Assigned As Executor Of An Estate? 4 Signs You Need A Probate Lawyer

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If you've been tasked with being the executor of the will, and it's a simple estate, you may be able to avoid the need for legal assistance. Simple estates often require little assistance. However, if there are complex issues surrounding the will that you've become the executor of, you'll want to consult a probate attorney. Complex issues can turn into serious trouble quickly, especially if they're not handled quickly and properly.

4 March 2019

Hiring A Lawyer For Workers' Compensation

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In the United States, if you are injured at work, you may be entitled to workers' compensation. The insurance was designed to make up for the loss of wages during the time that you are unable to work. Sometimes, it can be difficult to get the employer to settle with you and pay you the payment you should receive. In order to speed things along, you can consider hiring a lawyer who specializes in workers' compensation settlements.

17 December 2018

What You Should Know About Applying For Social Security Disability

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If you have a physical or mental health condition that has made it extremely difficult or downright impossible for you to work, you may be thinking about putting in an application for social security disability. Social security disability is a program that provides monthly compensation to an individual who has a severe disability. To qualify for social security disability, you have to have paid into the social security system by working in the past.

28 September 2018

Great Advice To Consider From Car Accident Lawyers When Dealing With A Severe Auto Collision

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Car accidents are tough events to deal with, especially if a lot of damage resulted. If you're faced with this situation and aren't responsible, it's important to follow these legal steps as recommended by car accident lawyers. They can help you deal with this stressful situation correctly.  Stay at the Scene of the Crime  One of the worst things you could do after suffering a severe auto collision is to flee the scene of the crime.

27 August 2018

Legal Liability For Premises Liability Injury

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If you want to make a premises liability claim, you should be prepared to prove why the defendant (property owner) should compensate for your damages. An attorney who offers personal injury attorney services will assist you with this. Here are two main questions whose answers will help determine liability for your injuries: Why Were You at the Accident Scene? This question is important because it determines the level of duty or care the defendant owed to you or even whether the defendant owed you any duty.

21 July 2018

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