If you're like many people, you may not have started estate planning. It can be hard to make a plan that is executed after you are mentally incapacitated or have passed away, but doing so can help your loved ones in the future. You just have to be sure to avoid the following mistakes when estate planning. Choosing the Wrong Person as Your Executor or Trustee Your first impulse when choosing an executor is likely to be your spouse or one of your children.
2 July 2015
When you are hurt because of someone else's actions, you may consider seeking payment for those damages. Whether it's a car accident, or you've slipped down in a store, you could be entitled to payments. You may be paid for your medical expenses, your personal property that was lost or damaged, and even for your pain and suffering as a result of an accident. The question of whether or not you can expect to receive payment or damages, comes down to the other party's liability.
18 June 2015
Social Security disability exists to assist ailing citizens with financial support. If you're unable to work, social security can give you a livable income, but the amount may not match your lifestyle or even your disability situation. As you consider your options, consider a few benefits, drawbacks and alternatives that a social security disability lawyer could help you with as well. What Does Social Security Disability Provide? Many people incorrectly assume that social security disability is just money for disabled people.
4 June 2015
Conventional wisdom will tell you that settling out of court is the best strategy for the least stressful divorce possible, and while that's true in many cases, divorce was never meant to be a one-size-fits-all solution. What works for others may not work for you, and there are times when going to court simply makes more sense than sitting through months of frustrating negotiations. Here are some unexpected perks you can get by taking your case to the court:
19 May 2015
If you're about to give testimony in a court case or deposition during a lawsuit, you're bound to hear attorneys on both sides raise objections at times while you are trying to testify. Some objections are more common than others. These are the most common objections you are likely to hear, and how to respond when one is raised. The Most Common Objections You Will Hear When you are testifying, the most common objections that you'll hear are the following:
29 April 2015