Mistakes That You Don'T Want To Make When Dividing Marital Assets

While each element of a divorce has its own challenges, one part that many couples find to be particularly difficult is the division of their marital assets. There are many factors at play during this process, and if you and your spouse are acting combative toward each other, the division of the assets becomes even more difficult. It’s a good idea to rely heavily on your divorce attorney as you navigate this challenging time.

3 Tests That May Precede Workers' Comp Modification

Worker’s compensation benefits don’t last forever; in fact, in some cases, your benefits may be terminated “prematurely.” In most cases, workers undergo some sort of evaluation before their benefits are terminated. Here are some of the specific evaluations that should warn you of an impending termination. The Impairment Rating Evaluation The impairment rating evaluation (IRE) is a medical examination meant to gauge, as the name suggests, the degree of your impairment.

Victim of Medical Malpractice? Here's Why You Should Consider Filing a Personal Injury Claim

As a victim of medical malpractice, you may be wondering what you can do to get justice. Filing a personal injury claim is a good start–here’s why: Get the Compensation You Deserve Whether you’ve been physically or mentally injured by your care provider, you deserve compensation for your pain and suffering. Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against your care provider is an effective way to ensure that you are fairly compensated for your injuries, loss of work and income, and treatment costs.

3 Crazy Workers' Comp Claims That Were Won

Trying to figure out whether a workers’ compensation claim will be approved is a complex process, but some successful cases stand out more than others. If you’re feeling a little worried about whether you should or shouldn’t go to a workers’ compensation services firm, these three real-world cases might make you feel better about your chances of winning. 1. Vending Machine Everyone with work experience has at some point felt like the vending machine was out to get them, but one Circuit City employee’s compensation case led to a surprising legal win.

Let Paperwork Lead The Way

Being appointed as personal representative of an estate is an honor and privilege, and you should feel very good about that. You may, however, be wondering what is expected of you. Interestingly enough, you can get a very good idea of what is to come by taking a look at some common estate-related documents. Read on and let paperwork lead to you a successful personal representative experience. The Last Will and Testament

How To Prepare For Your Preliminary Divorce Hearing

Within a few weeks of filing for divorce, the court will set up a hearing that you and your spouse must both attend. This hearing is called a preliminary divorce hearing, and it is an important step in the divorce process. After you hire a divorce attorney to represent you in your divorce, you will need to meet with him or her to prepare for this hearing. What Is the Main Purpose of a Preliminary Hearing?

2 Things You Can Do Now To Avoid Your Loved One's Going Through Probate

Probate is a process where you have to go through the court systems in order to ensure the proper dispersal of property after a loved one dies. The court system focuses first on paying down debt, and then the remaining property is distributed according to a will or according to inheritance laws. The probate process can be expensive and costly, and it takes time as well. There are things you can do now though to ensure that your estate doesn’t go through probate.

How To Make Collaborative Divorce Work

Collaborative divorce, just like the title suggests, involves you working together with your spouse to handle your divorce outside the court system. Done right, collaborative divorce works great and reduces divorce costs as well as the associated tension. Here are a few useful tips to help you execute your collaborative divorce with finesse: Do Your Homework Early Prepare yourself for the divorce early enough so that you don’t have to interrupt the proceedings because you aren’t prepared or don’t have some required document.

Four Tips to Help You Navigate a Personal Bankruptcy with Less Stress

Declaring personal bankruptcy is not en enjoyable endeavor. Usually, by the time you declare bankruptcy, you have already been through a trying and emotional period during which you lost money, attempted to pay off your bills, and accepted the harsh reality that you’re in over your head. The months ahead as you apply for bankruptcy will be equally challenging. However, there are some tips you can follow to keep your head on straight throughout the process.

Four Things An Unwed Mother Should Know About Child Support

Child support is an important part of raising a child as a single mother. The money that you receive from the biological father will give your son or daughter a higher standard of living. There are a few things you should know about child support. A biological father who is married is not exempt Marriage in no way prevents you from getting child support that you are entitled to. If the father wants to pay you support without a court order because his wife doesn’t know about your child and he wants to protect his marriage, you need to see an attorney.

2 Reasons To Employ An Estate Planning Attorney

Trying to navigate the various inheritance taxes and the estate planning process can be a bit daunting for quite a few people. However, an estate planning attorney is a good resource when it comes to making that process a bit less daunting. Here are a few services that an estate planning attorney can provide and their benefits to you.  They Can Provide Resources To Maximize The Value Of The Estate