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Why You May Want To Change Your Name After Divorce

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You don't have to change your name when you get married or divorced; it's your prerogative. However, many people take up their spouses name when they get married and some don't want to keep those names if they divorce their spouses. Here are some of the reasons you may want to change your name after your divorce: You Want Lifestyle Convenience In some cases, it can be mighty inconvenient to maintain a married name after a divorce.

20 June 2018

3 Important Estate Planning Steps To Take In Your 20s

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Estate planning as a whole is a topic generally assumed to only interest older adults and those with children and spouses they need to protect. However, even a single adult still in their 20s can make life a lot easier by taking the time to start thinking about estate planning early on. These three steps are easy to take while you're still young and offer lifelong protection and ease of mind without requiring you to do much work on your part.

20 May 2018

How Your Personal Injury Attorney Can Assist With Your Claim

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When you're facing issues with an accident that caused an injury, you may be wondering what the best way to settle it is. If you're debating between working directly with the insurance company for a settlement or having a personal injury lawyer help you with the negotiations, you should understand why an attorney is often in your best interest. Here are a few of the many reasons why you should look for a personal injury attorney to help you.

16 April 2018

Things You Can't Do in your Will

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A will is an essential tool to help distribute your assets after you pass away. However, a will is not always automatically followed to follow your exact wishes that have been stated in the document. Some people write things into their wills that are later discovered to be legally impossible to carry out. If you are currently creating your own will, know that you can't do the following things. Leave Your Assets to Pets

18 March 2018

Ademption And The Importance Of Updating That Will

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The need for everyone to make out a will is so well-known that few people have not heard about it, and perhaps even taken steps to do so. Unfortunately, a will is not a "one and done" type of thing. As your life undergoes changes, so should your will, and one problematic result of leaving your will languishing and stale is a thing called ademption. To learn about this issue, what it means and how to avoid it, read on.

18 January 2018

Avoiding Financial Failure After A Traumatic Brain Injury At Work

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Traumatic brain injuries can occur in many types of work situations and derail a person's progress. In some situations, it may throw them into a financial tailspin from which they cannot recover. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid this problem, including high-quality workers' compensation. Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Devastate A Life Traumatic brain injuries suffered at work can cause a person to lose many of their fine motor skills. Even worse, it can cause cognitive impairment that makes it impossible for them to work any more.

18 January 2018

Changes In Contracts: What You Need To Know

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When you go into the construction business, it is crucial that you fully understand how to properly negotiate. Dealing in real estate and construction hinges largely on the terms of a binding contract. A contract should be solid and fully lay out the responsibilities of all parties involved. However, there are times when there are holes in a contract that you may not realize, which can be detrimental. This can result in a less than ethical party to the contract to get an unfair advantage in the deal.

14 December 2017

3 Things You Can Do To Protect Yourself During A Divorce

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Divorces happen every day. There are many people that divorce, and everyone's divorce arrangement will look different. Some people are able to make it work the first time, while others are fighting for years over money and kids. The very best way to do a divorce is to get it right the first time so that you can both move on with your life. Here are some things that you need to know about a divorce.

16 November 2017

3 Steps To Remember When Divorcing An Abusive Spouse

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A divorce can be emotionally taxing on you and your children. If your spouse is abusive, the extra precautions you must take to protect your family can add to the stress you are already experiencing. To help you start the process, here are a few steps you should consider taking: Petition for a Restraining Order The physical health of you and your children is more important than anything else. If you believe that your spouse will harm your family, you can petition the court for a restraining order.

20 October 2017

3 Benefits Of Contacting A Law Firm When Ending A Marriage

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Relationships can be challenging, and many simply don't stand the test of time. However, if you want out of a legal one, you will need to take the proper steps to make it happen. It's necessary to rely on the legal expertise to assist you in doing so while mitigating stress. Knowing some of the benefits of choosing a reputable law firm to help you is ideal. Benefit #1: Select the type of divorce

14 September 2017