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

Keeping It Out Of The Courts: Compensation Without Suing

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When you get injured because another person's carelessness or negligence, you might automatically think "lawsuit", but filing suit is not always the the only, or best, solution. Taking someone to court for their misdeeds is both expensive and time-consuming, so read on to learn about some easier and quicker methods to get compensated for your injuries. Be demanding: There is a simple and very quick way to let the at-fault party know about your injuries, your damages and what you expect in the form of compensation.

31 May 2017

Child Support And The Best Interests Of The Child

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Divorcing couples who feel confused about how to protect their children from the negative effects of divorce may have some guidance at the hands of the law. The courts have always taken a stern approach to the protection of minor children, and potentially contentious divorce issues are no exception. Parents who want to the do the right thing when it comes to ensuring that their child not suffer, at least economically, might want to take a look at how child support is regulated with the goal of ensuring that the best interests of the the child is taken into consideration.

31 May 2017

Corporate Bankruptcy: What You Need To Know When Choosing An Attorney

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Dealing with a corporate bankruptcy is an extremely complex and lengthy process that should not be entered into without full legal representation. Filing for corporate bankruptcy, no matter the size of the business, is going to take some patience and legal expertise. You will be settling the debt owed by your company, so there are many things you will need to know about the process. Here are some things to consider:

24 May 2017

When Bad Behavior In School Could Be A Sign Of A Learning Disability

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It is alarming when you are getting reports that your child is acting out at school. The teacher is telling you that your child is unhappy, does not want to play with his or her peers, and is unable to focus on any tasks. It is hard to believe this because your child is completely different at home. There has to be a reason for the change in behavior. An explanation for the difference in behavior could be a learning disability.

19 May 2017

What Tricks Could a Trucking Company Use to Avoid Paying Your Accident Claim?

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After recovering from an accident with a commercial truck, you still have the difficult task of getting the insurance company to fairly compensate you for injuries and damages that occurred. As a response, the trucking company and its insurance provider might try to lessen the settlement amount. If you are not familiar with those tricks, you could end up settling for less than your claim is actually worth. To help you get a fairer settlement, here are some of the insurance company's tricks to look out for.

17 May 2017

Why Are Legitimate VA Claims Denied?

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After leaving the military, many veterans have medical or psychological conditions that need treatment. These conditions may not have been noticed during military service, they may not have been severe enough for an immediate medical discharge, or the chain of command at a final duty station may not have noticed the issue. While the Veterans Affairs (VA) disability claim system exists for supporting such conditions, the strict rules can result in a real condition being denied.

15 May 2017