Controlling Your Legacy

Things That Can Delay Your Inheritance

While wills do make the process of calculating an inheritance easier, there is more to the process than just this piece of paper. The probate process begins immediately after death. The court must approve the will, and then the estate must be inventoried and verified. Then, any debts are paid off before the distributions as […]

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Keeping It Simple: Divorce From The Separation To The Final Petition

If you and your spouse are about to be involved in a divorce, you may be slightly surprised to find out that the process is anything but quick and easy. Even uncontested divorces can take some time to accomplish, and knowing what’s in store could help relieve some of the uncertainty of the unknown. To […]

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Two Unbelievable Tragedies That Will Make You Never Text And Drive Again

Much has been done to get the word out about the dangers of drinking and driving, but many people don’t realize that texting and driving can be more dangerous than getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Many modern drivers engage in texting of some kind, but they are lucky if they have not yet been […]

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What To Expect When Trying To Patent An Invention

Have you developed an interesting and unique product? It may be something that you cannot find on the shelves of department stores. If you have used your creativity to build a product that is innovative and useful in some way or another, it is important to patent the idea before someone else attempts to take […]

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What To Do If You Suspect Your Loved One Died Of Negligence While At Work

Nobody ever expects their loved one to die while at work, but unfortunately some professions, such as construction, underwater welding, and oil rig working, carry a higher than normal risk of death or serious injury. If you have a loved one who has recently passed away while on their job site and feel that the […]

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Can You Prove Emotional Distress from a Car Accident?

Pain and suffering encompass more than just the physical injuries from a motor vehicle accident. It can also include the emotional distress that is caused by the incident. Proving how you have been emotionally impacted can be challenging. However, this is necessary if you want to maximize your settlement with the insurance company. Here are […]

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3 Reasons to Open a Trust Now

Many people wonder if they should meet with an estate-planning attorney. They might think that they are young and healthy so there is no reason to see an attorney. However, even if you are young and healthy, you should still meet with an attorney to prepare for the worst and set up a trust. Here […]

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What Are the Grounds for Challenging a Will?

Processes involved in challenging a will can be difficult to go through. Wills are drawn up for the last wishes of the deceased party, and the court usually uses it as written, but some situations will allow for changes. What is done can depend on the mental status of the person when they made the […]

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