If your dream is to someday own a home, chances are that you will be protective over the small piece of land that you purchased. The smaller the piece of land is, the more likely it will be that you will get into a dispute with a neighbor over something related to your property boundary. Knowing where that property boundary line is, and what the related rules are, will be important to avoid running into potential problems down the road.
27 January 2017
Losing the job that's keeping your bills paid is never a welcome experience, but there are times it brings additional woes: child support obligations that have to go unpaid. Because child support is usually mandated by a court order, missing a few payments can land you in serious trouble. If you've recently lost the ability to keep up with your support payments, this is what you should know. Never make a verbal arrangement for child support.
12 January 2017
All employers know that maintaining workers' compensation insurance is important when it comes to ensuring the safety and protection of employees. Workers' compensation costs can climb quickly, costing your small company money that could be better spent elsewhere. Here are three tips that you can use to help reduce your company's workers' compensation costs in the future. 1. Provide modified duty options for injured employees. When an employee suffers a work-related injury, he or she may be unable to perform the duties associated with their original position.
12 January 2017
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
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
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
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