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


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


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

Things To Consider When Filing A Workers' Compensation Claim For A Catastrophic Injury

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From a workers' compensation perspective, a catastrophic injury is typically one that results in the loss of a limb or significant mobility. Catastrophic injury claims are usually costly, and the best way to ensure that you get all of the benefits you're entitled to is to hire a workers' compensation lawyer who can help you through the process. Here are some of the things that you'll want to consider when you're negotiating your workers' compensation settlement.

18 July 2016

Two Reasons You May Not Be Able To Discharge Payday Loans


Although paydays loans can be a quick way to get cash when you have a financial emergency, these high-interest loans have been known to trap people in an endless cycle of debt. According to research, the median borrower takes out 10 payday loans within a 12-month period of time. Since payday loans are unsecured debt, you can usually wipe out your obligation to pay them by filing bankruptcy. However, there are two times when these loans may survive the proceedings.

30 June 2016

Child Injured At A Relative's Home? Can (And Should) You Sue?

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If you have young children, you've likely grown adept at "instant childproofing" while visiting friends or relatives -- sweeping a room for potential hazards and removing breakable or sharp objects before they can catch your child's eye. However, it can be difficult to keep a watchful eye on your child constantly, and before you know it, you may be seeking medical care for a broken bone, deep laceration, or other injury he or she has suffered while at your relative's home.

10 June 2016