30 May 2017
Building a business up from the bottom is a process that can take a long time to accomplish. Once you have built a large customer base and good reputation, it can keep your business going for many years to come. However, everything that you have worked hard for can go down the drain if someone starts a false rumor that changes the way people feel about doing business with you. If you are in the current situation and your business is quickly failing, consider filing a defamation of character lawsuit.
24 May 2017
If you've arrived at the point where you know that you're not going to be able to work and still need to support yourself, Social Security Disability can seem like a godsend. It provides you with the money necessary to allow you to cover the expenses that are a part of life. However, getting approved for disability is not always so cut-and-dried, especially considering that approximately 70 percent of applicants are denied the first time they file.
19 May 2017
The big decision to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy is not the right one for everyone, but there are almost no legal moves available that can so quickly and efficiently eliminate debt. A chapter 7 bankruptcy filing allows you to make a fresh financial beginning; putting to use what you have learned from past mistakes and re-building your credit and financial security. Read on to learn more about what bankruptcy could do for you.
13 May 2017
When a loved one passes on, it can be a very stressful and sad time. You may be the one that is responsible for taking care of everything, and it can truly be a huge job. There are lawyers that have been through a great deal of school to help you when this time comes. There are many different aspects that a probate lawyer will be able to help you with.
13 May 2017
Divorcing when you have children can be a highly stressful and emotionally charged experience. In these situations, it is common for child support payments to be required of the parent that does not have full custody. When you find yourself facing these payments, you will want to have a strong understanding about the legalities and liabilities that they will involve so that you can be prepared to fulfill your obligations while protecting your rights.
10 May 2017
Are you considering building your own home on a piece of land but don't want a cookie-cutter neighborhood of identical homes in a new subdivision? Instead, you might want the freedom to choose your own unique parcel of land and build a custom home on it. This way, you get a small feel for the early pioneering days of finding land at the frontier and staking a claim by starting construction.
8 May 2017
A living trust is an important document for many. These documents ensure that your assets are protected and dispersed as you desire. When you set up your living trust, you probably think it is set in stone. However, that is not always the case. Life changes, as do circumstances. When changes occur, you'll need to update your trust. So when exactly should you update your trust? Here are four situations that require it:
5 May 2017
Injuries happen everyday at work. Some injuries are just minor and the individual heals quickly and without any real problems, however, some injuries are life changing and can leave you out of the work force for a long period of time. If you have been injured at work you might be wondering if you can get workers compensation for it. Here are some things that you need to do to get workers comp.
4 May 2017
When filing for bankruptcy, whether it be chapter 7 or chapter 13, it is generally expected that filing for bankruptcy will lead to you losing a substantial portion of your assets in order to pay a portion of the debt. With chapter 7, all of your assets are liquidated, save for some assets that are exempt. However, there are still some ways that you can legally save money on your bankruptcy.
1 May 2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2013, over 150,000 pedestrians visited emergency rooms across America after being struck by a car. If you've recently been involved in a vehicle accident, and you were the driver who unintentionally struck a pedestrian, you might assume that because you were behind the wheel, you are automatically at fault. However, before you concede, it's important to realize that there are instances where the pedestrian shares the blame for the accident, or could be deemed completely at fault.