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What To Know When You Are Injured On Someone's Property

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When you are invited into someone’s home or property, you assume the visit will be injury free. However, accidents happen. Whether someone hurt you intentionally or the injury was caused by an accident, you may be entitled to a settlement to help pay for your medical expenses. If you’ve been injured on someone’s property, check out these five facts. You Need to Seek Treatment ASAP If you’ve been injured severely enough, you may need to go to the emergency room. Read More»

Workers Compensation For A Permanent Disability

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Have you experienced a permanent disability through work? A permanent disability doesn’t always need to be a serious one. If you have an issue that is going to impair your ability to work or cost money to medically manage, you may be able to get disability benefits. You Can Get Disability Benefits for Partial Disabilities Partial disabilities are those that impair your ability to work but do not completely remove it. Read More»

Don't Be Fooled By These 4 Common Misconceptions About Criminal Law

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Criminal law is commonly misunderstood due to inaccurate representations on television and in film. If you are facing criminal charges, you need to act on accurate information to achieve the best possible responses.  The following are four common misconceptions you should be aware of to avoid mistakes in defending yourself against criminal charges: It’s not possible to be convicted without evidence. In many cases, there is no evidence possible, and the entire case relies on someone’s word alone. Read More»

Had A Work-Related Accident? What To Know About Getting Covered By Workers' Comp

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If you get hurt while working, you can count on your employer’s workers’ comp insurance to cover you. You really don’t need to sign up or even pay for this coverage; it’s yours free of charge and takes effect automatically from your first day on the job. You must take action, however, if you get injured. Read on to learn more about the procedure for filing for workers’ comp benefits. Read More»

Tips On How To Prepare For Divorce Mediation

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If you are looking to avoid going to trial in a divorce case, you and your spouse may be attempting to attend mediation and work out a settlement on your own. This helps you to avoid costly litigation expenses, helps you both to move on from the marriage faster and can help you both to keep the items that are most important to you. If you have a mediation date scheduled, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to prepare for the big day. Read More»

Co-Parenting Plans 101

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For couples that divorce with minor-aged children, the number of potentially contentious issues can multiply rapidly if they are not careful. Dealing with these parenting-related issues wisely could make a huge difference in the relative peacefulness of your divorce. If you and your spouse set aside some time before you take it court to try and resolve some of these issues among yourselves, you may be saving money, time and the stress of court. Read More»

Getting A Divorce: 3 Terms To Include For Ending Alimony Support

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Although everyone says their vows with the hope of being able to share the rest of their life with that person, this is hardly ever the case even though divorce rates have been going down. There were only 16.9 divorces per 1,000 married women aged 15 and older in 2015. Still, if you’re getting a divorce, you know just how much headache comes with the situation. If you are the breadwinner, you might need to pay alimony to your former spouse. Read More»

Things That Can Delay Your Inheritance

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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 detailed in the will can take place. Although the process is usually straightforward, there are situations that can hold up your inheritance, as the following guide explains. Read More»

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

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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 get a quick primer on divorce, step by step, read on. The legal separation: You should know that not every state allows couples to participate in a legal separation, but for those that do this often overlooked part of divorce can be invaluable. Read More»

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

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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 in a car accident caused by this bad behavior. Their luck will run out. Consider these tragedies that will make you never attempt to text and drive again. Read More»