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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

Get Some Appealing Help For Your Social Security Hearing

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When you can no longer work at your job because of a medical problem, you may be able to get some financial help from the Social Security Administration (SSA). In many cases, after the exhaustive process of applying and months and months of waiting, you are denied the benefits you sorely need. It is at this point that many people simply give up. Read on to learn more about why getting some legal support for your appeal is so important to the ultimate success of your claim.

14 September 2017

Getting A Divorce? 3 Ways To Cope When The Kids Want To Live With Your Ex Instead Of You

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Divorce often dredges up painful emotions, and you may find that it hits the relationship that you have with your kids particularly hard. Dealing with child custody and visitation issues is one of the hardest parts of reaching your divorce agreement, and it is especially hard when your kids are old enough to voice their opinion. Hearing that the kids do not want to live with you hurts, but you still have options.

7 September 2017

Dash Cams Can Save You In A Legal Battle

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Not all car accidents have an obvious fault. Some situations are side-swipes with a lot of traffic that obscure the perpetrator's mistakes, or when someone backs up into your car in the middle of the road by accident, only to blame you for rear-ending them. With a small investment, a dash cam can save you hundreds, thousands, or even millions of dollars as you defend yourself from both small mistakes, big incidents, and ridiculous attempts at fraud.

1 September 2017

When Your Workers' Comp Injury Is at MMI

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While you are likely very grateful for the workers' comp benefits you've been receiving up to now, you may be wondering when you will be able to return to work. After all, that portion of your salary that you are being paid to stay home and recuperate just doesn't go very far when paying bills. At this benefit level, workers' comp is not meant to go on forever, so you may be asked to participate in a special type of medical exam.

23 August 2017