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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»

What To Expect When Trying To Patent An Invention

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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 your idea and use it as their own. There are several steps you can take ahead of time to ensure you are the one getting credit for your new invention. Read More»

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

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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 company they work for is responsible for their death, it is your job to fight for justice and get the financial and medical compensation for the family left behind. Read More»

Executor Of An Estate? Two Signs That You'll Need A Probate Attorney

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If you’ve been listed as the executor of a deceased person’s estate, you have quite a job in front of you.  Depending on the size of the estate, you could be up for a task that requires quite a bit of time to fulfill.  Although the role may seem daunting, a probate attorney can be of tremendous assistance to you.  Use this information to learn more about the signs which point to the need for a probate attorney. Read More»

Can You Prove Emotional Distress from a Car Accident?

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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 some ways you can prove the extent of your emotional distress.   Seek Professional Help Read More»

3 Reasons to Open a Trust Now

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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 are some reasons why a trust fund is such a good idea while you are living and in the case that you should pass away. Read More»

Slip And Falls In Icy Conditions: When Do You Have A Case?

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You’ve slipped or fallen in some ice or snow. This has led to medical bills and loss of wages, and now you want to know if you can claim compensation for this. The question is – how do you know if you have a case? How Did the Accident Happen? Slipping in icy conditions is normal. You need to think about where the incident happened and if anybody should have had a duty of care to pedestrians. Read More»