Controlling Your Legacy

« Back to Home

2016

Why You Might Want To Retain A Business Law Lawyer For Your Company

Posted on

As a business owner, you need to make sure that you are covering all of your legal needs with the help of a lawyer who specializes in business law. To understand the benefits that will come from hiring a business lawyer, you will want to review the following points. Properly Updates Internal Agreements If there have been changes to your shareholder’s, partnership, or LLC agreement, it is vital that it is documented in a proper manner. Read More»

3 Things A Temporary Custody Agreement Can Do For You

Posted on

Are you going through a divorce that is less than amicable? This can be a very tumultuous time for everyone involved, particularly when it comes to child custody arrangements. If you and your soon-to-be former spouse have not yet worked out your custody agreement and you wish to keep your children in your care until an agreement is reached, you have the option to file a temporary custody order. A temporary custody order is used to do the following: Read More»

Why Your Personal Injury Attorney's Skills At Settling Out Of Court Matter

Posted on

Only about 1 out of every 20 personal injury cases ever go trial—and there are some really good reasons this is so. If you’re about to talk to an attorney about a personal injury lawsuit, learn why pretrial negotiation skills may matter more than how many successful trials they’ve had in court. There can be diminishing returns on your case the further that you take it. Personal injury attorneys generally work on a contingency fee basis, which means that they don’t get paid unless you receive a settlement either before or after a lawsuit is filed. Read More»

Things To Do If You Are Falsely Accused Of A Crime

Posted on

Are you being falsely accused of a crime that you didn’t commit? It can be tempting to try and ignore the charges and pretend that everything will be alright, since you assume there is no proof available that you committed the crime. Unfortunately, it isn’t that simple and you will need to take an active part in your defense to prevent false charges from becoming a real criminal sentence. The following tips can help you deal with a false accusation. Read More»

3 Reasons Foster Parents Could Need A Family Law Attorney

Posted on

In the United States alone there are more than a half a million children who end up in foster care every year. Without those good-hearted individuals who are willing to step up and take care of these children, it would be a drastic burden on the localized governments to take charge and make sure these youngsters have a place to stay. If you are a foster parent, you may feel like there is enough respect for what you do that you would never be faced with the need for a lawyer. Read More»

Workers Compensation Benefits: Repetitive Stress Injuries

Posted on

Most people think of workers compensation as a program that compensates workers for an accident, such as a fall, that occurs on the job, but it can also cover other situations. For example, if you suffer from a repetitive stress injury, or RSI, caused by your job, you might be eligible for benefits from workers compensation. This article takes a look at some of the key considerations surrounding this issue.  Background   At one point, workers compensation laws only applied to those who suffered an injury from a single unfortunate event that left them unable to perform their job. Read More»

Why Married Couples Find It Challenging To File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Posted on

Married and single persons face different challenges when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  If you are married, you shouldn’t use a single friend’s bankruptcy process as a yardstick for your application. Some of the unique challenges to prepare for include: Passing the Means Test  Chapter 7 bankruptcy process has a means test, which is designed to ensure that only those who can’t truly pay their debts get the discharge. If you have a reasonable disposable income, which is the money you are left with after paying your allowed monthly expenses, then you may not qualify for the bankruptcy. Read More»

Tips For Paying Your Bills While You Wait For Disability

Posted on

Social Security Disability isn’t always easy to get. The application alone can be intimidating, and while you’re waiting for a decision, it can be stressful and overwhelming. When you add to that the financial struggles that often come from the loss of work, it can be a difficult time. If you’re wondering how you will cover the bills while you’re waiting for your disability decision, you’re not without options. Here are a few things to consider when you’re trying to make ends meet. Read More»

Understanding The Difference Between No-Fault And Uncontested Divorces

Posted on

There are two primary factors which must first be determined prior to filing for a divorce which can be described as responsibility and resolution. Responsibility is effectively determined based on whose actions ultimately led to the dissolution of the marriage. Meanwhile, resolution is simply determined by whether or not you and your spouse can reach an agreement on how to resolve financial, custodial and property issues. Determining Who is at Fault Read More»

Employers And Interns: What You Need To Know To Stay Afloat Legally

Posted on

If this if your first rodeo when it comes to hiring unpaid interns, there are a few things you need to always keep in mind to ensure that you’re passing the test – legally – and don’t end up in a nasty court battle. First off, you need to ensure that your intern understands that they will not be paid for their time at your company. Don’t just take their word for it, either; get the confirmation in writing. Read More»