidents that can cause more serious and expensive damages that an automobile collision. Unfortunately, these incidents can have life altering implications due to the injuries and financial losses that may be incurred. To help you be better informed when recovering the damages that you suffered, you will want to be mindful of these three questions and answers concerning automobile accidents. Why Should You Avoid Discussing the Case with the Other Party's Insurance Provider?

14 October 2016

2 Reasons To Hire An Estate Planning Attorney

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An estate planning attorney is a very specialized individual that focuses on helping you to determine how your assets will be divided once you pass on and how to do so in the best possible way to maximize the inheritance for your beneficiaries. Listed below are two reasons to hire an estate planning attorney. Minimize The Impact Of Taxes One of the most important reasons to hire an estate planning attorney is that they will help you to create ways to pass on your estate that will minimize the amount that will be taken by estate taxes.

27 September 2016

Slow VA Appeals And Denials? Get An Attorney

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Dealing with Veterans Affairs (VA) is . . . well, a lot like dealing with military administration in general. They exist to help veterans and the organization is a great way to support yourself as you transition to a civilian lifestyle, but assistance can be slow and the quality may not be the same at every VA facility. If you've filed a VA disability claim and have been denied, or if you've been waiting months or even years for some sort of response, here's a bit of VA claim system insight and advice when it comes to working with an attorney for faster help.

7 September 2016

Three Ways Your Criminal Case Is Going To Be Nothing Like What You See On TV

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If your familiarity with the criminal law process comes through TV shows like Major Case and Law & Order, you're not at all prepared for the actual reality of a criminal investigation, arrest, and trial. Here are three of the major differences between how television presents the criminal process and what you should expect in real life. 1. On TV, only the guilty ask for lawyers. On TV, innocent people talk to the police but guilty people "

18 August 2016

How To Obtain Information About Your Criminal Arrest Record

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You need information about criminal charges, convictions, and sentences when preparing for a court date. If you were nervous or intoxicated when an arrest took place, you might be confused about why handcuffs were placed around your wrists. You have a right to know which arrests appear on your record, whether you've been accused of a minor misdemeanor or multiple felonies. Here are 5 simple ways to obtain information about your personal history of arrests.

1 August 2016