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Key Facts You Should Know When There Is Fear Of A Custody Dispute From Your Parents Or In-Laws Over Your Children

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If you are the parent of one or more minor children and for any reason, the kid's grandparents are threatening tosue for custody of them, it's easy to permit those threats to impact your life unnecessarily. However, it's important to be aware that grandparent's rights are often quite limited and their rights to access of the children in question can vary from one state to another. In addition, courts will almost always prefer to side with the biological or legal parents when there are custody issues prior to placing them with a third party, even if the third parties are extended family members.

26 July 2017

3 Common Complications That Go Along With Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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If you are thinking about having a shoulder replacement surgery, you might be a bit nervous about the complications that can go along with the procedure. These are some of the complications that you should be aware of. 1. Infection When having any surgery, it is important to understand the dangers and risks of infection. Fortunately, modern surgeons follow specific procedures to help ensure that the surgery is done in the most sanitary way possible to help prevent infections.

19 July 2017

Avoiding Fights Over An Estate

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What kind of a legacy do you want to leave behind? Most people will not answer that question by saying, "I want my children to fight over the money, house, and other goods that I leave behind." Yet, if you do not do careful estate planning that may be exactly what happens. The problem is that when no clear will or testament is left behind, people may have serious disagreements over what should go to whom.

14 July 2017

Age Discrimination in the Workplace: An Epic Midlife Crisis You Don't Have to Face Alone

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Getting older presents everyone with a unique set of challenges, from losing hair and gaining weight to new physical ailments and obstacles, but if you're facing middle age and being discriminated against for it at your place of employment, your whole world can come crashing down around you. The very job that's sustained you for perhaps many years now seems out to get rid of you, simply for getting older. This isn't acceptable conduct, and in fact, it's highly illegal.

6 July 2017

Is It Worth It To Bring A Civil Case Against Someone The State Is Suing Criminally?

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Being the victim of a crime is distressing to say the least, and any legal remedies you can take advantage of are a big help. In several cases, a crime that is being prosecuted through criminal trials can also be the subject of a civil suit. But is it worth it to proceed with a civil case when a criminal case is already pending? In many cases, it is. Restitution and Reimbursement

30 June 2017

Injured In An Accident? 3 Important Questions To Ask Your Attorney

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If you've been injured in an accident, the first thing you need to do is hire an attorney from a firm such as Richards & Minore, P.C. The insurance company will have legal representation, and so should you. When hiring an attorney, it's important to remember that you're going to be working closely with this person. Because of that, it's important that you know as much about them, their policies, and their practice, as you can find out.

23 June 2017

Does Your Business Need A Buyout Agreement?

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When you and your partners start a business, the last thing you are thinking of is what happens when someone wants out of the arrangement. Unfortunately, there is a real possibility that someone will want to dissolve his or her partnership in the future. Therefore, it is important to create a buyout agreement.  Why Is a Buyout Agreement Important?  In the event that a partner wants to retire, resign, or sell his or her share in the company to another, the buyout agreement helps to set the terms for his or her exit.

19 June 2017

Two Mistakes People Make When Filing Claims For Private Disability Insurance Benefits

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When you file for disability benefits with your private disability insurance company, you want your claim to get paid as soon as possible. Unfortunately, any mistake you make in the claims process can cause delays, result in you receiving less money, or produce an outright denial. Here are two mistakes you want to avoid making when applying for disability benefits. Changing Jobs To continue generating income while waiting for their disability benefits to be approved, some people choose to switch to jobs they can do based on their new limitations.

15 June 2017

Special Needs Trust: Keeping SSI Benefits After A Receiving A Settlement

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Are you afraid that your SSI benefits will end because you recently received a settlement for getting into a car accident? You might actually be able to keep receiving the benefits if you opt for putting the settlement money into a Special Needs Trust. If you don't know how to move forward with putting the money in a trust, hiring an attorney is the first step that should be taken. He or she will also give you the rules in regards to how the money in the trust can be used, as you might not be able to pay for certain expenses with it.

13 June 2017

Protecting Corporate Interests: Why You Need A Team Of Lawyers

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When your company finally becomes incorporated and you decide to become a publicly traded business, there are dozens of legal issues of which you need to keep track. Since you cannot manage that many tasks on top of running the company, you need more than just a single corporate lawyer. You need a legal team. Here is why. One Lawyer for Securities Law You need one legal counselor for managing the securities of the company and those securities in which everyone invests to help the company grow and become profitable.

10 June 2017